My daughter is about to graduate from sixth grade. She’s transitioning from elementary school to middle school. Personally, I don’t think this requires a whole lot of fanfare. Maybe there could be a class party, maybe the sixth graders might get a little extra space in the yearbook. Perhaps there could be some sort of assembly. On my last day of … [Read more...] about Wait, Is This Seriously All For 6th Grade Graduation?
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Cooking with your kids can be a fun educational activity, but it requires constant vigilance. Younger children don't yet know the dangers of the kitchen, while older kids can forget. The hazards lurking in your kitchen might surprise you---not just the risk of fire and poisoning and sharp objects, but some unexpected hazards, too. Safety consists of making sure your kitchen is … [Read more...] about Safety Tips for Children in the Kitchen
Preparing for a baby is one of the most exciting times in a woman's life, but it can also be daunting. Everyone from the baby store employee to your own mother has an opinion on what you should eat, wear, and buy. Our rule of thumb is to keep things simple, follow your instincts, and most importantly, do what's best for you and your baby. We've put together a list to help guide … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Create a Healthy Nursery
As mothers, it is imbedded in our very nature to take care of others. What mothers should know is that society has taken advantage of this fact for centuries. And while they continue to take, mothers continue to give. How does society take without giving to mothers? I think the National Association of Mothers’ Centers Advocacy Coordinator Valerie Young says it … [Read more...] about What About a Mothers’ Bill of Rights?
Fire safety is one of the most important things kids need to learn. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, kids are responsible for setting more than 35,000 fires each year, and about 8,000 of those fires occur inside the home. Between 15 percent and 20 percent of all fire casualties are kids. By teaching fire safety, you can help prevent your kids and your home from … [Read more...] about How to Teach Fire Safety to Kids