The 3 Most Popular Kids Toys

Children require an excellent combination of fun and learning whenever they have to play with their respective toys. As there can be literally hundreds to thousands of different classes or types of toys, we have decided to make a poll to find out which among these toys are currently ranked as the most popular today. […]

New Parents: Don’t Make Life More Difficult Than It Needs to Be

There is no formula or instruction manual for successful parenting. You can arm yourself with the latest expert advice for new parents, keep up with the trends and establish a routine based on evidence-based research, but you will still find yourself figuring out much of this parenting thing as you go along. Make life as […]

Before Baby: Make These Safety Upgrades to Your Vehicle

From the moment you found out you were pregnant, you began to see your home in a different light. Those innocuous outlets are now sinister places that must be covered up, your huge flatscreen TV you and your hubby were so excited to buy may potentially topple over and…. well, you get the point. While […]

Family Fun: How to Make a Movie Together

According to Samsung, 2.5 billion people around the world own a digital camera. Put your camera to good use and switch your setting from taking still shots to video. Put your camera to good use and get the kids involved to make a family movie together. Consider a documentary or montage of your year, or […]

Four Websites For Teens

Being a work-at-home-mom can be an immensely rewarding experience. In addition to avoiding a daily commute through rush hour traffic, you can often adjust your schedule so you to drive your kids to school, attend their school events, and be there when they return back home. As you probably know quite well, teens usually figure […]

5 Ways to Toddler-Proof Your iPhone

The most recent data from Pew Research indicates 58 percent of Americans over age 18 have a smartphone, and according to the T-Mobile website, at least 209 million of them are using lightning-fast 4G LTE connections. All that speed and power, and you’re still being foiled by a 4-year-old? If you’ve experienced cracked screens, missing […]

The Truth About Invisalign for Teens

This post was sponsored by the folks at Invisalign, but all opinions and genuine interest are my own! (I’m saving my pennies to get them for myself!)   I went to the Blogher blogging conference this summer, and I had the chance to speak with several great companies. One of them, Invisalign, hosted a daytime […]

Back to School Morning Routines

This year, I’ll have three kids in school and one staying home (he’s three). Last year, the third school-aged kid was in morning preschool, so she still had to be up and ready and out of the house with the older two. Honestly, I panicked. How was I going to get them all out of […]

Back To School: After School Routines

I can’t believe it’s that time of year again….BACK TO SCHOOL. One of the hardest things for our family (other than the dreaded transition from summer schedule to school schedule) is getting the kids into an after school routine that allows them time to eat, play, relax, AND get their homework done. Sometimes, you can […]

Popping the Perfect Family Movie Night Popcorn

In our family, we have a weekly “pizza and popcorn” night. We make homemade (gluten free) pizza and pop a bag (or two) of popcorn. They go perfectly together, and we go through so much of both that I shed a few tears when I accidentally burn a bag of the popcorn. But get this….there’s […]