Weighing the practicalities versus the emotions of deciding if and/or when to add another child to your family.
Getting excited for back-to-school? We teach you how to decorate your own cloth lunch bags with fabric paint.
An expectant mom needs advice on how to handle her overbearing MIL now that she’s expecting her second baby. She doesn’t want to feel emotionally bullied again.
A mom is upset with her husband’s side of the family at a recent gathering meeting the new baby. But, was the interaction overenthusiasm or boundary-crossing?
We teach you and the kids how to upcycle your colorful, but no longer used, tees into cute pot holders and mini rag rugs, too.
Handling a mother-in-law who routinely comments about grandparental rights to take custody of a baby because she disagrees with parenting decisions.
As we become more aware of micro-plastic pollution we are starting to find ways to decrease plastic use in our homes. It’s not an easy feat but there are some fun ways to embrace new non-plastic habits and one of those is ditching plastic bags…
A mom needs help with her two-month old’s sleep schedule. Her baby was a consistent sleeper for the first six weeks but then everything changed.
We’ll show you and the kids how to make this wallhanging to memorialize their summer break whether you ventured far or stayed close to home.
Teens looking to keep busy in the afternoon? Know what is amazing to keep them occupied AND fed? Or are the kids hosting friends for a sleepover? Need a fun breakfast or brunch activity the next morning? An Avocado Toast Bar. It’s definitely a winner…
How does one handle the unwarranted comments and advice you get about your speech-delayed child? We have experience and thoughts.
We’re always on the hunt for music the whole family can enjoy. Here are some artists we recently discovered on the kids’ stage a very popular music festival.
Advice and suggestions for how family members and friends can help soothe separation anxiety in an infant when babysitting.
These Tandoori-Style Chicken Tenders are genuinely delicious AND ridiculously simple to make. Oven-baked with no breading, yet packed with flavor. The whole family can enjoy without feeling like you’ve ordered off the kids’ menu.
A mom needs breastfeeding scheduling advice now that her baby is eating solids. She wants to make sure her baby is getting enough nutrients from breastmilk.
I did some back-to-school shoe shopping at a kids’ shoe store with my young daughter. Here I share what I found and which shoes we liked best.
Kids love setting up their own lemonade (or a watermelon in this case) stands during the summer. Here we discuss how our young active citizens donated their proceeds to a cause that’s been on their (and the nation’s) minds.
For Father’s Day here’s a printable for a simple photo card with a few handwritten memories straight from the mouths of babes. It’s a time-capsule gift from today that dads will treasure forever.
My pregnant friend has turned into a selfish jerk. What do I do?
A mom needs advice on how to keep the memory of close family members, such as grandparents, alive for your kids. Amalah has some thoughtful suggestions.
Learn how to make shredded salsa chicken in a slower cooker. And because it only has two ingredients, it’s a magical recipe and a meal kids should learn to make before leaving home.
How to help the parent of a toddler who once enjoyed eating her foods at her highchair who now refuses food after food and runs from the dinner table.
Car seat safety guidelines are regularly updated. Take our little quiz to see how you do on three important recommendations.
What do you do when your toddler is super shy and scared of strangers but otherwise is confident and talkative? Are there coping skills to teach my young one?
Learn to make your own large-scale flower arrangement with little effort. Use brightly-colored tissue flowers and real branches to make a big statement.
What should I expect from my newly-potty-trained toddler? When should I expect the accidents to stop?
Looking to throw a mermaid-themed party? We’ve got you covered with these treat ideas and free mermaid cupcake toppers. This is an installment of Mermaid-themed Party Series.
Learn how to make vegetable fried rice, a delicious, fast go-to recipe that every kid should know how to cook before leaving home!
Do your kids love mermaids? You can make striped mermaid icebox cookies with any colors (not just the ones we chose, obviously) with these easy steps!
How do you navigate a relationship with a sister-in-law who creates family drama consistently when the extended families get together?
Looking to throw a mermaid-themed party? We’ve got you covered on the party hat front. This is an installment of our Mermaid-themed Party Series.
Some safer driving tips that I learned from professional racecar drivers that all drivers should know to help them improve their driving skills.
Looking to throw a mermaid-themed party? We’ve got you covered on the party invitation front. This is an installment of Mermaid-themed Party Series.
A toddler now needs to watch a certain YouTube video every night in order to fall asleep. How bad is this sleep habit? How does one break it?
The annual observance of Ramadan lasts all month. With the help of two young friends, we try to understand this important Muslim observance and created a printable coloring sheet that every kid can enjoy.
Teach your kids how to make banana bread (and the basics of making quick breads) from scratch. This is a recipe we think kids should know before leaving home.
We show you how to make temporary tattoos for both mom and kids that read “World’s Greatest Mom” and “I Love My Mom” enclosed in hearts and arrows. They make for great handmade Mother’s Day gifts.
I want this summer to be like the summers I remember as a kid. I want to do things with them, and I want them to remember this summer as one of the best ever.
How to find breastfeeding advice and support immediately after giving birth and in the postpartum months without having to hire a lactation specialist.
Girls and their makeup and their mothers. The best thing for you to remember, despite your life experience, you know NOTHING so get others involved to help.
We show you how to make handmade notepads from children’s artwork for Mother’s Day, birthday or just everyday gifts.
It’s graduation season which means the commencement speeches are starting to roll in on YouTube. Which means we all get to hear them now. Here are two recent ones that blew me away.
A toddler who is now in a bed is waking up much earlier. Is this a new sleep schedule? We have advice on getting the toddler to stay in bed longer.
How do you care for yourself post-c-section when you are congested and coughing? We have some practical and been-there-done-that advice.
This is one of those activities that is more about the process than how the end result looks. Make pizza with your kids and talk about our globe for Earth Day.
A mom of two young kids is looking for help with her anxiety but needs help on how to find a therapist. She’s overwhelmed on where to start. We have advice.
More dilemmas from the “how to get gifts without looking like I’m out to get gifts” trenches.
Transform your colorful plastic Easter eggs into cute little dragon creatures with our free printable. We show you how.