Tips for Teaching Children Good Financial Habits


Having good financial habits is essential to make it in today’s world. It is important to teach your children how to handle money responsibly now so they will have an easier time with their own finances when they are older. Fortunately, following these tips can help you establish effective habits in your little ones: Give […]

Playing I Spy

Boy Spying Through Binoculars

This summer I had the opportunity to get reacquainted with some of the little people in our family during a much overdue family reunion. It’s been a while since I’ve spent more than just a few hours in the company of little children. Our family reunion was over a long weekend and we had lots […]

Parenting Classes Can Help

Parenting Class

You know how every kid is special? That means every problem, every misbehavior, every power struggle you have with your child will be special, too. While you can’t prepare for all of parenting’s uncertainties, taking a parenting class not only prepares parents for the ins and outs of mommy- and daddy-hood, it provides a supportive […]

Building Character In Young Children


Our kids are the inheritors of the earth, and as such, we should make sure that they have all the skills and knowledge that they will need to shoulder this burden. Building character starts at a young age, and a few essential skills can make them more socially active and mentally challenged! Below are some […]

10 Things Your Children Should Know for Emergency Situations

Teenagers with CPR Training Mannequin

We hope your children never find themselves in an emergency situation. But what if they did? Would they know what to do? Here are 1o things your children should know for emergency situations. We hope teaching your child these things will help them to remain calm when faced with an emergency. 1. Emergency Numbers Children should […]

The Monster Broom

Little girl with teddy bear

One of the neatest things about watching our kids grow up was seeing their imagination develop. They could go from being regular little girls to Cinderella or Annakin Skywalker in a matter of seconds. They loved dressing up, listening to story books, coloring, and all sorts of imaginative play. Just as easily as they could […]

Setting a Healthy and Happy Routine for Your Family this Fall


By this time of year, you and your kids are probably comfortably back into the swing of the school year and have a solid routine down. However, as fall sets in and colder weather and busy holiday schedules draw near, it is essential to maintain this routine. Having a steady schedule with set times to […]

Love Tanks

Happy mother and her children - motherhood

When my kids were smaller I sometimes felt tired and unappreciated. Please don’t misunderstand me: I love being a mother and I wouldn’t trade the title of Mom for anything, but the constant requests and demands on my time when the kids were little left me with hardly any time for myself. I often found myself […]

Toddler Boredom Busters


Toddlers don’t get bored often. They are so busy learning and exploring the world around them but if you should find yourself and your little one in a ho-hum kind of mood, try using one of these toddler boredom buster ideas to put the play back into playtime! Play the Drums: Get out your pots and pans […]

Making The Transition To Preschool Easier

Making the Transition to Preschool

There are many things a child can love about preschool. As a parent, you imagine it being a great adventure for your kid. However, many children actually find preschool to be an interruption to a comfortable routine that is not wanted. The way a child will ultimately handle this transition will depend on the reactions […]