Making New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

With the new year starting, many of us will make life improvement goals. While parents benefit from New Year’s resolutions, our children can also learn about the value of making goals and self-discipline. Here are a few tips on how to help your kids benefit from making resolutions as a family. Make it a family… Read more »

Embracing the Spirit of the Holidays   

What better time than the holidays to teach children the true meaning of ideas like “generosity” and “gratitude”? One of the best ways to teach is to get out into your community as a family and practice gratitude and generosity together. Here are a few easy ways to reflect the spirit of the holidays. Donate to… Read more »

Giving Thanks During the Holidays

Finding ways to give thanks to people in our lives is a great family activity and one that will assist children in learning the importance of recognizing others for their kindness and support. Here are some fun and personalized ways that children can give thanks to friends, family, and special people in their lives. Handmade cards – children can design… Read more »

Tips for Helping Your Child Sleep

Getting your child to sleep can be a tough process for some parents. We have some tips that can help. Establish a consistent and relaxing bedtime routine that lasts between 20 and 30 minutes and ends in your child’s bedroom. Reading the same book every night can also help keep your child in a nice… Read more »

Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costume Tips 

With just a bit of creative thinking, parents can design completely unique and original Halloween costumes at home. Depending on how comfortable a parent is with sewing and craft work, they can be more detailed or use a simpler style. If you want a pre-made Halloween costume, consider searching at a local thrift store. You will often… Read more »

Work-Life Balance Tips

Being a working parent comes with its own set of challenges (like not enough hours in the day!). One of the most important things a parent can do is forgive themselves for making the odd mistake – it’s not easy trying to fit everything life throws at you in. Here are a few work-life balance tips… Read more »

Gardening with Children

As fall approaches, the cooler weather is prime for spending more time engaging in outdoor hobbies. Gardening is a good way to engage your child’s senses and instill in them a love for growing things. Gardening with your children can be a simple and fun process. We have a few tips on how to make gardening… Read more »

Tips for Your First Year With Baby

The first year with a new baby can be a definite learning experience. Coping with a baby’s sleep schedule can be tiresome, but there are a few ways to help make everything a little easier. Take some time for yourself.  Whether it’s taking some time to read a book or have a glass of wine… Read more »

Taking a Summer Staycation

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost to an end and back-to-school time is on the way. The approaching end of summer signifies a time when many families will try to fit in a vacation or more family time together. Sometimes taking a vacation with your family can be challenging for a variety of… Read more »