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The Busier Life Gets the Smarter We Need Our Homes

You don’t need to be reminded of how busy you are. It’s a never-ending list of hauling the kids, fetching the dog, dashing off for weekend trips, grabbing groceries, running to work, and all the back and forth chores in between.  Being busy is...

Is it a good idea to bed share with your kids?

There are a lot of opinions when it comes to co-sleeping. Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Check out this giant Lego rocket ship

10, 9, 8, 7... Lego is ready to blast off in celebration of the Apollo 11 moon landing with an 11-foot rocket ship.

5 Screen-Free Ways to Use Your Smartphone This Summer

Smartphone use isn't all bad, folks! Here are five non-screen ways for your brood to get fun out of your phone this summer.

Should all classmates get invited to your kid’s birthday?

The whole class, or just a few friends? That is the birthday party dilemma. Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Are We Going Overboard To Make Childhood Magical?

Birthday parties straight off of Pinterest. Over-the-top Halloween costumes. Fairy doors and fairy gardens. Elaborate responses from Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. These days, it’s basically a full-time job to build whimsy into our kids’ lives.

Touchy Subject: Should You Pay Your Kids for Chores?

Sure, offering your kid money to vacuum, sweep or tidy their toys gives them more incentive. But should you? Two moms and an expert weigh in.

Summer safety 101

Use these general summer safety tips, go over them with your kids, then let them have a little fun.

32 things to do at the beach this summer (that you probably didn’t think of)

So, you want to take a trip to the beach, huh? Here are 32 sandy activities that you maybe (possibly) didn't think of.

How to handle those dreaded temper tantrums

Temper tantrums come in different shapes and sizes. From a quick foot stomping to a major meltdown, and everything in between.

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