Kids and Sports: Bench the Stench

Kids love to run around, play, and get dirty. As a parent, it can be quite the task to get all that laundry done. This becomes even more of a challenge when your child is involved in youth sports, specifically hockey. Your little hockey players can get a jersey dirty pretty quickly if you haven’t already noticed. […]

Why Recess Is Essential to Child Development

Some of our best memories of grade school always start with that recess bell ringing. That joyful sound was letting our little minds know it was time to go outside and play. Unfortunately, in recent years, schools have waved goodbye to recess in favor of tightly packed academic schedules even at an elementary school level. […]

Tips for Restorative Sleep

The importance of restorative sleep is crucial to get through our daily lives. Poor sleep can lead to obesity, stress, heart disease, poor judgment and many other negative effects. With most Americans suffering from sleep deprivation, this has become a huge problem for most of us. However, with the right habits and the right routine, […]

Keeping Baby Safe This Holiday Season

If you’re like most families, your holiday calendar looks like you’ve started a new job, had three kids AND invited the entire extended family to stay over at your place for a month! It’s easy to get caught up in the craziness of the holiday season and throw caution to the wind, but when you […]