Sleep Training: The Myths and Facts


Sleep training is a hotly debated topic. Advocates and opponents have set up camps on two opposing sides of the sleep training divide with seemingly no middle ground. Proponents of sleep training argue that it does not harm the child and has benefits for the child and family. Opponents say that “cry-it-out” techniques are cruel […]

8 Ways to Teach Your Kids Mindful Eating


Introducing whole foods to your children is an exciting time, and one that can likely start you down a road of wondering whether or not you are providing them with the right foods, at the right time. While parents share many similar questions and concerns surrounding food for their kids (especially if they’re picky eaters), […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Popcorn Surprise


Who doesn’t love popcorn? Okay,who doesn’t love popcorn with melted marshmallow on top? Okay NOW…who doesn’t love popcorn, melted marshmallow and your favorite candy on top? No one!This recipe is fun to make with the kiddos too! They can help spread the popcorn out and sprinkle the candies on the top…fun! After it cools, you can cut it into squares and bring it to class parties, Superbowl parties …

7 Things My Five-Year Old Taught Me


1. Enjoy the moment. Kids live fully in the present. No rush, no future worrying, no past regrets. The bug they started to observe on the way to the grocery store is the most important thing at this moment and the most valuable experience. 2. Patience. I must admit, it was never my strongest quality, […]

6 Ways to Save Money on Activities for Your Kids


Raising kids takes a lot of time, patience, love, and- of course- money. It’s difficult enough to keep your child entertained but especially frustrating when you’re trying your best to stick to a family budget. Whether you’re looking to cut costs on activities your children are already in, or looking for affordable plans for the […]

Motherhood – Too Much Over Sharing?


When watching movies, television shows or reading novels, I always wondered how authors could gloss over the every day trials and tribulations of being a human being. Why didn’t the main character ever get plagued with a migraine? How come protagonists never complained of stomach cramps? Why couldn’t a romantic lead ever interrupt a pivotal […]