Advice

Parenting Without Punishment – What’s the Hitch?

Another mother and I had a surprising conversation about a year ago. That is, it was surprising to her. While we were chatting mother...

Road Safety Tips for Moms On-the-Go

With the school year in full swing, I have been spending the past few weeks prepping for the long road ahead (literally and figuratively)....

Traveling with Children – How Learning About Others Enriches Young Minds

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness" ~Mark Twain Children are naturally curious. They begin by exploring their bodies from their toes to their fingers....

The Happy Home – Does it Exist, And The Role of Parents?

The Happy Home - Does it Exist, And The Role of Parents? Kids arguing again. Financial strains. Personalities clash and interests pull everyone in multiple...

Mom Code: What is it and Why It Should Be Followed?

Learn How Breaking Mom Code Can Break a Community Every mother has been under the watchful eye of the parenting community at some point.  It...

Good Enough: Words of Advice from my OB

The day that we were discharged from the hospital, my obstetrician came in to give me one last once-over. We chit-chatted about how well...

Back to school: 6 parenting tips on raising kind and confident kids

It has been three years since my daughter was born. As she gets ready to start pre-school this September I think about how she...

5 Important Things To Remember When You Talk To A Teenage Girl

I am the mother of a teenage girl. Some days, I can't say that without gritting my teeth or having my lower lip tremble,...

5 Healthy Dental Habits for Back to School

Back-to-school is more than just school supply shopping. More than 51 million school hours are missed every year due to dental health related problems....

7 Qualities of Successful Children

Back-to-School is here, there, and everywhere. Entire sections of stores previously designated for water toys and patio furniture have been cleared to make way...