Small handmade gift box over shiny ornaments

All I Want for Christmas (or Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa) …

December 23rd, 2014
With the holidays looming large, fulfilling wish lists seems to be on everyone’s mind. Pop culture and TV commercials will tell you that you need American Girl Dolls, Lego sets,…
girl with christmas ornaments

‘Tis the Season of Child Proofing

December 8th, 2014
‘Tis the season for decking the halls, stringing the lights, hanging the stockings and a plethora of activities that the holiday season brings. But, if you have babies or toddlers…
be thankful

A Letter from a Husband to his Wife at Thanksgiving…

November 24th, 2014
Well, Thanksgiving is that time of the year when we reflect on what we’re thankful for, and more importantly, let those people in our lives know. As everyone knows ever…
mother in witch costume

Moms’ Smack Down for the Baby Witching Hour

November 10th, 2014
We may have said goodbye to Halloween, and all its ghosts, ghouls and goblins, but that doesn’t mean the witching hour doesn’t still exist.  An average bystander may wonder what…
baby in halloween cat costume

Last Minute Halloween Costumes for Babies

October 27th, 2014
Some moms have had Halloween costumes made or ordered since summer time, when they found the perfect costume on Pinterest, Etsy or Amazon.  Then, there are those of us who…
Two baby boys dressed in animal costumes

Halloween Fun for Your Little One

October 13th, 2014
Haunted houses, skeletons, scary masks, gooey and chewy candy, walking around the neighborhood after dark  – it doesn’t exactly sound like an ideal setting for your baby or toddler.  But,…
Smiling african mother and baby

Helpful Hints for Baby’s First Week

September 29th, 2014
During pregnancy, you have plenty of time to prepare the new baby’s arrival.  Baby showers provide clothes, diapers, décor and more.  You decorate and furnish the nursery.  By the time…
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Before the Summer Sun Sets …

September 2nd, 2014
Some of us are still experiencing 90 degree days, and the idea of fall seems far in the future; for others, the temps have started to cool in the evenings,…
Diverse group of elementary students outside.

What Every Teacher Wants From Parents This Year

August 18th, 2014
If school is not yet back in session where you live, it will be soon!  By the first week of September, moms will have kissed their babies (both big and…
baby in preschool

Preparing for Preschool: the A,B,Cs of Getting Ready

August 4th, 2014
It’s that time of the year – in the next several weeks, children big and small will start back to school.  If you’re the mom of a new preschooler, both…