Parenting Spotlight

Guest Blog Posts about Parenting, Family and Kids

Finding rays of hope for tragic losses

Finding rays of hope for tragic losses

When we think of books for children, we think of a fun story that will have us giggling, laughing or cuddling up with each other.  We think of colorful and whimsical illustrations.  We don’t often think of the lessons a book can teach us or are meant to teach us.  We are so honored to(…)

FREE NUTRITION SERIES FOR PARENTS

It can be a challenge for parents to prepare healthy, nutritious meals on a budget, and busy schedules make dining together as a family difficult.  “Nutrition Education for Parents,” a free series of classes at the Dayton Metro Library’s Belmont Branch, offers cost-saving tips, easy meal preparation and nutrition information for parents. The classes, led(…)

Parents Awake to Your Children’s Voices an Thoughts

Parents Awake to Your Children’s Voices an Thoughts

Few would disagree that parenting is a difficult job. It does not come with instructions or how-to manuals, nor is there something innate that takes over, above all else, to insure children will develop into emotionally healthy, stable adults. In her new book, ‘PARENTS Awake to Your Children’s Voices and Thoughts,’ Marti Eicholz presents her(…)

Hair Can Put Your Child at Risk

Hair Can Put Your Child at Risk

Guest blog post by Robin Carneke-Green, http://about.me/TheRobinsNest I am a member of many parent, grandparent, and Bonus Parent boards and an anonymous mother shared her story recently, which got me thinking perhaps this is something I should address.  Yes, I have seen it happen with little ones in my life, but never to the degree of(…)

New Year’s Day Traditions – How Other Families Spend The Day

Have you ever wondered how other families spend New Year’s Day?  We asked our readers and here is what they had to say. My family likes to spend New Years Day, watching the Rose Bowl on T.V.  And also enjoying dinner of baked pork loin, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and applesauce. And if we are lucky,(…)

New Must-Have Mom Products for 2016!

New Must-Have Mom Products for 2016!

Every new mama has a mental list of the new best products she sees in parenting magazines…but what if you brought that list to life? Give the new mom in your life these unique and creative products for her baby shower, birthday or just because she deserves it! You will be her new favorite person…with the exception(…)