Tips for a Stress-Free Homework Routine

photo via Woodley Wonderworks, flickr

Many parents dread their kids’ school homework as much, if not more than their kids do. It’s not easy to squeeze homework into schedules packed tight with after-school activities, family and work responsibilities, dinner and still get the kids to bed on time. Plus, it’s never easy to convince tired, hungry kids to tackle homework after […]

Smoothies for Quick, Healthy Breakfasts

via She Knows

Regardless of your best intentions, mornings with kids never seem to go quite as planned. Quickly getting yourself and your kids dressed, fed and ready to face the day is no easy task. While your family is adjusting to the morning routine of a new school year, take some of the pressure off by providing a […]

Thoughtful Gifts for New Moms

colette-pregnant2

Nothing says you care quite as much as bringing delicious food to someone in need. Whether it’s a new mom, a mom-to-be on bed rest, a sick friend or even a new neighbor, anyone going through a transitional or stressful time will appreciate not having to prepare a meal for her family. However, as much […]

After-School Babysitter: Your 101 Guide

1212

  The start of a new school year gives you a chance to get off on the right foot with a new sitter or refresh the relationship you have with existing sitters. Seize the opportunity to evaluate your after-school childcare expectations and have a candid discussion with your sitter to let her know what’s important […]