Camping with kids can be a fun way to spend quality time with your family and disconnect from technology, but it requires planning and organization. Safety is crucial, so pack a first aid kit, insect repellent, and sun protection, and set clear rules for your children. To keep them entertained, plan activities like hiking and fishing, and bring games and books for downtime. This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know, from choosing a campsite to packing for the trip, to make your family camping trip a success. Get ready for an adventure in the great outdoors!
Learning and Discovery Each Month One of my favorite parts of this job is discovering new things for kids and families to do together. In my researching I found monthly subscriptions designed for kids and parents. Here are 5 of my favorites that emphasize education and family time. And really, who doesn’t like receiving packages […]
Taking care of your baby’s delicate skin is important for their overall health and comfort. From diaper rash to cradle cap, there are many common skin conditions that babies may experience. To keep your baby’s skin healthy and happy, it’s important to establish a regular skin care routine that includes gentle cleansing, moisturizing, and protection from the sun. In this article, we’ll provide tips and recommendations for caring for your baby’s skin, as well as advice on how to recognize and treat common skin conditions. By following these guidelines, you can help your baby stay comfortable and healthy while keeping their skin soft and supple.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) regularly releases updated reports based on new evidence for keeping sleeping babies safe. These reports from the AAP try to reduce the risk of sleep-related infant deaths from SIDS or accidental deaths from suffocation or strangulation. Their recommendations, listed below, help new parents create a safe sleep environment for […]
There’s this stage when toddlers shift between the extreme emotions of parenthood, joy and rage with alarming swiftness, leaving parents behind in a daze of confusion. For most kids it seems to occur around eighteen months. I remember years ago hanging out with my sister-in-law and toddler niece, watching my niece erupt into tears and […]
Mothering can be work that never seems to end. There are no built-in breaks or time off. With how much energy it takes physically, emotionally and psychologically, it is no wonder that many moms feel exhausted and overwhelmed. That’s why my main advice for new moms is to pause and take care of themselves. Self […]