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6 Great Toys Your Cat Will Flip For

Felines are naturally independent. Their nature to defy and confuse their owners is part of their charm. Cats are born predators. They love to...

Playtime!! Toys Your Kitty will Love

Felines are naturally independent. Their nature to defy and confuse their owners is part of their charm. Cats are born predators. They love to...

10 Great New Picture Books for You & Your Kids

We all heard how important reading to our kids is to help them develop, learn and grow. We've written numerous times about our recommendations books for children of...

Explaining Pet Death To Your Child

Explaining pet death to your child is never an easy discussion. The chances are high that losing a pet may be your child’s first experience...

Best Belgian-Style Waffle Makers

Warm, fluffy, freshly baked Belgian-style waffles are a winter brunch treat. If you make extra and pop them in the freezer they can be...

7 Great Tools to Teach Your Kids to Read

We all know the importance of reading. We’re even told to start reading to our kids when they are still in the womb. Once...

Fun Fall Activities for Kids

Autumn is finally upon us! And as the leaves begin to fall from the trees around you, one of the most fun times of...

7 Simple Steps to Handle Any Parenting Situation

1. Listen. Pause and listen to your child before springing into action or firing back a response. This means zipping your lip, biting your...

Our Guide to Keeping Your Poise As a New School Year...

Thank you Poise® for sponsoring this post. Follow Poise® on Facebook and Twitter and share how you Seize Your #PoiseMoment. At the beginning of every...

Best Learning Apps for Preschool and Kindergarten

  If your kids are anything like mine, they're always begging for more screen time. We have rules about how much they get, and which...