Before kids can officially move into their new room and cover the floor with their toys, you’ll want to decorate. There’s bedding to think about, wall decorations and if you’re going to get new furniture. One thing that’s good to do first is picking out a paint color, since that’s what going to be the most obvious part of the room.
Kids of any age (and plenty of adults!) struggle with boredom. A parent’s inclination is to suggest a fun activity or provide yet another distraction for children. But these boring moments are critical for your child’s social-emotional development.
Does vacationing with a baby sound like the least relaxing thing you can do? Well, you’re not alone there. Moms definitely don’t get a break on vacation, but there are measures you can take to help things go more smoothly and maybe even get a few minutes of peace.
Be sure to put these eight tips into practice the next time you and your brood head out to see the world. That way, everyone will be happy with your travel experience — and ready for the next family adventure.
Looking something fun to do with your family as the summer winds down and the back-to-school season kicks off? Here are a few ways to fill your long weekend and celebrate Labor Day. You can also check Mommybites’ Events Board, which posts events each week.
After a few weeks away, your child is finally home from overnight camp! While your child is excited to see you again, returning to life at home can be difficult. After all, they were accustomed to the bubble of camp, where there is a strong community and each minute is spent with their close friends and counselors. Here are a few tips to help your child cope with “campression” and transition back into life at home.
With four kids under six years old, I’m often daunted by the freeform weeks of summer stretching endlessly from June through September. And then I remember: Summer is my chance to reconnect with my kids (those strangers who vanish into school 6+ hours a day) and my city.
Dining out with a baby, toddler, or even preschool-age kid isn’t always the easiest – you have to worry about strollers, high chairs, tantrums and picky eaters. Luckily, NYC has restaurants to suit even the youngest New Yorkers. Here are some of the best kid-friendly restaurants in Manhattan.
For busy parents, running a home-based business can offer a wide variety of opportunities to maintain an income while still not missing out on some of your family’s most important moments.
Juggling work and home responsibilities is difficult enough when you work in an office away from home. However, it can reach a new level of challenge when business and pleasure fuse in the same place. Organization is critical to running home and work businesses effectively. It may seem like a daunting task, but you can certainly do it.
Going on a vacation while pregnant can feel boring. There’s so much you can’t eat, drink, or try out because it’s bad for the baby. Despite all this, a trip to New York City can end up being the perfect vacation for expecting mothers. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your first time living in NYC while pregnant, there’s a lot to do- even after you exclude all the things you can’t do during these nine months.