Sleepy Time: How to Help Your Child Cope with Nightmares

We’ve all experienced the occasional nightmare at some point in our lives, leaving us with that all too familiar feeling of being shaky, startled, and even sweating. While many adults can calm down rather quickly and go back to sleep, young children are often too frightened to fall back asleep. Sometimes it’s so extreme that […]

Sleepy Time: Why Napping is Key for Toddlers and Preschoolers

We don’t often think about how sleep affects us, but we should. Sleep is just as important for our health as nutrition and exercise. It is even more important for toddlers and preschoolers, whose bodies and minds are developing so fast. Many people know that sleep is an essential part of this growth process, however, […]

Sleepy Time: Why Your Child Should Be Getting a Full Night of Sleep

Getting enough sleep is essential for everyone, especially children. Numerous studies have discovered the benefits of getting a full night of sleep every evening, as well as the consequences of being sleep-deprived. In our fast-paced world, making sure your child gets enough sleep is more important than ever. Here’s why: Health Benefits of Sleep Prevents […]

How to Improve the ‘Stranger Danger’ Discussion

Usually when kids hear the word “stranger,” they automatically think of someone creepy or scary. However, this is usually not the case. Strangers can look like normal people and it’s important that we get this message across to our kids. You can better protect your children from dangerous situations simply by teaching them about who […]

7 Tips to Raising Happier Children

We all want to give our children the best: love, happiness, and success. However, according to child development experts, happiness isn’t something that you can “give” young children. In most cases, happy children have learned to be happy. Here are some great tips that you can use to teach your child to be happy: Be […]

How to Throw the Best Birthday Party Ever!

Do your children’s birthdays always tend to sneak up on you? You are not alone! You probably never have enough time to prepare mentally or emotionally for that one day that makes your child another year older. Not only is your baby growing up way too fast, but you have so little time to create […]

Exercising with Your Child

Does going to the gym often rank somewhere on the bottom on your long list of daily tasks? Squeezing in time for an exercise routine can often be difficult when your life is swamped with work and daily activities, especially if you have a child (or two) to take care of. Working out doesn’t have […]

Five Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

In the age of technology, it can be difficult to get your kids to go play outside. With so many entertaining devices at their fingertips, they are often content with staying indoors all day long. Sometimes it’s best to get rid of their gadgets for a while and go outside for a breath of fresh […]