6 Creative Crafts for Spring and Easter
7 Tips for Surviving a Family Car Trip

7 Tips for Surviving a Family Car Trip

Road trips offer a lot of time for bonding, but if you don’t plan ahead, things can go awry fast. There are a few tricks to pulling off a successful family car trip, but it all comes down to planning. Don’t think you’re just going to hop into the car and the kids will magically stay out of trouble for the next four hours. It just won’t happen.

6 Ways to Help Siblings Get Along

6 Ways to Help Siblings Get Along

Carson pulled Abbey’s hair again… And now the baby is screaming because the toddler took her toy. Does this sound like a day in your life? Or maybe it’s just the antics that take place as you’re waiting in the school drop-off line.

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: My Niece’s Unpleasant Behavior

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: My Niece’s Unpleasant Behavior

I’m having a really hard time with something. My sister Elaine and her man split up when their daughter, Carmella, was four; she is now 12. His mom (Carmella’s grandmother) has stepped in a lot to help with Carmella; I just wish she wouldn’t let Carmella buy whatever she wants. Meanwhile, Elaine — who had some stints traveling, got married and then divorced from a different man, a guy no one liked — has kind of backed off in interacting with Carmella.

Keeping Kids Safe In And Around Cars
Love Beet Pancakes

Love Beet Pancakes

Looking for a Valentine’s Day recipe that doesn’t contain food dyes? Make these delicious and nutritious pancakes for your kids. This recipe is a great way to incorporate beets and have little ones try them for the first time.

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Winter Wellness and Safety

Winter Wellness and Safety

Love it or hate it, winter rolls around every year. For families who live in colder climates, it brings with it several things that can adversely affect the wellness of you or your children. Keeping the following advice in mind and taking preventative steps will help ensure your family spends the wintertime in good health.