Parents Ask: Baby Sleep Recommendations

Q: Sleep recommendations seem to change from year to year. What is the best and safest way to put my little one to sleep? – Christina, Chandler Every parent of a little one knows the daily and sometimes frustrating struggle of getting them to sleep. Your...

Celebrating Grandparents

By Michelle Talsma Everson When I think of my fondest childhood memories, they usually involve “Beta” – my maternal grandmother. She was an amazing woman; she raised seven kids and then helped to raise my cousins and myself. She made summers special and found creative...

Fun Once the Bell Rings

By Christa Melnyk Hines After-school activities are an essential and fun way to round out your child’s overall educational experience. Integrate both structured and DIY activities that complement your child’s disposition, age and interests. “Students in these...

Make Summer Learning Fun

by Christa Melnyk Hines Wondering how to help your child retain reading, writing and math skills that he or she gained over the school year this summer without making it feel like work? Weave learning into daily errands and interactive activities found in your own...

Celebrating Dads

By Pam Molnar We have all seen the professional athlete, who after spending thousands of hours of practice as a kid in the backyard with his dad, says “Hi Mom” to the camera while being interviewed on TV. For years, fathers have taken a backseat to their female...

Mother’s Day Juggling Act

By Kerrie McLoughlin Remember Mother’s Day before you were married? The day probably revolved around your own mom, stepmom or other mother figure. Then your mother-in-law came into the picture, and you had to really split your time every second Sunday in May. Once YOU...

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