Our library even offers kits for expecting parents, parenting classes and a free board book for new parents — and that’s not all!
Author: Stephen Carter
Surviving wintertime with kids can feel unbearable. Here are some tips for getting through the dark months with your sanity– and your budget– intact.
Part of me wants to rewind time to before my daughter could properly pronounce all her words, when she’d still let me dress her, and just freeze her there.
The theory behind Kickstart Reading is quite simple: they offer short, accessible videos that focus on teaching your kids the fundamentals of reading so that you can turn reading from a chore into something they look forward to.
The holidays creep up on you, and you swear that this year will be different. That this year you won’t be stressed. That this year, you’ll slow down and make the holidays enjoyable for once. But then, family starts calling.
Every fall, Instagram becomes a sea of back to school pictures, and if we’re not careful, it can feel like we’re all trying to outdo one another.
I signed up to be the working parent, but there’s a small part of me that’s jealous of all the time my wife gets to spend with my kids this summer.
Watching my three-year-old get out of bed to kneel beside her sister’s bed and cover her in prayer caused me to look at the world in a different way.
Growing up, I was glad Dad had a job so that we could have a home to live in and clothes to wear, and knew how to fix things that I broke. But until now, I never really “got” the whole Father’s Day thing.
She’s there for the field trips, the talent shows, the dentist appointments, and the play dates. And that, for us, is worth more than any paycheck.
As fathers, we tend to walk around all day keeping a running tally in our head of all the things that other dads are doing better than we are.
How do I give my kids a spring break to remember if I can’t zip off to Bali, or spend an entire year’s salary at Disney World?
It’s Friday night, and you’re dreaming of dining out at your favorite restaurant. There’s just one problem: your toddler.
Let’s start the year off right, focused on family. Here are three ways to recommit to your family in the new year.
Well, it’s over. The tree has been recycled, (or it’s in the backyard rotting) the decorations are put away, and the Christmas music has been banned again until next year. If you’re anything like our family, it feels like there’s this huge buildup to the Christmas season every year, and it starts earlier and earlier. … Continued
A couple years back, mostly out of necessity, my wife and I instituted a plan we came across. This plan has allowed us to teach our kids about gratitude, help them combat materialism, all while still giving them what I hope is a magical Christmas season.