Rabbit bunny and duckling are friends

Skip the Pets for Easter

Every Easter we’re inundated with images of cute chicks, ducklings and baby bunnies. They’re used to sell candy, Easter baskets and to advertise holiday sales. If you’re a mom and your child is old enough to talk, you’ve probably heard pleas for a pet rabbit or chick for Easter. It’s hard to say “no” to [Read On]

Fast Food

Is Your Child Overweight?

Parenting a child can be a difficult task, especially if that child already has underlying health issues. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than a third of children and young adults in the United States were overweight or obese in 2012. Mothers across the country are facing an obesity epidemic, both [Read On]

little boy plays piano

Music Lessons

Instructors and parents generally agree that children often provide clues concerning musical interests. Pre-school youngsters may become fascinated with the piano at Grandma’s house or with an old guitar lying around the house. At this age, there are a variety of children’s instruments that parents may introduce. A tambourine allows children to learn about rhythm. [Read On]

Two Little Boys And Father Planting In Garden

Starting a Garden

Planting a garden can teach your kids a lot about life. Planting and caring for a garden can teach kids independence and responsibility, it can boost their self-esteem, and it can promote environmental awareness. With all of these advantages to gardening, why not start a little garden of your own? Even if you are limited [Read On]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pinwheel Cookie

Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies

This peanut butter chocolate swirl cookie recipe is both fun for the kids to help with and delicious to eat. Using the rolling method creates a perfect swirl effect on these sweet treats. It’s a great alternative to simply adding in chocolate chips. Have your children help mix, roll out dough and spread the chocolate. [Read On]