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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

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

By Erin Oltmanns

Some of my very favorite trips have been to our national parks. I was SO PUMPED when my kids were old enough to haul them to my favorite places. Do you know that there are several free entrance days in the national parks each year? A... Read More

6 Tips to Help Your Kids Share a Room

By April Davis

We just had our third baby, and in our 3 bedroom house, that meant it was time for my oldest children to share a room.  I asked my friends and read up on ideas and this list has been what's worked best for us to make moving them in together a smooth and easy transition.  Here are... Read More

God Doesn’t Save You From Things; He Saves You Through Them

By Krista Parry

Earlier this month, the Clemson Tigers made history, beating the Alabama Crimson Tide in a showdown-to-the-end college Football championship game. But it wasn’t the way they played that made me love Clemson (who I had actually never been a fan of), it was the way their head coach, Dabo Swinney, le... Read More

New Year, New Me.

By Kalli Verbecky

LET'S TALK RESOLUTIONS! But first let me get a few things out of the way starting with the fact that January sucks. This year it just sucks worse than it maybe ever has before. It's freezing, there's lots of snow, I'm on crutches, I have small children stuck indoors. It's about to... Read More