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How to Make a Healthier Corned Beef for St. Patrick's Day

Posted March 17, 2017 by Fred Lee

If you love corned beef but are not thrilled about chemicals and preservatives, brining it yourself is a great way to make a fun and wholesome meal for your family.

6 Easy Ways to Deal With a Bedwetter

Posted March 15, 2017 by David James

With two young kids, we deal with bedwetting all the time. It takes patience, discipline, and these strategies to handle it.

How to Help Your Kids Grieve After Losing a Family Pet

Posted March 14, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

When your family pet dies suddenly, the "normal" ways to help everyone process may not apply. Here's how to help your kids through this difficult time.

7 Things You Need to Know About Opening a College Savings Plan

Posted March 13, 2017 by David James

It's the perfect time for parents to create a 529 college savings plan. Here's why.

7 Ways to Deal When Your Child Is an Early Riser

Posted March 6, 2017 by David James

Is there an early rising young child in your house? Here are tips to make their life -- and yours -- easier in the early morning.

How to Maintain Our Spiritual Health as Busy Parents

Posted March 2, 2017 by David James

Working parents have their plates full. But we need to take time to maintain our spiritual health. Here's how.

6 Ways to Stay on Top of Your Baby's Dental Hygiene

Posted March 1, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

Don't wait until your little one is a toddler before beginning proper dental hygiene. Tending to teeth starts even before the first tooth pops through the gums.

5 Ways to Resolve Conflicts Between Your Kids

Posted February 28, 2017 by David James

Being a parent means playing referee. Here are some ways to calm those conflicts between your kids.

10 Life Skills Kids Should Know Before They Reach High School

Posted February 27, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

It's easy to teach a toddler certain skills than it is a 14-year-old. We're talking life skills that kids need to survive high school and beyond.

7 Ways to Let Your Kids Fail Sans Guilt

Posted February 15, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

Parents, start letting your kids experience failure when they're young. Failures as a preschooler pale in comparison to those as a young adult. Help them be equipped to handle it.

6 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Fearing the Dentist

Posted February 14, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

Dentophobia: Fear of going to the dentist. Kids aren't born with it, but many develop it over time. Help your kids relax when it's time for that dental checkup.

11 Unconventional Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

Posted February 13, 2017 by David James

Roses and dinner are so predictable. Try one of these unconventional Valentine's Day celebrations with your partner to spice things up.

18 Valentine's Day Books and Movies to Enjoy With Your Kids

Posted February 10, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

Take the opportunity for some quality kid time with these Valentine's Day-themed books and movies.

5 Reasons You Should Take Away Your Kids' Devices

Posted February 9, 2017 by Maggie Wells

After one kid lied and one kid smart mouthed a bit too far, my husband and I did the only thing we could do: We took back their phones and iPads.

The Importance of Dietary Fiber and 8 Ways to Get More

Posted February 6, 2017 by Fred Lee

Fiber is an important nutrient for optimal health, and yet it is one we tend to ignore. Here are some suggestions on how to get more in every meal.

How to Squeeze in a Nap When You're Busy and Exhausted

Posted February 3, 2017 by David James

Parents, are you tired? If so, you might need a nap. Here are some ways to squeeze one in.

4 Important Car Seat Safety Tips for Winter

Posted February 2, 2017 by Nancy Flanders

It might be cold out, but the car seat is no place for bulky winter gear. We've got tips on keeping your children cozy and safe.

6 Ways to Find More Time to Read to Your Young Kids

Posted February 1, 2017 by David James

Sometimes there aren't enough hours in the day to read to our kids. Here are some tips to find some extra time to uncover a book.

How to Keep the Joy of the Holidays With You Throughout a Dreary Winter Season

Posted January 31, 2017 by David James

Many of us would like to bottle that holiday feeling and make it last beyond January. Here are some ways to try.

7 Ways to Host a Super Bowl Party With Minimal Stress

Posted January 31, 2017 by Kelli Robinson

Hosting a Super Bowl party doesn't have to be time consuming or expensive. Here are ways to help make your party a big hit!

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