Fun Ways To Get Kids Involved in Holiday Party Chores

It's the most wonderful time of the year—or so they say! If you are anything like me, then you may be under some stress planning holiday parties and soirees that take place in your home. During this time of...

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5 Creative Ideas for Family Holiday Cards

We are almost in the full throes of the holiday season, and with that will come the hustle and bustle of the most wonderful time of the year. It is also a time when many of us create family...

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Be A Good Sport

If your child is anything like mine, then he or she is probably competitive. My daughter loves to play games, especially those that have scores or teams, and I like that she has fun playing team sports. But during...

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5 Ways to Instill Girl Power in Your Daughter

My Chicklet is 9 years old and a force to be reckoned with. I often tell people that I don't know what I did to deserve such a wonderful daughter. She's smart, funny, sassy, loving, independent, sensitive, caring, an...

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Helping Your Child Get Ready for Back to School

For many of us, summer is coming to an end, and the new school year is upon us. As much as I love summer and being able to spend more time with my daughter doing outdoor activities and having...

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Hosting a Fabulous Slumber Party for Girls

My 9-year-old daughter is getting to the age where she wants to have more bonding time with her girlfriends. Gone are the days of playdates. My daughter and her friends now require more time doing girlie things together, such...

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Fall Back in Love with Playtime

I know as busy parents it can be hard trying to juggle family and career while also fitting in some "you" time. These days, we are all plugged in 24/7 to technology. Phones, laptops, notebooks, DVRs, and such rule...

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6 Ways to Throw a Stress-Free Kids’ Birthday Party

Okay. So it's that time of year again to start planning your child's next birthday party. Of course you want the party to be fun and memorable for everyone who is in attendance. After all, this is an important...

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Time to Play: Incorporating Everyday Life into Imaginative Play

My 9-year-old girl loves to play alone in her room. I peek in at her during her playtime, and I notice she enjoys imaginative play the most. Because her sibling is 10 years older than she is, she has...

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7 Things to Consider When Buying a Birthday Gift

If your child is anything like mine, he or she is probably invited to a lot of birthday parties. Kids love inviting their friends and classmates from school, and it makes for a fun birthday experience for everyone involved....

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