• Picture of Elf on The Shelf doll sitting on Christmas tree
    Activities and Crafts
    25 of The Best Elf On the Shelf Ideas for Christmas 2019
    Are your kids catching onto the same hiding spots for your Elf on the Shelf year after year? These fun Elf on the Shelf ideas will add a little extra something special to the holidays this year. More: 5 Ways to Reconnect With Your Family on a Dai...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • group of teen girls looking at phone at tiktok
    Teens
    What is TikTok? A Helpful Guide for Parents of Teens
    Now that you’ve got the hang of Snapchat and Facebook, what about TikTok? Here’s the ultimate guide to TikTok for parents of teens to help get you up to speed on how it works with insight from a real teen on how and why they use the popular a...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 3 pumpkins decorated to look like turkeys for Thanksgiving kids table
    Parties and Gifts
    Thanksgiving Kids Table Inspiration 2019
    Your kids’ table will be a place of envy at your Thanksgiving dinner celebration this year once you get inspiration from these Pinterest ideas.  More: Our Favorite Thanksgiving Pregnancy Announcement Ideas 2019 Disposable Tablecloth Don’t c...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 11 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired By Family History and Traditions
    Babies and Toddlers
    11 Sentimental Baby Gift Ideas Inspired By Family History and Traditions
    Editor’s Note: We know raising kids can be hard. That’s why we’re dedicated to making your life easier with the latest and greatest parenting advice and products. We wanted to let you know that if you chose to purchase one of the items feat...
  • baby name traditions from around the world
    Baby Names
    10 Fascinating Baby Name Traditions From Around The World
    Naming your baby is a huge decision, and one you’ll likely put a great deal of thought into. If nothing is sounding just right and you’re on the hunt for inspiration, turn to these baby name traditions and practices from cultures around the w...
    Jacqueline Weiss
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    Kids
    Will My Child Be Athletic? A Genetic Explanation
    Watching your child grow up comes with the joys of seeing their looks and personality develop over time, as well as their skills (or lack thereof). If you are athletically inclined, it’s quite possible your child will also be an athlete, too. B...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • kid holding teal pumpkin filled with allergy free candy
    Food
    The Ultimate List of Allergy Friendly Candy
    While Halloween is an exciting holiday, it can also bring about the added stress of needing to check candy ingredients for parents of children with food allergies.  More: The Spookiest Vampire and Witch Names for 2019 There are initiatives suc...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • 3 women at a table chatting about funny gifs on a phone
    Teens
    10 Gifs That Perfectly Sum Up Life With a Teen
    Teens can at times be just as difficult to parent as toddlers. These hilarious GIFs perfectly sum up what it’s like to be a parent to a teen on a daily basis. More: A Parent's Guide To VSCO When they ask for money to go to the mall   Bet...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • little girl biting avocado as part of keto diet
    Kids
    Is the Keto Diet Safe For Kids?
    Following a ketogenic (AKA keto) diet has become increasingly popular over the years. Following the low-carb, high-fat style of eating has proven to be beneficial with adults in quick weight loss results, and studies have shown it to be beneficia...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • family tree tattoo
    Family Life
    15 Family History Tattoos to Inspire You
    While tattoos aren’t for everyone, they’re often used as a way to honor someone, or a group of people that are closest to you. Family is something that will almost always be there for you, and many choose to honor them permanently by getting ...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • mom and daughter having fun
    Kids
    How to Determine Your Child's Love Language
    First outlined in 1992 by Gary Chapman in the book The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate, the five love languages are said to be the key to connecting on a deeper level with your significant other, but have sin...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • new york fashion week
    Family Life
    Rebecca Minkoff Features Working, Breastfeeding Moms at NYFW
    Rebecca Minkoff’s recent Spring/Summer 2020 presentation at New York Fashion Week went where few designers have gone before, featuring a breastfeeding model wearing a dress from her collection. Model and mother Mara Martin breastfed her daughte...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • pregnant woman eating donut
    Pregnancy
    Mom’s Pre-Pregnancy Diet Could Impact Baby’s Genes
    A study, published in Nature Communications, is the first to show that an environmental factor can change a baby’s DNA long term during the first few days of development. Conducted for two years across 34 villages of The Gambia in Western Afric...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Queen Elizabeth
    Last Names
    Surnames With Possible Royal Ties
    While the British royal family doesn’t technically have a last name, there are several surnames throughout history that have been tied to royal families. If you have one of these last names hiding in your family tree, you might have royal blood...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Back to school traditions to start now
    School and Learning
    10 Back to School Traditions to Start With Your Family Now
    Going back to school doesn’t have to be a drag! Make it fun by incorporating fun memory-making ideas and traditions that you’ll want to carry on for years to come when the first day of school rolls around.  Aside from just snapping a photo o...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • relaxing with dog
    Family Life
    How Your Genes Can Influence Whether You’ll Be A Dog Person
    A recent study published by a team of Swedish and British scientists at Uppsala University suggests that becoming a dog owner is heavily influenced by an individual’s genetic structure and make-up. More: An Age-by-Age Guide to Explaining the D...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • hippie baby names
    Baby Names
    25 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Flower Child
    The 1960s may be long gone, but you can revive the original era of flower crowns with these names inspired by the idea of free love for your boho boys and groovy girls. Many of these names can be gender-neutral, which only adds to their bohemian ...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • Baby sitting on a bed holding a stuffed animal
    Babies and Toddlers
    Buying Used for Baby: What’s Okay and What’s Not
    Today, buying items online can be done in just a few clicks and while it might seem tempting to save a few bucks by purchasing used items for your baby, is that always the best and safest option?  You Should Never Buy These Baby Items Used W...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • pregnant woman relaxing
    Pregnancy
    Can I Use CBD Oil While Pregnant?
    CBD oil is touted online as a one-stop remedy for relieving inflammation, stress, anxiety, nausea, and more. Many of those ailments could be symptoms of pregnancy, but you may want to do a bit of research before giving it a try.  More: Do You R...
    Jacqueline Weiss
  • mom following sunscreen guidelines for babies
    Health
    5 Sunscreen Mistakes You’re Probably Making
    Unfortunately, misusing sunscreen and suncare products is more common than you might think! Luckily there are ways you can correct these typical mistakes so you and your kids can enjoy summertime fun without getting sunburnt. More: Your Guide to...
    Jacqueline Weiss