8 Basic Ways to Help Your Family Stay Healthy (When Everyone Else is Sick)

8 Basic Ways to Help Your Family Stay Healthy (When Everyone Else is Sick)

It’s like slow motion. A kid’s nose wrinkles. She sniffs. Her mouth opens. A sneeze is coming. And you know what might happen if that sneeze leads to a bad cold—weeks of nursing one kid after another and yourself back to health. Days missed from school. Days missed from work. Heaps of tissues and a huge dose…

12 Mistakes Parents Make When Hiring a Nanny

12 Mistakes Parents Make When Hiring a Nanny

Families with two working parents have a variety of childcare options they might consider. Many opt for a traditional daycare facility, which usually incorporates education and play in an institutional setting with trained teachers. Alternatively, parents might drop their kids off with a fellow parent or licensed provider who offers childcare out of their home….

Smart Ways to Smooth Out Your School Morning Routine

Smart Ways to Smooth Out Your School Morning Routine

If you struggle with your kids’ school morning routine, you’re not alone. It’s not easy getting everyone dressed, presentable, fed, and out the door with appropriately-packed bags every morning – especially not without nagging, whining, or a sense of impending doom. But having a smooth morning helps set everyone up for a successful day, so…