Have child or teen suffering from anxiety? A children’s librarian shares with us the books she recommends to parents and that may help.
The Olympics are always exciting and we’ve been inspired by this year’s medal to make Olympic “medal” cupcakes for any Olympic viewing party or just for a fun snack.
A mom needs help navigating neighborly social waters after a brushoff because of bad playdates and clinginess which was taken personally by the other parents. Is a cordial relationship possible?
Parents need help with their child who starts crying too easily and it’s impacting peer relationships and the family’s quality of life. We have recommendations on what to do next.
Everyone love puppies and here are free valentines for the kids to share with classmates and friends. Just download, cut and print.
How do you help a potty training toddler go back to sleep after he wakes in the middle of the night to poop? We share some strategies.
Practical ideas from experts on how to make an interfaith marriage and family work through the years.
It’s the Year of the Dog and we’ve been inspired to make this paper puppy printable for all the dog lovers out there (just like us!).
Applying the Satter Method to common real life feeding situations with kids. Amalah answers your questions.
A mom needs practical advice on helping her baby overcome his new fear of bath time. We share our BTDT strategies.
Looking for a non-candy valentine option for the kids to hand out to their classmates? Or, looking for a Valentine party favor? Here’s our Fidget Spinner Valentines with kid-friendly (non-mushy) messages.
You think you’re prepared for a new puppy… until you get a new puppy. Here’s how one family is trying handle the colossal shift of raising a new puppy.
Blindsided by an unsolicited comment? Here’s a handy cheat sheet with the perfect things to reply when you find yourself on the receiving end of a mom slam.
In lieu of a big birthday party for her preschooler, a mom is thinking of requesting friends and extended family members send her daughter birthday cards. She needs advice on executing her idea.
Why it’s important to educate and empower your children and talk to them about “enthusiastic consent.”
We love upcycled crafts and here we show you how to recycle a plastic milk carton into pretty tea light votives. It’s a great craft especially if you’re homebound during the cold months.
That feeling when you decide late in life to bring a new baby home — the furry kind! Follow one mom’s adventures into the wide, wild world of dog ownership.
This lasagna recipe is specially geared for kids and is part of our series “Meals Kids Should Know How To Make Before Leaving Home.”
My four-month-old baby is a great sleeper but is starting to need to be nursed back to sleep in the middle of the night. Am I setting up a bad sleep habit?
A toddler is not interested in finger foods and also having a hard time self-feeding. Is this in the range of typical or something to be concerned about?
A reader wants to know how much is too much when it comes to managing new friendships for her tween after switching to a new school.
Start off the new year by remembering some great family times from last year. Here’s how to make an annual family time capsule that’s petite yet complete.
Kids can celebrate New Year’s Eve with handmade these festive confetti poppers. Learn how to make them here.
My daughter loves mermaids and so every holiday is an opportunity for a mermaid-themed craft, including Christmas. Here I show you how I made this mermaid snow globe tree ornament.
Craft your own mini Christmas tree decorations with recycled cardboard. We show you how with this tutorial. It’s pretty, easy peasy, and it keep your kids busy. Score!
An expectant mom’s father is very ill and because his prognosis is not good she’s debating the merits of announcing her pregnancy sooner rather than later.
Think using your phone in the car is dangerous but somehow end up doing it anyway? Here’s how to break this reckless addiction.
Have a gazillion piece jigsaw puzzle that’s not complete? Well, here’s a way to bring new life through upcycling especially for a jigsaw puzzle fan this holiday season.
How to handle in-laws who are sending mixed messages after having enthusiastically offered to take care of their grandchildren for a week while the parents go on an adults-only vacation.
A reader needs advice about handling inappropriate comments, that are creeping her out, from a stranger on her personal blog. What should she do?
Advent Calendars are so special. If you’re looking to make a homemade one for your kid(s), here’s some inspiration and a tutorial for an advent calendar wreath.
These are the gift ideas we’re eyeing this year for our friends and family. Hope you find some holiday gift inspiration here.
It’s that time of year again when you’re looking for inspiration for gifts for the kids. Here is what is on our holiday lists this year.
I spent the better part of two years trying to get my son comfortable behind the steering wheel, but I never could’ve predicted how he finally worked it out.
We’ve heard about air fryers over the past few years, but wasn’t quite sure if we should believe the great claims. Here’s why you should.
Here is an easy-peasy Thanksgiving craft. It’s a drink stirrer that fancies up any fizzy beverage.
Should this mom stop and delay potty training her toddler since her daughter is not showing signs of readiness at home? The issue is that toilet training is going well at preschool.
Get the kids and the adults laughing together during Thanksgiving dinner with this entertaining placemat which includes Mad Lib-inspired fun.
Got tweens or teens siblings sharing a bedroom? Five great tips to make living together more peaceful and enjoyable!
Learn our special (and easy) cooking technique for delicious carrots (a secret recipe), a must-know dish for any kid before they leave home.
Concern about keeping young kids safe around a family dog has led to lots of family drama that could have been avoided. Can family peace be restored?
As a librarian (and mom), I’m often asked for book recommendations for kids who love Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Luckily there are many great ones for kids.
How do you handle a toddler who is a good eater but seeking negative attention at the mealtime now that there is a new sibling in the picture?
When to tell your young child you are pregnant and that they will be a big brother or sister in the near future.
We visited the Woodloch Pines Resort in the Poconos area of Pennsylvania and share how it’s a fun all-weather resort for families with kids of all ages.
Looking for a fun alternative Wonder Woman costume? Check out our Wonder Woman T-Shirt Costume which we teach you how to make yourself.
We show you how to create a Ruth Bader Ginsburg costume using just a t-shirt, some lace and a couple of accessories. It’s easy peasy.
The last installment of how to throw a Mermaid-themed party! Here, we help you with a mermaid tablescape idea, decorations and a photo back-drop.