With summer comes playing outside! Finding fun and safe outdoor activities that are new and exciting can be challenging. Here is a list of fun outdoor activities.
Entertaining young kids while traveling can be a challenge. Portable electronics, books, and toys can help to pass the time, but those often only last for a limited time. Below are some interactive ideas to help beat travel boredom!
Even if you have done it many times before having children, flying with kids can be very daunting, especially for longer flights. The best thing you can do is to plan ahead and do your research. And don’t take it personally if your child disturbs others, just try to remain calm and do your best to calm your child.
Packing for a vacation with children can be daunting and overwhelming. Below is a list of tips to help make packing and your trip go more smoothly. The specific items you will need will depend on the age of your child(ren), your destination, and travel method.
Did you know? July is National Ice Cream Month! President Reagan designated it as such in 1984, and set aside the 3rd Sunday of each July as National Ice Cream Day. This year we celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 15, 2012, just a few days away. Considering July is usually rather hot, this is perfect timing to enjoy a cool treat on a hot day. There are so many delicious flavors of ice cream, and below are some fun recipes to enjoy with your family.
Independence Day is a lot of fun to celebrate! Kids of all ages enjoy picnics, parades, fireworks, and festive games and activities. But why do we do all this? And how do you explain it to young children? Here are some ideas to help explain the importance of Independence Day with your children.
The Fourth of July is just a few days away. Below are some fun ideas to help make the holiday more fun with the kids. Have fun celebrating!
Celebrating baby’s first birthday is an important and very fun milestone. To make the occasion special for your little one, consider some of these special traditions:
Choosing a pediatrician can be very daunting. You likely want a doctor who will answer every one of your questions with patience and understanding, someone who shares similar parenting philosophies as you, and someone you feel cares about you and your kids. The right pediatrician for you may not be the right pediatrician for someone else. Unless you already know someone, where do you start? And what criteria do you use to decide? Here are some helpful tips.
A common concern for new parents is how to get enough sleep to avoid exhaustion. Some babies are capable of sleeping though the night as early as 6 weeks old, but for many it won’t happen until 4 to 6 months of age. Here are some healthy sleep habits that you can develop early on with your little one to help everyone get more sleep.