The Little Boy On First Base


To all the coaches, parents, and fans of little league, The season is upon us. Fields all over are filled with parents, fans, coaches, players, and umpires. It’s an exciting time of year for boys and girls, the cold is finally turning warmer, the days are slowly becoming longer, school is almost out for summer, […]

Different Kinds of Textures for Children


Teaching Your Children About Texture For better or for worse, kids love to touch everything. You can take advantage of this natural curiosity and teach your child about all of the wonderful textures that surround us. Experimenting with texture through thoughtful play provides a solid educational foundation in many areas. It teaches children about science […]

How To Survive (And Defuse) Your Toddler’s Worst Tantrums


Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories. John WilmontThe toddler tornado has hit my home. There are two whirlwinds now. One two and one four. They compete over toys, food, affection and when it suits them, combine their energies into one giant parent-trap storm.When my two-year old was younger, my husband and I praised our daughters strong nature and joked …

Causes of Lethargy in Toddlers


Common Causes of Lethargy in Toddlers Parents just know when something is off with their child. That doesn’t always mean they know the source of the problem. If your child is exhibiting signs of lethargy, it is important to immediately consider possible causes. Lethargy in toddlers can be a symptom of a serious medical condition, […]

6 Secrets to Raising a Happy Child


For the world, the unattainable question is: “What is the secret of the universe?” For the parent, it’s: How can I raise happy children?” In reality, there is no single answer or way to make your kids happy. Every child has a different personality and different needs you’ll need to address.  Happy children grow into […]

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, […]

Rosacea in Kids


Rosacea is a skin disorder that is rarely seen in kids, according to The majority of people affected by this chronic condition are adults ages 30 to 50. Women are more likely than men to develop it, and fair-skinned, blue-eyed women most of all. Still, children can develop rosacea, although the symptoms are often mistaken for other, more common skin disorders.