In Part II of my post about starting a babysitting coop, I look at how to set the ground rules to keep your organization running smoothly. We'll take a look at the rules from a real-life coop, and also get some pointers on how to get the group off to a good start.
How many times a day do you hear one of your children complain that you, “Just aren’t fair”? While it is simple to explain away your behavior with a generic, “Life isn’t fair” remark, here are the 5 reasons why parents shouldn’t play fair.
Does your preschooler get invited to tons of birthday parties? Are you constantly buying birthday presents for your little socialite to bring to the many soirees? Instead of making yet another trip to the toy store, work with your preschooler to make homemade play dough as a gift. Here is a complete how-to.
When the kids start to ask questions about death, what do we tell them? I thought I'd have a good way to do it but when the time came, but it was just the first things that popped into my head. Theirs too.
Aren't you tired of saying "This is the year I'll lose the weight!"? Don’t just resolve to lose weight the way you did last year, take it a step further and get more out of life by giving yourself a total mind-body-spirit makeover to become an invaluable asset to your family and to yourself.
The recommendation that has become conventional wisdom is that pregnant women should not drink any alcohol. We assume that this is based on solid research but it’s not. We assume it’s just as unacceptable in all countries but that’s not true.