When your child is old enough to stay home alone for the first time, the milestone can be tough for a lot of parents to handle. Just because they may be old enough doesn't necessarily mean they're ready for the responsibility.
A mom’s hands are never at rest. They’re busy folding laundry, loading the dishwasher, packing lunches and so much more.
What's the perfect pet for a 7-year-old? There's not one. The better question is what pet are you willing to put your own effort into, once the new wears off?
Adding to the list of things children shouldn't do, especially during the time of year when mommy is preparing for guests-a-plenty and Santa is watching...
Halloween is even more fun when the kids' costumes are themed!
Grouchy old people should never sit near other people's children on airplanes. This should be a written rule.
It'll be a while before the sound of trumpets will equal the sound of celebration in our house.
Boys are fairly easy to care for. No hair bows, no fussy outfits and most of their toys are timeless - building blocks, super heroes and weapons.
There are so many things I love about "Bill Cosby: Himself", but I particularly identify with the segment he calls "The Same Thing Happens Every Night."
I need a clean house. All the time. But I have kids. More specifically, I have boys.
If I had my way, I’d say “don’t spend a dime on me, just spend a day in my shoes.”
Summer break is nearly over and honestly, I’m ready to get back into a normal routine.
How do you know when your child no longer believes in Santa, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny, but is faking it for the sake of the loot?
This used to be the line I spoke when confiding what my kids did or said in public. But lately it’s become my 9-year-old son’s dramatic catch-phrase.
Whose idea was it to give the kids two and a half weeks off for the holidays this year? Spanning and including three weekends, their break comes to a total of 18 days.
We have two miniature dachshunds, but our 9-year-old wanted a pet of his own.
A journey that began over a year ago has hit another milestone tonight.
How do you feel about bad words? In our house, we keep it censored around the kids - for the most part.
This year I am ORGANIZED. And it's all thanks to this website you're on right now.
For the past three years, I’ve been a work-from-home mom. I thought I was mostly alone, but quickly found out that working from home isn’t all that uncommon.
I've heard that one of the reasons kids want to re-read or re-watch the same story over and over is because there's often a message they can identify with.
I've mentioned before that I have picky eaters. But when I was growing up, pickiness wasn't one of my choices.
At what point should you let your kids quit an activity or sport? For the past six months, getting both our boys to attend karate class has become an ever-increasing struggle.
The theatrical release of Disney Pixar's Cars 2 has achieved national holiday status in our house, according to our 6-year-old son.
I’ve heard people say that a financially stable person has six months’ salary saved for a rainy day. I wish I were that kind of person.
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