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Can I Sponsor My Nanny for a Green Card?

Introduction We understand that finding a reliable caregiver for your child is one of the most stressful – and important – parts of being a parent. Once you find your trusted caregiver, the thought of losing that person because she or he does not have legal status in the United States can be terrifying. As […]

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 […]

Dear Amanda: To Enrich or Not to Enrich?

Dear Amanda is an elementary school teacher and parent of two school age children who provides honest and straightforward advice geared toward all things education. Here’s the twist: she will answer your question as a parent as well as a teacher. These two opinions, while different, can provide a refreshing take on topics we care […]

Breastfeeding Basics – Everything Moms Need to Know: Online Class Re-cap

We recently held an informative and important teleclass for expectant and new moms, generously sponsored by Lansinoh, and presented by Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and nationally-renowned breastfeeding expert, Gina Ciagne. Gina covered such topics as preparing for breastfeeding before baby arrives, tips to overcome some of the most common breastfeeding issues – like engorgement and […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for New Moms

Mother’s day is coming up! If you’re a new dad, you might be a little stuck on ideas. If you’re not part of the family, but looking for a present, it can be hard to choose the perfect one. There’s a lot of pressure to provide a good gift, especially for the first year. After […]

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, […]