The total solar eclipse that is happening on August 21st is literally a once in a life time opportunity. For 1-2 minutes you get the chance to witness something unforgettable. But, as you know by now, it is extremely dangerous to look directly at the sun with your naked eye or even through a telescope,…
The following is a guest post by Karma Bryan-Ingle For most parents, back to school time comes with a bit of anxiety. All of the typical questions arise Will my child have a teacher who is a good fit? Will he have friends in his class? Will he make new friends?
This summer, the head coordinator of the PTA of a local private school in Los Angeles hired me to give a presentation to the parents on getting students organized. I decided to call the workshop “Back to School Success.” The parents submitted several questions that were on their minds. Here are some of the most common questions and my answers: 1. What kind of system can you suggest to keep all the kids’ paperwork in one place?
Summer is drawing to a close, and we are getting our kids ready for back to school. So we asked our mom friends if they had any questions or concerns about their childrens safety. Here are a few of the top concerns: Question #1: Walking to School My child will be walking to school this year. He is in 5th grade and I want to give him safety skills without scaring him. What should I tell him?
When we had our first child, we also were the proud parents of two cats. And neither of those fuzzy boys cared one bit when the baby came home for the first time. Actually, I believe one of them probably hid. But he took refuge under ottomans often, so it really wasn’t a big change.…
Looking for a fun way to entertain your kids during those long summer days? We’ve got the perfect mother-daughter craft idea! These bracelets are absolutely adorable and so simple to make – all for less than $5!!! Here’s what you need:
The following is a guest post by Rick Console. You may think that your home is the safest place for your child, but it’s not. There is danger lurking around every corner (in fact, the corners themselves can be dangerous), but this does not have to mean your child will be injured. There are simple safety techniques you can employ in your home to keep your child safe from dangers you didnt even know existed.
When I was in college, I spent two long, hot summers wrangling teenagers at a 350-acre organic farm in Pennsylvania. The camp focused not on swim tests or tie-dye, but instead the goal was developing kids’ leadership and communication skills. Like most sleepaway camps, this camp drew children largely from cities, kids whose families could afford…
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.
Few things spark that sense of awe like a well-done fireworks show. But capturing those special moments on film – especially at night – can be tricky. Luckily, we have a few “Do’s and Don’ts” from the photo enthusiasts at Pholium, the digital photo book design and giving app for the iPad. Here are some tips to help you get the perfect shots this Independence Day.