8 Outdoor Fall Activities for Families

As summer’s heat fades into the cool crisp days of fall you might be thinking about curling up inside with a blanket and some hot cocoa. But don’t start hibernating yet! Spending time outdoors is important year-round, and fall is the ideal time for outdoor family activities you can’t enjoy during any other time...

How to Survive a Santa Visit

Is there anything more ho-ho-horrifying for a young child than a visit to meet Santa? It usually sounds good to them in theory. They’ve been read a few stories, maybe seen a cartoon or two featuring a jolly, gift-giving guy in a red suit. He seems fun. Meeting him sounds great! Until they are...

Bath Time Battles with Kids

when kids hate baths

I love those commercials for baby shampoo where happy moms and dads gently splash and play while their baby or toddler giggles happily in a bath full of bubbles. As a parent, however, this has not been my experience. Because my oldest daughter hated baths. From her very first one, it was a nightmare...