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Is your chore chart earning your kids stocks?

Is your chore chart earning your kids stocks?

Generation after generation parents face many of the same challenges when it comes to raising children. Gregg Murset, a father of six, is no exception. When his search for a simple solution to keep track of his kids chores, reward a weekly allowance and teach them the basic financial principles of earning, saving, sharing and(…)

Unique Gift Ideas for Newborns

Unique Gift Ideas for Newborns

Unique Gift Ideas for Newborns All moms-to-be appreciate the gifts they receive for their new baby. You can never have too many diapers, wipes, or baby blankets. However, everyone wants to find that special gift. It’s just like birthdays and other special occasions; you search for something a little different and unique. Here are some(…)

Newborn 101 Secrets from Expert Nurses

Newborn 101 Secrets from Expert Nurses

Being a first time mom can be scary and there are so many books on the market. Which one do you turn to for the best advice? How about a National Parenting Publications Gold Award Winner? Ever wish you could have a baby nurse at home to answer your most urgent questions around the clock?(…)

Sophie La Giraffe Gifts for Baby Shower

Sophie La Giraffe Gifts for Baby Shower

It seems like all I have done lately is attend weddings and baby showers! Personally, I prefer the baby showers as I enjoy seeing all of the sweet little items for the new baby and of course hearing everyone share their labor stories with the to be mom. When going to a shower, I look(…)

9 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe  Around Water This Summer

9 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe Around Water This Summer

Few things are as much fun as splashing around at the beach or in a backyard pool, but not every child is confident about taking the plunge. “For some children, the idea of getting in the water and trying to swim can be a bit frightening,” says K.J. Hales, author of It’s Hard to Swim,(…)

5 Ways To Boost Kids’ Self-Esteem

5 Ways To Boost Kids’ Self-Esteem

For the first two quarters of the school year, Olivia’s grades were perfect, all A’s on the report card of the second grader. Olivia was involved in the school holiday play, she was in the inventor’s club, she got along with everyone and always looked forward to going to school. Something changed once school started(…)