Stress Relievers for Busy Moms, Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month takes place throughout April, and as a mom, you know exactly how much time, effort, and dedication it takes to keep your family running. Take the pressure off with these top 10 ways to pamper yourself and relieve your stress. Take a Coffee (or Tea) Break via GIPHY Throughout each day, make …

Christmas Activities & Traditions for Kids

Looking free or cheap Christmas activities to do with your kids? Check out 12 traditional holiday activities that children of all ages will love for years to come. Looking to start some simple yet heartwarming Christmas traditions with your children? These kid-friendly indoor and outdoor activities for all ages will help your family bond over …

Top Movies this Summer | Best Movies for Kids Summer 2015

Tomorrowland [PG] Tomorrowland [PG] Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (George Clooney) and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a mysterious place that exists in their collective memory known only as “Tomorrowland.” A thrill ride through previously unknown dimensions …

Kids and Peer Pressure, Dealing with Peer Pressure

As kids reach elementary school age, they become more and more susceptible to peer pressure. Peer pressure comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from others pressuring your child to drink or do drugs to encouraging them to give it their all in a team sport. Here’s how to help your kid deal and …

Not-Scary Halloween Activities & Party Ideas for Preschoolers & Kids

Have Fun with Pumpkins Have Fun with Pumpkins Who doesn’t love these plump orange gourds? There are tons of fun, un-scary pumpkin activities you can enjoy, from designing happy jack-o’-lanterns (and safely carving them) to to playing games like “pin the stem on the pumpkin” and mini pumpkin hunt. Go on a (Non-Haunted) Hayride Go …

Different Ideas for School Lunches for Kids

Cracker and Cheese Buffet Cracker and Cheese Buffet One alternative to boring sandwiches is crackers and cheese. Buy low-sodium, multigrain or whole-wheat crackers and slice up some reduced-fat cheddar cheese. To add more food groups to your child’s lunch, cut deli meat into cracker-sized pieces, and apples into slivers. Turkey, cheese, and apple are a …

Conversation Starter: Who Are the Aboriginal People?

Native Americans are the United States’ first people but did you know that far away in Australia, the first people are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders? For 50,000 years before European settlement, the Aboriginal people lived off the land, hunting for food and moving around within their family group’s land boundaries. They are a …