Archive for 'Family Life'

Putting Kids Ahead of the Holiday Rush

Putting Kids Ahead of the Holiday Rush

Why it’s important to make the holiday season chaos a family affair. Kids & the Holiday Rush From holiday shopping, to kids concerts, to decorating, baking and more, this time of year is chaotic.  From Hanukkah [...]

Creating Holiday Rituals

Creating Holiday Rituals

Why creating holiday rituals and traditions keeps families close Creating Holiday Rituals What’s more fun to a child, getting gifts or creating a wish list? Probably the wish list…an annual ritual kids love. In fact, it’s [...]

Safety Over the Holiday Season

Safety Over the Holiday Season

The excitement of the holiday season can lead us to let our guard down, with tragic results. Here’s what you need to know about holiday safety. Tis the season to be jolly…tis also the season to [...]

5 Tips for Budgeting this Holiday Season

5 Tips for Budgeting this Holiday Season

At this time of year, the commercials beckon us to spend, spend, spend, but for many families this just isn’t realistic. Here’s how to survive the holiday season on a budget. ‘Tis the season to be [...]

Europe with Kids – An Overview, Part 1 of 6

Europe with Kids – An Overview, Part 1 of 6

Have you ever dreamed of traveling through Europe with your children? Host of The Parent Report radio show, Joanne Wilson decided to make her dream a reality. As the first part of the six part series, [...]

The Importance of Family Vacations

The Importance of Family Vacations

Why taking a summer vacation with your children is so important. Family Vacations Well, it’s about that time of year again, when our thoughts turn to vacations. Summer vacations can provide some of the best memories [...]

The 3 Top Parenting Styles. Which is yours?

The 3 Top Parenting Styles. Which is yours?

When it comes to parenting, is there one style that is superior to others? Maybe so. According to Barbara Coloroso, parent educator and author of Kid’s Are Worth It, there are three types of families that [...]

Family Reunions

Family Reunions

 We unwrap the secrets to making holiday reunions fun for the whole family. Holidays like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas are even better when families gather together. While reuniting with loved ones is one of the nicest [...]

Family Chores

Family Chores

A look at what kids get from helping out with family chores Family Chores Making beds, clearing tables and taking out the trash are all common jobs we ask our kids to do.  And while our [...]

Life as a Single Parent

Life as a Single Parent

Single parenting. Why it’s important to take care of yourself… for kids’ sake! Although being a single parent isn’t the taboo it was generations ago, the job of raising kids on your own is still a [...]