5 Tips for Using Tablets With Kids

We live in an exciting time. I mean, I guess you could say that about any time ever. But really, now is a really neat time to be a kid. Technology is growing at a rapid pace, and our children will be the beneficiaries of a native technological literacy that we could only dream of. […]

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How to Teach Kids About Weather

The weather’s been pretty strange lately. Snow in May? Heat waves in February? A drought in California? Frozen Great Lakes? Wherever you live, this year has probably been one of the most confusing weather years on record. Why not turn that confusion into a teachable moment for young ones? While they’re helping you dig out […]

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Bleep Blorp: A Robot-Themed Nursery

When we were kids, I’m sure we all pretty much assumed robots would be outnumbering humans by now. As scary and awesome as that vision of the future might be, it just isn’t here yet. While I’m sure there are all kinds of highly educated individuals working day and night to bring us the robots […]

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The Honest Truth About Breastfeeding

My two and half week old son feeds, on average, every couple hours. My wife exclusively breastfeeds and her sessions can last up to an hour. Does this sound familiar? It wouldn’t have to us, because all those wonderful all-natural websites and our classes failed to mention the cons of breastfeeding. Matter a fact, the […]

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What Your Mug Cupboard Says About Your Family

Aside from a fridge, the mug cupboard is arguably the most important spot in the kitchen. Are your mugs perched precariously on top of each other, or are they in neat rows with the handles all facing the same way? If your mugs hang from hooks, don’t worry, that still counts. You can tell a […]

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Four of the Coolest Alternative Strollers We’ve Ever Seen

As far as necessary new-parent frumpiness goes, strollers are right up there with minivans. When it comes to the wheels in your life, ‘being cool’ has gone from the top of the list to the bottom. It can now be found right underneath ‘practical’ and ‘economical.’ Remember when your friends were jealous of your stuff? […]

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How Techie Kids Stay Warm

Guys, it’s cold. The “polar vortex” is headed our way, which means temperatures in the Midwest could annihilate old record lows. Today at work, a bunch of hearty Canadians decided to call it quits early because the temperature was dropping so quickly. Most people find it hard to do everyday things in the cold, but […]

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