Category: Parenting

9 Of The Best Pottery Wheels For Beginners – So Good, They’re Pretty Much Meltdown Proof!

9 Of The Best Pottery Wheels For Beginners – So Good, They’re Pretty Much Meltdown Proof!

If you’re looking for hobbies that engage your child’s creative spirit without encouraging crayon colorings on our walls, getting a pottery wheel for beginners may be the right move while we’re stuck at home. Pottery wheel for kids specifically can yield a lot of independent, creative time with minimal investment. Pottery making for kids can […]

Not Sure What To Write In A Father’s Day Card? 60 Ideas Dad Will Love

Not Sure What To Write In A Father’s Day Card? 60 Ideas Dad Will Love

It’s often easy to wax poetic in a Mother’s Day card – after all, you have her job now and know what she’s been through. A Father’s Day message is a whole different animal, though. With dads, it can be a bit harder to figure out what to say. Is this the guy who gagged […]

Parents And Survivors From Uvalde Testify To Congress And Demand Gun Control

Parents And Survivors From Uvalde Testify To Congress And Demand Gun Control

Children and parents are capable of acts of staggering courage when it comes to caring for and protecting one another. Sometimes their generosity extends to their fellow citizens. While they should never be expected to make such sacrifices, we must honor those who do. To the list of Uvalde heroes, add the names of 4th-grader […]

Jamie Chung Shares Honest Look At Surrogacy & Postpartum Depression

Jamie Chung Shares Honest Look At Surrogacy & Postpartum Depression

Earlier this year, Jamie Chung revealed that, despite using a gestational surrogate to welcome her twin sons in October, she suffered from postpartum depression following their arrival. Many people were quick to judge, insisting that a non-birth parent could not possibly experience the post-delivery hormonal blues. But motherhood is tough no matter how you get […]

17 Father’s Day Crafts That Kids Will Love Making For Dad

17 Father’s Day Crafts That Kids Will Love Making For Dad

Kids love their dads, and kids love crafts. It’s a no-brainer to put the two together, especially on a day that celebrates dads in all their corny-joke-telling, couch-napping, golf-playing, BBQ-grill-mastering, king-of-the-swingset glory. However, coming up with Father’s Day crafts that are cute, fun, sentimental, and simple enough for little hands (or feet, in this case) […]

Signs Toddler Time-Outs Aren’t Working

Signs Toddler Time-Outs Aren’t Working

Putting your child in time-out is one of the most common ways to deal with bad behavior. But though it’s a tried-and-true disciplinary strategy, it doesn’t always mean it’s effective. If your child is exhibiting any of the following signs, then it can indicate that time-outs are doing more harm than good. Consider switching to […]

Why Moms Aren’t Excited About Second Pregnancy

Why Moms Aren’t Excited About Second Pregnancy

There is a stark difference between the first pregnancy and the second. With the first child, there is an energy that consists of a combination of excitement and anticipation of the unknown. The second time around, there is more knowledge and first-hand experience as to what pregnancy is all about. And because of this and […]

Unique Themes For Your Baby’s First Birthday

Unique Themes For Your Baby’s First Birthday

It’s normal to want to go all-out for your baby’s first birthday. While they may not remember it, this is your first chance to celebrate your baby’s birthday. A first birthday is just as much about the parents as it is for the child. But it’s easier said than done to plan a child’s birthday. […]

What You Need To Know, According To A Policy Expert

What You Need To Know, According To A Policy Expert

The experience of bringing a new child into your world is fraught with so many challenges and things to learn – and that’s without mentioning the unique emotional and physical changes you’ll go through if you have given birth. As if things aren’t difficult enough for new parents, they’re often left wading uncharted waters when […]