Slippery Elm: A Mother’s Herbal Ally

Slippery Elm: A Mother’s Herbal Ally

For parents interested in herbal remedies for their children, slippery elm is a product you should have on your radar. It can be used to treat tummy aches, coughs, bronchitis, urinary infections, baby rashes, and more. What is Slippery Elm? Slippery Elm is native to North America, and was widely used by Native Americans as […]

Family Activities in NYC This Memorial Day Weekend

Family Activities in NYC This Memorial Day Weekend

Long weekends can either be periods of relief or chaos depending on how your family spends them. Memorial Day Weekend is one that lends itself to being busy simply because of the warm, end-of-May weather (hello, pool time!). Whether you are hosting family in the New York area, or whether you are road tripping to the city, here are some tips on how to spend the weekend with your family.

Why Summer Camp over Camp Mommy is Beneficial for Your Child 

Why Summer Camp over Camp Mommy is Beneficial for Your Child 

While you might be planning visits to museums and outings to the park with your children this summer, I’ll be sending my two girls to camp. I love my children and enjoy spending time with them, but I know I can’t give them what a summer spent at camp can. I’m aware that just by being with them and helping them with their daily routines, I’m inadvertently taking away some of the important life skills I know they need to become successful adults.  Here’s why giving your child the gift of camp, whether day or overnight, is one of the best experiences you could provide for your children’s social-emotional well-being. 

What to Look for in a Nanny in 2019

What to Look for in a Nanny in 2019

There’s nothing quite as nerve-racking as choosing a person to leave your children with for extended periods of time. Finding a nanny you can trust isn’t a simple process, and it only seems to get that much more intense when you factor in the endless procession of disturbing headlines and revelations that tend to pop up every year about child care services.  With that in mind, here are some of the most important things that you should be thinking about as you go about your nanny search in 2019.  

The Importance of Clean Water for Your Family

The Importance of Clean Water for Your Family

Our bodies are 60 percent water – making it essential to our health and vitality. It is the most necessary component for bodily functions such as digestion and removal of toxins and is responsible for keeping our energy levels high. The abundance and quality of our water should be a top priority.

9 Most FAQs About Toddler Sleep

9 Most FAQs About Toddler Sleep

Getting a toddler to sleep can be so tricky! The thing that no one warns us new parents about is – that once we finally get our infants to sleep through the night, that does not mean that our sleepless nights are over.

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