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.
Are nutritious and joint family dinners possible when both parents have busy work schedules and your toddler has an early bedtime?
I would never, ever encourage or condone my (already perfect) teen-aged children having elective cosmetic surgery… except that, I did, and I’m glad.
With the influx of online communications, kids aren’t always learning proper phone etiquette but these skills are important. Luckily, teaching them is easy.
Did you know there’s now a simple blood test that determines your risk of a preterm birth? Prenatal testing has come a long way, baby.
Teach your kids to make tacos with vegetarian, chicken or beef fillings. It’s a great dish for a kid to know how to make before leaving home.
What I thought was a great deal turned out to be the beginning of a terrible nightmare. I share because I care.
When you think fall do you think apples and baking like we do? Check out this apple muffin treat made extra special and turned into a dessert with cinnamon frosting and chocolate leaves.
Amalah walks a mom through how to get an infant to back to sleep, in the middle of the night after a feeding, in that optimal drowsy state so the baby can fall asleep independently.
A reader says her husband thinks she can no longer go braless at home because their sons are growing up. I have a few things to say about that.
A mom needs advice on handling her alcoholic mother-in-law and her relationship with the grandkids and herself. She wants her out of their lives but is does that have to be the first step?
Looking to keep your kids (ages 4 to 10) entertained while also using their imagination? Check out the new storytelling Circle Round podcast.
We threw a Morse Code sleepover party a couple of weeks ago and created beaded bracelets as DIY party favors. We show you how to make your own.
Does your toddler like to throw his/her plate off the table? We review some of the most popular suction plates, bowls and placemats and tell you which are best.
A young preschooler is afraid to use the potty at preschool so Amalah gives advice on playing Parent Detective.
Visiting London with the kids? The Studio Tour of the Making of Harry Potter is a must-visit. It’s not a theme park, but instead an interactive museum where you get to roam around the sound stage and sets used on the eight Harry Potter Movies.
Got deodorant residue built up under your arms? Sorry! It’s common. Here’s how to deal with your problem and avoid it going forward.
A mom asks how she can help her teen son in the wake of a bungle and subsequent blow-up with his girlfriend.
Looking for a creative sleepover or party theme to keep the kids engaged in a group activity? Go back to basics with Morse Code. All you need are some flashlights and we have your handy cheat sheet free for downloading.
Tips to help reduce back-to-school spending and get the most out of your BTS budget.
Did your college student’s first foray into the bookstore cause palpitations? Take heart! While there are lots of options, that means lots of savings, too.
Teach money management as a life skill by putting kids in charge of their own back-to-school budgets.
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.
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.
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.
Since tuna sandwiches are one of the first things I learned how to make, I think it’s a meal that kids should know how to make before leaving home.
Pom-poms are an exceptionally easy to make and we show you how and all the fun crafts you can make with them.
A toddler mom is having difficulty with the final leg of potty training her son. He can go on the potty but sometimes just doesn’t care about being in soiled underwear. It’s driving her insane. We offer a plan.
If you’re headed to the gorgeous Zion National Park, be sure to check out this family-friendly resort. Zion Ponderosa has lodging and activities to suit every taste and budget.
Five Financial To-Dos for every parent from life insurance to estate planning; these are must-dos for parents and parents-to-be.
Early morning mom desperately needs strategies for getting her toddler to wake-up so that she and her husband can make it to work on time.
Preparing your kid for college is more than shopping and packing and pep talks; they also need to know that if things are rough, it will still be okay.
A macaroni salad will come in super handy, for home and for sharing at potluck parties. Kids should know how to make this dish before leaving home.
What to expect when you are moving homes and you have a toddler.
Are your kids into everything-mermaid, too? In that spirit, we mermaid icebox cookies and show you how you can, too.