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 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.


Feb 14

There are many important decisions to make when you have a baby. Will you work or stay home? Will you send them to public or private school or will you homeschool? But one many people don’t want to think about is one that is so important: what happens to your kids if something happens to you? Check out Who’s the Right Legal Guardian for Your Kids to learn more about this big decision.


Feb 11

Do your kids enjoy watching TV? If they do, you might want to check this out: the 10 worst TV role models for kids.  From the cast of Jersey Shore to Two and a Half Men, you might not be too surprised who makes the list, but you’ll want to be sure your kids aren’t watching these shows.


Feb 10

If your kids can’t have sugar or you’d just prefer for them not to, there are ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day without stuffing yourself with sweets. Check out these “Sweet but not Sugary” Valentine’s Day gifts for kids from Cool Mom Picks.

 


Feb 6

In order for one to be successful, one must have excellent self-esteem. As parents, we want to help encourage our kids self-esteem so they will be successful. But how can we do it? Check out 3 ways to Help Your Kids Build Self-Esteem.


Feb 4

The Super Bowl is tomorrow and kids and babies across the country are gearing up for the big event! Huffington Post Parents asked parents to send in pictures of their kids rooting for their favorite teams and the result is a bunch of the cutest little Super Bowl fans you’ll ever see.


Feb 4

Do you homeschool your kids or are you thinking about homeschooling? If so, you might want to check out one mom’s thoughts on the subject: Homeschooling has its Good and Bad Days. She talks about the ups and downs of teaching your own children from home.


Jan 28

Healthy food can be super expensive, but it doesn’t have to be or so says a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health. From serving water instead of juice and whole grains instead of refined, see how your kids’ snacks can be healthy and inexpensive.


Jan 25

If your son or daughter shouts “MINE!” one more time, you’re probably going to scream, right?  Or if your teenager says “it’s not fair” one more time, you may very well lock yourself in the bedroom. Can you relate? Check out these other annoying things kids say.


Jan 24

We’ve all been there. You’re shopping or enjoying a meal in a restaurant and the kid next to you is loud, so loud that no one can enjoy themselves.  So, what do you do? Do you ignore it, send the parents a few nasty glares and hope they’ll get the message, or do you say something to the child? Modern Mom asks When is it OK to Discipline Other People’s Kids?


Jan 21

There are moms and dads on Facebook who overshare their kids.  We’ve all seen them. They post every little detail and every picture they’ve ever taken of their child. But are you one? Check out these signs of parents who overshare their kids on Facebook and find out.


Jan 11

Let’s face it: toddlers are funny, especially once they start talking. If you need a good laugh and a good way to entertain your little one, try these: 5 things to ask your toddler (when you need a good laugh) from The Stir.


Jan 11

Is your child an extrovert or introvert? In other words, are they shy or outgoing (or somewhere in between)?  Almost all kids fall somewhere on the spectrum, and it’s best for you to know where so you can properly parent them. Need some help? Check out Parenting Your Little Introvert or Extrovert from Real Simple.


Jan 8

If you love to take your kids to the movies and you’re wondering what’s coming out this year, check out this great guide to 2012 kids’s movies.  From The Lorax to The Secret World of Arrietty, there’s something for everyone this year.


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