10 Ways to Survive the “Terrible Twos”


Every parent must face the “terrible twos”, that precious time of your child’s life when they turn from a cute baby, into a walking, somewhat talking, rage of fury.  When your toddler throws a tantrum, he or she is not trying to drive you insane, but rather expressing the unhappiness at having to do whatever it […]

Teaching Your Child a Foreign Language


Have you ever considered teaching your child a foreign language? In an increasingly global environment, knowing more than one language is a great advantage. It also encourages respect for, and interest in, other cultures. Because languages are more easily absorbed when first learning to speak, children learn languages much faster than adults.During this time, children […]

Limiting Sugar with Tasty Alternatives


This year for Lent, I’ve decided to cut down on my sugar intake.  I’m starting out by cutting out the obvious overly sweet treats (like a DQ Blizzard or a piece of birthday cake) and then planning to get stricter throughout the Lenten Season.  Sugar is in everything, and I can say with certainty, I […]

10 Inexpensive Dates to Keep the Romance Alive


Being a parent is a wonderful gift, but once kids enter the picture, the romance between husband and wife can start to decline. So much time is spent nurturing the family unit that nurturing the relationship with your spouse slips down to the last place on the list. For many couples,time and money are also […]

10 Ideas for a Healthy, Happy Family in 2014


It’s 2014! Happy New Year! It’s the time for resolutions and fresh starts. This year, why not put the focus on the whole family? Here are some ideas to keep your family healthy and happy this coming year. 1) Commit to Eating Right: Try new recipes and cook together.  Get the whole family involved in […]

Should Your Children Believe in Santa Claus?


As the holiday season is upon us, there are no doubt many parents asking, “What are we going to tell the kids about Santa Claus?”If you’re on the fence about whether or not to teach your children that Santa is real, here are some pros and cons to consider.   The Pros  Fantasy – Santa […]

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