Health Before Pregnancy

Health Before Pregnancy There are a number of health conditions that can make it difficult to get pregnant, but if you have made the decision to try for a baby the good news is that many of these conditions can be avoided just with a bit of preparation. One of the first things women who… Read more »

How to Find A Better Balance

How To Find A Better Balance Work occupies a lot of our life, and sometimes the balance between work and life can swing too much the wrong way. The good news however is that you can achieve a better work/life balance by following a few simple tips and making more time for the things that… Read more »

Indoor Air Dangers to Kids

Indoor Air Dangers to Kids Many people think of air pollution as only being a problem when you step outside. But the fact is, it can be just as big of a problem inside your home. Many normal household products emit volatile organic compounds or VOCs that can cause problems like headaches, rashes, nausea and… Read more »

How to Boost Your Child's Self-Esteem

How to Boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is a positive self-esteem. Why? Because children with high self-esteem are competent, feel loved and ultimately grow into happy, healthy and productive adults. So what can you do to boost your child’s self-esteem? Here are some easy ideas: Give… Read more »

How to Persuade Children to Sleep Alone

Few parents can resist the temptation to let their little ones snuggle in bed with them, but persuading them to sleep alone at a later date can be a challenge.  With patience and persistence, though, it can be done, so here’s how to reclaim your own bed. Choose a settled time to start your new… Read more »

Energy Tips for Hard Working Parents

Being a parent is hard work, often stressful even in the midst of joy. And if you’re not careful, the pressure and pace can drain you of energy (and patience) when you need it most. For stay-at-home moms and dads trying to keep it all together, here are tips for conserving your health, energy, and… Read more »

Compassion in Action

Feelings of compassion can lead your youngster to do nice things for relatives, neighbors, and friends. Consider these ideas for helping your child think about how other people feel and what they need-and encourage them to take action. Talk about it Help your youngster understand the motivation behind kind behavior.  First, have him tell you… Read more »

Helping Young Children Stay Organized

  Daily routines can be a challenge, especially if you have younger children who have a way of losing or misplacing things on a regular basis. Here are some great tips on how to keep your children, especially young ones organized: Have a designated work space for homework, projects, etc. Pick a room or a… Read more »

Martin Luther King Jr.

For many school children, Martin Luther King Jr. day is just another day off of school. While it does indeed provide that extra day of the weekend on the third Monday of January, it also serves a much greater purpose: to honor the great civil rights who spent his life changing the landscape of American… Read more »