Winter will be here before we know it. Instead of hibernating inside and dreaming of spring, plan to get outside for some family fun this winter. Here are my top five suggestions for inexpensive family fun in the snow.
A natural playground contains elements from nature, such as trees, grass, rocks, sand, and water. It's a great place for both active play and creative play.
In most cases, it is hard to find a mom who will agree with you on everything that you believe motherhood should consist of. Here's my advice: CHILL THE F*&% OUT!
There are an average of 37 heatstroke related child deaths in the United States each year. How is it that so many parents can forget their own child in a car long enough to result in death?
Seeing a baby locked in a hot car can be a shock. If you've never thought of what you'd do if you were faced with such a situation, this page may help you to be prepared for it.
An outdoors Hunger Games game, invented and tested by kids and teens. It needs no fancy equipment, and includes a tag to print out to use in your game.
As people get older and they experience sensory losses, it can be difficult to communicate effectively. Here are some tips to assist you in communicating effectively with the elderly.
Former Homicide Detective, Jim Warner Wallace teaches children how to use the tools of a detective to analyze evidence for Christianity.
A summary of rides at Disneyland California Adventures theme park that are suitable for toddlers and preschoolers.
Tips for an educational, active, fun, fall outdoor scavenger hunt for kids. Includes ideas for autumn hunt items, photo hunts, and a display of the items found.
We all know that when a child or teen is bullied it can leave some long-lasting emotional (and sometimes even physical) scars. The negative effects of bullying can range from BAD to WORSE quickly.
It may seem impossible at times to have a clean house with kids running around, but you can do it with these 6 tips.
Whether or not you return to work after becoming a parent is a difficult challenge faced by modern women. Finances and the prospect of being parted from your newborn are key challenges to consider.
Autumn is a wonderful time of year to spend time outdoors as a family. This article highlights fall activities that are fun for kids of all ages.
Want to start writing about your experiences as a mom? Here are lots of ideas for topics that can inspire, encourage and entertain. We've all been there!
We have all learned that an ideal family usually has a mother, a father, and children, but this is a Western ideal. What does the rest of the world have to say about family? How do theirs look and function? You might be surprised.
Learn age appropriate tips for helping your child build sand castles and sculptures. Includes how to video and photos taken at the annual Rehoboth Beach Sand Castle Contest.
Caregiving for a loved one has financial implications that can disrupt your income. The good news is you can get paid for that through these options.
Coming up with activities to do with children can be hard—especially if you're doing it on the spot. Doing a little planning will make the day (or visit) go a lot smoother and will be a lot more fun.
Most people feel that if they don't have children, they will be unhappy in old age. Whether this is true or not, depends on planning, luck and attitude.
Learn how FMLA, the Family Medical Leave Act, works and how employees are protected under the law. Information about maternity leave and FMLA is provided.
Having an emergency contact list can save lives. Make sure your list has all the numbers you may need.
In today's world, people need role models where they can get them. Sometimes they come from the characters they see in comic books. Here are my top six role models from DC Comics.
My husband is a comic book illustrator and over the years he has introduced me to his world. With his help, I've put together a list of comic series and graphic novels that are great for new readers.
What's it like to have a 9/11 birthday? Do the events of September 11th overshadow what should be a day of celebration?
I was pregnant, visibly pregnant. I'm not anymore and I have no baby. Physically I can handle this easily. My body feels fine, it was just hard to let go emotionally. Everything seems to make me think about what happened. I wish it didn't happen...
Leading a prayer walk for your school? I give tips, ideas, Bible verses, and step-by-step instructions to help you.
My family survives on one income; my husband works, and I stay home with the kids. Sometimes I get tempted to shop, beyond our budget. Here are my triggers and what I choose instead of shopping.
Did you know about National Teddy Bear Picnic day?! What an excellent opportunity to throw a little party for your kids! We did it last year, and this year I went all out. We had a blast!
Although society teaches us that we are supposed to bear children, it's important to understand how not having them can improve the quality of our lives.
For some girls, they may worry about attending a sleepover when it is 'that time of the month.' Here are some tips that will help you focus on the fun and less on your cycle.
As a Stay-at-home Mom, you may need to find ways to make extra money to help offset the costs of living on one income. There are some great ways to make extra money while still being at home.
Simple ways to introduce children to gardening! Plus, alternative ideas to teach kids about growing fruits and vegetables without a backyard garden.
Postpartum recovery can be a struggle for any new mom - adjusting to a new role, managing the emotional journey and trying to recover physically. Fitness professional and new mom shares tips.
Trauma is a psychologically distressing event outside what a child normally expects, and often the child experience a sense of fear, terror, and helplessness, which could have a severe impact on him.
Discourtesy is old fashioned. Let us work toward bringing manners into style and show respect to our parents.
The birth of a precious little baby is an experience like no other. While it is a time for joy and celebration, it is not uncommon for new moms to experience postpartum depression.