May 26, 2017
child learning about the value of money

How To Teach Children The Value of Money

Depending on how you grew up, most parents had their way of explaining money to you. A child wants something and knows they must go to their parent or guardian. Then one day they receive some news: “Well, maybe it’s time we started an allowance. You’ll do chores in the […]
May 5, 2017
Child Washing Dishes

Age Appropriate Chores

Parents love it when children help around the house. It alleviates the stress, and it teaches them a valuable lesson; teamwork and responsibility. But some parents might wonder what sort of tasks are appropriate for their little one. Of course, you shouldn’t throw a large task like washing the dishes […]
April 21, 2017
child at the beach

6 Things to Say to Your Children More Often

As parents, we know that saying the wrong things to our children can leave them feeling confused, angry, or hurt. This is why we think it’s important to say the right things more often to help them grow. The following are nine sentences we suggest saying more to make them feel […]
April 7, 2017
27 Ways to Ask about school

27 Ways to Ask “How Was School?” And Actually Get a Response

Many parents get a similar response when they ask, “How was school?” Either the answer is “okay” or “fine” which doesn’t give us a whole lot of answers. Of course, we always want to be there for our children, but we have to learn how to ask the right questions. […]
March 24, 2017
Children playing at the park

One Week’s Worth of Fun Activities for Spring Break

Ah, spring break! It’s a time when children take one week off of school for a well-deserved break! With that in mind, don’t let another day pass out of boredom. After all, you only have one week to spend a full day with your children so make the most of […]
March 10, 2017
Family feeding a giraffe

6 Fun Ideas To Do With Your Children Anytime

Sometimes, parents miss the importance of “being there” for their children. However, it’s imperative to know the profound meaning of availability especially when they grow up. Those parents who are readily available to their children whether it’s for a heart-to-heart conversation or play will see an incredible progress during adolescent […]
February 17, 2017
child reading to others

Teaching Kindness to Your Children

Hurtful remarks are not something we want to teach children. In today’s digital age, people can post anonymous and instant comments that can be damaging to a reputation. So when you want children to act kindly to one another, it’s best to teach them at a young age. The following […]
February 3, 2017
6 Fun Board Games That Exercises Intelligence

6 Fun Board Games That Exercises Intelligence

Fun board games can get a bad rep to many parents as they’re considered a form of entertainment. Still, a good ole fun can never hurt anyone especially when they provide the brain a workout. Games that tend to stimulate the mind should be enforced to children because they’re fun […]
January 12, 2017

Simple Sleeping Solutions For Your Infant

Having a child is nature’s greatest gift, but it takes a lot of effort to put them to sleep. Learning how to bring you and your little one to slumber is imperative to your well-being. So, the following are simple sleeping solutions for your infant. Don’t Forget Co-Sleeping Studies have […]
January 5, 2017
infant and child

Baby Milestones: A Month-by-Month Guide

Getting curious about baby milestones is normal. Questions such as ‘when will my baby crawl, walk, sit up?’ Are one of the many inquiries that mothers ask after birth.  It was once thought that children grow in the form of a developmental elevator. As they go from floor to floor, […]
December 16, 2016
How To Make Christmas Meaningful To Your Kids

How To Make Christmas Meaningful To Your Kids

To most families, Christmas is a time of much anticipation. It’s filled with merry memories and togetherness. So in a sense, it’s the holidays that you’ve imagined and more. Still, to children, Christmas is more of a feeling than activities. So how do you make this holiday meaningful to them? […]
December 9, 2016
Fun Things To Do With Your Kids When You're Stuck Indoors

Fun Things To Do With Your Kids When You’re Stuck Indoors

The winter season is all too familiar. Being stuck indoors at home is no way to enjoy the holidays. Whether it’s due to gloomy rain, blistering cold, or snow, there are ways to have fun indoors. Try the following activities to see what Certified Nannies is talking about. Make Breakfast […]
November 18, 2016
Getting Your Children Involved For Thanksgiving

Getting Your Children Involved For Thanksgiving

When you’re celebrating Thanksgiving with your children, what comes to mind? If you’re thinking about rounding up the kids at another table, you may want to rethink your plan. Children can find this time of the year enjoyable especially when you plan fun things to do for them and getting […]
November 4, 2016
Image of a child during the fall season.

5 Children’s Books to Read For Fall

Last summer was scorching hot that even a hangout by the pool was almost excruciating. But fall.. Ahh… Fall. The season of falling leaves, cooler nights and days wearing cardigans are the best. And what better way is it to enjoy this season than to immerse yourself and your children […]
November 1, 2016
image of a child in a pumpkin patch

FREE Thanksgiving Printables For the Children to Enjoy!

With all the festivities in the air, you want the children to stay busy while you do some grocery shopping. We’ve come up with the following worksheets to do just that! Print these for them to have hours of fun! Thanksgiving Fun For the Children! Parents have asked us if […]
October 26, 2016
Image of a Halloween Scavenger hunt checklist.

Halloween Scavenger Hunt Checklist

Fall Is Here! No, we’re not done talking about Halloween! It’s seriously one of the best things that people celebrate. And dressing up like a pirate, Frankenstein or even a witch is beyond words! We mean, dressing up like anything super quirky has got our votes any day. The idea […]
October 25, 2016
Image of a Halloween Bucket List

Halloween Bucket List

Halloween Fun! Halloween is next week which means that we’re beginning our countdown! Who else is excited about the day?! Has anyone here made their costumes just yet? If not, check out our list of last-minute Halloween costumes that are sure to wow the whole party. For those that didn’t procrastinate, […]
October 20, 2016
Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Down Syndrome Awareness Month

If someone were to ask you to think of the first thing that pops up into mind when someone says “October,” your answer might be Halloween. Well, besides the festivities, Down Syndrome Awareness happens to fall on the same month. This is our chance to help spread the awareness! We’ve […]
October 7, 2016
8 Easy to Make Halloween Costumes

8 Easy to Make Halloween Costumes

If there’s any season that is worth highlighting, it is fall! With Halloween just around the corner, it’s a reason to spend time with the kids and make costumes! So, we’ve curated eight costumes that your children will love that’s both easy in your pocket and SUPER easy to make! […]
September 22, 2016
Pumpkin Cider Latte That Kids Will Love

Pumpkin Cider “Latte” That Kids Will Love

Today is the first day of fall, and you know what that means? PUMPKIN-EVERYTHING is in the air! We’re talking about pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin carvings, and you guessed it… Pumpkin Spiced Latte! To children, such a beverage might be a little too much for them so we at […]
September 20, 2016
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

We all know the struggle of getting kids to eat veggies, especially when the vegetable isn’t neon blue and covered in icing and sprinkles. So how do you solve this problem? Easy, kids don’t watch you make the dinner they just see the final product sitting on their plate at […]
September 20, 2016
Are Imaginary Friends Healthy for Children

Are “Imaginary Friends” Healthy for Children?

“Imaginary friends” have been a part of children for centuries. Seeing a child engaged in conversation with their “friend” can be of concern for some parents and caregivers alike; they might wonder how they can handle the situation. Should they attempt to stifle the child’s interaction with his or her […]
August 1, 2016
How to Get the Kids Outside and Active

How to Get the Kids Outside and Active

Gettings kids outside and active nowadays has proven to be quite the challenge. Technology has consumed their brains and has drained them of energy. They are so focused on the screens in front of them; they don’t want to explore the real world. But thanks to you, you are aware […]
July 29, 2016
Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies…Secretly!

Kids can be very, and I mean very picky eaters. If something isn’t rainbow-colored or covered in sugar, they are repulsed by it. Many will fight to the end to get their child to eat their veggies, a single broccoli floret, not plural, just one piece of broccoli PLEASE! But […]
July 9, 2016
Hacks to Make Bedtime Easy

Hacks to Make Bedtime Easy

Most kids hate bedtime. You were always afraid of missing something fun or exciting, more importantly, you wanted to stay awake with the adults! As an adult you can’t wait to go to bed every night, however, now your little ones are beginning the same rebellious stage of anti-bedtime. You’ve […]
[tcm id="2"] [tcm id="1"]