Going on vacation with another family is a fun way for friends to create lifelong bonds between their children. But getting a group of little ones together comes with its share of stressors. We chatted with Michelle Felder, founder and CEO of Parenting Pathfinders, to get some advice for how to handle these types of group vacations.
It’s important to be prepared when hiking with kids because longer hikes (even on smooth terrain) aren’t always easy for those under the age of 5. Here’s how to keep them safe and engaged.
No parent wants to see their child in distress. Unfortunately, a fear of doctors and increased anxiety seem to be an inevitable part of the medical process for many children. From routine physical exams to dental cleanings to childhood immunizations, caring for your child’s physical health means requiring them to go through medical anxiety and […]
It seems impossible that your once tiny, crawling, diaper-clad baby is now learning to write. But here we are! The best gift you can give your young writer is your support. Helping young writers develop their skills, and encouraging them to keep writing, is key. Out of all the milestones, learning to write is one […]
Setting boundaries for kids helps children flourish. Many parents know it’s important to set loving boundaries for kids yet find it challenging to establish boundaries and struggle to maintain them in the home. While setting boundaries is difficult, boundaries are necessary. In fact, boundaries are part of all aspects of life. This article explores the benefits of setting boundaries for kids and tips for success.
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin needed by all babies and children. Vitamin D for kids is important, and they get vitamin D from sunlight and food. From April to the end of October, children who are outside playing for 15 to 30 minutes a day can absorb the daily recommended dose of vitamin […]
In many families, aunts and uncles often play critical roles in the lives of their nieces and nephews and their offspring. Dr. Gramma Karen tapped into her own family to get an accounting of the important roles these two “Favorite Aunties” play.