Baby’s First Foods: Tips for Starting Solids

November 15, 2019

As babies grow and develop, their needs change. And time can fly by when watching your child grow up, so certain changes may sneak up on you. One big milestone for infants is branching out from an exclusively breastmilk or formula diet. But what should your baby’s first foods be? For the best and safest...

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How to Recognize Signs of Bullying

October 30, 2019

As a parent, there are a million little things to worry about when it comes to raising a happy, healthy, confident, and capable child. One issue that concerns parents of school-aged children is bullying. Bullying is a huge problem for many children in the U.S. and efforts to decrease and prevent it have gained public...

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Fall Bucket List for Families

October 18, 2019

Now that it’s October, we are officially in fall mode! It can be a bummer to say goodbye to summer, but fall has so much to offer that it’s easy to make the transition from shorts to sweaters. With its cooler temperatures and a variety of seasonal activities on offer, fall is the perfect time...

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The Health Benefits of Yoga for Kids

September 30, 2019

Over the last several decades, yoga has become a popular form of exercise. From physical strength and flexibility to helping those who practice it deal with stress and emotions, the health benefits of yoga are numerous. Usually, you hear about the benefits adults get from yoga, but children can also derive great health benefits from...

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10 Most Common School-Age Illnesses

September 16, 2019

One thing that concerns many parents as they send their kids back to school is all the common illnesses kids can catch. Not only do you hate to see them sick, but they often have to miss school which means you may have to miss work to care for them. Plus, there’s the risk that...

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When to Keep Your Child Home from School

August 26, 2019

Being a parent is great, but when your child is sick it presents some challenges, to say the least. As if them feeling poorly isn’t bad enough, it often creates disruptions to all other areas of your life. If a child is too sick to go to school or daycare, you may have to miss...

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5 Allergy-Friendly School Lunch Ideas

August 14, 2019

The new school year is underway, which means it’s also time to get back into your routine. Researchers estimate that 5.6 million children under the age of 18 have food allergies. That’s one in 13 children or roughly two in every classroom.  If your child has food allergies or attends an allergy-friendly school or daycare,...

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What to Do When Your Child Has a Fever

July 31, 2019

Fevers in children can be worrisome for parents, especially for first-time moms and dad and parents of infants. Before we dig into what to do when your child has a fever, let’s define what qualifies as a fever.  What is a Fever? A fever is defined by most doctors as a temperature of 100.4 degrees...

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How to Pick the Best Sport for Your Child

July 17, 2019

Despite what the temperatures say, fall is just around the corner and with it comes the start of a new sports season. Participation in youth sports are a great way to help foster lifelong fitness, but if your child has never played a sport before all of the options can seem overwhelming. Children will naturally...

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11 Must-Download Apps for Families

June 28, 2019

Family life today seems busier than ever. Everyone has somewhere different to be all the time and so many things need to get done. There are so many things to keep up with. And while technology can seem like a nuisance sometimes, it can also help make things a bit easier. We’ve found 11 apps...

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