article placeholder

Building Strong Healthy Family Relationships

Has your family time started to feel more and more like a regimen? Get dressed, eat breakfast, find everyone’s shoes, pack a lunch and go, go, go? Whether you are focused on potty training your three year old, ...
article placeholder

Big 1st Birthday Grandparents Need To Indulge

  Written by Jeanne Martin       Q: My baby’s first birthday is coming up. So many people have asked me, “when’s the big bash?” that now we’re rethinking our planned “c...
article placeholder

A Dad’s Perspective On Children’s Parties

A seasoned dad shares his insight into the plethora of parties. My social life is reduced to this: The Birthday Party Circuit. If you have a child over two weeks old, your social life now comprises cook...

Afterschool Activities

  Does your child want to explore the arts, play a sport, get a leg up on academics (or all of the above)? You can visit our virtual magazine and turn to page 24, or we list them here.. ARTS Carol...
article placeholder

Avoid Too Much Screentime This Summer

  Too much screen time can affect children’s health, sleep patterns, relationships, and more. Most children watch more television than parents realize. Statistics show that kids in the U.S. watch 3-4 ho...
article placeholder

Avoiding Strife In Inter Generational Parenting

Sometimes, spending time with the grandparents—as in over the holidays—can lead to tension and conflict. One major cause is a difference in parenting choices. Here’s an example: Sarah is the mother of one-ye...

10 Reasons Teens Work At Camp

  Your teen has years of experience as a participant at summer camp; now he’s old enough to apply to join the camp staff as a counselor in training (CIT). As a CIT, young teens—usually age 14 or older—g...