Feb 18

Kids have been turning cardboard boxes into playhouses for years, but they’ve come a long way since the days of your childhood! Check out these great ideas for do-it-yourself cardboard playhouses.


Feb 18

A trip to the grocery store can seem like a chore for many parents, but did you know it could actually turn into a educational field trip for kids?  Check out these great ideas from PBS on how to explore science at the market.


Feb 18

Many kids mourned when the book series A Series of Unfortunate Events ended a years ago, but its author, Lemony Snicket, is back! His first book in a new series, All the Wrong Questions, will be released later this year.


Feb 17

Baby’s can be expensive; that’s nothing new. But could you be cutting corners on items like clothing, diapers, and baby food?  Some parents say you can. Check out these 10 tips for saving money on baby items.


Feb 17

Winter can dry everyone’s skin out, even the most youthful amongst us. Fortunately, there are some great products out there that will help bring much-needed relief to your baby. Check out Momformation’s article on Help for Baby’s Dry Winter Skin.


Feb 17

It’s one of your worst nightmares as a parent: your child falls and suddenly can’t move her arm or leg, you hear a snapping sound, or it starts to swell. It can be a scary moment, but you shouldn’t panic. Here is a guide to what do when your child breaks a bone.


Feb 17

Looking for a yummy new dinner idea that the whole family will enjoy? These quedsadills are especially popular with kids.  Check out the recipe for Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas modeled after the ones from the popular restaurant chain, Chili’s.


Feb 17

Does your child love Clifford the Big Red Dog? Who doesn’t?  From invitation ideas to party favors and recipes, check out these great ideas for a Clifford themed birthday party from PBS kids.


Feb 16

Is your toddler or preschooler ready for a riding toy? They can be loads of fun, but they can also cost you tons of money. Check out this guide to riding toys from Mom Finds.  There are toys for every price range.


Feb 16

Yogurt is a popular family snack, but it can be quite unhealthy if you’re not careful. Fortunately, some brands of yogurts aren’t loaded with sugar and calories and make great treats for kids and grown-ups alike. CBS reports on which yogurts are healthiest.


Feb 16

Studies have suggested over the years that kids with hobbies live more fulfilled lives. So, what sort of hobbies should you start with your kids?  From music to sports here are a few ideas: 4 Hobbies to Start with Your Kids.


Feb 16

If you’re looking for a new family car, you might want to check this out. Parenting Magazine has named the Honda Odyssey the “Smartest Family Car of 2012.”  Find out why and if it’s the right car for you.


Feb 15

If you think cereal makes for a healthy breakfast, you should probably check out this report from Environmental Working Group.  It turns out some sugars, such as Honey Smacks, Wheaties Fuel, and others have the same amount of sugar as a Twinkie. And several dozen others have the same amount of sugar or more than three chocolate chip cookies. Check out Many Kids’ Cereals Loaded with Sugar to learn more.


Feb 15

Do you have a few more than the average 2.5 kids? Do you find traveling to be a hassle? If so, you might want to check out these great travel destinations for larger families. From the beach to the mountains, these destinations are fun and best of all, inexpensive.


Feb 15

Love is in the air this week, but kids aren’t associating Valentine’s Day with romance. Love to kids is how they feel about their friends and family. If you’re planning a movie night this weekend, check out these great family movies around friendship.


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