Top Family Spring Break Getaways

Spring break isn’t just for college kids. The only questions are warm or cold? Skiing, hiking or beach? Once you’ve got that nailed down, there are great choices for each destination if you start your planning now.

Teaching Kids Gratitude

Gratitude has a huge impact on quality of life: happiness, satisfaction, optimism and even health benefits. Four our kids this can even lead to better grades, to have better relationships with friends, helps them get better night sleep, improve their immune system, and if they are into sports it’s great for team morale.

Smart Diapers for Mom

Dr. Diaper? Not quite. But, we are getting there…

Pixie Scientific, a biomedical research company based out of New York City has recently created a diaper so smart, that it detects changes in your baby’s health before a doctor’s visit is in order.

See What Parenting Style You Most Use

Being a parent can be challenging at most times especially because you are training and nurturing your kids to be responsible individuals and citizens of the community while they are growing up. Our mothers and fathers are our role models

Royal Baby Names

With Kate and William’s baby boy, Prince George Alexander Louis, happily home with the new parents–all things royal including names have hit the world by storm. 

Why Every New Mom Should Hire a Trainer

Extra baby weight. I thought I could get rid of it. It would never happen to me. I would schedule jogging stroller trips with my newborn and iPod in between breastfeeding and doctor visits.

The Top 5 Benefits of an Open Adoption

For some adoptive families entering into the adoption process, the prospects of an open adoption can seem a little bit scary, and rightfully so. Some common questions and fears many adoptive families have about open adoption are:

Summer’s Here – So What’s the Best Sunblock

With longer days and more time spent in the sun, Consumer Reports tested a few sunscreens and came out with the top four products that will protect you and your family from both UVA and UVB radiation that can lead to sunburns, skin cancer and wrinkles.

Tips For First Time Sleepaway Campers

I remember the first time I went to sleepaway camp with my sister. It was exciting and frightening at the same time, but something I came to love year after year. Not much has changed when it comes to the activities and fun camps offer

Case Studies: Renaming Dad and Faith No More

Dear Case,
I have been estranged from my father for more than a year. He barely had a role in my childhood and I didn’t see him much until I was an adult. He has been manipulating, juvenile and toxic, forcing my decision to cut ties
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Happy Mother’s Day!

An oldie but goodie…originally written in 1915 and the song is titled “Mother”:

M Is for the Many things she gave me,

Case Studies: My Vacation is Turning Into a They-cation

Dear Case,
As a single parent, my daughter and I have planned a summer vacation with another family. I am very close friends with the parents, and my daughter is best friends with their daughter. We have been planning this vacation for weeks and the girls are very excited. While mentioning the vacation plans around the schoolyard and on the sports field
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