Archive for 'Tag Archives: 'parenting advice''

Family Connection

Family Connection

 How to keep connected as a family in today’s busy world. Family Connection Because families are so, so busy, staying connected with our children can be quite the challenge.  But without that important parent-child bond, our [...]

Christmas Routines & Traditions

Christmas Routines & Traditions

How family rituals can light up children’s lives during holiday season. Xmas Routines It seems that during the chilly month of December, many families are enjoying traditions and rituals together.  Whether it’s based on culture or [...]

Is There a Santa?

Is There a Santa?

What to say when your child questions the big guy in red. Is there a Santa? During this time of the year, you can count on a few things. Children will begin to be inundated with [...]

Santa’s Cookie Factory

Santa’s Cookie Factory

Ho, ho, ho, Santa’s been busy rustling up some tasty truffles to tickle the taste buds.             Rudolph’s Truffles 1/2 cup (125 g) melted butter 3 cups crushed graham crackers 4 tablespoons coconut [...]

Chocolate Caramel Truffles

Chocolate Caramel Truffles

Looking for a great cookbook for the food lover in your life?   Then look no further than The New Classics, the ultimate best-of collection from Donna Hay Magazine, featuring more than 300 recipes across over 400 beautiful pages. [...]

Pets as Gifts

Pets as Gifts

Is the holiday season the right time to give a pet as gift? Pets as Gifts` Finding an adorable kitten or puppy underneath the Christmas tree seems so picture perfect.  But the holiday season really isn’t [...]

Holiday Stress

Holiday Stress

A few tips on reducing the stress of the holiday season. Holiday Stress As fun as the  holiday season can be, so can it be stressful.  But there are things you can do to reduce that [...]

Holiday Food Safety

Holiday Food Safety

How to ensure your family doesn’t come down with food poisoning over the holiday season. Holiday Food Safety There are a lot of gatherings over the holiday season, from office parties, to neighborhood drop-ins.  Most of [...]

Divorce and the Holiday Season

Divorce and the Holiday Season

 Ideas on how to balance divorce, children and the holidays. Divorce & Holidays The holiday season can be difficult for children whose parents are divorced.  Usually children spend important holidays like Christmas with one parent one [...]

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 [...]