Tips

7 Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Posted December 11, 2010 by Sonja Stewart

Short on time and cash? I've got ideas that will cover everyone on your list. The bonus is, most of these won't cost a fortune to ship.

7 Tips to Survive Having a Holiday Baby

Posted December 10, 2010 by Sonja Stewart

The Christmas season is already hectic. Now add having a baby, and it's almost overwhelming. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make this season calm and peaceful.

Top Toys From AblePlay for Children With Special Needs

Posted December 7, 2010 by Nancy Flanders

Shopping for kids can be tough. Finding the perfect holiday present for a child with special needs can be even harder. AblePlay.org offers great product reviews and insight into the top new toys and products for children with special needs.

Teaching Children About the "Other" December Holidays

Posted December 6, 2010 by Alyssa Chirco

By teaching our children about the "other" December holidays, we can help them to learn about cultures and traditions that are different from their own. Need some help? In this article, you'll find information, resources, and links about the December holidays of Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Saint Nicholas Day, and Las Posadas.

Tips for Going (and Saving) Green This Holiday Season

Posted December 5, 2010 by Katrina Simeck

The holidays are a season of giving, but it can be difficult to keep consumerism in balance with environmentalism. How do you spread holiday joy without increasing your carbon footprint and emptying your wallet? Read on for creative tips for greener holiday gift giving.

GIVEAWAY: Motorbooks, Great Reads for Reluctant Readers

Posted December 5, 2010 by Lela Davidson

This week we have two great books to give away — perfect for reluctant readers. Check out these great titles from Motorbooks.

The Longer, the Better? A Student Researches Writing Scores on the SAT

Posted December 1, 2010 by Rhonda Franz

Recent news highlighted an interesting hypothesis developed by student who believes he found the key to getting a higher score on the college test. But don't buy into it just yet. Read here first and check out resources for prep and practice for the college entrance exam.

VIDEO: Perfectly Imperfect Holidays

Posted November 29, 2010 by Lela Davidson

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Embrace imperfection for the holidays! Author and Good Morning America contributor teaches you how.

GIVEAWAY: Kidpreneurs, Young Entrepreneurs With Big Ideas

Posted November 29, 2010 by Lela Davidson

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Got a child entrepreneur on your hands? Want to inspire your kids to think entrepreneurially? This is the book for them!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted November 24, 2010 by Lela Davidson

Here's to hoping you enjoy the day, and whatever it brings! Our best Thanksgiving stories for your spare moments.

Thanksgiving Decorations to Make With Kids

Posted November 17, 2010 by Sarah Winfrey

Thanksgiving offers the chance to not only celebrate with friends and eat, but to teach children the importance of gratefulness. Here are some hands-on ways to celebrate the season and help your children focus on the things they're thankful for.

5 Ways to Save Money While Going (Mostly) Organic

Posted November 16, 2010 by Sonja Stewart

The holidays are here. If you're planning meals and wondering how you can save money and spare your extended family a rash of pesticides and poisons, you should know when to go organic and when to save the dough.

Hot Christmas Toy Deals: Crayola Color Wonder Products

Posted November 16, 2010 by Brooke Kaelin

It's a little early for Christmas, but retailers are already starting to discount this year's hot toys. Take advantage of the sales to do some early shopping, and get free two-day shipping.

Money-Saving, Time-Saving Tips for Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted November 15, 2010 by Rhonda Franz

This Thanksgiving, spend more time with the crew and less time in the kitchen. Save time and money this season with ideas for a simple, economical holiday meal.

Thanksgiving Crafts for Toddlers

Posted November 14, 2010 by Rhonda Franz

Paper, paints, paste, and prints: have a good time watching your toddler's creativity with these fall craft activities for little hands.

Top 10 Things Not to Say to New Mothers

Posted February 22, 2008 by Maggie Wells

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Hey new fathers! Whatever you do, if ya want to stay married, don't say the following...

Pink Eye and the Small Guy: Get the Facts about Conjunctivitis

Posted January 1, 2008 by Linsey Knerl

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‘Tis the season for colds and flus. This also means that the chances are great for one of your kids (or even you) to come down with the dreaded Pink Eye. Read on for all the gory details of this common illness, including treatment and prevention.

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