Tips to Teach Kids Independent

Tips to Teach Kids Independent

Parents do you often feel that you have to repeat yourself again and again to get your child to respond? It can be quite tiresome for both kids to hear parents nag, and for parents to see their children not complete what is expected of them. Here are some tips that may help both parents […]

Toddler Temper Tantrums

Toddler Temper Tantrums

Temper tantrums – all toddlers go through this stage.  It is just a part of growing up. As toddlers cannot express themselves fully it is acted out in their behavior – otherwise known as “temper tantrums”. Even though they are expected, you can still take steps to try to make them less painful for you […]

Easy Halloween Activities for Kids

Easy Halloween Activities for Kids

To download a copy of the word search click here Halloween word search Description: Each word on the list is hidden in the pool of letters. Words may be hidden horizontally, vertically, diagonally, forward, or backward. Instructions: Once a word is discovered – circle it!

4 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Kids with Food Allergies

4 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Kids with Food Allergies

Halloween is an exciting time of pumpkins, costumes, scary movies and trick-or-treating. But for parents of children with food allergies, treat or treating with is much scarier.  Halloween is the time that the major food allergens are in circulation, treats such as chews and chocolate can have soy, milk, eggs and possibly wheat.  Cross-contamination is also […]

Turn Clocks Back – End of Daylight Saving Time – Sunday November 3

Turn Clocks Back – End of Daylight Saving Time – Sunday November 3

Before becoming a parent the thought of “falling back” was welcomed as you got an extra hour of sleep, but that you are a parent now dread because your little ones are most likely to wake even earlier than usual! We would like to share with you our guest post by Rebecca Earl of The […]

How To Stop Halloween Candy Playing Tricks On Your Children’s Teeth

How To Stop Halloween Candy Playing Tricks On Your Children’s Teeth

It is getting close to that time of the year again. The time that many parents dread. Yes, Halloween is just a few weeks away. The time when kids go out into the streets knocking on doors in the hope for a sticky candy or two!  I am just as guilty as most parents. In […]

Why use a Reward Chart?

Why use a Reward Chart?

Are you struggling to get your child to share their toys with a friend, eat all the food on their plates, pick up toys, or clean their bedroom? Do their homework? If any of these situations ring true to you, have you ever considered using a reward chart with your child to get you back […]

Road Trip Survival Tips for Parents!

Road Trip Survival Tips for Parents!

If you have young children you may have a more flexible schedule and can take road trips at any time of the year. This often means that you can save money as there is a lower demand off season. Road trips with children can be great fun, but we have some survival tips for you! […]

5 Ideas to Keep Toddler’s Busy

5 Ideas to Keep Toddler’s Busy

You already know if you have a toddler that they constantly keep you on your toes! Toddlers seem to have endless energy that often leaves parents seeking new ideas to keep them occupied. We can help! Here are 5 ways to keep your little one busy: Edible art. Strap your child in their high chairs and give them an […]

How to Teach Young Kids To Be Responsible

How to Teach Young Kids To Be Responsible

Raising helpful, good kids who know how to help around the home is not impossible. In this article we found, experts discuss easy ways to incorporate responsibility into your child’s life. Start Young You can’t suddenly spring responsibility on a teenager and expect he will know how to follow through. Imagine your high school daughter […]