School is Closed! How to Survive Snow Days

How to Survive Snow Days

The dreaded 5am robo-call wakes you up out of a sound sleep…school is CLOSED today. The kids are ecstatic. Mom and Dad – not so much. Snow days somehow lose their excitement value somewhere between high school and adulthood.

So now that you’re housebound with the kids all day, what can you do to maintain your sanity? First things first, let them sleep late. There’s no sense in waking them up to go nowhere, and it will give you a little time to enjoy your coffee in peace while you ponder the day’s activities.… [read more]

Dealing With Temper Tantrums

Dealing With Temper Tantrums

We all have heard of the tantrums that come with the terrible two’s. They don’t always end there. Here are some of our tips for Dealing With Temper Tantrums in your kids. As the parent, it can be very tough and even embarrassing when your child just doesn’t understand and continues to push buttons. Learning how to deal with these situations as quickly as possible will help you be able to develop a healthier relationship with your child.… [read more]

Ways To Make Your Home Safe For Your Toddler

Ways To Make Your Home Safe For Your Toddler

When your child is an infant, you don’t have to worry too much about safety in your home. You cover basic things, but as long as they aren’t upwardly mobile you don’t have to worry a lot. As soon as your child begins crawling and exploring, that changes. Here are some basic Ways To Make Your Home Safe For Your Toddler. These tips are perfect to implement as your child reaches that beginning explorer stage, but needs to be in place before they start walking.… [read more]

How To Encourage Healthy Eating In Kids

HOW TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHY EATING IN KIDS

One of parents biggest struggles is knowing How To Encourage Healthy Eating In Kids. Not only do you want your child to be healthy, you know it sets them up for a lifetime of success. Healthy eating plays into how their bodies will grow and function, but also sets them up for better self image and less likelihood of having weight issues as an adult. We have some great tips to help you start changing how your kids eat.… [read more]