My Kid Cut Her Hair and I’m Freaking Out

MY KID CUT HER HAIR! She looks crazy. I am freaking out. I am so mad at her. I told her to stay that way, looking crazy with her half bangs. Am I wrong or is this not a big deal??? I cannot tell you HOW many times I have come across this “my-kid-cut-their-hair situation […]

How To Introduce Your New Pet To Your Kids

Bringing home a new pet is an exciting time for a family — sometimes even a dream come true. At the same time, though, joining a family can be an entirely different experience for the pet. Being surrounded by new faces and voices can be very stressful for the pet—toddlers wanting to touch and hug, […]

My Son Wants to Wear a Tutu

My 3 year old son wants to wear a tutu to school. He sees his sister wearing one and wants to as well. I don’t know what to do. Yes or no?  First ask yourself what about this bothers you. Are you worried that his peers or teachers will disapprove or make fun of him? […]

A Parent’s Checklist for Children’s Oral Health

There is no such thing as too early to begin caring for your children’s teeth, and that includes before their teeth are even visible. Protecting your child’s teeth begins at the start of their lives, and should continue to be encouraged long after your children are able to brush and floss on their own. The […]

Successful Toilet Training: Online Class Re-cap

How do you know when child is ready for toilet training? We recently held a highly informative session, facilitated by Dana Rosenbloom, child development expert – and generously sponsored by Happy Family – that helped parents recognize the signs of readiness. Dana also shared the initial steps in the training process. She covered why toilet […]

How Do I Manage Mealtime Without the Drama?

Dinner is a mess at my house. The kids won’t eat, they won’t sit, I spend most of the time yelling. It’s not how I want us to end out day. Help! Mealtime can be tough. As I have spoken with families throughout the years, I have found that there are Four BIG Supper Sabotages: […]