ABOUT US

Posts

A Teacher’s Advice for Parents Navigating Back to School

“Using my years of experience as both a mom and a primary educator, here are some simple tips to help balance a new routine and tackle the new year feeling confident and empowered to make this the best year yet for your little learners.”

+ read more

4 Ways Parents Can Hit the Reset Button in the New Year

Photo: STIL via Unsplash
Are you one of those people who makes a New Year’s resolution, stays at it for a couple weeks and fall off the bandwagon? Every day of the year could be a day to start a…

+ read more

Is Exercising Safe during Your Pandemic Pregnancy?

“Whether you are pregnant and thinking about starting a new exercise routine, or you are already used to an exercise regimen and wonder if it’s safe to continue now that you’re expecting, here are some important insights for you.”

+ read more

7 Tips Every Parent Needs to Know for Effective Virtual Learning

“As the virtual classroom continues, many kids may be losing momentum and parents are certainly feeling drained. With no end in sight anytime soon, I wanted to share some virtual learning tips to keep kids engaged and us parents sane.”

+ read more

What Is Tech Shabbat and Why We Started It during the Pandemic

“The goal has been to significantly reduce our screen time (at least for one day) and spend some quality time together as a family. Six months later, we still have Saturday screen-free days and surprisingly, it’s gone better than expected.”

+ read more
Thinx postpartum set

Thinx Offers Solutions to New Parents with Launch of Postpartum Set

The set will offer five pairs of underwear designed to absorb postpartum flow.

+ read more
Vanessa Lachey

Rice Krispies Treats Is Releasing Kits to Help Parents This School Year

Kids might crave a little extra love this school year.

+ read more

COVID-19 Advice from a Family Therapist

“It’s important to be aware of how anxiety is impacting our children and our families. Knowing how to respond to anxious feelings will help keep our families and loved ones calm and safe.”

+ read more

Co-Parenting during COVID? Here Are 4 Ways to Make It Better

“Just like co-parenting before COVID, nothing will ever be perfect, and there will be times when things don’t feel equal or fair. Flexibility, communication, and empathy will bring the best results during a challenging time like this.”

+ read more

Homeschooling Resources for Parents

“Let’s face it, it’s a weird new world we’re currently living in and we’re all learning to navigate it. Thankfully, with all the resources available online, you can ensure that your kids won’t miss a (school) beat and stay sane in the process.”

+ read more

How to Prepare Your Child for Nursery School

As parents and caregivers, we want to strike a balance between communicating necessary information to children so that they know what to expect and giving them too much information—which may contribute to increased anxiety about a situation.

+ read more

How Can I Help My Anxious Kid Get Ready for Nursery School?

Photo: littlefolksbigquestions.com
As the start of the school year approaches, parents of young children who are entering nursery school for the first time are wondering what the best way to prepare their child for this transition is. As someone who…

+ read more

Pumping Essentials for Moms Returning to Work

Pump it up at work with these tips on the best breast pump tools, accessories and information you need.

+ read more

5 Ways New Moms Can Prioritize Their Health

If and when you start doubting your health is a priority, remember that a happy and healthy mother results in a happy and healthy baby.

+ read more

6 Mindful Parenting Tips for the New School Year

Whether it’s your child’s first day of preschool or the first day of middle school, a new school year brings with it a whole host of emotions. These tips can help bring a sense of calm and control over a potentially stressful situation.

+ read more

What Stage of Motherhood Are You In?

Just as kids have their various stages, so do Moms! Which stage are you in? Are you a Newborn Mom or an Amazon Mom?

+ read more

5 Ways to Support a Friend Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Returning to work after maternity leave is an exciting time for some, but a stressful and sad time for others. Here are 5 key things that will really make a difference.

+ read more

So, Your Kid Needs Glasses—Now What? 5 Things Every Parent Should Know

Finally hearing the words from your child’s physician can be overwhelming. Here’s how to cope.

+ read more

I Gave Birth to My Baby—& My Startup—at the Same Time

“I believe new moms are more motivated than most.”

+ read more

12 Hot New Fitness Classes You Haven’t Tried Yet

These unique exercise classes will put the pep back in your step.

+ read more

6 Key Things Every Potty Training Parent Should Remember

Potty training is a huge milestone in every young child’s life and this is especially true for parents. A potty-trained child means no more diapers, changing tables, or accidents. But every child develops at a different rate, which means there’s…

+ read more

5 Ways to Master Working From Home

Five years ago I quit my full time job that I’d been at for 17 years. It was my comfort zone. A safe place to land every day when my kids were little and I had no idea what I…

+ read more

This Simple Perspective Helped Me Go Back to Work after Maternity Leave

I’m not dwelling on the fact that I won’t see my baby all day long. Here’s what I am doing.

+ read more

The Ultimate Guide to Meeting New Mom Friends

Feeling lonely in your new world of diapers and feeding? You need mom friends! Try one of these 8 ideas to find your new crew.

+ read more

6 Grab & Go Dinner Spots for Busy Parents

You’re busy. There’s a new routine afoot with school, weather change and additional activities on the roster. Here are six grab and go dinner spots that’ll make your evening routine oh-so-easy.

+ read more

Happy Mom Tip #47: Stick With Your Routine

As a life coach, I’m a huge proponent of personal growth, and growth usually means change. Becoming happier often means re-engineering a bad habit, or starting a healthy new routine (like exercise or meditation). But sometimes the best thing that…

+ read more