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Puberty Signs In Pre-Teen Girls

Puberty Signs In Pre-Teen Girls

Puberty signs in pre-teen girls usually start sometime during their tween years. As parents, you can ease your tween’s physical and emotional transitions by knowing what to look for. Even though some of the indicators of puberty may take a long time to manifest, others may appear to have occurred in an instant. A plethora […]

Puberty How To Prepare Girls

Puberty How To Prepare Girls

For many young people, the onset of puberty can be a stressful and perplexing period of time. The list is endless from embarrassing mishaps to hormonal changes, excessive hair growth, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). The awkwardness of puberty is exacerbated for some people, though. That’s why its important that before puberty comes, parents learn how […]

Girls’ Puberty Symptoms FAQs

During puberty, your teen’s body can reproduce for the first time in its history. There are some general trends in children’s growth, regardless of gender. For girls, puberty symptoms can occur at different times and in different ways. So, parents and daughters may be perplexed by some of the more prevalent difficulties. The following are […]

When Does A Person Reach Puberty?

When Does A Person Reach Puberty

This is called puberty when a child’s body changes from a child’s to an adult’s and prepares to bear children. Many questions arise concerning a child’s physical and emotional well-being as they approach puberty. When does a person reach puberty? To assist you in understanding puberty and the various stages of adolescence, learn more in […]

Keep Your Pool Safe!

how to keep the pool safe

Your child can enjoy the water, but install a fence and keep rescue equipment ready nearby. Here is how you can keep your pool safe! Fences are serious business Swimming in a pool is a considerably more unappealing sight than a four-sided fence that divides it from the home and backyard. Although most experts recommend […]

7 Tips for Preparing Children for Online and Blended Learning

7 Tips for Preparing Children for Online and Blended Learning

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, parents, instructors, and students had to figure out how to use remote learning. For the future school years, here are 7 tips for parents in preparing their children for online and blended learning. National school districts are rushing to finalize their plans for the 2020-2021 school year as the summer […]

The Effects of Online Education on Young Learners

The Effects of Online Education on Young Learners

Most students will return to regular, in-person classes in the fall of 2021 after missing nearly a full school year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, many parents are curious about the effects of online education and/or hybrid education on their young learners. Across the country (and the world), most students spend at least some […]

5 Ways to Comfort a Grieving Child

Ways to Comfort a Grieving Child

The way a child deals with grief is as individual as the child themselves, regardless of the severity of the loss. And the way kids deal with loss can affect their relationships and their daily lives. That’s why parents and loved ones need to know the ways we’ll talk about in this article on how […]

Are Toddlers Allowed at Funerals, or is it a Bad Idea?

Should toddlers be allowed to attend funerals? This is a typical but crucial question for parents, and the answer depends less on your child’s age than on their maturity and how you communicate with them. If you lose someone close to your toddler, you may want to consider accompanying your child to the funeral. When […]

Pfizer Postpones FDA Covid-19 Vaccine Request For Kids Under 5

Pfizer Postpones FDA Covid-19 Vaccine Request

Pfizer postponed filing for FDA approval of its COVID-19 vaccine request for children younger than 5 years old. The business postponed it so that it could collect more clinical trial data for a three-dose regimen rather than the two-dose schedule it had requested. Pfizer believes a third dose will generate a more robust immune response […]

What You Should Know About The Pfizer Vaccine

What You Should Know About The Pfizer Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, designed to protect those 16 and older, was granted official FDA approval in August 2021. It was the first vaccine against COVID-19 to receive FDA approval. Find out what you should know about the Pfizer vaccine in this article. The FDA has issued a EUA, allowing the Pfizer vaccine to […]

How To Help Your Children Deal With School-Related Stress

How To Help Your Children Deal With School-Related Stress

It’s normal to experience low moods from time to time. Anger, hurt, worry, and guilt are all normal human emotions. Without those moments, life would be impossible. Your child will inevitably experience those moments as well, especially during school. In this article, find out how you can help your children deal with the school-related stress. […]

When Children and Teenagers Become Ill Due To Stress

When Children and Teenagers Become Ill Due to Stress

Anxiety can cause children and teenagers to feel dizzy and “wobbly,” much like adults. However, they may be unable to express this in words, and parents may be unable to determine if it is a stress reaction, stomach ache, or other ailments. In this article, we’ll talk about how you can help when your children […]

The Fun Mom’s Discipline Handbook

The Fun Mom's Discipline Handbook

No time-outs, no yelling, just some silly games to get your kids to do the right thing; learn all that with the fun mom’s discipline handbook. Ignoring What I’m Hearing “Stop! Stop! Stop!” is the scariest thing you’ll ever hear from your child. Then there is the instance when you see your little child taking […]

How To Discipline Children With ADHD?

Discipline may need to be approached differently when dealing with a child with ADHD. You can help your child better control their behavior by making a few easy adjustments to your parenting style. You can use the methods in this article on how you can discipline your children with ADHD. Sitting quietly, completing work, regulating […]

The Role of Peer Pressure in Bullying

The Role of Peer Pressure in Bullying

Every day, teenagers are shaped by their peers’ behavior. To put it another way, your adolescent is being shaped by the influences of their friends at all times. Even if they don’t realize it, spending time together teaches them valuable lessons they might not have learned otherwise. There are occasions when peer pressure can be […]

Peer Pressure in Kids

Peer Pressure in Kids

Typically, when we think of peer pressure in kids, we envision adolescent friends encouraging one another to try out new substances. It comes as a shock to many parents to learn that children as young as three or four years old are already concerned with the opinions of their peers. Even a toddler as young […]

Teens May Respond to Peer Counseling in Ways Adults Don’t

Teens May Respond to Peer Counseling in Ways Adults Don't

In this article, find out what peer counseling is and the different ways teens respond to peer counseling in ways adults don’t. Meeting the emotional needs of teenagers can be difficult for parents. Teens worry that their parents don’t recognize the difficulties they’re facing. Or, if they are guilty of wrongdoing, they can be afraid […]

Screen Time Restrictions For Teenagers

Screen Time Restrictions for Teenagers

You must’ve noticed that your kids are spending a lot of time in front of a screen. The problem is that too much screen time can interfere with physical activity, homework, socializing, and family time. Weight gain and sleep issues can also be a result of poor diet and exercise habits. In this article, we’ll […]

Guidelines for Babies and Toddlers’ Screen Time

guidelines for babies' and toddlers' screen time

In the first two years of a baby’s life, the vast majority of the brain’s growth occurs. As a result, newborns and toddlers should be encouraged to explore their surroundings and take in a wide range of sensory experiences. Children learn more about the world around them when they interact and play with others. To […]

Setting Screen Time Limits For Toddlers

Setting Screen Time Limits For Toddlers

Texting, social media browsing, route planning, news reading, online chatting, shopping, relaxing with a video, and so much more are all screen time people spend daily. The average American adult spends over 11 hours a day interacting with electronic media. This has hurt kids. That’s why parents must know what they can do in setting […]

Big Kids‘ Screen Time Restrictions

Screen Time Restrictions For Big Kids

When they start school, most kids are spending a lot of time in front of screens like TVs, computer monitors, and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. So it’s important to make screen time restrictions for these big kids. Today, students require screens to complete schoolwork, receive assignments, do homework, or conduct research for […]

Preschooler’s Screen Time Restrictions

preschooler screen time restriction

By interacting with the environment around them, preschoolers learn. Running, climbing, and swinging on the playground are all necessary activities for them to stay healthy and stimulate their ideas. In this article, we’ll talk all about preschoolers’ screen time restrictions. It is possible to use screen time to reinforce learning and encourage creative play if […]

Healthy Snacks For Allergies, According To A Dietitian

Are you looking for healthy snacks for allergies that are also tasty to pack for school? As a child with food allergies parent, packing lunches and snacks can be stressful. In addition to ensuring that your child eats a healthy diet, you must also be on the lookout for food allergens that could have life-threatening […]

Encourage Your Child to Eat Healthy Foods

Encourage You Child to Eat Healthy

In this article, we’ll talk about ways you can encourage your child to eat more healthy foods. It’s more important to discuss food in terms of how it benefits our bodies than to categorize it as “good” or “bad.” Though it is important to ensure that children have access to a wide variety of nutritious […]

The Consequences Bully Victims Go Through

The Consequences Bully Victims Go Through

Children who bully others come in various shapes and sizes, but those who have been bullied are possibly the most confounding. They are not only bullied themselves, but they also bully others, which is a double whammy for them. Learn how the consequences bully victims go through impact their health, and self-esteem. For the most part, […]

Why Bullying Victims Suffer In Silence

Why Bullying Victims Suffer In Silence

Bullied children often endure substantial personal issues, such as feelings of isolation and humiliation, as a result of their treatment by the bully. In addition, many people suffer from stress, worry, and low self-esteem. As a result, many people who have been bullied choose not to tell anybody about their experiences. Here are reasons why bullying […]

How Bullying and Anxiety Disorders Are Interconnected

How Bullying and Anxiety Disorders Are Interconnected

Bullying isn’t an easy thing to experience. Because of this, it can be a frightening ordeal for those who are targeted. As a result of the agony and stress, they are forced to endure, victims may feel depressed, alone, exposed, and paranoid. Bullying has long-lasting effects, even after the bully has moved on to a […]

How Bullying Can Cause PTSD In Children

How Bullying Can Cause PTSD In Children

People with PTSD were once assumed to be solely those who had served in the military. According to a study, even bullying and relationship abuse can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. Here’s how bullying can cause PTSD in children. Bullying has a long-term effect on those who are bullied. They are frequently plagued by feelings of […]

How Bystanders Are Affected By Bullying

How Bystanders Are Affected By Bullying

Children who witness bullying may suffer the same consequences as those who are forced. Learn more about how bystanders are affected by bullying! Seeing someone else being bullied has a powerful effect. When someone is hurt or offended, most people become upset. As a spectator, you can experience many emotions and stressors when you observe bullying. […]

Do Bullying And Suicide Go Hand In Hand?

Do Bullying And Suicide Go Hand In Hand

There are too many stories of bullied teenagers taking their own lives to ignore. Which brings us to the question if bullying and the increasing suicide rate go hand in hand. When people are subjected to bullying, they are more likely to experience depression and hopelessness, which in turn can lead to suicidal ideation and […]

Understanding the Victims of Bullying

Understanding The Victims Of Bullying

When it comes to bullying, parents are often concerned about whether or not their children may become victims of it. Many people are surprised to learn that bullying occurs far more frequently than they previously thought. Bullying affects an estimated one in six children, according to some studies.  Furthermore, while certain children appear to be […]

CDC Issues Alert About Virus That Can Give Children Polio-Like Symptoms

Virus that Can Give Kids Polio-Like Symptoms

The CDC has issued an alert about a virus that can give kids polio-like symptoms. The return of students to school, where face masks are discouraged, has increased the spread of infectious diseases. As well as COVID-19, other common pediatric disorders continue to be a burden on families. Increased numbers of children hospitalized with a […]

Why Giving Your Child The Polio Vaccine is Still Important

Why Polio Vaccination is Still Important Now

On July 21, 2022, the first verified case of polio in the United States in a decade was discovered in New York. According to health officials, the virus was found in Rockland County and was transmitted by someone who had gotten the oral polio vaccine. Since that incident, parents now more than ever need to […]

When is a Child Too ILL to Go to School?

When is a Child Too ILL to Go to School

There comes a time when every parent of a school-age child must decide whether or not to send their ill child to school. When working with school-age children, it might be difficult to tell whether or not you’re dealing with a sick youngster. Is he trying to get more time with his mother and the rewards […]

Prevent Your Children From Getting Sick During The School Year

Learn how to boost your youth's immune system and prevent your children from getting sick.

Learning and growing intellectually, developing socially, and becoming self-reliant are all important aspects of school. In this article, you will learn how you can boost your youth’s immune system and prevent him from getting sick. Most of their time is spent in classrooms, breeding grounds for germs and diseases that can be passed from one […]

School Discipline

School Discipline

Elementary-school students were summoned to my office for fighting, yelling at their teachers, writing cruel messages to each other and instructors, and peeing in a garbage can when I was their principal.  Kids knew I was the last in line, and they showed up at my door terrified, so I didn’t have to scare them. […]

7 Mistakes Every Parent Makes in Discipline

Mistakes Parents Makes in Discipline

Every parent makes mistakes when dealing with their children’s misbehavior from time to time. Disciplining kids is one of the essential parts of parenthood. Sp here are some of the 7 mistakes parents make in their approach to discipline. Children’s actions follow a set pattern. If a child is exhausted, hungry, or irritated, it’s the […]

Educating Your Child About Smoking

For parents, starting a discussion about the consequences of tobacco smoking with their children is never too early. Educating your child about smoking and it’s dangers may not seem necessary when they’re only 5 or 6, but the more time you have to reaffirm the harm that smoking may do, the more effective it will […]

Prenatal Cannabis Use Has Long-Lasting Effects on Children

Prenatal Cannabis Effects on Children

Since more states legalize recreational marijuana, experts are studying the effects of prenatal cannabis on children. Since 2020 alone, six states have decriminalized marijuana use. There are currently 19 states, and DC has legalized marijuana. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, aimed to investigate the long-term effects of cannabis exposure on fetuses in […]

E-Cigarette Use In Teenagers Is a Precursor To Daily Tobacco Use

E-Cigarette Use In Teenagers

A study published in Pediatrics in 2021 found that e-cigarette use among teenagers, also known as vaping, is significantly linked to sustained cigarette smoking in adulthood. For this four-year study on tobacco and health, researchers examined data from a broad pool of young people (12-24 years old) to determine risk factors for regular cigarette use. […]

Is The Covid-19 Vaccine Safe To Take While Pregnant?

Is The Covid-19 Vaccine Safe To Take While Pregnant?

Many pregnant women are wondering if the Covid-19 vaccine is safe to take while they’re pregnant. The answer is, yes! The most recent recommendations from the nation’s leading health agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), state that all pregnant women should […]

Possible Side Effects of Giving Children The Covid-19 Vaccine

Children as young as six months old can have the Pfizer-BioNtech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, while those aged 12 and up can get the Novavax shot. Vaccination has long-term advantages, but learning more about the possible side effects of the Covid-19 vaccine on children is important Fortunately, no major adverse effects have been observed in […]

Finding a Covid-19 Vaccine Provider for Your Child Aged 5 to 11

Finding a Covid-19 Vaccine Provider for Your Child

When the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccination was unanimously authorized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for children ages 5 to 11, many parents did a happy dance. Some parents may indeed have waited up to 11 months for this moment to finally come. Also, some parents are concerned about finding the right Covid-19 […]

Clinical Trials Show Pfizer Vaccine Safe & Effective for Ages 12-15

Pfizer Vaccine Safe & Effective

Results from the COVID-19 vaccine research in teenagers were released by Pfizer-BioNTech on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. A recent clinical research with 2,260 participants aged 12 to 15 showed the Pfizer vaccine is safe and effective with 100% efficacy, strong antibody responses, and generally positive participant tolerance, according to a press release from the business. […]

How Does the Doses of the Covid Vaccine Work For Kids?

How Does the Doses of the Covid Vaccine Work For Kids

Are you wondering how the doses of Covid vaccine work for your kids? Researchers employed mathematical calculations and up-to-date data on dosing adults to estimate what dose of the COVID-19 vaccination would be safe to test on children. In light of these findings, experts have settled on a safe and effective dose of COVID-19 vaccination […]

How To Communicate With Your Children About The Covid-19 Vaccine

Many parents are wondering how to communicate with their kids about the Covid-19 vaccine. In this article we will talk about just that! The FDA extended the age range for which the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine might be used under its emergency use authorization on May 10, 2021, to cover children aged 12 and up. The […]

New Studies Link ADHD Diagnosis with Teenage Pregnancy

New Studies Link ADHD Diagnosis with Teenage Pregnancy

Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to consider parenthood than their typically developing peers. In this article, learn more about how new studies and findings link ADHD diagnosis with early teenage pregnancy. As if raising a child with special needs wasn’t stressful enough, a new study shows that teens with attention […]

Neurodiverse Families Find Support on a New TV Show

Neurodiverse Families Find Support on a New TV Show

In this article, we’ll talk about how neurodiverse families can now find support on this new TV show. The first nationally recognized college or university for students with learning difficulties is located in Central Florida. More than three decades ago, folks with learning difficulties like autism, ADHD, and dyslexia were given a place to study […]

The Challenges of Raising a Teen with ADHD

The Challenges of Raising a Teen with ADHD

There are many challenges in raising a teen with ADHD. It’s all about making social skills, overcoming learning hardships, and taking responsibility for behavior. Do any of these descriptions sound familiar to you? However, even if you realize this is due to your teen’s ADHD, you may still be annoyed by their actions. It’s difficult […]

How To Raise an ADHD Child

How To Raise An ADHD Child

Attainment-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Children who have ADHD are more impulsive, inattentive, and hyperactive than they should be for these and other reasons. When a child has ADHD, he or she will have a hard time developing the self-control and self-regulation abilities he or she needs. As a result, they might be difficult for parents to […]

Can Black Mold Exposure During Pregnancy Harm the Unborn Child?

Can Black Mold Exposure During Pregnancy Harm the Baby?

The presence of black mold in our living environments is a serious concern not to be trifled with. Pregnant women may worry about its potential effects on their unborn child. Addressing the question, “Can black mold exposure during pregnancy harm the baby?” – the good news is that it is unlikely to cause harm. However, […]

Private School Village: The Community That Black Students in Exclusive White Schools Require

Private School Village

Observing the isolation faced by Black students in predominantly white, upscale institutions, one proactive mother sought a solution. She envisioned and developed the “Private School Village,” a community aimed at providing the support and sense of belonging that Black students in exclusive white schools require. Private schools’ lack of diversity is not a new phenomenon. […]

What I Did About Missing My First Child After Having My Second

What I Did About Missing My First Child After Having My Second

When I welcomed my youngest child, I had braced myself for potential sibling envy from my eldest daughter. However, to my surprise, I found myself to be the one grappling with jealousy over her newly forged bond with her father. Confronting these feelings was challenging, leading me to seek ways to cope. Thus began my […]

Parenting

Despite having a C-section scar from the past and facing my doctor’s policy, I was determined not to let these factors prevent me from a natural childbirth, marking my unique journey as a mother’s experience with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. In 2011, when my twin sons were born through emergency C-section, I did not […]

A Mother’s Experience with Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery

A Mother's Experience with Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery

Despite having a C-section scar from the past and facing my doctor’s policy, I was determined not to let these factors prevent me from a natural childbirth, marking my unique journey as a mother’s experience with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery. In 2011, when my twin sons were born through emergency C-section, I did not […]

Child Shaming Doesn’t Help Children Learn – Bean Dad Is a Stark Reminder

Child Shaming Doesn't Help Children Learn

On Twitter, a controversial story emerged when a father made his 9-year-old daughter spend six hours learning how to use a can opener before she was allowed to eat dinner. This incident sparked a broader conversation, bringing to light the fact that child shaming doesn’t help children learn. It raises the question of how we […]

Help for Parents to Never Forget a Child in a Hot Vehicle – A Controversial TikTok Trick

Help for Parents to Never Forget a Child in a Hot Vehicle

The viral spread of a simple piece of advice highlights the deep-rooted anxiety many parents share over the preventable tragedy of children succumbing to heatstroke in hot cars. This pervasive concern stems from instances where a child is unintentionally left in a vehicle. Recognizing this, various measures have been proposed as help for parents to […]

A Viral TikTok Recounts the Birth of a Baby During Flight

A Viral TikTok Recounts the Birth of a Baby During Flight

Among the passengers aboard a flight that became the setting for an unexpected event, one individual managed to document some of the most unforgettable moments. This passenger’s account, captured in a viral TikTok, recounts the birth of a baby during the flight, offering a unique perspective on this extraordinary event. Although many soon-to-be parents are […]

Stop Advising New and Expecting Parents to “Just Wait”—There Is a Better Way

Stop Advising New and Expecting Parents to "Just Wait"

Parents, especially those who are new and expecting, frequently encounter comments such as “You think this is difficult, just wait!” which can feel invalidating. In response to this common issue, it’s time to stop advising new and expecting parents to “just wait”. But how do we hold space for the challenging aspects of parenting in […]

I Had Sex with a Friend Since Fertility Treatment Was Too Expensive

Sex with a Friend Since Fertility Treatment Was Too Expensive

Navigating the complex world of fertility treatment, I was faced with the reality of paying more than $8,000 in clinic fees, sperm bank fees, and even FedEx shipping if I chose a known donor. This financial burden led us to consider a less conventional route. Consequently, we turned to sex with a friend since the […]

Foreign Objects in the Mouth, Nose, and Ears of a Child

Foreign Objects in the Mouth

When it comes to the wellbeing of our little ones, peculiar behaviors often raise alarm bells. Among these, your child may be found inserting foreign objects in the mouth, nose, and ears, displaying an odd fascination for places where toys and food don’t belong. Such actions can include anything from consuming inappropriate items to the […]

How Moving in with My In-Laws Became a Learning Experience and an Opportunity

How Moving in with My In-Laws Became a Learning Experience

Being a parent is a journey of learning and teaching, full of life-altering experiences. One such profound learning curve was understanding how moving in with my in-laws became a transformative period, a life-changing learning experience in my life. As parents, we aim to instill in our children the idea that they can always rely on […]

What’s the Difference Between #boymom and #girlmom

What's the Difference Between #boymom and #girlmom

On Reddit, a platform abundant with diverse perspectives, one user sought clarity on an intriguing social media trend. They questioned why parents are increasingly drawn to gendered hashtags, specifically, what’s the difference between #boymom and #girlmom. Other Redditors, as always, were eager to share their thoughts and experiences. If one thing is clear, it is […]

Game-Watching Trick for Fathers While Infants Nap – TikTok Demonstrates

Game-Watching Trick for Fathers While Infants Nap

Even amidst the adrenaline rush of a playoff game, it’s considered a cardinal sin to wake a sleeping infant. This dilemma often places fathers in a tough spot. However, one dad has devised a game-watching trick for fathers, a clever strategy to revel in the excitement of the game while infants nap. New parents immediately […]

Teachers Discuss How Parents Can Help Them – as the New School Year Begins

Teachers Discuss How Parents Can Help Them

As we navigate a unique back-to-school season marked by a significant teacher shortage, persistent COVID-19 outbreaks, and controversial book bans, the role of parents becomes more crucial than ever. In this challenging context, teachers discuss how parents can help them, offering valuable insights to ease the transition and foster a supportive environment for everyone involved. […]

Parents Accepting Normal Homes Is a Breath of Fresh Air

Parents Accepting Normal Homes

Against the backdrop of constant pressures to maintain an Instagram-worthy lifestyle, a fresh trend is emerging, with a growing number of ‘Parents Accepting Normal Homes’. Rather than striving for picture-perfect settings, these families are embracing the charm of lived-in spaces, allowing a certain level of mess in their homes to be proudly displayed both online […]

Is Your Child Really Sick or Is It Just Cutting Teeth?

Is Your Child Really Sick or Is It Just Cutting Teeth?

Let’s explore the teething journey again: Amid the coos and giggles, when those little furrows appear on your baby’s brow and the peaceful nights are replaced with fussiness, you may find yourself questioning, “Is my child really sick or is it just because of cutting teeth?” These charming yet challenging milestones typically kickstart around 4 […]

I Despise Disciplining My Children

I Despise Disciplining My Children

Balancing the parental scales of love and discipline, I sometimes find myself in a difficult position. The truth is, “I despise disciplining my children.” Not because I shy away from responsibility, but because the weight of making the majority of important decisions for our family and our daughters can feel overwhelming. After all, I am […]

All Students Will Benefit from AP African American Studies in US High Schools

All Students Will Benefit from AP African American Studies

“All Students Will Benefit from AP African American Studies in US High Schools,” a statement that rings truer now more than ever. This multidisciplinary class, focusing on the initial four centuries of African American history, promises a wealth of knowledge, despite the pushback from conservatives aiming to limit its impact. For the first time ever, […]

Parenting Can Be Isolating, But You Are Not Alone

Parenting Can Be Isolating

“Parenting Can Be Isolating, But You Are Not Alone” – a simple yet powerful truth I want every parent reading this to understand. Even when you’re surrounded by a crowd, feelings of invisibility may seep in, yet it’s crucial to remember you’re not alone in this journey and you indeed deserve to be seen. It’s […]

6 Challenging Grandparental Types and How to Establish Limits

Challenging Grandparental Types and How to Establish Limits

If you’re giong through challenging grandparental types and how to establish limits’ in your family, our experts and other parents who have experienced the same can provide valuable insights. Dealing with the grandparent-grandchild relationship can sometimes be tricky, but we’re here to support you through it. Once upon a time, a woman named Mary left […]

Redefining Punishment for Children through Natural Consequences

Natural Consequences for Children

Implementing natural consequences for children is an effective way of teaching them the impact of their actions. By allowing your child to learn from their mistakes in a safe environment, they’re more likely to understand how their decisions affect the world around them. Here’s a guide to help you cultivate this approach into constructive lessons […]

What’s Behind Our Obsession with Pregnancy Tests

What's Behind Our Obsession with Pregnancy Tests

Kelsey Escozaria’s story shines a light on what’s behind our obsession with Pregnancy Tests. Even six months after the birth of her son, she holds onto 30 positive pregnancy tests, which are carefully tucked away in her closet. These are just a fraction of the over 200 at-home urine tests and more than 500 ovulation […]

5 Simple Steps to Making Baby Applesauce

Simple Steps to Making Baby Applesauce

Want to ensure your little one’s first fruit experience is both nutritious and delicious? By following a few simple steps to making Baby Applesauce, you can create a homemade treat that is not only sweet and fiber-rich but also packed with vitamin C. It’s a wholesome, flavor-packed journey that starts right in your kitchen. Are […]

7 Things to Think About Before Returning to School as a Parent

Things to Think About Before Returning to School as a Parent

Juggling family life and academia might seem daunting if you’re a parent contemplating a return to school. Nonetheless, considering the things to think about before returning to school as a parent is crucial, especially when you’re in the shoes of two dads, balancing the upbringing of their two young children while pursuing bachelor’s degrees, a […]

Here’s What It Means If You Drink Milk with a High Lipase Content

What It Means If You Drink Milk with a High Lipase Content

When her baby consistently rejected feeding, one mother discovered a high lipase content in her breast milk. Here’s an expert insight into what it means to your baby to drink milk with a high lipase content and the steps that can be taken to manage it. My maternity leave expired when my baby was a […]

Why It’s Important to Honor Black Immigrants During Black History Month

Why It's Important to Honor Black Immigrants

In the spirit of Black History Month, the stories of Black immigrants often find themselves overshadowed. It’s a poignant reminder of why it’s important to honor Black Immigrants, enabling us to celebrate not just American and African history, but also the rich tapestry of our cultural traditions. I moved to New York City as a […]

Beyoncé Taught Us Not to Talk About Kids’ Hair

Beyoncé Taught Us Not to Talk About Kids' Hair

In the age of the internet, discussions surrounding the hair of Black children are widespread and often uninvited. Taking a page from Beyoncé, who notably taught us ‘Not to Talk About Kids’ Hair,’ we can learn to resist and challenge these unjustified remarks. Someone commented in one of my most recent posts, “Take care of […]

8 World-Changing Black Inventors – Every Child Should Know

World-Changing Black Inventors

In spite of facing segregation and racial prejudice, a host of ‘World-Changing Black Inventors’ have left an indelible mark on society. Their outstanding innovations, which span across a diverse range of fields from three-way traffic signals and video games, to advanced security technologies and pioneering laser cataract surgery, continue to enrich our lives today. The […]

Breastfeeding Guidelines for the First Year

Breastfeeding Guidelines for the First Year

As your little one grows throughout the first year, the act of nursing inevitably evolves. Here’s a clear guide to adjusting, forming a part of the essential ‘Breastfeeding Guidelines for the First Year’ that every parent should familiarize themselves with. Getting your baby to latch onto (and stay on!) your breast, functioning on what often […]

Infant’s Death While Using Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper – Parent Speaks Out

Infant's Death While Using Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper

Erika Richter is one of the countless parents grappling with the painful aftermath of her infant’s death while using Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. Now, she’s channeling her grief into action, using her voice to instigate change. Many years ago, Erika Richter lost her two-week-old daughter Emma when she was in a Fisher-Price Rock ‘n […]

12 Notable African-American Families That Made Their Mark on American History

Notable African-American Families

As we commemorate Black History Month, it’s crucial to recall that not all Black experiences are uniform, and many notable African-American families have made their mark, establishing distinctive legacies that continue to shape our world. It is crucial to remember that Black families’ experiences vary throughout the year, not just during Black History Month. “The […]

Fathers for Breastfeeding Support

Fathers for Breastfeeding Support

“Congratulations on welcoming a new little one into your life! As all fathers do, your role in this exciting (and exhausting) time is crucial, particularly when it comes to breastfeeding support. Both your partner and family will need you more than ever as having a baby brings about significant changes for everyone. It’s a period […]

There Should Be No Perfect Attendance Awards

There Should Be No Perfect Attendance Awards

Despite being a common practice, awarding students for perfect attendance may not be the most effective or fair measure of their intelligence or educational experience. In other words, there should be no perfect attendance awards, as it doesn’t necessarily reflect a student’s true academic progress. Prizes for perfect attendance should not exist. There. I said […]

Why Pumped Milk Does Not Need to Be Diluted After Consumption

Why Pumped Milk Does Not Need to Be Diluted After Consumption

In the realm of breastfeeding, some mothers believe in the practice of diluting their breast milk with previously pumped milk after having a drink. However, it’s essential to understand why pumped milk does not need to be diluted after consumption, debunking the concept of ‘pump and dilute’ as unnecessary. The capacity to produce liquid gold […]

Fighting the “Freshman 15”

Fighting the "Freshman 15"

College freshmen often come home with not just piles of laundry and cravings for home-cooked meals after several months at school, but they may also bring back a few extra pounds, often dubbed the “Freshman 15.” Addressing this issue early and effectively becomes essential, hence, the importance of strategies for Fighting the “Freshman 15.” This […]

5 Steps I Took to Learn to Forgive My Parents

Steps I Took to Learn to Forgive My Parents

After hundreds of hours of counseling, I embarked on a profound journey of healing and forgiveness. As a Black woman, the steps I took to learn to forgive my parents involved a range of activities and mental shifts, some of which I share here to possibly guide others through a similar process. I left home […]

COVID-19 Is More Serious When Children Get a Second Viral Infection

COVID-19 Is More Serious When Children Get a Second Infection

The recent study shedding light on the severity of COVID-19 in patients under 5 when they contract a second infection like RSV or influenza, provides a sobering perspective. This revelation, while not unexpected, explains why COVID-19 is more serious when children get a second infection and underscores the complexity of this challenging illness season. According […]

5 Lessons I’ve Learned as a 40-Year-Old Widow and Single Mother

Lessons I've Learned as a 40-Year-Old Widow

Even as time keeps moving, the path remains tough, but it’s in this journey, grappling with the raw reality of being a 40-Year-Old Widow and Single Mother, that I’ve learned deep lessons about parenting through sorrow as a Black woman. I became a widow on December 23, 2019, at the age of 40, with a […]

I’m Pregnant and I Can’t Stand My Partner’s Odor

I'm Pregnant and I Can't Stand My Partner's Odor

An unusual symptom of pregnancy – a heightened sense of smell, can sometimes become unbearably unpleasant. Here, we delve into the much-feared ‘pregnancy nose’, with individuals sharing their relatable experiences, including confessions like “I’m pregnant and I can’t stand my partner’s odor.” You may hear about many aspects of pregnancy but won’t completely comprehend them […]

How to Recognize Your Child’s Narcissistic Tendencies and What to Do About It

How to Recognize Your Child's Narcissistic Tendencies

Characterizing a person, especially a child, as narcissistic is a serious matter. With insights from experts, we delve into how to recognize your child’s narcissistic tendencies, providing parents with crucial knowledge about this complex personality trait. If you have ever had a narcissist as a friend, lover, or co-parent, you are already familiar with the […]

Comparing Working Moms to Stay-at-Home Moms – A Point-by-Point Analysis of the Viral Graph

Comparing Working Moms to Stay-at-Home Moms

In the wake of a controversial chart comparing working moms to stay-at-home moms going viral, a mother who has experienced both sides passionately contested the idea that one choice holds superiority over the other. It has been years since anyone in my proximity used the phrase “mommy wars.” Perhaps it’s because my children are now […]

8 Things to Expect in a Baby’s Sleep Schedule Between 4 and 6 Months

Things to Expect in a Baby's Sleep Schedule

After weathering the storm of countless restless nights, you’re now ready to establish a bedtime routine for your little one. In devising the perfect sleep routine for 4, 5, and 6-month-old infants, there are specific things to expect in a baby’s sleep schedule that can guide your approach. 1. How Much Sleep Will Baby Get? […]

It’s Not Nice to Have Lice

It's Not Nice to Have Lice

Suddenly, a severe itching sensation overtook my head. “It’s not nice to have lice,” I thought to myself, realizing that these pesky parasites had hitched a ride home with my son from his kindergarten class. I didn’t suspect anything was wrong with my son for a while because he wasn’t scratching. I noticed his scalp […]

“M3GAN” Challenges Parents to Evaluate Children’s Digital Exposure

Assessing Kids' Digital Exposure with M3GAN

“M3GAN” is more than just a horror film. It serves as an unexpected guide for parents assessing their kids’ digital exposure, offering insights into the challenges of managing screen time and tech toy attachment. I attended the screening of M3GAN in search of an excellent horror picture. What I received was a surprising insight into […]

HBCUs to Receive Grant Money Following Last Year’s Bomb Threats

HBCUs to Receive Grant Money

In the wake of the chilling bomb threats last year, the Biden administration is taking a hopeful stride. HBCUs are to receive grant money, promising a safer future for these endangered institutions. Dr. Dietra Trent, passionately advocating for student safety, opens up to Parents about the absolute necessity for a secure mental and physical environment […]

Babies “R” Us is Reopening! Rejoice, Infants!

Babies "R" Us is Reopening

The exciting news is out – “Babies ‘R’ Us is Reopening!” Its national expansion is set to follow the grand inauguration of a new store at American Dream, slated for the summer of 2023. In 2023, Babies “R” US will make a comeback. The brand management company that runs Babies “R” Us announced on Tuesday […]

Santigold on the Meaning of Motherhood as a Rebirth and the Value of Creativity

Santigold on the Meaning of Motherhood

“Santigold on the Meaning of Motherhood” provides a fresh perspective. As a songwriter, producer, and mother of three, she compellingly asserts that motherhood itself is a form of creativity. Santi White believes that creativity and parenting go hand in hand. “Being a mother requires creative energy,” says White, who had to learn how to balance […]

When “Happiness” Disguises a Parent’s Hurt

When "Happiness" Disguises a Parent's Hurt

A mom’s experience with smiling depression reveals a tale of millions who suffer silently, presenting a facade of cheerfulness. Her story provides an insightful perspective on “When Happiness Disguises a Parent’s Hurt,” a situation many parents may find themselves in. I wish I could say that this is a good day, a fine day, or […]

Kindergarteners Need 10 Hours of Regular Sleep, Says American Academy of Pediatrics

Kindergarteners Need 10 Hours of Regular Sleep

In the realm of parenting, understanding sleep is about more than just maintaining your child’s physical health. It’s important to note that Kindergarteners need 10 hours of regular sleep, a crucial fact that every parent should be aware of. According to the findings of a recent study, young toddlers require a significant amount of sleep—specifically, […]

YouTube’s Ryan’s World Parent Says “Boundaries and Realistic Expectations” Are Crucial to Success

YouTube's Ryan's World

Loann Kaji, parent of Ryan Kaji, the star of YouTube’s Ryan’s World, shares her insights on the unique challenges of raising a famous child YouTuber; emphasizing the importance of “boundaries and realistic expectations”, she offers valuable advice to parents whose children have similar aspirations for the spotlight. As the star of channels Ryan’s World and […]

Film ‘Fair Play’ Highlights Unappreciated Care Work in Families and Communities

Film 'Fair Play' Highlights Unappreciated Care Work

Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s video, depicting a family’s argument over dirty dishes, goes beyond the mundane chore, instead highlighting the often unappreciated care work in families; in fact, it forms the core narrative of her film ‘Fair Play’, which highlights issues of domestic duties. When Jenifer Siebel Newsom set out to create The Great American Lie, […]

My Daughter’s Life Is in Danger at School and I Can Do Nothing to Stop It

My Daughter's Life Is in Danger at School

In a situation that leaves a parent feeling helpless and fraught with worry, the school administration, Department of Education, and even the police are aware, yet a troubled young man continues to sit in the same classroom as my daughter. “My Daughter’s Life Is in Danger at School,” is a stark reality we’ve been grappling […]

What It’s Like for Us to Co-Parent While Living with My Ex

What It's Like to Co-Parent While Living with My Ex

Just three months ago, coming out as a lesbian marked the end of my marriage. Encouraging my ex-husband to date again seemed like the right thing to do, yet by the next morning, I found myself grappling with unexpected feelings of envy. This is my journey navigating the intricate dynamics of what it’s like to […]

Ms. Marvel a Celebration for Brown Families – Co-Creator Sana Amanat Says.

Ms. Marvel a Celebration for Brown Families

The executive producer of the Disney+ series Ms. Marvel highlights the significance of representation, making it a celebration for brown families, and shares the amount of love she poured into Kamala Khan’s amazing journey. In the first episode of Ms. Marvel on Disney+, the title character utters a resigned line and almost throwaway but is […]

This Mother Captured the Absurdity of Parenting Double Standards in a Single Blog Post

Mother Captured the Absurdity of Parenting Double Standards

Here’s an account of a mother that captured the absurdity of parenting double standards demonstrating that moms are criticized, and men are praised for doing the same thing. Constance Hall, an Australian blogger, is essentially my new favorite person because she posted a funny anecdote about diaper changes that made me laugh out loud and […]

Everything You Need to Know About Prosopagnosia, the Disorder That Causes Face Blindness

Everything You Need to Know About Prosopagnosia

Recently, Brad Pitt revealed that he has facial blindness, also known as prosopagnosia. Although uncommon, it can cause problems for youngsters, making it crucial for parents to be informed. Here’s everything you need to know about prosopagnosia and how it may affect children. A familiar face can be reassuring on the first day of school […]

I’m a Black Mother Diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease

Black Mother Diagnosed with Crohn's Disease

As a Black mother diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, I’ve come to understand that irritable bowel disease affects an estimated 3 million Americans, with approximately 780,000 having Crohn’s disease. It is uncertain and certainly underreported how many of them resemble me, highlighting the need for more awareness and understanding. I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition […]

Father’s Response to Daycare’s Opinion That His Infant Should Dress More Feminine Is Hilarious Genius

Father's Response That His Infant Should Dress More Feminine

Parents, take note: this father’s response to criticism that his infant should dress more feminine serves as an excellent lesson on how to deal with people who are always finding fault with everything. Backseat parenting from total strangers is one of the most annoying things that can happen. It’s something that happens to all of […]

Mom’s Open Letter to the Target Customer Who Insulted Her You’ve Obviously Never Raised a Toddler

Mom's Open Letter to the Target Customer Who Insulted Her

In a candid Reddit post, a mom’s open letter to the Target customer who insulted her, describing how she was protecting her 2-year-old daughter in the store’s parking lot when the stranger approached her and accused her of smacking her child. Every new mom knows that running errands with a newborn is challenging. Are you […]

The Inside Scoop on Milk Pumping Schedules, Milk Supply, and Success Strategies

The Inside Scoop on Milk Pumping Schedules

The inside scoop on milk pumping schedules is shared by actual parents who turn to the breast pump as an alternative when nursing is unsuccessful. They discuss the advantages, disadvantages, and logistics of exclusive breastfeeding, providing insights into this alternative feeding method. It’s a question posed to all new parents: breast or bottle? For a […]

What I Wish I Knew When My Epidural Didn’t Work

What I Wish I Knew When My Epidural Didn't Work

In my labor plan, I included the use of an epidural, but what I wish I knew when my epidural didn’t work was that epidurals do not always guarantee the desired relief. No one informed me about this possibility, leaving me unprepared for the experience. I believed childbirth would be uncomplicated. (Are you laughing yet? […]

Pandemic Parenting Taught Me I Can Be a Good Mom Without Extra Effort

Pandemic Parenting

During the first year of my child’s life, pandemic parenting taught me I can be a good mom without extra effort, even though the experience was unlike anything I could have anticipated. The lessons learned in that time were invaluable. As if it were yesterday, I recall the birth of my second child, just before […]

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’s Latest Antiracist Episode Encourages Kids to Accept Differences

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood's Latest Antiracist Episode

In Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’s latest antiracist episode, Christopher Loggins, the show’s supervising producer, has said that the new episode, which will air on PBS Kids on January 10th, demonstrates that “when we can talk about problems, they are easier to comprehend and control.” One of the greatest obstacles for parents of African descent is instilling […]

When Parenting Became “Worth It” – Moments Shared by Redditors

When Parenting Became "Worth It"

In a recent discussion on Reddit, people shared their “When Parenting Became ‘Worth It’” moments, revealing that despite the thankless nature of the task, the level of responsibility, stress, and sleep deprivation exceeded their wildest imagination. Nonetheless, overcoming these obstacles can lead to one of the most life-altering and fulfilling experiences possible. But when precisely […]

Student-Led Conferences Empower Black Children to Take Charge of Their Own Education

Student-Led Conferences Empower Black Children

Student-led conferences empower Black children by encouraging their active participation throughout the process and beyond, fostering a sense of ownership and confidence in their educational journey. My grandparents instilled in me three key attitudes on education: it’s vital, something to be proud of, and something no one can ever take away from you. I employ […]

3-Year-Old Traumatizing a Stranger at the Grocery Shop – Parent Tells Funny Story.

3-Year-Old Traumatizing a Stranger at the Grocery Shop

The mother shared on Reddit how her 3-year-old daughter’s crazy toddler behavior ended up traumatizing a stranger at the grocery shop, leaving the person shocked by the incident. Every parent knows that taking young children to the grocery store is an arduous, multitasking-intensive activity. They are occasionally on their best behavior. At times, as one […]

The Brooklyn Public Library’s Books Unbanned Initiative Offers Complimentary eCards to American Teens

The Brooklyn Public Library's Books Unbanned Initiative

In response to the growing attack on children’s right to read, librarians are taking a stand, and The Brooklyn Public Library’s Books Unbanned Initiative is leading the charge by offering complimentary eCards to American teens. Since the program’s inception, over 5,100 free electronic library cards have been provided, ensuring access to a wealth of knowledge […]

Halle Bailey’s Portrayal of The Little Mermaid Inspires Black Girls and Provokes Bigots

Halle Bailey's Portrayal of The Little Mermaid Inspires Black Girls

Halle Bailey’s portrayal of the mermaid Ariel in Disney’s live-action version of The Little Mermaid has received mixed reactions from fans, but undeniably, her performance inspires Black girls and adds a refreshing twist to the iconic character. On September 9–11, 2022, Disney debuted Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming live-action Little Mermaid during the […]

How I Started Recovering from Enmeshment by Starting My Own Family

How I Started Recovering from Enmeshment

Embarking on my journey of how I started recovering from enmeshment, I realized that it is more likely to occur in Black families due to the greater freedom to switch positions within households. Changing the dynamic can be difficult, but it’s certainly not impossible. Until I let out a deep sigh, I didn’t realize I’d […]

Trans and Nonbinary Individuals May Also Get Pregnant

Trans and Nonbinary Individuals May Also Get Pregnant

Trans and Nonbinary individuals may also get pregnant, and just like cisgender people, they deserve affirming and welcoming treatment when it comes to reproductive rights and gynecological health. Changing the discussion around transgender pregnancy is a vital first step. I do not identify with a specific gender. I was born a female, yet I don’t […]

Pixar’s First Same-Sex Kiss, “Lightyear,” Including a Black Mother

Pixar's First Same-Sex Kiss

In Disney Pixar’s film Lightyear, the first same-sex kiss featuring Black space ranger Alisha Hawthorne and her wife shouldn’t be a huge deal, but it holds great significance for both Disney Pixar and Black families and fans who have been longing for representation. In recent months, it appears like Disney has taken several significant measures […]

Children Before Puberty: Their Hormone Levels Surge for the First Time

Children Before Puberty

Parents of 7- or 8-year-olds experiencing sudden irritability and emotional changes are not alone; these alterations in behavior may be due to adrenarche, the first time hormone levels surge in children before puberty, which can disrupt how they manage their emotions. As the mother of four girls, I had no idea what was going on […]

4 Exercises to Boost Your Baby’s Strength

Exercises to Boost Your Baby's Strength

Your infant needs to exercise their muscles regularly to grow up strong and healthy. Learn about various exercises to boost your baby’s strength through simple activities you can do together, ensuring optimal development. Even while it may look like your kid is just lounging about all day, they are actually getting quite the workout. Your […]

The Trend Towards “Freebirth” Grows, But Comes with Serious Risks

The Trend Towards "Freebirth" Grows

The trend towards “Freebirth” grows as a rising number of pregnant individuals are opting for a delivery without any medical assistance of any type. In this article, we’ll explore the reasons behind this choice and why this trend can be harmful to both mother and baby. The rate of non-hospital births has consistently increased during […]

The Shocking Occurrence of ADHD in Mothers – Not Just Anxiety or Depression

The Shocking Occurrence of ADHD in Mothers

The shocking occurrence of ADHD in mothers often goes unnoticed, as women are diagnosed with ADHD less frequently than males, and their symptoms persist into adulthood. The outcome? Many women live with an illness that impacts every area of their lives, including childbearing, without their knowledge. ADHD is a common childhood disorder, but boys are […]

What Pregnant Women Should Know About Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Pregnant Women and Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

It’s crucial for expectant mothers to be informed and cautious; understanding what pregnant women should know about hand foot and mouth disease can alleviate concerns and help them protect themselves and their baby from potential risks if exposed to this illness during pregnancy. Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) is a coxsackievirus-caused ailment. HFMD is […]

Parents Are Redshirting Their Children to Gain an Athletic Advantage

Parents Are Redshirting Their Children to Gain Athletic Advantage

In an attempt to gain an athletic advantage, some parents are redshirting their children, requiring them to retake a year of middle school or high school to become great athletes. Here’s what experts have to say about this controversial practice. Jenna Knapp of Des Moines, Iowa, was astonished to see numerous players larger than her […]

President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan – What Every Family Should Know

President Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

The excitement surrounding President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan is palpable as he announces the cancellation of federal student loans. Discover his promises, the opposition he has faced, and the life-changing benefits borrowers could experience from his innovative ideas. After COVID-19’s global destabilization in March 2020, the federal government has taken a number of steps […]

Microaggressions Make Work from Home Safer for Black Parents

Microaggressions Make Work from Home Safer for Black Parents

Amidst the pandemic, Black parents experienced relief as they discovered that working from home provides a safer environment, free from microaggressions that they typically encounter in the workplace, making work from home more comfortable for Black parents. A year into his career as a digital developer for an automation startup, Ernest Provo has already encountered […]

Stop Telling Pregnant Women How Tired They Look—We Already Know

Stop Telling Pregnant Women How Tired They Look

Listen, constantly telling pregnant women how tired they look is not the kind of energy they need; in fact, it often seems like you’re implying they look awful. Visit the Reddit discussion that confirms this assertion, and learn why it’s essential to stop telling pregnant women how tired they look. You’d think it’s common knowledge […]

8 Fun Typing Games for Your Child – Learn When to Introduce These

Fun Typing Games for Your Child

Even before kindergarten, kids are ready to start getting familiar with a keyboard by engaging in fun typing games for your child. We consulted with educators to get their input on which typing applications and games are the most effective for a fun and educational experience. Because our children are so skilled with technology such […]

Parenting Trends Through the Ages

Parenting Trends Through the Ages

Delving into parenting trends through the ages, the experts break down the generations in the United States, from the Silent Generation to the Post-Millennials and the Generation Z. They provide insight into who is who and how parenting has evolved over time, offering valuable context for modern families. When millennials began having children (or parennials), […]

How Can I Get My Older Child to Bond with Her Baby Sibling?

How Can I Get My Older Child to Bond with Her Baby Sibling?

As a parent who grew up as an only child, I often find myself bewildered and perplexed when I observe my children’s interactions with their siblings. “How can I get my older child to bond with her baby sibling?” is a question many parents ask, struggling to reconcile the idealized vision of siblings as lifelong […]

10 Ways to Celebrate Pregnancy Amidst Maternal Mortality Crisis

Ways to Celebrate Pregnancy

Black expectant mothers must be aware of unnecessary dangers throughout pregnancy; however, this does not preclude a joyful experience. Embracing various ways to celebrate pregnancy can help make this time special and memorable for mothers-to-be. It is well-known that several highs and lows mark pregnancy. But, many pregnant women find themselves languishing in their lows, […]

This 18-Year-Old Mayor Represents Black Excellence

18-Year-Old Mayor Represents Black Excellence

18-year-old, Jaylen Smith represents Black Excellence as he campaigned for mayor, determined to invest more in his little “family town” in Arkansas. Many public workers and politicians who took their oaths of office in 2023 were granted official new positions. Mayor Jaylen Smith, age 18, is one of the newly sworn-in politicians of Earle, Arkansas. […]

Is Flying During the First Trimester of Pregnancy Safe?

Is Flying During the First Trimester of Pregnancy Safe?

“Is flying during the first trimester of pregnancy safe?” many expectant mothers may wonder. With the right measures, it’s entirely safe to travel by plane during early pregnancy, and the following information outlines what pregnant women should know. Are you concerned that an untimely pregnancy would interfere with your already-planned vacation? Vice head of the […]

What a Good Prenatal Supplement Should Contain

What a Good Prenatal Supplement Should Contain

Navigating the various prenatal vitamins and supplements, such as gummy chews and fish oil capsules, can be daunting. Understanding what a good prenatal supplement should contain will help you make the best choice for you and your unborn child’s health. If you are newly pregnant (or, ideally, attempting to conceive), it is time to pay […]

Twins Rescue Their Dad from Drowning, a Reminder to Us All to Learn CPR

Twins Rescue Their Dad from Drowning

After the twins rescue their dad from drowning during a terrifying near-drowning experience in the family pool, the father emphasizes the importance of water safety this summer and urges families to take CPR lessons to be prepared in case of emergencies. After he nearly drowned in the family pool, a father in Alabama is sharing […]

Baby and Child Food Allergies – What You Need to Know About Them

Baby and Child Food Allergies

In the United States, baby and child food allergies affect approximately 8% of youngsters. As parents introduce solids to their little ones, it’s essential to understand the causes, recognize the signs, and learn whether it’s possible to prevent food allergies, ensuring a safe and healthy transition to solid foods. According to the Centers for Disease […]

Is it OK to Have Children After the Age of 35?

Is it OK to Have Children After the Age of 35?

When wondering, “Is it OK to have children after the age of 35?”, it’s reassuring to know that the majority of women who give birth after this age will have uncomplicated pregnancies and deliver healthy children. Although there is an increased risk of certain difficulties associated with giving birth after 35, the scientific evidence suggests […]

Parents Discuss Their Children’s Emergency Text Codes

Parents Discuss Their Children's Emergency Text Codes

In a recent online conversation, parents discuss their children’s emergency text codes, prompted by a post on Reddit where a mother shared her child’s unique method of communicating their need for assistance by sending a hot dog emoji. The post resonated with other mothers, who chimed in with their own stories and expressed approval of […]

The Parents’ Guide to Sleepovers in the Age of Gender Diversification

Parents' Guide to Sleepovers in the Age of Gender Diversification

As our society becomes more conscious and respectful of the gender spectrum, parents are seeking ways to create inclusive environments for their children and their diverse group of friends. This article serves as a parents’ guide to sleepovers in the age of gender diversification, offering advice on how to ensure every child feels welcome and […]

Ovulation

Ovulation

For those looking to start a family, it’s crucial to have a solid understanding of ovulation, including the length of your ovulation cycle and the times of the month when you have the highest probability of conceiving. Gaining this knowledge can significantly increase your chances of success when trying to become pregnant. Knowing when you […]

5 Hopeful Statistics About Trying to Conceive That May Help You Feel Less Alone

Statistics About Trying to Conceive

In our effort to provide comprehensive information to those navigating the journey of starting a family, we’ve compiled various statistics about trying to conceive, along with facts related to fertility. Additionally, we’ve sought expert commentary on each topic, with the aim of offering guidance, solace, and optimism for those on this deeply personal path. If […]

10 Facts About Black History Every Child and Parent Should Know

Facts About Black History Every Child and Parent Should Know

Discover the facts about Black history every child and parent should know with these ten important facts. They will inspire children to learn and appreciate the significant achievements of African-Americans throughout the entire year, not just during Black History Month, fostering a greater understanding of the rich cultural heritage and history. Black people have contributed […]

How “Family Annihilators” Think

How "Family Annihilators" Think

In this in-depth analysis, experts delve into the mindset of individuals who commit unthinkable crimes, exploring how “family annihilators” think and what motivates these terrible killers. Understanding the psychological underpinnings of such actions can provide valuable insights into the prevention and intervention of such tragic events. At the Celebration, Florida planned neighborhood bougainvillea vines trail […]

Safe Pregnancy Skincare Products for Your Face and Body

Safe Pregnancy Skincare Products

As you experience the miracle of pregnancy, your skin will undergo various changes, such as stretch marks, acne, itching, and rashes, all while your baby grows inside of you. To address these concerns, it’s crucial to choose safe pregnancy skincare products that effectively treat and calm your skin without posing any risks. In this guide, […]

Postpartum Hemorrhoids – Guide for New Moms Suffering from Them

Postpartum Hemorrhoids

Following childbirth, some individuals may experience postpartum hemorrhoids, which are varicose veins in the rectum that can cause itching and discomfort. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll provide all the essential information you need to know about postpartum hemorrhoids, including effective treatments and measures to alleviate their symptoms. The anus and rectum veins can swell and […]

Organize Your Family’s Finances Before Having a Baby – A Nine-Month Plan

Organize Your Family's Finances Before Having a Baby

As you excitedly await the arrival of your bundle of joy, it’s important to organize your family’s finances before having a baby, ensuring a safe and nurturing atmosphere for your newest addition. By establishing financial stability through these comprehensive steps, you’ll gain peace of mind, allowing you to wholly enjoy the unforgettable moments with your […]

Symptoms, Risk Factors, And Coping Strategies For Anxiety And Depression During Pregnancy

Coping Strategies For Anxiety And Depression During Pregnancy

Dealing with depression and anxiety during pregnancy is a challenge that can affect any expecting parent. It’s important to recognize the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments for these common mental health disorders while also exploring coping strategies for anxiety and depression during pregnancy. This knowledge will empower you to better manage your emotional well-being throughout […]

1-3 Month Milestones in Infant Growth and Development

1-3 Month Milestones in Infant Growth and Development

As a new parent, you may be curious about the 1-3 month milestones in infant growth and development. It’s important to know what to expect during this time to help your child reach important developmental milestones. These recommendations will provide guidance and support as your little one progresses through the early stages of life. Observe […]

What Parents Should Know About Ozempic for Weight Reduction

What Parents Should Know About Ozempic for Weight Reduction

As a parent, it’s important to be aware of the latest trends that could impact your family’s well-being, which is why understanding what parents should know about Ozempic for weight reduction is essential. Ozempic, a treatment for type 2 diabetes that also promotes weight loss, has become widely known due to its exposure on social […]

Is it Normal to Feel Okay Following a Miscarriage?

Is it Normal to Feel Okay Following a Miscarriage?

Dr. Amy Walsh faced a common yet perplexing question: Is it normal to feel okay following a miscarriage? After surviving her own miscarriage, she couldn’t help but feel guilty for experiencing a sense of well-being. In this article, she shares her journey in dealing with those conflicting emotions and offers insights to others who may […]

8 Year-Olds Are The Hardest To Parent – Parent Poll Says

8 Year-Olds Are The Hardest To Parent

A recent survey, which aimed to analyze various age-related parenting challenges, found that contrary to the popular belief that 8-year-olds are the hardest to parent, the majority of parents reported experiencing the most challenging parenting situations between the ages of three and five. This highlights the complexity of early childhood development and the wide range […]

Teens Are No Longer Interested In Driving, And That’s Fine

Teens Are No Longer Interested In Driving

In today’s fast-paced world, it seems that teens are no longer interested in driving, as compared to younger generations. The increase in popularity of ride-sharing apps has made adolescents less eager to get behind the wheel. But should parents still make it mandatory for their children to take driving lessons when the time comes? Various […]

State-by-State Abortion Laws – Know Your Rights About Them

State-by-State Abortion Laws

In the wake of the Supreme Court officially overturning Roe v. Wade, states have been granted the authority to determine their own abortion legislation, leading to varying state-by-state abortion laws. In this guide, we will discuss the states where abortion is legal, as well as the ones with restrictions on abortion. Understanding these differences in […]

The Creation of the New Preschool Barbie – Behind the Scenes

The Creation of the New Preschool Barbie

Parents were given an exclusive tour of the Mattel Design Center to discover the creation of the new preschool Barbie, known as My First Barbie, and to learn about the intricate process behind making this groundbreaking toy. This innovative addition to the brand not only brings joy to global families but also represents a significant […]

3 Belly Support Options You Should Learn About During Pregnancy

Belly Support Options During Pregnancy

As you approach the end of pregnancy, it can feel as if everything hurts, which is why exploring various belly support options during pregnancy is essential. Tape, maternity belts, or belly bands are some effective solutions that may provide the necessary support for your body, ensuring comfort and relief throughout this crucial period. As you […]

Why Youngsters Become More Skeptical — and Why It’s Good – An Expert Explains

Why Youngsters Become More Skeptical

From a young age, children begin to doubt unproven assertions, leading to youngsters becoming more skeptical — and it’s actually a good thing. There are several reasons why caregivers should encourage this healthy skepticism in their children. Telling your kids that omelets are “egg pizza” might not be as funny to them as you think […]

The “Digital Divide” between Parents and Kids

The "Digital Divide" between Parents and Kids

Like most parents, you’re probably concerned about the “Digital Divide” between you and your kids, especially regarding how much time they spend online. However, there is some good news: A MacArthur Foundation-funded collaborative university study discovered that the time teens spend online allows them to develop essential social and technical skills that will help them […]

How to Help Miscarriage Patients Grieve – From a Grief Therapist

How to Help Miscarriage Patients Grieve

Coping with the heartache of experiencing a miscarriage can be incredibly difficult. In learning how to help miscarriage patients grieve, a grief therapist would often recommend five different approaches to compassionately assist clients through the grieving process. People come to me when they are at their lowest point in their grief because I am a […]

9 Highly Contaminated Areas for Your Child and Steps to Keep Them Safe

Highly Contaminated Areas for Your Child

Facing the uncertainty of highly contaminated areas for your child, such as restaurant high chairs, playgrounds, and petting zoos, can be nerve-wracking for parents. Discover how to safeguard your little one from germs at nine notorious locations known for their potential health risks. There is no way to avoid exposure to germs and bacteria, some […]

Top Gap Year Programs and Services for High School Graduates

Top Gap Year Programs and Services for High School Graduates

We consulted with educational professionals to determine the top gap year programs and services for High School Graduates, and to receive their advice on selecting the best option. Many people enroll in college in the fall after graduating from high school. Some have alternative goals, such as attending a vocational school or beginning work immediately. […]

Postpartum Rage: The Uncontrollable Anger of a Mother after Childbirth

Postpartum Rage

My hubby instructed me to “calm down,” but I was unaware at the time that my constant fury after giving birth was a frightening sign of postpartum depression, often referred to as postpartum rage. Recognizing this manifestation of a larger issue is crucial for addressing the problem effectively. Immediately after delivering my daughter by emergency […]

Babies Know When You’re Upset and Try to Appease You – Research Finds

Babies Know When You're Upset and Try to Appease You

According to research, babies not only know when you’re upset and try to appease you, but they also do not readily forget observing adults’ angry conduct, even if it is directed at someone else. This highlights the importance of managing our emotions around little ones. Two distinct studies conducted in 2016 may make you reconsider […]

The Pregnancy Weight’s Influence towards Your Baby’s Size

The Pregnancy Weight's Influence towards Your Baby's Size

What this means for your child’s long-term health is that scientists are getting closer to pinpointing the exact mechanism by which the pregnancy weight’s influence towards your baby’s size. As they uncover how a mother’s weight during pregnancy affects the size of the newborn, parents can better understand the potential impact on their child. You […]

How Long Does It Take for Labor to Start Once You Lose Your Mucus Plug

How Long Does It Take for Labor to Start Once Mucus Plug Is Lost

The loss of your mucus plug is an indicator that labor may be near, leading many to wonder how long does it take for labor to start once the mucus plug is lost. Learn the causes, consequences, and recommended next steps here to better understand this important stage of pregnancy. Pregnant women create a thick […]

A Parent’s Guide to the Ferber Method of Sleep Training

A Parent's Guide to the Ferber Method of Sleep Training

Are you desperately craving sleep? A parent’s guide to the Ferber method of sleep training can be just what you need. Learn more about this approach, which teaches infants to self-soothe and fall asleep independently, providing relief for sleep-deprived parents. Dr. Richard Ferber, a pediatrician, invented the Ferber approach. In his 1985 best-selling book Solve […]

Can Preschools and Schools Implement Potty Training Policies?

Can Preschools and Schools Implement Potty Training Policies?

Navigating the world of preschools and daycares can be overwhelming, especially when wondering: can preschools and schools implement potty training policies? This guide aims to provide clarity for anxious parents of toddlers who are not potty trained, helping them better understand the varying policies and requirements that may apply. Given the stressful nature of potty […]

When Does the Use of Alcohol for Self-Care Become a Problem for Parents

When Does the Use of Alcohol for Self-Care Become a Problem?

The memes are truthful – red, white, and rosé wine consumption among young parents has increased more than ever, raising the question: when does the use of alcohol for self-care become a problem? More than 1,600 mothers were polled by parents to determine the clear implications of that for parenting children. See how your habits […]

What Can I Do If My Kid Behaves at Home but Misbehaves at School

My 5-year-old delights in misbehaving in school and shows little respect for the teacher’s authority, leaving me to wonder, what to do if my kid behaves at home but misbehaves at school? She is repeatedly sent to the dean’s office and placed in time-out, but she either doesn’t care or finds it amusing. She enjoys […]

How to Survive Your Baby’s Afternoon “Witching” Hour

How to Survive Your Baby's Afternoon "Witching" Hour

Is 4 p.m. the worst time of the day for your infant, leaving you wondering how to survive your baby’s afternoon “witching” hour? Determine why they are so fussy and what you may do to help them relax during this challenging period. Emma Stone was a calm infant for approximately 22 hours per day. “But […]

How to Manage to Breastfeed a Toddler and a Newborn Baby

How to Manage to Breastfeed a Toddler and a Newborn Baby

I never intended to breastfeed two babies simultaneously, but learning how to manage to breastfeed a toddler and a newborn baby became one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life. Embracing this unexpected challenge brought surprising rewards and personal growth. I never intended to engage in tandem breastfeeding, but I became pregnant with my […]

Implantation Cramps – Everything You Should Learn About It

Implantation Cramps

It is simple to confuse the cramps associated with implantation, known as implantation cramps, with menstruation cramps. Understanding the differences between the two will help you determine whether you are experiencing early signs of conception or the start of your menstruation. You start to feel light cramps in the bottom of your abdomen a few […]

How to Teach Black History Using African American Food

How to Teach Black History Using African American Food

Soul food is excellent for the soul, and by understanding how to teach Black History using African American Food, we can dive into its origins, which are intertwined with African-Americans’ long and rich culinary history. Pot liquor, often known as “potlicker” or “pot likker,” is a historically significant American delicacy that is frequently overlooked. The […]

New Laws Supporting Pregnant and Nursing Employees

New Laws Supporting Pregnant and Nursing Employees

Historically, public policies and regulations in the United States have not supported pregnant women or women who have recently given birth. With the New Laws Supporting Pregnant and Nursing Employees, this changed on December 22, 2022, when the 117th Congress, the most racially and ethnically diverse Congressional body in history, comprised of slightly more than […]

How to Organize Your Child’s Upcoming “Sleep-Under” Party

How to Organize Your Child's Upcoming "Sleep-Under" Party

When your child wishes for an overnight experience but is not yet mature enough for it, learning how to organize your child’s upcoming “sleep-under” party can be the perfect solution. By arranging a fake sleepover, you can create a fun and memorable event that meets both your child’s desires and your own comfort level. Children […]

How Investing in Daycare Benefits You, Your Children, and the Economy

How Investing in Daycare Benefits You

Consistent childcare for the children of working parents, like investing in daycare, has economic, educational, and personal significance, despite being a significant financial burden for most households. Understanding how investing in daycare benefits you and your family can show that it’s not only a wonderful value for families, but for all of us as well. […]

Is Watching Television Beneficial or Harmful for Babies?

Is Watching Television Beneficial or Harmful for Babies?

Babies need frequent exposure to speech in order to develop their language skills, but does the source of the baby’s exposure to language matter? This raises the question: is watching television beneficial or harmful for babies, and how does it impact their language development? The way we bring up kids has been fundamentally altered by […]

What Cramps Indicate During Pregnancy and When to Contact a Doctor

What Cramps Indicate During Pregnancy

Although cramping during pregnancy can be scary, it is a frequent and typically harmless symptom. Learn what cramps indicate during pregnancy, and recognize the difference between typical behavior and abnormalities. Cramps might be scary during pregnancy, but they are a common symptom throughout all three trimesters. The vast majority of minor abdominal cramps are harmless; […]

What Parents Need to Know About Candy-Like THC Edibles

What Parents Need to Know About Candy-Like THC Edibles

Several cannabis edibles resemble snacks and candy that children are accustomed to consuming, which is why it’s essential to understand what parents need to know about candy-like THC Edibles. Here is what you should know if your child accidentally consumes or overdoses on THC candies. Several states have allowed medical and recreational marijuana use. And […]

Can the Formula Shortage Provide Access to Better Formula

Can the Formula Shortage Provide Access to Better Formula?

Under Operation Fly Formula, the FDA has authorized multinational formulations within the United States, prompting the question, Can the Formula Shortage Provide Access to Better Formula? According to experts, this could improve access in the future. Rebecca Lancaster relocated to Boston from England for three years while raising her two young children. Although she mostly […]

4 Simple Ideas for Creating New Year’s Intentions as a Family

Ideas for Creating New Year's Intentions as a Family

Focus on ideas for creating new year’s intentions as a Family by putting less emphasis on external changes and more on personal development and family harmony, setting intentions that foster unity and growth together. Many individuals make resolutions for the new year, but by the time January 1st rolls around, they may have already broken […]

8 Adorable and Functional Face Masks for Kids to Survive Cold and Flu Season

Adorable and Functional Face Masks for Kids

Who says that your child can’t be trendy and clean at the same time with adorable and functional face masks for kids, designed to combine fashion and protection? There has been something of a perfect storm going on over the past few months, with an increase in infections caused by COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), […]

Lactation Cookies for Boosting Breastmilk Production

Lactation Cookies for Boosting Breastmilk Production

When it comes to the amount of breast milk that your body produces, how significant of an impact does nutrition truly have, especially when considering options like lactation cookies for boosting breastmilk production? Here is the lowdown, along with my experience with lactation bites after giving birth to my child: It’s always a shock and […]

4 Apps for Tracking Household Donations for Tax Write-offs

Apps for Tracking Household Donations

Here’s a rundown of the apps for tracking household donations, which can assist you in keeping track of the contributions of household goods and apparel, making it easier to file taxes accurately and efficiently. It is of the utmost importance to give to charitable organizations as a means of contributing to the advancement of causes […]

Parents Are Employing Potty Training Experts

Parents Are Employing Potty Training Experts

A child psychologist describes a popular service, revealing that parents are employing potty training experts for consultations on toilet training. Here is what parents need to know about these toilet training coaches and their approach. Young children acquire new skills by interacting with their surroundings. Potty training is one of these non-innate skills that must […]

Should We Use Autistic or With Autism

Should We Use Autistic or With Autism

One mother struggles to choose which phrase best serves individuals on the autism spectrum, including her son. People frequently question whether to use “person with autism” or “autistic person” when referring to children or people on the spectrum. This is a frequent question I receive. Readers have asked me to adjust the way I use […]

The Effects of the Snowplow Parenting Trend on Children

The Effects of the Snowplow Parenting Trend

While snowplow parents may believe they are helping their children succeed, the effects of the snowplow parenting trend can actually hinder children from learning crucial coping skills. This parenting style may not be as beneficial as it seems. Like one that clears snow from the street, a snowplow parent does the same for their child. […]

7 Must Know Influential Black Women Throughout History That You Should Be Aware Of

Must Know Influential Black Women

These unsung pioneers, including must-know influential Black Women, affected American history, and you should be familiar with their names and biographies to appreciate their significant contributions. Black History Month traditionally highlights the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the determination of Rosa Parks, and the bravery of Harriet Tubman. While these shining lights […]

Ways for Coping with the Loss of an Estranged Parent

Ways for Coping with the Loss of an Estranged Parent

Millions of Americans experience the loss of an estranged parent or family member, which is why it’s essential to explore Ways for Coping with the Loss of an Estranged Parent. In this article, you’ll find strategies to help you navigate the grief and find healing. Most people think of death when they consider grief. The […]

What Teen Phone Addiction Looks Like and How Parents May Help

What Teen Phone Addiction Looks Like

I received my first cell phone in seventh grade, long before I understood what teen phone addiction looks like. A few years after the majority of my friends had cell phones, I immediately felt like I belonged to the conversation again. Before I received my own phone, I frequently stayed home from social parties and […]

Alarming TikTok Video of Baby Holding Her Breath

Alarming TikTok Video of Baby Holding Her Breath

Here is what pediatricians have to say about the Alarming TikTok Video of a baby holding her breath, discussing what causes this behavior and what should be done after it occurs. A TikTok video that has gone viral has everyone’s parents holding their breath. On the other hand, a healthcare provider has turned to the […]

9 Best Ways Black Parents Can Set an Example in Everyday Life

Best Ways Black Parents Can Set an Example

Many Black parents strive to set an example for their children by teaching them to obey established norms. The best ways black parents can set an example might be challenging to implement consistently, but here’s how to make everything fall into place. Children learn much more from imitating and observing others than from being instructed […]

Dietary Guidelines for Breastfeeding: The Best Nutrition for Nursing Moms

Dietary Guidelines for Breastfeeding

You are no longer pregnant, but as a nursing parent, you still desire foods that nourish you and your child. Following our Dietary Guidelines for Breastfeeding, you’ll discover a guide on the healthiest breastfeeding diet to support both you and your little one. The good news for nursing moms is that a perfect diet is […]

Why Parents Love Fiver Birthday Celebrations

Why Parents Love Fiver Birthday Celebrations

The reason why parents love fiver birthday celebrations is that this ingenious party idea makes throwing birthday parties for children significantly less stressful, ensuring a fun and enjoyable experience. Kids’ birthday party fads are continually growing, and recent examples include smash cakes and doughnut walls. This is because parents are always looking for fresh and […]

School-Related Questions

School-Related Questions

When it comes to choosing an educational institution for your child, there are numerous school-related questions that must be addressed to ensure you make the best decision. The fundamentals. Private school questions: Meaningful articles you might like: 5 Strategies For Inducing Labor At Home, What is More Painful Labor Contractions or Pushing, What to Expect […]

How Traveling Parents Get Breast Milk Delivery

How Traveling Parents Get Breast Milk Delivery

Kate Torgersen, a mother who struggled with the inconvenience of traveling with breast milk, founded Milk Stork, a company that specializes in providing breast milk delivery services for traveling parents. Learn more about her inspiring story and how Milk Stork is helping parents on-the-go. Kate Torgersen states that her path to parenthood was “bumpy.” “After […]

Managing Caregiver Fatigue When Your Child Has Special Needs

Managing Caregiver Fatigue When Your Child Has Special Needs

The constant care, medical appointments, and daily challenges can take a toll on a parent’s emotional and physical well-being. That’s why it’s important to learn about managing caregiver fatigue when your child has special needs. Taking care of a child who has special needs can feel like working full-time. Actually, it’s like working two full-time […]

Leaking Amniotic Fluid – Signs, Causes, and Symptoms

Leaking Amniotic Fluid

During pregnancy, leaking amniotic fluid can be a sign of labor, but it may also indicate a problem. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of leaking amniotic fluid. When pregnant, it may appear that everything is leaking. Your bladder, breasts, and vaginal canal are all capable of fluid discharge. And while most leaks are […]

Here are Ten Ways to Get Involved

Ways to Get Involved

Could your child’s school attendance record use some improvement? There are many ways to get involved, both large and small, to make a positive impact. Ideas from PTO Today, Project Appleseed, and other regional sources are provided below to help guide your efforts in supporting your child’s education. Basics Even further. Beyond. Meaningful articles you […]

A Food Pyramid That is Easy to Digest

A Food Pyramid That is Easy to Digest

Providing balanced, healthy meals for your children can sometimes feel like a full-time job. However, with a food pyramid that is easy to digest, nutrition does not have to be difficult. Indeed, the US Department of Agriculture abandoned its old-school “food pyramid” (remember the big base of “bread and cereals” on the bottom?) in favor […]

Helping Your Student Manage School Paper Overload

Helping Your Student Manage School Paper Overload

Parents receive stacks of paperwork from their child’s school throughout their education, often leading to a school paper overload and helping your student manage this abundance of graded homework, artwork, report cards, and other documents can prevent them from drowning in paperwork and create a more organized environment. We all have moments where we think, […]

What Foods Make Breastfed Babies Gassy

What Foods Make Breastfed Babies Gassy

If you’re wondering what foods make breastfed babies gassy, it’s essential to consider that if your breastfed infant is fussy or wriggly after feeding, they may be experiencing gas due to a component of your diet. Here are some meals that may cause gas in your child and affect their comfort during feeding. Breastfed infants […]

5 Facts About Pacifiers That Every Parent Must Know

Facts About Pacifiers That Every Parent Must Know

We are dispelling some myths and presenting the facts about pacifiers that every parent must know, offering essential information about their possible benefits and helping you make informed decisions for your child’s well-being. Babies can become fussy. Pacifiers can, in fact, calm them. These two facts are universally accepted, but the remainder of the “facts” […]

What to Expect from Fetal Movements During Pregnancy

What to Expect from Fetal Movements During Pregnancy

Fetal movements during pregnancy, such as kicks, jabs, and twists, are memorable sensations that indicate the unborn child is growing larger and stronger. Here’s what to expect from these essential developmental signs during pregnancy and labor, helping you better understand your baby’s progress. One of the most unforgettable experiences of pregnancy is the first time […]

Flying While Pregnant – Here Are the Requirements

Flying While Pregnant

Flying while pregnant can be a concern for many expectant mothers. Whether you are newly pregnant or planning a babymoon before your child’s birth, the following information pertains to air travel throughout each trimester, ensuring you have a safe and comfortable journey. Parents-To-Be Must Know If They Can Fly While Pregnant There are several precautions […]

Winning the Battle Against Whining

Winning the Battle Against Whining

Winning the battle against whining can be a challenge for many parents. James, at age 2, has mastered the art of whining to get his way. However, his mother possesses the twin aces of parenting: perceptiveness and persistence, showing that it is possible to overcome this common childhood behavior. At odd hours, like 5:30 in […]

The Middle Child Syndrome – What You Need To Know About It

The Middle Child Syndrome

The Middle Child Syndrome is a phenomenon where middle children often perceive that they are neglected, resulting in distinctive characteristics in their personalities. To address this issue, we have compiled some suggestions that can assist you in bringing out the best in your middle child and fostering a supportive family environment. Middle children, like all […]

The Top Behavior Charts For Children Of All Ages

The Top Behavior Charts For Children Of All Ages

The top behavior charts for children of all ages you will find in this article are designed to keep track of a child’s actions, promoting good behavior and encouraging positive habits. Master the usage of various tools such as sticker charts, color charts, and weekly point charts to support your child’s growth and development. As […]

What a Wheezing Cough in Infants Means

What a Wheezing Cough in Infants Means

When your child coughs, do they make a high-pitched whistling sound? It’s essential to understand what a wheezing cough in infants means. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for this potentially concerning respiratory symptom to ensure your child’s well-being. When your child is ill, hearing them coughing dryly and wheezing might be […]

What Can I Do If I Disagree With My Partner’s Parenting

What Can I Do If I Disagree With My Partner's Parenting

It can be challenging when one partner fundamentally disagrees with the other’s approach to parenting. If you’re wondering, “What can I do if I disagree with my partner’s parenting?” we have some valuable insights and suggestions on how to address the situation and reach a common understanding. I disagree with how my spouse raises his […]

Developmental Milestones for a Child Aged 12 to 17 Months

Developmental Milestones for a Child Aged 12 to 17 Months

Here is everything you need to know about the growth and progress of your child during this crucial period of their lives. Explore the essential developmental milestones for a child aged 12 to 17 months. Attaches Himself To Lovey Although not every young child will have or use a “lovey,” many may establish a strong […]

Top Pregnancy Concerns (and Why You Shouldn’t Worry)

Top Pregnancy Concerns

Medical professionals reveal the reality about top pregnancy concerns, addressing some of the most common worries expectant mothers have—and why these concerns aren’t quite as terrible as you might believe them to be. Why It’s Natural To Feel Anxious Throughout Pregnancy And How To Deal With It During pregnancy, it is normal for you to […]

How We Saved Our Dying Marriage After Having Children

Saving a Dying Marriage After Having Children

Saving a dying marriage after having children can be challenging, but a successful union requires much effort. Here are eight things I’ve learned as a marital coach that can help couples develop a solid foundation and navigate the complexities of maintaining a strong relationship post-parenthood. “I am unsure of my readiness for marriage.” This notion […]

All You Need to Know about Asthma in Children

All You Need to Know about Asthma in Children

All you need to know about asthma in children can be found in our comprehensive discussion with a doctor and a pediatric pulmonologist, who have come together to answer your most important questions regarding this common respiratory condition in young patients. A child who is battling to breathe is the most painful sight imaginable. Whether […]

8 Questions to Ponder to Know if You’re Ready to Have a Baby

Questions to Ponder to Know if You're Ready to Have a Baby

If you think being a parent is in your future, it’s essential to ponder some crucial questions to know if you’re ready to have a baby. We’ve compiled eight questions you should ask yourself before beginning your fertility treatments, ensuring you’re prepared for the journey ahead. After you and your partner (if you have one) […]

7 Best Breastfeeding Apps for First-Time Mothers

Best Breastfeeding Apps for First-Time Mothers

Best breastfeeding apps for first-time mothers are invaluable tools designed specifically to assist parents in keeping track of feedings and managing their nursing schedule. Here is a selection of seven dependable solutions that can be downloaded right now, providing the support new moms need during this critical period. A first-time parent may think that breastfeeding […]

Losing Weight due to Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Pregnancy

Losing Weight due to Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Pregnancy

Just like Kate Middleton and Amy Schumer, I suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum during my pregnancy, which led to losing weight due to the severe morning sickness. It produced some of my most traumatic experiences in life. Three-score pounds This is the total amount of weight I lost during both of my pregnancies. I lost 41 […]

FDA Recommendations on Healthy Seafood Selection for Families

FDA Recommendations on Healthy Seafood Selection for Families

Fish, an incredibly nutritious superfood, is essential for families. The FDA Recommendations on Healthy Seafood Selection for Families and the EPA provide guidance on how much to consume and how to choose the safest options. Fish provides numerous health benefits, particularly for infants, young children, and pregnant women. So how much and which varieties of […]

5 Postpartum Pilates Movements You Can Perform at Home

Postpartum Pilates Movements You Can Perform at Home

Get your body back in shape after childbirth with this efficient ballet Pilates routine featuring Postpartum Pilates Movements You Can Perform at Home. Postpartum is a time of profound physical and emotional transformation. Adding exercise to your regular regimen (when you feel ready!) will help you regain energy, flexibility, and strength and help you feel […]

6 Things to Avoid Telling Children of Diverse Races and Ethnicities

Things to Avoid Telling Children of Diverse Races

There are certain things to avoid telling children of diverse races as these remarks may be well-intended, yet they can be insulting and hurtful to young minds. Here is what you can say in its place. It is beneficial to give children compliments that build their self-esteem. Not acceptable are compliments that disparage a child’s […]

The Top 8 Educational Programs for Children of All Ages

Educational Programs for Children of All Ages

In today’s digital age, there are more educational programs for children of all ages than ever before, whether you watch Netflix or PBS. We asked experts to sift through popular television programs for toddlers, preschoolers, and adolescents so that you know which instructional children’s shows are worth watching. From Arthur to Sesame Street, children’s educational […]

How to Stay Away from Hidden Toxins During Pregnancy

How to Stay Away from Hidden Toxins During Pregnancy

As you prepare for your little one’s arrival, it’s crucial to know how to stay away from hidden toxins during pregnancy, making your immediate surroundings healthier than ever. Discover ways to create a safer space for both you and your baby. As soon as you discover you’re pregnant, your desire to maintain optimal health for […]

The Most and Least Common Birthdays

The Most and Least Common Birthdays

Interestingly, the most and least common birthdays align with actual birth data, revealing that while the holidays are a popular time to conceive, they aren’t typically a time when many babies are born. Understanding your due date involves knowing much more than when you can anticipate your child’s birth. It will impact everything from the […]

5 Family-Friendly Road Trips to Take with an Electric Vehicle in the United States

Family-Friendly Road Trips to Take with an Electric Vehicle

Embrace the growing trend of family-friendly road trips to take with an electric vehicle, and discover five amazing destinations that you and your loved ones can enjoy while traveling in your E.V. Family road trips are undergoing something of a revival. In recent years, road trips have consistently topped the list of escapes for eager […]

The Leading Gluten-Free Food Delivery Services

The Leading Gluten-Free Food Delivery Services

Navigating the world of gluten-free meals can be daunting, especially when it comes to takeaway options. With the leading gluten-free food delivery services, you can avoid the guesswork and ensure you and your family members safely enjoy delicious dishes without triggering any allergic reactions. The beneficial news for parents? A growing number of businesses offer […]

Top Online Counseling Services for Children, Teens, and Adults

Top Online Counseling Services

Discover the top online counseling services for children, teens, and adults, including Talkspace, which can provide valuable support and guidance for you and your family in times of need. It is fairly uncommon for parents to struggle to balance their familial, social, and professional lives and their health. While discussing what’s going on and how […]

My Kid Keeps Hitting Other Kids at Daycare

My Kid Keeps Hitting Other Kids at Daycare

When you’re faced with the issue of “my kid keeps hitting other kids at daycare,” it’s essential to address the situation. Young children’s aggressive behavior is common but unacceptable, and in this article, we explain how to collaborate with daycare teachers to find effective strategies for helping your child through this challenging phase. I believe […]

What to Expect from Pregnancy After a Stillbirth and How to Cope

What to Expect from Pregnancy After a Stillbirth

Navigating the journey of what to expect from pregnancy after a stillbirth can be emotionally challenging. In this article, both medical professionals and parents who have experienced their own rainbow babies discuss how your perspective on pregnancy and childbirth might shift completely. Stillbirth is the term used to describe the unnatural passing of a fetus […]

Why an HIV Test May Come Back Falsely Positive During Pregnancy

Why HIV Tests May Come Back Falsely Positive During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, getting tested for HIV regularly has become the norm these days, which raises the stakes for getting a false positive result. Learn why HIV tests may come back falsely positive during pregnancy, with fascinating explanations provided by experts. The extensive testing and blood work required throughout pregnancy can be a very stressful part […]

The Importance of Correctly Using Proper Gender Pronouns

The Importance of Correctly Using Proper Gender Pronouns

Just like the rest of our identity, the pronouns we use are an integral component, and the importance of correctly using proper gender pronouns cannot be understated. It’s essential to pay attention when your child shares their pronouns with you. Banti Jaswal, who is now 19 years old, can recall what it was like to […]

Is it Worth it to Get a Lactation Massage if You’re a Breastfeeding Parent?

Is it Worth it to Get a Lactation Massage if You're Breastfeeding?

Various experts debate the benefits of a lactation massage, including whether or not it’s worth it to get a lactation massage if you’re breastfeeding, as it can potentially assist in the prevention of issues like mastitis or increase your milk supply. Before you had a child, if you did any research, read any books, or […]

A Guide to Fostering Children’s Emotional and Social Growth

Fostering Children's Emotional and Social Growth

Fostering children’s emotional and social growth is just as important as helping them develop physically strong habits like healthy eating, exercise, and adequate rest. By encouraging these habits from an early age, you can help your child develop resilience in the face of difficult emotions, social interactions, and novel circumstances. We refer to these abilities […]

6 Activities for Early Autism Intervention in Babies

Activities for Early Autism Intervention in Babies

According to experts, engaging in activities for early autism intervention in babies can help children with autism exhibit fewer symptoms. Regularly involving them in fun interactions with 9- to 12-month-old infants can make a significant difference. In addition to the usual general developmental tests that begin about 9 months of age, the American Academy of […]

7 Home Exercises That Can Possibly Initiate Labor

Home Exercises That Can Possibly Initiate Labor

While home exercises that can possibly initiate labor might not induce labor immediately, they can enhance a pregnant woman’s alignment and encourage the baby to assume a delivery position. In this article, experts discuss how to perform these exercises safely and efficiently. By the end of the third trimester, most expecting parents are eager to […]

13 Creative Ways for Children to Spend More Time Outdoors

Ways for Children to Spend More Time Outdoors

Discover various ways for children to spend more time outdoors with these enjoyable family activities. From arranging a road trip around “rockhounding” prospects to building an outside play area, these ideas are certain to pique your child’s interest in nature. Show a child a tree stump, and they will likely climb on it, examine it, […]

How to Make Baby Butternut Squash Puree

How to Make Baby Butternut Squash Puree

The flavorful and nutritious butternut squash is packed with the antioxidant vitamin A and the mineral potassium. Follow our simple step-by-step instructions to make baby butternut squash puree. It’s less difficult than you might think to make purees from scratch for baby foods like butternut squash and other vegetables. Additionally, butternut squash puree makes a […]

6 Simple Things You Can Do to Make Your Kid More Independent

Things You Can Do to Make Your Kid More Independent

Teaching our kids independence is crucial, and in this article, we’ll discuss things you can do to make your kid more independent. While it’s not always simple, these daily actions will help your child become more autonomous and self-reliant. We try to raise children who can think and act for themselves. However, it is not […]

What You Should Know if Your Kid Needs a Feeding Tube

What You Should Know if Your Kid Needs a Feeding Tube

First and foremost, as a parent of a tube-fed child, you shouldn’t be terrified; you’ve got this. In this article, we’ll discuss what you should know if your kid needs a feeding tube. Familiarize yourself with this extremely vital tool designed to keep your child healthy and growing. Has your child’s pediatrician proposed a feeding […]

A Guide to Educating Children About Honesty Based on Their Age

A Guide to Educating Children About Honesty

Navigating the challenges of parenting, our heartfelt guide to educating children about honesty aims to help you instill the importance of truthfulness in your preschooler or elementary-aged child, even though all children may lie at times. It is typical for children to lie. In fact, research indicates that children begin to lie as early as […]

What It Was Like Coping with Fetal Growth Restriction

Coping with Fetal Growth Restriction

Coping with fetal growth restriction can be worrisome for expecting parents. In this article, we’ll explore what FGR signifies and how it affects pregnancy, providing valuable information to help you understand and navigate this challenging situation. When I was 20 weeks pregnant, my unborn child was diagnosed with fetal growth restriction (FGR), also known as […]

19 Podcasts About Parenting That You Won’t Want to Miss

Podcasts About Parenting

Looking for podcasts for parents? We’ve got you covered! We have compiled a comprehensive list of the greatest parenting podcasts offering valuable tips and relatable perspectives that you can listen to whenever, wherever. Books have a vital part in our lives, but they are not always convenient to carry around. This is when podcasts become […]

Age-by-Age Breakdown of Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Age-by-Age Breakdown of Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Knowledge is power, and this age-by-age breakdown of your chances of getting pregnant will provide you with valuable insights into pregnancy possibilities by age, helping you to up your chances to conceive in your twenties, thirties, forties, and beyond. We can all relate if your period is the only time you think about your fertility. […]

10 Interesting Family Activities to Engage in with Your Children

Interesting Family Activities to Engage in with Children

Getting sick of doing the same thing over and over again? Try these interesting family activities to engage in with children, which will not only provide something new and exciting but also strengthen your family bonds. Finding time to spend together as a family is crucial, but it can be difficult in today’s fast-paced world. […]

8 Miscarriage-Related Things Not to Say and What to Say Instead

Miscarriage-Related Things Not to Say

Many individuals are unsure how to respond when a friend, relative, or coworker experiences a miscarriage. In this article, we’ll discuss miscarriage-related things not to say, along with recommendations from a psychologist and therapist on how to offer support. Almost one-fifth of women of childbearing age will experience a miscarriage at some point, making the […]

The Greatest Birthing Positions According to Professionals and Parents

The Greatest Birthing Positions

In this article, we’ll discuss the greatest birthing positions, moving beyond the traditional supine position. From standing to squatting on your hands and knees, experts and parents explain why these alternative positions for childbirth are worth exploring. Many of us are accustomed to seeing photographs of women giving birth in the usual “hospital” position: reclining […]

How to Support Your Sensitive Child to Cope with the Overwhelming World

How to Support Your Sensitive Child

Embracing the numerous advantages of being a highly sensitive individual, this article offers guidance on how to support your sensitive child by providing strategies that assist in managing their intense emotions and teaching essential coping skills. My three children were FaceTiming with their uncle Ivan one afternoon when my then 4-year-old started screaming. Between sobbing, […]

Everything Parents Should Know About Ear Seeds for Children

Everything Parents Should Know About Ear Seeds

In this article, we’ll discuss everything parents should know about ear seeds, a traditional Chinese medical practice that has existed for thousands of years. Here, we’ll explore the characteristics and benefits of this increasingly popular treatment. East Asian acupuncture practitioner Gudrun Snyder frequently utilizes ear seeds on her patients. She applies the tiny seeds or […]

7 Terrifying Baby Symptoms That Are Completely Normal

Baby Symptoms That Are Completely Normal

In this article, we’ll cover baby symptoms that are completely normal, including several potentially terrifying symptoms such as irregular respiration and constipation. Here, a pediatrician at an emergency hospital explains when these symptoms are typical and when to call a doctor. Have you ever made a panicked call to your pediatrician only to learn that […]

How Babies’ Verbal Skills Develop Month by Month

How Babies' Verbal Skills Develop Month by Month

Your baby’s first experiences with language are auditory, as they take in the sounds of your voice and the environment around them. In this article, we’ll explore how babies’ verbal skills develop month by month and how infants begin to acquire language. You have many concerns and questions about your child’s speech development. How old […]

The Importance of Apologizing to Your Children and How to Do It

The Importance of Apologizing to Your Children

Recognizing the importance of apologizing to your children is a crucial aspect of healthy parenting. Children benefit greatly from hearing their parents apologize to them, and by learning how to apologize to one another, you can deepen your relationship and foster an environment of trust and understanding. Instead of being a nice break, the five […]

Pooping in Labor and the Truth about Birth Fluids

Pooping in Labor

Discover the truth about pooping in labor and the reality of birth fluids, as we provide essential information on bowel movements and other bodily fluids during labor. Gain the knowledge and confidence you need to navigate this natural process. If you’ve ever wondered if you can still urinate or poop during childbirth, the answer is […]

5 Things Our Moms Wish They Had Known Before Marriage

Things Our Moms Wish They Had Known Before Marriage

I used to be terrified about getting married, but after learning the things our moms wish they had known before marriage, my perspective has changed. For the first time, I believe there are happy marriages among people of Black descent, and understanding these insights can help build stronger relationships. The idea of getting married always […]

How to Observe Black History Month with Children

How to Observe Black History Month with Children

Black History Month commences on February 1st, and understanding how to observe Black History Month with children is crucial for promoting inclusivity and awareness. Learn why it is essential for children, as well as recommendations from educators on how to celebrate as a family with enjoyable activities, service opportunities, educational literature, and more. During Black […]

Making Family Hiking More Exciting and Educational

Making Family Hiking More Exciting

Nature is teeming with critters, noises, and small objects that pique children’s interest, making family hiking more exciting than ever. By sleuthing for outdoor surprises, parents can channel some of their children’s curiosity and give the trek a fun focus. Here are eight ideas for engaging your kids and making the most of a family […]

4 Children’s TV Programs That Provide Important Life Lessons

Children's TV Programs That Provide Important Life Lessons

Discover what an expert in early childhood psychology thinks about children’s TV programs that provide important life lessons. These programs combine entertainment with valuable educational content, promoting both cognitive and emotional development. Young children’s exposure to electronic media often elicits conflicted feelings in their parents. Common wisdom holds that too much time spent in front […]

20 Facts New Mothers Should Know About Their Postpartum Body

Facts New Mothers Should Know About Their Postpartum Body

Having a baby will have a profound effect on your body. To help you understand these changes, we’ve gathered some facts new mothers should know about their postpartum body, according to medical professionals and physiotherapists. Discover what to expect and how to take care of yourself after giving birth. Once you give birth, the physical […]

20 Family-Friendly Films About Black History and Culture

Family-Friendly Films About Black History and Culture

Introduce your children to family-friendly films about Black history and culture, sharing the rich heritage and historical significance with the next generation. These carefully selected movies offer insightful information while concentrating on varied representations, making them perfect for family viewing. Educating children about Black history (and Black experiences) throughout the year, not just during Black […]

4 Exciting Ways to Play Floor Is Lava at Home with Your Kids

Ways to Play Floor Is Lava at Home

Discover new ways to play Floor Is Lava at home, a popular indoor game that offers a terrific opportunity for children of all ages (and adults!) to exercise their imaginations, release excess energy, and have fun. Get ready to transform your living space into a thrilling adventure for the whole family. The 2020 Netflix series […]

10 Delightful Ideas to Honor Grandparents on Their Special Day

Ideas to Honor Grandparents on Their Special Day

Forget the trinkets; this year, consider these ideas to honor grandparents on their special day by encouraging your children to give their grandparents heartfelt presents instead. Meaningful gifts foster a stronger connection and create lasting memories for both generations. Grandparents Day is celebrated in the United States on the first Sunday of September, immediately following […]

Discussing Mental Health and Suicide Prevention with Your Teens

Discussing Mental Health and Suicide Prevention with Your Teens

Discussing mental health and suicide prevention with your teens is essential to keeping them safe and supported. You should be aware of the warning signs associated with mental health issues and the stigma surrounding suicide. Staying connected and strong as a family requires knowing how to talk to your teen about mental health, get your […]

3 Foods That Are Beneficial to Your Child’s Digestive Health

Foods That Are Beneficial to Your Child's Digestive Health

What your child consumes plays a crucial role in their well-being, especially when it comes to foods that are beneficial to your child’s digestive health. These specific foods promote the growth of healthy bacteria in their intestines and suppress the growth of harmful germs. Discover the best options to support a healthy microbiota for your […]

A Guide to Explaining St. Patrick’s Day to Children

A Guide to Explaining St. Patrick's Day to Children

Are you looking for a way to explain the significance of Saint Patrick’s Day to your child? This guide to explaining St. Patrick’s Day to your children can help you share the origins of this joyous celebration in an engaging and informative manner. Discover the history and traditions behind this festive day with your little […]

63 Exciting Questions to Encourage Your Child to Speak

Questions to Encourage Your Child to Speak

Youngsters ask many questions, but now it is our turn to ask them. Here are 63 engaging questions to encourage your child to speak and spark conversation, providing a unique opportunity to get to know your little ones better and strengthen your bond. Parents of young kids are usually very used to their youngsters asking […]

6 Apps for Kids to Practice Mindfulness and Meditation

Apps for Kids to Practice Mindfulness and Meditation

Your child will be better able to manage stress and emotions, maintain focus, and enhance their mental health by using these six apps for kids to practice mindfulness and meditation. These specially designed applications offer a variety of tools and techniques to help children develop skills for managing stress and emotions in a healthy and […]

Doctor Visits for the First Time

Doctor Visits for the First Time

Whether you’re a first-time parent embarking on doctor visits for the first time or you’ve switched to a new doctor, taking your baby to her initial appointment can be nerve-racking. It’s essential to prepare yourself and your child for this important step in their healthcare journey. In this case, one word stands out: preparation. That […]

Conversation Cards for TableTopics

Conversation Cards for TableTopics

We’ve all been there: sitting at a party with strangers, wondering how we’re going to get to know them, let alone get through the evening. Perhaps you’re sitting at the dinner table, trying to persuade the kids to “open up” about their day. Does this sound uncomfortably familiar? Conversation Cards for TableTopics can be the […]

Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Toys Organized

Tips for Keeping Your Child's Toys Organized

Discover professional tips for keeping your child’s toys organized, as expert organizers share their best advice for arranging a playroom and ingenious ways to manage painting supplies, stuffed animals, and other challenging items. When facing a huge pile of Hatchimals and LEGO pieces, matching bins can only go so far. Therefore, we have enlisted a […]

Here are the Top 10 Math Apps for Kids

Top Math Apps for Kids

Playing some entertaining, educational games can help children better understand the fundamentals of mathematics and spark an enthusiasm for education. Check out these top math apps for kids to make learning fun and engaging. You have probably tried all there is to try when teaching mathematics, from quizzes over breakfast to more homework aid. But […]

How to Transform Your Cellphone into a Baby Monitor

How to Transform Your Cellphone into a Baby Monitor

Discover how to transform your cellphone into a baby monitor using a mobile device like a smartphone or tablet. This comprehensive guide will also review the three most useful apps currently available for this purpose. Do you need confidence that your kid is safe and sound while sleeping in the bassinet or crib? Look no […]

8 Alternatives to Traditional Gender Reveal Parties

Alternatives to Traditional Gender Reveal Parties

Looking for alternatives to traditional gender reveal parties that don’t rely on gender norms? Consider these eight creative and splashy celebration ideas to commemorate your kid on the way. Again, a gender reveals party caused a massive wildfire that jeopardized homes and livelihoods, all for the sake of a split-second pink vs. blue reveal. According […]

The Best Core-Healing Diastasis Recti Exercises

The Best Core-Healing Diastasis Recti Exercises

Are you looking for the most effective and best core-healing diastasis recti exercises? Before performing a single crunch, you should review our list of the most and least beneficial exercises for this condition. It shouldn’t be surprising that women who have recently given birth or who were pregnant may notice changes in their abdominal areas. […]

Making Fitness Exciting for Children

Making Fitness Exciting for Children

You probably won’t believe it, but James has no idea that “The Race Game” is actually designed for making fitness exciting for children while benefiting their health. This energetic 6-year-old loves climbing over furniture and navigating around secure obstacles in his Onsted home. His mom, who uses a watch as a timer, fully supports this […]

How to Handle Your “Terrible Twos”

How to Handle Your "Terrible Twos"

While the “terrible twos” might be challenging, we spoke with several professionals to learn how to handle your “terrible twos” and navigate this stage with patience, compassion, and grace. If you are a parent of a small child, you are concerned about your child entering the toddler years, namely the “terrible twos” phase. The term […]