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? The other parents? Are you...

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...

Why Unstructured Play is So Important

Spring is finally here! It is a great time to be outdoors and play with your children. Play is so important for your children, especially unstructured outdoor play. While structured play is also important, that is activities that involve instruction with an adult like sports or arts classes, it...

Keep Your Kids Safe This Spring By Following These Steps

Spring is finally here, and you’re kids are probably chomping at the bit to get outside and run around after being stuck inside all winter. To be fair, as a parent you’re probably just as anxious to get them out of the house and out into the world for a while. While the snow may be melting away...

The Art of Babywearing: Online Class Re-cap

Babywearing is a practice that has been around for centuries. Whether it be out of necessity or simply for the beautiful bonding experience, parents around the world continue to enjoy the benefits of babywearing. We recently held a fun and highly informative class on the Art of Babywearing,...