If you are planning on hitting the beach, pool, or nearby lake to celebrate the 4th this year, make sure you keep your little ones safe while enjoying the water with family and friends! The Infant Swimming Resourceprovided the following tips to help families protect their young children in and around the water this 4th of July weekend.
Vacations are important for every member of the family. Going away for a few days or weeks can rejuvenate parents and kids, and strengthen the bonds between them. Unfortunately, vacations can also be very stressful to plan. But if you plan it right, you’ll be (almost) stress-free before and during your vacation! Here are some tips to getting your family vacation organized today:
Vacation. Its a great time for families to experience new things and have fun adventures, but it can also wreak havoc on a childs sleep routine. Sleeping in a new place is never easy and you can expect that there will be interruptions to the sleeping patterns that your children have become so accustomed to. Knowing this going in – in addition to the tips below – will make for a smoother transition and a better vacation time for all!
The holiday season is upon us and besides all of the food temptations that we are presented with, there is also the issue of all the time spent sitting. My advice? Make the most out of every moment while traveling.It will help youburn the calories you need to say “yes” to that extra piece of pie and have the energy you need to keep up with your little ones after all they’ve had their fill of dessert!
Spring is here…and parents beware. There’s trouble lurking when kids get too old for the Easter Bunny. When you have older teenagers, warmer weather means the annual spring music festivals are coming. And there’s not much that’s innocent about these merry music events. Music festivals have not changed much since Woodstock, the famous “3 Days […]
The following is a guest post from Leslie Newton from timi & leslie Ive been designing diaper bags for 12 years, even before I had a child. When I finally had my own baby girl three years ago and I had to use one of my diaper bags for the first time.I panicked! Suddenly I couldnt remember what all those pockets I designed were for!
Goodbye to those spontaneous weekend trips with the girls and hello to bottles, diapers and taking care of the kids. Being a mom is a gift and spending time with your kids is definitely priority number 1. But this new life doesn’t mean the vacations all must end. With Mother’s Day coming up in May, […]
Warm weather and Easter are on the horizon. This means parents are starting to think about ideas for a fun spring break trip with the kids. The beach? Disney? The local ski slope? But are any of you thinking instead: it would be nice to go on vacation…alone? One mom, Lauren Apfel, recently wrote about […]
Last winter, I tried five times, unsuccessfully, to take a business trip from New York to Phoenix. On all five attempts, my flight was delayed and then cancelled for weather-related reasons. In my view, this really meant five wasted trips to the airport and dozens of hours I will never get back. For us working […]