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Explaining the Death of a Pet To Your Child

Explaining the death of a pet to your child is never an easy discussion. The chances are high that losing a pet may be your...

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...

Working From Home With Kids – 8 Tips

Some days working from home with kids is a necessity. When you are a parent invariably one kids gets sick and you'll need to...

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...

A New Dad’s Guide to the First Steps of Fatherhood

A good majority of men are typically clueless on what next to do after the arrival of their first child. It is also during...

5 Reasons Your Kids Should Detox From Screen Time

As a kid, I would hustle home from school, neglect my loathsome reading, and make a beeline for the TV. It was my addiction,...

Coloring Tips to Help You Create Lifelong Memories With Your Kids

When I was a child I colored, sketched and painted every day. It was a certainty. One other certainty in my heart at that...

Enjoy Spring with Your Child: Tips on Getting Your Family Outside...

Spring is here and it’s a great time for families with children to spend time outdoors and together. The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC),...

Disney “Beauty & the Beast” Sweepstakes!

HomeAway is celebrating Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" by running an awesome sweepstakes - the grand prize is a stay at Duns Castle for...