The information in this post was updated at the time of publishing. Details are changing quickly. Be sure to check back frequently for updates. After nearly a year of interruptions in every aspect of our lives — work, school, social events and the like — parents finally have some good news: a COVID-19 vaccine. The […]
Whether you’re becoming a parent for the first time or the fourth, the days and weeks immediately following your baby’s birth can be as overwhelming as they are joyful and exciting. Add the COVID-19 pandemic to the mix and it’s a whole new ballgame in which no one wanted to participate. New parents alike are […]
More and more grandparents today are taking on child-care roles — and that’s a blessing. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 10 percent of grandparents live with at least one grandchild. Whether you watch your grandchildren regularly or occasionally, the personalized, loving care you can provide them is a benefit that can’t be measured. […]
Chances are if you’re a parent of a child entering middle school or even elementary school, the question has come up, “When can I get a cell phone?” And, if your child is like most, she doesn’t mean just any phone; she wants a smartphone. Figuring out if the time is right can be overwhelming. […]
If your teen has acne then you’re probably no stranger to the aisles of products at your local drug store that promise to minimize blemishes and clear up acne. The sad reality is many of these products don’t deliver. Instead of racing off to a dermatologist at the first sign of acne or investing in […]
I really enjoyed the teenage years with my sons Gabe and Ben. I think the key to coasting through those years is communication: let them know what your expectations are, set limits and be aware of who, what, where and how.