Explaining a child’s adoption story can be overwhelming for the adoptive parents. Some don’t know when is a good time to tell their child, while others are unclear on how to tell them. For starters, there is no right or wrong way to discuss adoption with your child. However, it is best to start introducing… Continue reading How To Tell Your Child’s Adoption Story
As you get back into the swing of things this year, we know your early mornings might start off a little rough. Whether or not they’re all heading off to school, it’s especially chaotic if you’re trying to usher multiple children out the door well groomed, fed, and fully clothed. Can we ensure a seamless… Continue reading Tips for a Smooth Morning Routine with the Kids!
Most children experience some sort of excitement or anticipation as the first day of school approaches. But for children who struggle with separation anxiety, this day can be dreadful for both of you! Children with separation anxiety battle extreme distress when leaving their primary caretaker—so much so that it may get in the way of normal activities, including… Continue reading Back To School Separation Anxiety
You don't have to look very hard to find a lot of resources and advice meant to help you become a better parent. But all the classes, seminars, and well intentioned books can be confusing. Here are some tips for deciding which advice to follow: Listen to your gut. Decide whether or not a parenting class… Continue reading Parenting Advice: Can you trust the experts?
Summertime means lots of family vacations…well hopefully! Whether you’re trekking from Philadelphia to California or visiting your sister two hours away, those summer road trips are precious family time and it’s important to make the most of them. Be prepared for a few bumps in the road and be sure to not only survive the… Continue reading Summer Travel Tips – Family Road Trips
Lazy beach days and hikes can come with real risks. Here is how to avoid heatstroke, treat stings at the beach and locate disease carrying critters. 1) Know how to hydrate! - For tough 45-60 minute workouts in the heat or prolonged exercise, such as a hike, water won't cut it. You may need to… Continue reading 3 Tips for a Healthier Summer
Spring has sprung! Sure, it's the season of cardigan-cleansed closets, checkered picnic blankets and Technicolor blooms, but for babies and toddlers spring also has its pitfalls. That's especially true with skin care: The things we rush outdoors to enjoy (sun, flowers, nature, etc.) can bring with them itchy irritants and sun burnt little ones. Here's… Continue reading Springtime Skin Dangers – Tips on Baby Skin Care
You deserve a night out with your spouse every once and a while, but paying for a sitter on top of dinner and a show-- you can rack up the bill to a few hundred dollars just for one evening out. Here' are some tips you need to know to find a sitter you can… Continue reading Smart Spending on Sitters
The first few weeks at home with baby will certainly be an adjustment-a joyful one at that. But let's admit, we alll know you'll be throwing those extra pots of coffee on more than you would like. We found some pretty stellar A-Z tips & facts for much-needed sleep with you and your baby at Parenting.com. A Is for… Continue reading Baby Sleep Solutions