6 Ways to Give Teenagers Attention

6 Ways to Give Teenagers Attention

We are busy, and it’s all too easy to get caught up with work, sports, school, and other outside activities, that there’s little time to spend together as a family. Some teens are not at all interested in spending time together as a family. As they gain independence it is normal for them to want […]

Preparing for a Natural Disaster

Preparing for a Natural Disaster

Are you ready for a natural disaster to come your way? The chances are that you are not….most Americans are not prepared. The task is not too daunting as you think. We found these useful article By Wendy Sue Swanson, M.D. from Parents Magazine which we think will help you. Step One: Create a Communication […]

6 Simple Ways to Organize Your Life

6 Simple Ways to Organize Your Life

If you’re wondering how to organize your life, we’ve got six tips for you! Use a calendar! and remember to check it when committing to tasks. Write everything down – don’t rely on your memory. Remember you can just say no! Prioritize your tasks. Be realistic. Make a backup of all the computers in the […]

Healthy School Lunch Boxes for Children

Healthy School Lunch Boxes for Children

The new school year is now underway, everyone was real excited about new back packs, pencils, lunch boxes and then reality sets in! The well thought out menu has got less attention in recent weeks and now each day you are clutching at straws trying to think of healthy lunch box meals. There is good news! […]

The Importance of Eating Together As A Family

The Importance of Eating Together As A Family

Research is beginning to show that eating as a family has great benefits for your children and teenagers. Here are 5 more reasons why you should try to sit down together 5-6 times a week, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. In all of this routine again is key!  Here are some other benefits of […]

6 Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stress

6 Simple Tips to Reduce Morning Stress

With the change in the morning schedule as children are heading back to school, you, like many others may need a little help in the morning! Perhaps your family is stressed each day trying to get ready for school and work ? We may be able to help!  It is possible to avoid the morning chaos – […]

Bedtime Meltdowns – Getting Your Child to Sleep at Night

Bedtime Meltdowns – Getting Your Child to Sleep at Night

Everyone knows – sleep is essential for keeping your little one healthy – yet many parents often find bedtime to be an impossible task of getting your child to sleep. “One of the most important things we can do for a child is to create a good bedtime routine” says Rebecca Michi, Seattle based Children’s Sleep Consultant. We teamed […]

Back to School Homework Tips

Back to School Homework Tips

Summer is coming to an end which can mean only thing … the homework battles will commence soon!  Follow these great tips to help ease these struggles: Encourage your child as much as possible. Revisit after school activities. Children learn in different ways and styles. Schedule a homework time each day. Help your child be organized […]

Is Your Back-to-School Checklist Complete?

Is Your Back-to-School Checklist Complete?

In just a few short weeks, your kids will be getting ready for the start of another school year. For most parents, this means busy days getting your kids registered for school, shopping for school supplies, setting up healthy bedtime routines, and preparing for the early morning school runs.  Other things to remember are: School […]

Life Skills Every Child Should Know Before Starting School

Life Skills Every Child Should Know Before Starting School

There are many things that parents work on with their child at home but if your little one is starting school this year be sure that they know the following life skills: Know their name and names of family members Can use the bathroom by themselves Has basic manners Can follow directions from others Can […]