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Busy Busy Bee: Preparing Your Home for Toddlerhood

The majority of parents anxiously wait for the day that their little ones take their first step. However, from the moment your toddler starts walking, your stress level gets higher. The truth is that your home can be a dangerous place for a little one just starting out on their feet. Preparing your home for toddlerhood is one of the most important steps you can take to protect them.... Read More »

Giveaway – The Organic Family Cookbook

We hope you've had a chance to see our review of The Organic Family Cookbook. We like it so much, we're going to give away a copy to a user who submits a parenting tip below. Fill out the form below with your tip, the name you want displayed with your tip (if any), your email address so we can contact you if you win, and the person who referred you to the contest, if there was somebody. That person will get... Read More »

The Organic Family Cookbook – Review

The Organic Family Cookbook is a fantastic cookbook, but is much more than just a cookbook. Throughout the book there are “Together” tips that give great ways to grow, cook, and be “green” as a family. This cookbook takes being a family to a whole new level!... Read More »

5 Reasons to Get Your Kids Involved in Writing Thank-You Notes

As is customary for our household, we kept a list of who gave us what gifts so that we could write thank-you notes later. But rather than just writing a nice note, we got our daughter involved in contributing to the thank-you. Would a regular thank-you note be sufficient? Absolutely! But we find it fun and important for our daughter to play a part. Even though our daughter is too young to write, she left an impression on her notes...quite... Read More »

Review of Little Passports – US or World Adventures for Kids

I ran across a site the other day that I thought was very cool and I look forward to my daughter being old enough to use this resource. The site is Little Passports, and they offer a monthly service for kids between the ages of 5 and 12 to expose them to different countries around the world or different states across the United States. ... Read More »

Best Parenting Commercial from the Big Game

While I wasn't blown away this year with the commercials from the "Big Game" (And even having to say it that way is completely ridiculous, but I digress), there was at least one highlight that parents can certainly appreciate. It came in the 4th quarter from KIA, and focused on the question that will place all parents in deer-in-the-headlights mode..."Where do babies come from?"... Read More »

Top Posts of 2012

Following a great blogging year, I wanted to put together a list of our Top Ten posts from the last year. So in case you missed them throughout the year, the following posts topped our list in 2012. We hope you had a chance to see them all, and would love to hear your favorites! ... Read More »

Parenting Tip of the Day for 2013

Lauren and I will be posting a Parenting Tip of the Day for each day this year. As our daughter approaches her second birthday, we've started to put together a list of tips we can offer other parents for getting through those first couple years of parenting. Some may also warrant more elaboration in a full blog post. We've created a new page for these tips, Parenting Tip of the Day, and encourage you to stop by each day for the new tip. ... Read More »

10 Things This Parent WILL Miss when the World Ends Friday

As a follow-up to my post on "10 things I WONT miss when the world ends," I'll be a little more serious with the ten things I WILL miss if the world ends this Friday. While I do not believe the world is actually going to end, it never hurts to stop and think about what makes parenting so special and the things I would miss as the world is destroyed. ... Read More »

10 Things This Parent WON’T Miss When the World Ends Friday

Welp, this is apparently the last week we have before the world ends (or before the next big event that will lead to massive destruction, something like that. Just ask a Mayan). So I’ve decided to look for that silver lining and enjoy the positive side to this impending mega-disaster, and list out the ten things that I will not miss from my parenting life. ... Read More »
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