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Best Way To Prevent Teen Drug Abuse? Iceland Has The Answer

By Anna Shirley

Iceland may have the key to preventing teen drug abuse but other countries aren't following their lead. Over the past 20 years, Iceland has taken an unconventional approach to reducing drug teen abuse - not just giving kids alternatives to drug use but to prevent even starting in the first place. Wh... Read More

Michael Bublé’s Son Cancer Free!

By Kalli Verbecky

I posted previously last year about Michael Bublé's 3 year old son Noah's cancer diagnosis and how the entertainer and his wife Luisana were taking time off from their careers to focus on his treatment and care. You know, as most good parents would  Happily, Noah has now been de... Read More

Parenting ADHD: 6 Things I Wish I Had Known

By Debbie Gisle

My oldest has ADHD.  We hit eight years old and man did I need help parenting a child with ADHD.  I reached out to other moms but all shared a resounding “I'm just trying to survive” mentality. Parenting ADHD is difficult. Four years later, here are six things (from one struggling mom to anoth... Read More

It’s Time To Get Your Epic SchoolKids Pass! {For FREE}

By Rachael Herrscher

What is the Epic SchoolKids Pass? The Epic SchoolKids Utah Pack is a free program for Utah Kindergarten through 5th graders that provides five days of skiing and riding at Park City Mountain. No purchase necessary! It includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental. In s... Read More

Why Social Media is Not Smart for Middle School Kids

By Guest Post

I really love middle school kids. I have two of them! If you have been through middle-school parenting, you may have noticed what I see: Strange things seem to happen to a tween’s brain the first day they walk into middle school. One might sum up their main goals in life this way: To b... Read More

Sesame Street Debuts New Muppet With Autism

By Kalli Verbecky

Sesame Street just introduced their newest regular muppet, Julia. Other than being adorable and spunky, like most all muppets are, Julia is also the first muppet with autism.  Sesame Street has always had their finger on the pulse of what's going on with kids and families. Statistics sho... Read More

10 Tips To Rock Disneyland With Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers

By cassi

Disneyland With Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers Hello. My Name is Cassi. And I am a recovering Disneyland Rookie. I have been to Disneyland twice. Both in my 30’s with my husband & small kiddos. I botched my first experience (easy to do when you are at Disneyland with toddlers). Recovered. And R... Read More

Research Says Your Unusual Baby Name Might Have Some Negative Effects…

By Kalli Verbecky

Baby naming practices will never not be interesting (*COUGH* sometimes horrifying) to me. I mean, legitimate researchers actually routinely study what people name their children because, you know, anthropology and stuff. Unusual baby names, let's discuss.  Parents who give their kid... Read More

Get SING in Digital HD for Family Movie Night

By Melanie Donahoo

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment I've got great news for your "Friday night what to watch that the whole family will agree on without someone ending up in tears because they don't like that movie and they never get to pick" dilemma—SING in Digital HD is ava... Read More

The SING Special Edition is Coming to Digital, DVD, and Blu-Ray in March

By Melanie Donahoo

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment If you and your kids loved watching SING in the theaters, then prepare yourself to get super excited for what I'm about to say. Are you ready? Ok, here goes . . . THE SING SPECIAL EDITION IS COMING OUT ON DIGITAL HD ON MARCH 3rd... Read More