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Halloween With a Nut Allergy

As a parent of a daughter with a bad nut allergy, we put together some graphics to help parents know the nut-free candies and those that might be unsafe.

Ways to Keep your Parenting Life a Little Less Stressful

Being a new parent is hard!  I can’t imagine doing it alone.  So here are some ways to keep your parenting life a little less stressful, have a happier family, and continue to be the best parents you can be.   1. Tag team whenever possible, make sure to take turns for any daily tasks/chores (bath time, dishes, diaper changes, laundry, etc.). 2. Date night This is sooo important to your relationship.  If your...

Summer Tips from a Teacher

As a teacher of six years, I know how important it is for students to continue to learn during the summer.  I know some parents want to just let their children have a great summer – play in the pool, run outside, play video games, whatever they want to do!  But as a teacher, I am asking you to help your kids and keep them learning over the summer.  Every year, I have students who dropped an entire grade level,...

Paper Chain Countdown for Kids

Creative and simple idea for helping kids understand time until a special event. Includes easy steps on creating a paper chain countdown for kids.

Jeff Ross Guest Post – What I Would Do Different As a Dad If I Had the Chance

You don't get a do-over in parenting your kids, but it's still good to reflect on what you might do different if you had the chance. Maybe others can learn from your mistakes. With that in mind, I invite you to take a look at my post, "What I Would Do Different As a Dad If I Had the Chance."
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