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New Year’s Resolutions For Teenagers

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Although setting resolutions for the new year might seem a little cliché to adolescents, it’s still a great idea for parents to sit down with their kids to figure out their future goals.… Continue reading

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Exciting Ways To Announce Your Pregnancy

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Finding out that someone is pregnant is very exciting news! In any way someone delivers the message, it’s always exciting. Perhaps it could not be anticipated, or in some cases it could be… Continue reading

The Right Balance of Treats for Your Grandchildren

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One of the things that Grandmas are most infamous for among parents, is giving children lots of snacks that aren’t necessarily great for their health or teeth. As a Grandparent you’ve done your… Continue reading

Things To Do With Your Nieces And Nephews

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If your siblings have children then it is important that you also develop a really close relationship with them. The bond you can have with your nephews and nieces is really special and… Continue reading

529 Plans and Other Ways To Save For College

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For residents of the United States, saving for college has always been an issue, but with the recent introduction of tuition fees in the United Kingdom, more families will have to consider setting… Continue reading

Moving Out at 16

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By Ondre Roger Agusilva There is an ongoing worldwide practice to push our kinds towards independence at the earliest convenience possible. While this act may seem just from the parents’ point of view,… Continue reading

Keeping Your Teen in School When They Refuse to Go

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By Kerry B Johnson Why is a teenager refusing to go to school? Years ago my first reaction when I heard parents and teachers complain was “you’re the mom, you make her go… Continue reading

Helping Your Daughter When She Is a Teen Mom

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By Kerry B Johnson What do you do when your teenage daughter comes and tells you she is pregnant? Strangling her isn’t an option. Parents’ response: The “real world” is already too hard… Continue reading

Most Popular Puppy Names of 2013

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The end of the year is a great time to sit back, reflect and be grateful for all the wonderful things that have happened in the past year. Like puppies. And their names.… Continue reading

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find Out What It Means to Kids

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By Corey Szwarcok Respect – An age-old term parents and educators beg of children with exhaustive repetition. If only children were respectful, we probably wouldn’t need rules. If children were respectful, they would… Continue reading

New Mom Under Fire for Postbaby Body Selfie

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Is the post pregnancy body the new weapon of choice among superfit women? Yes, charge critics of Norwegian soccer wife and fitness blogger Caroline Berg Eriksen, who posted a flat-stomach, bra-and-panties selfie to… Continue reading

How Important Is It That Fathers Take An Active Role In Their Daughters Lives?

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By Marcea Hibbert-Roye With the rise in single parenting, have we fully understood the impact of a missing parent, namely the father. The father’s role in the past has been the ‘bringer of… Continue reading

How To Keep Your Children Happy

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Keeping your children happy is something most parents strive towards throughout their lives. It is somewhat a mythical talent with their wants seeming rather insatiable. Parents are faced with the extremely difficult task… Continue reading

How To Get Children Involved With Household Chores

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It is really important to encourage your children to do household chores from an early on to guarantee that everyone participates in keeping the house in order. It will also make sure they… Continue reading

Teen Drama Or Not, My Daughter Needs To Learn A Lesson – Discipline Ideas For Rebellious Teens

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Disciplining a rebellious teenager is probably the most difficult part of any parent’s life. You always have to weigh the pros and cons of the punishments. For example, if I take away her… Continue reading

How To Make Children Do Their Homework

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“You can’t really make me do it!” “Why do I have to do my homework now?” “Mom, please, can I go to sleep now?” Do any of these sound familiar to you? Homework… Continue reading

Cool Ideas For A Baby Shower

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There was a time when a baby shower consisted of a few people gathered around, snacking on basic food and enjoying small talk, but times have definitely changed. The traditional baby shower has… Continue reading

How To Teach Kids To Get Along With Other Children

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Some adults seem to lack basic cooperation skills. Just a glance at the evening news highlights story after story of opponents who cannot seem to get along even when it seems obvious that… Continue reading

Top 10 Fall Family Activities

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Fall is a wonderful season, and a time of the year when many great family memories are created. The bright orange colors of the falling leaves and the crisp air are only parts… Continue reading