Tag Archives: kids

11 Ways To Make Waiting In Line With Kids EASIER!

MOM AND KIDS

I’m going to be a first time dad in February so I’m paying VERY close attention to articles like THIS!  It’s many parents’ worst nightmare — being stuck in line with a tot in tow. With nowhere to go and nothing to do, children morph into screaming monsters, and the only way to tame the beast is to provide them ... Read More »

How Old Is “Old Enough” To Have A Cell Phone?

TEXTING

It’s an honest question that I’ve heard a LOT of parents talking about and discussing and with me having a little one on the way…I have my own opinions and I must say, they are in sync to what Jennifer Garner had to say about HER philosophy on the matter. When it comes to her kids — Samuel, 2½, Seraphina, ... Read More »

4 Tips to Get Your Kids Back on a Sleep Schedule.

KID SLEEPING

Back to school time is upon us and that means…back to a daily and nightly routine! Chances are, your kids spent the summer staying up and sleeping in later than they do during the school year. Here are four tips for getting your kids back on a regular sleep schedule before classes start again. image via flickr.com/Tammy used under creative ... Read More »

Mom Develops App to Discourage Kids From Ignoring Parents’ Calls.

TEEN TEXTING

Have you ever tried calling or texting your kids only to get no response or an extremely delayed one, well, New York-area mom Sharon Standifird was fed up with her kids ignoring her phone calls, so she decided to do something about it. Eventually, Standifird developed an app called Ignore No More, which enables parents to effectively lock their child’s ... Read More »

Cyber Bullying…What EVERY Parent Should Know.

CYBER BULLYING

Unfortunately, this seems to be a problem that just won’t go away and these days…it just seems to be getting worse with more and more social media outlets and technology getting so much bigger. Here are some things EVERY parent should look out for and know about cyber bulling. Read More »

The Magic Word That Gets Kids To Do Chores.

This is supposedly science, but if it actually works, it sounds more like magic. A new study found the ONE WORD that will get your kids to do CHORES. And it’s – wait for it – “helper.” You can thank researchers from right here in our backyard at UW along with Stanford and the University of California in San Diego. ... Read More »