• Icelandic Names
    Baby Names
    75 Icelandic Names for Your Little One
    Choosing a name for your child in Iceland is a radically different process compared to other countries. First off, there is a list of approved names for you to pick from. If you are wanting a name that isn't on the list, you may submit it for app...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Signs of Potty Training
    Toddlers
    Signs Your Toddler is Ready to Start Potty Training
    When it’s time to potty train, it can be stressful for both toddlers and parents. But it can also be a really positive and rewarding experience. Heather Wallace, Love and Logic facilitator,​​ reminds us that a “toddler’s interest level ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 75 Biblical Baby Names
    Baby Names
    75 Biblical Baby Names for Your Little One
    If faith plays an important role in your life, choosing inspiration from The Bible when picking a name for your little one is a great place to start. Whether biblical characters from your favorite stories, or names with meanings that are powerful...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Covid Safety Tips
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    Covid Safety Tips For Parents As Kids Head Back to School
    Many families and students faced challenges over the last year during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. With back-to-school around the corner, many districts are making a push for as much in-person learning as possible. Stress and anxiety are ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Names Meaning Grace
    Baby Names
    75 Names Meaning Grace for Your Little One
    There are many ways to gain inspiration when choosing a name for your little one, especially if you want to bestow characteristics you hope your baby will have. Grace indicates elegance, poise, and honor, all lovely attributes for a child to have...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Names Meaning Love
    Baby Names
    75 Names Meaning Love for Your Little Love
    When choosing a name for your new addition, love is a great inspiration. Love is a universal language, and when you meet your little one you will be filled with unconditional love like nothing else. More: 50 Names that Mean Blessing These 75 na...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 50 Back to School Jokes
    Entertainment and Activities
    50 Back to School Jokes for Kids
    The beginning of a school year can be stressful for kids and parents alike. New teachers, new environments, long days, adjusting to new routines, and getting back into important habits can all feel overwhelming. Ease some of the stress with these...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • The Best Backpacks
    Back to School
    The Best Backpacks for Kids for Back to School
    Editor's Note: This article contains affiliate links to Amazon. That means if you buy a product via the link on our site, we get a little bit of money. However, these recommendations are based on current trends and the quality of the brand. Unli...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 75 Forest Inspired Names
    Baby Names
    75 Forest Baby Names
    If you’re an outdoor-loving parent, then a forest-inspired baby name might be exactly what you’re on the hunt for. The forest is generally a woody area with lots of tree coverage, making it mysterious, serene, and earthy. More: 75 Cottagecor...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 30 Mindfulness Activities
    Kids
    30 Mindfulness Activities for Kids
    Mindfulness is the act of being aware of the present moment while having control of your emotions, feelings, thoughts, and body sensations. For children, learning to be aware of and regulate thoughts, feelings, emotions, and sensations can be cha...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Summer Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    The Best Outdoor Activities for Kids
    Summer break has arrived and it’s time to get the kids out of the house and into the busy outdoors. The sun, fresh air, and physical activity should make for some happy and tired kids at the end of the day. Taking a break from the screens and p...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Diaper Bag Essentials
    Babies and Toddlers
    A Checklist of Diaper Bag Essentials for New Parents
    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...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 50 Water Names
    Baby Names
    50 Names Meaning Water For Your Little One
    Referencing nature when choosing baby names is a popular choice, and various names that mean water can certainly be inspiring. Water is one of the most important components for sustaining life and is worshipped in many cultures. Water can be calm...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 50 Names Meaning Sun
    Baby Names
    50 Names Meaning Sun
    Nature-inspired names are popular, and using the sun as your focal point when choosing a name is brilliant. Many cultures have a God or Goddess of the sun and worship the light it brings to our world. A wonderful way to celebrate a life-sustainin...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 75 Names that Mean Light
    Baby Names
    75 Names That Mean Light
    Names that mean light are a great way to honor how brightly your new little one will shine. Choosing your child’s name can be a hard decision, narrowing it down based on the meaning is a great place to start. Children bring innocence, positivit...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Mom Burnout
    Family Life
    Mom Burnout is Real, Here Are 5 Ways to Avoid It
    Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, a working mom, a new mom, a seasoned mom, a mom of one, or a mom of multiples, burnout can affect us all. It’s common for moms of any stage to experience very real mommy burnout regardless of if your little ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • 75 Short Girl Names
    Baby Names
    75 Short Girl Names That Pack a Punch
    There are certainly benefits to choosing short and sweet when considering baby girl names. One option is to permanently use the short form of a more vintage name to stay on-trend, like turning Beatrice into Bea or Eleanor into Ella. You can pair ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Virtual Graduation_Featured
    Coronavirus Resource Center
    How to Celebrate a Virtual Graduation This Year
    After more than a year of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are entering the time of year for school graduations, and they continue to be less than normal. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is starting to relax its guide...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • The Ultimate List of Aztec Names
    Baby Names
    The Ultimate List of Aztec Names
    The Aztecs were located in central Mexico primarily from 1300-1521 until their population began to decline. They included many different central Mexican ethnic groups and were bound by a primary language of Nahuatl. More: 75 Native American Name...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Rainy Day Activities
    Entertainment and Activities
    The Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids
    If bad weather is keeping your family cooped up inside, don't fret. I've compiled my favorite rainy day activities for my kids. If you're like me, with two toddlers at home, a rainy day is enough to send you into a tailspin. No playground. No pa...
    Jennifer Caffelle