Second Strain of Flu Shows Kids Aren’t Out of Danger Quite Yet

Since spring's arrival, you might have assumed your family was past the point of a flu diagnosis. But according to the CDC, you shouldn't...

Which Toys Will Actually Benefit Your Child’s Development?

According to British research, the average 10-year-old owns approximately 238 toys (though they play with only 12 on a daily basis). It's easy to...

Up And At ‘Em – Getting Your Teen Out Of Bed

If you are frustrated because you just can’t get your teenagers out of bed then you are most certainly not alone. You may find...

The Truth About Parenting Because #RealFeelsGood

Life as a parent isn't perfect. It's real, it’s unruly, and it isn't always pretty, which has inspired the maker of Catelli pasta to...

Twilight Turtle Tunes T3 #Review And Tips For A Calming Bedtime Routine

When I was first asked if I would like to review the Twilight Turtle Tunes T3, I wasn't sure I was the right person...

Teaching Your Teen To Budget

Learning how to properly budget money is essential for everyone. This includes younger kids and teenagers alike. Follow these tips to help your teen...

Help Your Kids Manage Their Healthcare Fears

For the most part, children are fearless little beasts. They jump from the most eye-watering heights, they throw themselves down dangerous slopes, and they go faster...

Get It Before You Pop – What To Buy Before The Baby Gets Here

Some women get the urge to begin 'nesting,' while they are pregnant, others do not feel like doing much of anything.  But even if...

How to Cope When Your Grown Kids Fly the Nest

It may be hard to believe when your pre-schooler is rubbing yogurt into the rug, and your newborn is screaming blue murder, but there...

Ultimate Guide to Baby Carriers #Infographic

Here is a brief guide to help all of you parents-to-be who are looking forward to keeping their baby close while staying mobile. There...

Raising Grateful Children #HowTo

Instilling a sense of gratitude into a child can certainly be a challenge, but there are many effective ways to achieve this. Children can...

14 Ways to Win the Vegetable Wars #HowTo

There is no magic formula to changing unhealthy eating habits. Most children (and us parents!) slide into them over time, and it is better...

Talking Tough Topics via TV with your Kids – #Streamteam

For as long as I can remember our family has discussed what we have seen on TV and one such occasion has gone down...

Teaching Our Kids Self Confidence And Respect For Others

Each of us has many labels. Some of them we like, others we don't. Some of my labels are (in no particular order!): Wife Mum Reader Ginger Cook Painter Canadian Some labels...

Evey discovers Maplelea Girls & teaches me about assumptions

I have always sworn I would not live vicariously through the kids but when Evey saw friends Maplelea Girl doll and told me she...