From The Editors

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

Find the Most Meaningful Gifts for Mom

By Guest Post

Can a simple birthday gift really show your wife, mom, grandma, or role model how much they mean to you AND say thanks for all the things they do for you throughout the year? Because let's face it, no matter how old we get, moms play a big part in our lives—from the days when they nursed us and to... Read More

How My Son's Autism Changed My Perspective in a GOOD Way

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango.  By Liza Walter, Editor It wasn't easy, believe me. My husband and I walked out of the pediatrician's office, hand in hand with our then 2-year-old son and buckled him into his car seat. It was then, and only then, ... 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

Cruelty-Free Wildlife Attractions for Families in Bali

By MiniTime

Children are natural animal lovers, so there's no better way to spend an afternoon than at one of Bali's many wildlife attractions for families. Enjoy the company of monkeys, admire the majesty of monitors, or ooh and ahh over newly-hatched baby turtles. However, some animal attractions are more ... 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


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