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5 Tips To Coping With Children’s Allergies

May 14, 2013

Trees are in bloom, flowers are bursting forth from the ground and your poor child is blurry eyed and stuffed up. Welcome to allergy season. Allergies can severely limit activities for children and cause parents much grief as they try to deal with a constantly sick child. These 5 tips can help your child get back on the mend!

National Screen Free Week

April 30, 2013

This week is national Screen Free Week which we think is a fabulous idea. For many of us, media time has become part of our daily family living whether it’s computers, smartphones, DVDs, the Cloud or whatever is at our virtual fingertips. Let’s face it, sometimes screen time can calm down a restless toddler at a doctor’s office, can distract kids on long trips or can even be a learning tool. However, there is something to say for turning off the screen – no matter what size – and playing outside, using imagination for play, reading a book together even as a family or having family game time.

5 Easy Ways Parents Can Be More Eco – Friendly

April 16, 2013

It may seem that being Eco-friendly takes a lot of time and money, but it doesn’t have to! These 5 easy tips can help you and your little ones become more green and care for Mother Earth!

3 Tips on Keeping Your Kids Healthy

April 2, 2013

Like most parts of the United States, Chicago has been hit with cold weather one day and balmy weather the next. This has lead to an increase of colds and other nasty infections. A few simple tips for keeping your kids healthy.

Taking A Stand Against Bullying

March 5, 2013

Bullying – a parent and child’s worst nightmare that all too often becomes a reality. The reality of bullying cost the life of 12 year old Bailey O’Neill. It is not enough to read this news report and fell sad or disgusted. As parents we have to DO something. It is up to us to stop bullying – each and every parent has to take responsibility and say, “NO MORE.”

5 Tips to Jump Start Your Spring Cleaning

February 19, 2013

Spring cleaning can be a daunting task, but we in the next few weeks we will be featuring some tips to help kick off your Spring Cleaning with ease!

Busy Mom ? Take Time To Breathe…

January 29, 2013

Being a parent is hard work. It really doesn’t matter if you are pregnant, have one child or 10, if you live in the city or on a farm, are young or more seasoned :) – parenting is hard work. It calls for creativity, patience – oh lots of patience, wisdom, and growing a few more arms.

5 Tips for Kids To Avoid the Flu

January 15, 2013

Flu season has hit with a vengeance this year. Children are particularly susceptible to the flu, but outside of keeping your child away from everyone on the planet what else can you do to prevent the flu or at least lessen the impact? These 5 tips can help keep you and your kids healthier and happier.