The holidays are almost here! It's the time when many of us celebrate family traditions. How important are these traditions for the family dynamic? How do you start incorporating them into your life? And what do you do when mom and dad don't necessarily agree?
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Is your family properly prepared in case of an emergency? Do you know what to do in case of a fire, earthquake, tornado or a serious accident takes place in your home? We'll talk with the Red Cross about ways parents with young children can better prepare for these conditions.
If you're already a twin parent, then you already have plenty of parenting experience. But how do things change when you introduce a new baby into the family? How do you prepare your twins for the arrival of their new sibling? How do you encourage closeness between all your children? And how do you balance everything and everyone when you're out and about?
Are you prepared to pay for two sets of college tuition at the same time or pay for major life events like weddings or house down payments? The thought of just one of these is overwhelming, much less paying for two at a time! What can you do to plan ahead and save money for the future of twin parenting?
Families today are busy, and the family calendar is typically the glue that holds everything together. There are lots of different apps to help you keep track of everything, so how do you determine which one is best for your family? Which apps are compatible with which devices? And what about the good ole' paper calendar? We have some great tips to keep your family on track!
What's the best way to handle picky eaters? How do you ensure your kids are getting all the nutrients they need when their diet mainly consists of mac and cheese?
Finding out that you are pregnant is exciting. You probably can’t wait to tell everyone about it. Announcing your pregnancy to the people you care about is a very special thing. This guide contains a list of interesting pregnancy announcement ideas that will help make your announcement memorable for both you and your loved ones. We’ll also include a few tips that will help you elevate it even further, such as when to make the announcement, who to tell first, and how to let the closest people in your life know.
Breastfeeding is a commitment that can be challenging at times. And sometimes the smallest gesture of kindness or complementary words can help build up a breastfeeding mom’s confidence and keep her nursing for as long as possible. What can you do to support the breastfeeding mom in your life? We have some great ideas for partners, family and friends.
Forget the TV- grab some fun, hands-on games and hangout with your family! If you have a toddler, this is the perfect time to introduce board games, cards and anything that uses their imagination! In this episode, our parents chat about what games their kids like the most and how family game nights are creating awesome memories for their kiddos (and some pretty funny inside jokes too)!
It's time to travel with your kids. So, what do you need to know before you hop in your minivan and head for your destination? What tips and tricks can make travel a little easier, whether you're bringing babies, infants or toddlers? How can you beat the boredom and the dreaded question "Are we there yet?"