Effects of Parental Divorce on Young Adults

You may feel because your children are grown ups and making major life decisions, a parental divorce will hurt less. It doesn’t. Divorce is a tough situation for children regardless of their age. It can be just as draining and heartbreaking for young adults; the older they are, the bigger will be the shock becauseContinue Reading …

Putting Your Family’s Health First

Every parent wants to have a healthy family, but not everyone knows how to achieve that state. In a world with a dizzying array of products and services promoting the best resources for your family, knowing where to turn can be hard. Fortunately, the best answers are also some of the simplest. Put the followingContinue Reading …

Planning & prepping for a family? Questions & answers to get you started #ChurchAndDwight

Whether you’re considering becoming a parent for the first time or having a second (or third), it’s an experience that can be both exciting and scary at the same time. How long will it take to get pregnant? Should I start tracking my cycle? How do I care for a newborn? Will I ever fitContinue Reading …

Tactile Pleasures: Why Play Benefits Adults Just as Much as Kids

Have you ever noticed the way that all kids find time to play and most adults do not? It’s a strange dichotomy of life when one age groups feels so free to enjoy playtime and another does not. Play, especially the sort that provides tactile pleasure, is as good for grownups as it is forContinue Reading …

Feeling the Daycare Crunch? Search Online for Better Options

Wherever you are in North America, finding good childcare has become alarmingly stressful as the competition for slots in daycares has skyrocketed. Families from New York to California to Ontario have reported years-long waiting lists and go intro crisis mode any time their child’s school shuts down unexpectedly or their sitter calls off sick. IfContinue Reading …

Set Your Kids Onto Music In The New Year

Now that 2017 is in full swing, there’s no better time to tackle the goal of getting you kids into music. The chaos of the holidays is finally behind us, so you have the time to add daily practice sessions and weekly lessons into your family’s busy schedule. Once you do, you’re setting your childrenContinue Reading …

3 Staple Meals to Teach Your Kids to Cook

Teaching your children to cook is a very important skill that many parents shy away from. Whether you worry about the dangers of cooking with kids, or keep putting it off because you can’t seem to find the time, it’s important that you do it. Your children will gain independence and confidence from knowing howContinue Reading …

Relax with Hallmark & Have Some Me Time #LoveHallmarkCA

For the first few years of being a mom, I really had no idea that ‘me time’ was even a thing. I just assumed my life with be filled with diapers and feedings and soccer games and cooking 24/7. Pretty much forever. There is no doubt I was not taking care of myself. It wasn’t untilContinue Reading …