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The Day My Child Lost Her Joy — And What I Did to Revive It

By Guest Post

In an especially chaotic rush out the door to go on a family vacation, I sat in the passenger seat fuming. Mad because I didn’t have time to put the dishes in the dishwasher. Mad because we were late getting on the road. Mad because the garage door was acting up. I’m talking trivial, insignifica... Read More

Child Internet Safety: Online Kid Games and What You Should Know

By Debbie Gisle

With block games taking over in the gaming world, parents (like me!) are excited to see building games that don't have guns, violence or fighting. Games like Minecraft and Roblox were games I felt a little less guilty about when I said yes to playing on the computer. But you still need to be mindful... Read More

Competitor to EpiPen Slashes Prices (Everyone Wins)!

By Rachael Herrscher

This press release just came across my email and I'm excited to share it with all of the families who deal with life threatening allergies. {Also, this is the reason COMPETITION is good for everyone!} Kmart® Pharmacy Lowers Cost of Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector Pens $0 Copays Attainabl... Read More

The Top 5 Dying Regrets Might Change How You Parent

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Mia Von Scha, Expert Life lessons from the edge of death. A palliative nurse, Bronnie Ware, recorded the top five regrets of the dying and has written a book on this and what we can learn in terms of living a fulfilling life.&... Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Target’s NEW Car Seat Trade-in Program

By April Davis

Need an excuse to go to Target?  Never?  Well here's one anyway! Target launched it's 2017 Carseat Trade-in Program and we couldn't be more excited.  The program offers parents 20% off a new carseat for trading in their old one.  The program is a partnership with Ter... Read More

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

Parenting Video Games: 5 Easy Ways to Research Video Game Content

By Debbie Gisle

Did you know that a 2014 study showed the average 13 year old spent 6.3 hours per week playing video games? Imagine if that 6.3 hours per week was with a person.  You better believe that anyone getting that much face time with my child would have a background check ran, an interrogation conduct... Read More

New York Is The First State To Offer Free 4 Year College Tuition

By Kalli Verbecky

  I dunno if you've heard, but the state of New York became the first and only state (so far) to offer free 4 year college tuition to its public institutions for students from families making under $125k a year.  Big deal, right? I mean who doesn't like free tuition?&n... 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

Best Jogging Stroller: BabyTrend Falcon Jogger Review

By April Davis

I'm just getting started on my fitness since having my newest baby and having this shiny new stroller is sure helping!  I wanted the best jogging stroller I could find. My previous jogging stroller was a BabyTrend jogger and they are just awesome!  The BabyTrend Falcon Jogger is ... Read More