Category: PARENTING

Interviewing a Daycare – Checklist

You want your child to have the best care possible while you are away during the day, so naturally you want the optimal daycare situation. To find the best fit for you and your...

Planning for Child Care during Summer Break

One thing working parents have to think about as the school year draws to a close is planning for child care during summer break. There are a variety of options so it is important...

Preparing Kids for Summer Break

The kids around the country are counting the days. They know before too long, the final bell of the school year will be ringing and they’ll be able to enjoy a couple of months...

"Because" Just Doesn't Work

Children are inquisitive by nature. When they are younger, it’s usually because they want to better understand something. When they are older, it’s because they want to better understand why you think something is...

Does Your Child Have Too Many Activities?

Studies have proven time and time again that when children are involved in extra-curricular activities, their odds of getting in trouble or becoming a criminal go down as well. Northeastern’s College of Criminal Justice...

Sex Ed for Teens in America – At School and At Home

It may come as a surprise to many parents that sex education in public schools essentially began in 1892, when the National Education Association requested that “moral education” was needed in schools. It wasn’t...

Go Green With Your Kids

Parents are much more than just parents, they are teachers as well. Studies indicate that, despite contrary notions, most children still consider their parent’s advice to be the best and will listen (up to...