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Wonder Woman in Theaters + a Giveaway

By Melanie Donahoo

This post is in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures In the last few years we've seen a lot from Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Captain America, a different Batman, a LEGO Batman, Batman's son, and probably one about Batman's cousins. Is it just me, or is this superhero list missing something... Read More

Physician: American Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’

By Guest Post

Let’s face it. Almost every child has likely had some type of meltdown in public, causing great embarrassment to both the child’s parent and to other witnesses in the vicinity. But while such disrespectful behavior is embarrassing at age two, it’s downright horrifying the older a child gets.... Read More

Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies — Just 3 Ingredients

By Erin Oltmanns

It’s time to celebrate! School is almost out! This calls for Funfetti Cake Mix Cookies! Yes. It’s true. I look forward to the end of the school year with every fiber of my being. Mostly I’m ready for a break from the sound of my own voice saying... “Go get dressed.” “Go brush ... Read More

10 Great Kid-Friendly YouTube Videos

By Debbie Gisle

I have a love-hate relationship with YouTube so when I find good, clean, kid-friendly YouTube videos I love sharing them with the family. Here are 10 kid-friendly YouTube videos to keep your kids safely entertained. You may love me for sharing these...but after the kids put them on repeat 100 times.... Read More

Seen “13 Reasons Why”? Here’s 4 Shows You SHOULD Watch With Teens

By Anna Shirley

I'm not a parent of teens...yet. But it was quite apparent on social media that the Netflix original, "13 Reasons Why" was causing quite a stir. I saw a lot of people posting, even boycotting the series. Personally, knowing the premise of a young girl who encountered sexual assault and committed ... Read More

7 Summer Safety Rules You’ve Forgotten Since Last Year

By Erin Oltmanns

This is a sponsored post by Nationwide. All opinions are my own. Every hour, nearly 50 children will visit the ER with an injury related to bikes, scooter, skates, or skateboards. 11% of those are for serious head injuries. And if you're thinking that those stats don't apply to you and yours b... Read More

Diary of a Wimpy Kid in Theaters + a Giveaway

By Melanie Donahoo

This is a sponsored post, the words and opinions are all mine.  Family road trips are a childhood rite of passage most kids miss out on today. I grew up in New Mexico, and every summer my family would pile in our van for a road trip. I think it was a 12-16 hour trek each way to Utah and Idah... Read More

Chuck E. Cheese’s NEEDS YOU for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Chuck E. Cheese's is celebrating 40 years of fun this year! Can you believe it? Time flies when you're running around Chuck E. Cheese's with a fistful of tickets! To celebrate this special day, Chuck E. Cheese's is hosting a world-record breaking party with fun-filled actives and promotions. Have... Read More

11 Ways To Give Your Kids Experiences, NOT Stuff

By Kalli Verbecky

The idea had been percolating around in my head for a while, the older our kids got the more STUFF they'd accumulated and I kind of hated it. I wanted to give our kids experiences over stuff but that's always easier said than done, right?  I think it started for me at Christmas this last... Read More

Chores For Teenagers: 5 Ways I Took My Sanity (And My Saturdays) BACK!

By Rachael Herrscher

Chores. My kids think it's a swear word. It's their kryptonite. My kids have been doing chores for a long time now and we've learned a few things along the way. It's not always perfect, but here are the things that make chores for teenagers less of a battle around our house.  H... Read More