ABOUT US

Posts

Why Kids Need to Spend Time with Grandparents (According to Studies)

PSA: It’s not just so they can eat all the junk food and sweets their hearts desire.

+ read more

Today’s Good News: Americans Are Kinder Than You Think

There’s plenty of good in the world, according to new survey from Verizon.

+ read more

Yes, Sexting Happens in Middle School. Here’s How to Talk to Kids about It

“Developing healthy online habits takes attention, discussion, and lots of practice. The road is full of bumps but luckily gets smoother as parents help kids navigate the potholes.”

+ read more

Yes, Pets Definitely Make Life Better, According to New Study

Pet parents report high levels of happiness with fur babies.

+ read more

Is America Returning to Normal? The Proof Is in the Pudding

With a return to normal slowly becoming a reality, American’s shopping patterns are telling a unique story. It’s no secret that over the past year, everyone’s shopping habits changed drastically, but the biggest indicator that we are turning a corner…

+ read more
Michelle Major

Making Motherhood & My Dream Career a Reality

“My kids have seen me do something for myself—they’ve watched the high points and the low points but they know their mom works hard for happiness.”

+ read more

11 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Step-Parent

Photo: Skitterphoto via Pexels.com
For a lot of parents, the idea of becoming a step-parent would be out of the question. But for many others, when the love for a partner and their kids is so great, you don’t question…

+ read more

Go Viral with SpongeBob’s Meme-Themed MONOPOLY Game

Get Internet famous in this new MONOPOLY game edition.

+ read more

Why Is Representation So Important?

“History must be confronted and identified for what it was…wrong. Calling it out doesn’t cancel anything or take away from what was positive about those times, nor does it proclaim that everything nowadays is ideal and without reproach.”

+ read more

Michele Obama’s Bestseller Is “Becoming” a Kid’s Book

We’re raising the next generation of leaders and this book is just for them!

+ read more

A Letter to My Son

“Awareness leads to understanding. Understanding leads to acceptance. That is my dream for you and all the other amazing kids out there. Acceptance. And for this world to be a little kinder.”

+ read more

Find Your Crew: Moms Groups in Akron, Ohio

The power of moms is an impressive thing!

+ read more
Becoming

Disney+ Original Docu-Series “Becoming” Chronicles the Lives of Celebrities

Rob Gronkowski, Caleb McLaughlin, Colbie Caillat, Candace Parker, Anthony Davis, Ashley Tisdale and more are featured in series.

+ read more

The Only Type of Mom I Need to Be

“Being a mom is about moving through life with these little humans and making sense of it all. It’s about knowing that, for this short window in their life, no one knows them better than me or loves them more than I do.”

+ read more

The Weight of Perfectionism

“Somewhere in between being suddenly exhausted and overwhelmed with all I ‘should’ be doing, was me—I was pinned between the two emotions so suddenly I couldn’t move. I was angry. Frustrated. And as time passed, the shame settled in.”

+ read more
SCOOB!

Warner Bros. Announces “SCOOB!” Will Go Straight to On Demand

The title will be available on participating digital platforms.

+ read more

Periphery Parenting: A New Approach to Try with Your Teenage Daughter

“Parenting from the periphery requires a new way of relating and a new approach. It means becoming comfortable with being the observer on the outskirts, the silent supporter, the cheerleader and champion, and ready when (and if) she needs you.”

+ read more

“Artemis Fowl” Is Available Today Exclusively on Disney+

It had originally been set for a May 29 theatrical debut.

+ read more

What Online Teaching during a Pandemic Has Taught Me

“Let’s call it pandemic-inspiration—some of the many weirdly wonderful things to come out of this otherwise deeply trying era of coronavirus.”

+ read more

Check Out These Free Educational Resources from Plus-Plus & World of Eric Carle

These resources will help parents teach their kids while encouraging imaginative play and exploration.

+ read more

“Trolls World Tour” Available On Demand Apr. 10

Other new releases will also be available on-demand this Friday in response to coronavirus concerns.

+ read more
Barbie Dreamhouse

Barbie Embraces Inclusivity with New Wheelchair Update

The new Dreamhouse design looks the same as the old one with one exception.

+ read more
Llama Cupcakes

Don’t Be a Drama Llama! These Cupcakes Are a Party in a Box

These limited-edition yellow cake cupcakes have purple sprinkles mixed into the batter.

+ read more

Shawn Johnson Dressed Up in Her Olympics Leotard at 40 Weeks Pregnant

It fits a little differently than it did in the Olympics 11 years ago.

+ read more

5 Organizations Improving the World for Our Kids

Children might be our future, but we shouldn’t make them clean up our physical, environmental or emotional messes. These organizations ensure we can be proud of the world we’re leaving behind.

+ read more

Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang Are Back for a Brand New AppleTV Series

Good grief! You won’t want to miss the return of the Charlie Brown and his pals.

+ read more