As a new parent, it’s normal to feel both excited and a little overwhelmed when giving your baby his or her first bath. For most parents, bathtime quickly becomes an enjoyable chance to bond with your baby. These tips will make your baby’s baths easier for you, and more enjoyable for both you and your […]
Parents are powerful influences in helping their children develop self-esteem as they grow. Research shows that adolescents who grow up with high self-esteem are less likely to abuse drugs or drink compared to kids who grow up without a sense of self-worth. Here are 6 ways to nurture your child’s self-esteem as they grow: 1. […]
Have you heard of The Kindness Elves? I first heard about this wonderful idea last year from The Imagination Tree, which inspired families to encourage acts of kindness, generosity, and love during the Holiday season! This year, we decided to begin this tradition with our own children. They love finding where the elves are ‘hiding’ and what […]
“Shhh, sit down and quietly read a book” said no tech-librarian ever. In an ever evolving world of technology, libraries have begun to make a shift from the silent, book filled rooms we once knew. In fact, when a big-box bookstore at 72nd and Dodge went out of business, a new sort of community center […]
I just feel tired of everything sensible and I’m going to let my imagination run riot for the summer. – Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery When Alice was born five years ago, I began to write to her. Just little things; how she looked, how she changed, what she did, how we loved her. […]
Stay tuned this week as the moms wage an epic battle of patience, strategy, and spatula skills. You should probably pour a little extra coffee for this one, as it’s not for the faint of heart.