Fun Ideas for Backyard Camping

Fun Ideas for Backyard Camping

Thinking about going camping but don’t want the struggle of packing up the car followed by a long car ride…well we can help! Open up your back door and camp right there in your backyard? Backyard camping is a fun, no-pressure, low-stakes, low-cost way to have fun as a family. And while it requires very little planning […]

5 Tips to Minimize Your Kids Fighting

5 Tips to Minimize Your Kids Fighting

What to do when children fight Children fight with each other for many reasons. It is difficult for parents to know when to let something run its course or step in and intervene.  Kids often fight among each other the craziest of reasons.   Having disagreements is a part of child development, but there are things parents […]

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming soon in the USA. Print out our Mother’s Day coloring page as a special activity for Mother’s Day on May 13th. Click here and have your child draw a special picture. Makes a wonderful keepsake too!

Preschool Graduation Ideas

Preschool Graduation Ideas

It’s almost that time of the school year again, and we found the perfect article for Ideas for the Preschool Graduation! Thanks to By Amanda Rock.  Hooray! It’s preschool graduation season! And whether your little one attended preschool for one, two, or three years, the journey is over and time to get ready for kindergarten! But before your […]

Great Volunteer Ideas for Kids

Great Volunteer Ideas for Kids

We found the perfect article written by By Katherine Lee which encourages children to volunteer in their community. We want to share this with you. One of the most important things we can do as parents is teaching our children how to be charitable. Teaching kids to volunteer not only helps shape them into good people, but it also […]

5 Ways Parents Unknowingly Encourage Bad Behavior in Kids

5 Ways Parents Unknowingly Encourage Bad Behavior in Kids

Children learn from those around them and sometimes the parents behaviors are less than perfect! A serious result can be children behaving badly too!  So you may think that  you would never encourage your child’s bad behavior? If you’re doing any of the following, you might be doing just that. Children learn to behave badly, just […]

Challenging behavior- simple tips to help

Challenging behavior- simple tips to help

One of the challenges of children growing up is their behavior becomes a little more problematic to their parents. The following is a list of behaviors that many parents feel that they need help: Back talk Entitled Defiance Neglects chores Fighting Homework The biggest challenges parents face is managing difficult behavior.  These challenging behaviors can […]

8 Good Manners for children

8 Good Manners for children

We all like good manners from children and adults too! Having good manners is also an important life skill. Here are some great tips for you. Say ‘please’ when asking for something. Return borrowed items. Remember other people’s privacy. Ask permission before touching something. Remember to say ‘thank you’. Write thank you notes if you […]

4 Car Safety Tips for New Parents

4 Car Safety Tips for New Parents

Congratulations! After nine, long months of pregnancy, your new bundle of joy has entered the world safe and sound. But as new parents, you’re likely feeling a wide range of emotions, including excitement, exhaustion and a seemingly overwhelming urge to keep your infant as safe as possible. While you might have gone around the house […]

Grocery Shopping with a Toddler

Grocery Shopping with a Toddler

A simple grocery trip can feel like a major expedition with a toddler in tow. The cute little shopping carts the stores now have for their little customers can create big headaches for Moms and Dads! Kids love running down the aisles but Mom isn’t so keen! With a little planning and some patience, we […]