Parenting is one of the most rewarding experiences a person will ever go through.  From the miracle of birth all the way to hearing Pomp and Circumstance played by a college band, there is so much to be thankful for, so much that our child has given to us simply by coming into our lives.  [...]

We can say a lot to our little one with our actions, but don’t forget that you can say so much more in a facial gesture or the look in your eyes. Our children have a lot to learn yet when it comes to having a conversation about how to behave at the park. Not [...]

We imagine our unborn child and the day she will arrive, and we begin to day dream about all the things that we’re going to do: how the days will be filled with joy, laughter and only a few tears, but even then, tears of joy.  Then the reality sets in. There are dirty diapers, [...]

As well-adjusted as our young toddler is, there is no simple way to say “Mommy is going back to work, and you’re going to spend the whole day with a bunch of people you don’t know!”  It’s going to be his biggest change in life so far, as well as one of the most difficult [...]

As a parent in today’s world, we begin to think of how our child is going to measure up to the rest of the world.  We immediately begin comparing our child to the one next door, or down the street, or even in another country.  We begin early by encouraging reading and math, hoping that [...]

On our little one’s way to life in the fast lane, there are many, many, many speed bumps.  About half of those seem to come during that little span of time we call The Terrible Twos.  It’s those early years of development that hit somewhere between the ages of 1-3 when our child wants to [...]

As the dog days of summer have fallen upon us, and going to the beach one more time seems like a chore rather than a fun activity, start thinking about some other family fun options to try with your little ones. One suggestion is to help your child create a scrapbook of his summer memories.  [...]

They whine about snacks, about sitting on laps, They fight from within about taking their naps Frustration sets in like a summer hot spell, The screaming continues, and you swear you’re in… well   Mommy has had it, dad loses control These two little beings are taking a toll Then in one single moment, a [...]

Even though our lives have become computerized, emailed and texted, it doesn’t mean we should give up completely on the past. There is one thing in particular that you may want to not give up on when thinking about your little one and his/her life ahead, and that’s the family meal. If nothing more than [...]

Earth Day may have come and gone, but the chance to do something good for the earth and our children at the same time, remains constant.  As a human being, a living breathing creature on this planet, we are connected to the earth in so many ways.  Not only do we need its oxygen and [...]