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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Snack Time is Edible Crafts Time! 8 Ways to Be Food Creative

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018  You’ve heard (and probably said) it before: Don't play with your food! But we say yes to edible crafts: Go ahead, play with your food all you like! Getting crafty with family snacks is a great way to spend quality…
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For International Book Day Help Kids Discover the Wonder of Books

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018 International Book Day is on April 23 The other day in a Spanish class I teach, my middle school students were researching countries. They had each chosen a different Latin American country and had to write a two-page…
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Meet Princess Elena of Avalor: Disney's First Latina Princess

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UPDATED June 12th, 2018 In January we learned that Princess Elena of Avalor, Disney's first Latina Princess, will make her debut in 2016. We'll meet her on a special episode of Disney Junior's Sofia the First before she gets her own spin-off,…
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13 Reasons Why Today's Parenting World Differs From Your Parents’

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UPDATED June 11th, 2018 As the great matriarch, Jackie Kennedy, once said, “If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.” Luckily, with the help of technology, cultural evolution and connectedness,…
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Pool Safety Tips & Rules Every Parent Should Know

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UPDATED June 5th, 2018  It’s hot outside, and when you simply cannot keep your kids cooped up inside any longer, your first destination is to hit up the swimming pool—which means it’s time to relook at pool safety tips. While swimming…
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Current Events

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UPDATED June 4th, 2018 It’s hard to know how to talk to your kids about puberty, let alone ISIS. The world is a scary place, and the current events can be hard to process even for an adult, so imagine how traumatizing these topics would…
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Camp Chronicles: Healthy Care Package Ideas to Send Your Kid

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  School is out, summer is here, and for kids everywhere that means one very important thing: CAMP!!! It also means awesome care package ideas time. Our inner child is currently squealing with glee at the very thought…
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Reverse Psychology and Other Awesome Parents Hacks

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UPDATED June 2nd, 2018  Raising kids is scary, stressful and exhausting, and anyone who tells you otherwise has never tried to do it. It’s totally normal to feel overwhelmed and totally fatigued by parenthood; in fact, there’s even a…