Parenting Spotlight

Guest Blog Posts about Parenting, Family and Kids

Fertility Foods:  New Cookbook for Women Trying to Conceive

Fertility Foods: New Cookbook for Women Trying to Conceive

Struggling with infertility can be one of the most frustrating experiences for women looking to conceive. Rather than juggle multiple prescription medications all while scheduling an endless series of doctors’ visits, Fertility Foods helps women to seek better results—just by changing their diet. Created by RDN certified experts, Fertility Foods provides powerful nutritional benefits and more than 100 nutritious(…)

How to Help Your Children Get Their Best Sleep Ever

How to Help Your Children Get Their Best Sleep Ever

As a parent, you know the importance of making sure your child gets enough sleep. But sometimes, like adults, children have trouble falling or staying asleep. Here are some tips for helping make sure your child gets a good night’s sleep. How Much Sleep Is Best? Image via Flickr by Amanda Truss /clash First, figure(…)

The Happiest Kids in the World

The Happiest Kids in the World

Calling all stressed-out parents: Relax! Imagine a place where young children play unsupervised, don’t do homework, have few scheduled “activities” . . . and rank #1 worldwide in happiness and education. A place where babies sleep 15 hours a day, teenagers rebel only minimally and parents enjoy an enviable work-life balance.  It’s not a fantasy—it’s the Netherlands!(…)

Temper Tantrums:  Help for Children and Parents

Temper Tantrums: Help for Children and Parents

“I want BOTH! You are really mean!” When those or similar words pop out of a young child’s mouth, most adults are at a loss how best to respond to the ensuing meltdown. In Jilly’s Terrible Temper Tantrums and how She Outgrew Them, bestselling author Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D. shows how strong but perfectly normal(…)

Mealtime with the Kids Shouldn’t Be An Aerobic Workout

Mealtime with the Kids Shouldn’t Be An Aerobic Workout

We’ve all been there…having just placed your little one’s neatly cut up meal on their high chair tray, you finally sit down to enjoy your own meal, and glance over to see the food strewn all over the floor! How do they do that so fast!? When was the last time you actually sat down(…)

Solution:  Portable High Chair For Families on the Go

Solution: Portable High Chair For Families on the Go

Summer is winding down and kids are back in school.  This by no means has us slowing down.  In fact, I think we are outside more during the transition to fall and in the fall than we are in the summer.  The weather (in my opinion) is nicer and more comfortable.  It’s not too hot(…)