Do your kids spend their downtime plugged into a handheld device? Are they more into connecting with friends via video games than seeing them face-to-face? And how about you? Are you perusing your Facebook newsfeed or turning on the TV to unwind? If this sounds like your family, you may [...]
We’ve all seen it. The droopy eyes. The down-turned mouth. The slouching posture. The “I don’t think I can go to school today” pout. You prompt your child to get ready for school and then see how they feel. They pick at their cereal and insist they’re dying. You wonder [...]
It’s been a full week since students returned from winter break. Gone are the mornings of sleeping past noon and (hopefully) staying up until the wee hours of the morning. The school schedule is back in full force, whether they like it or not. At this point, the year is almost half over, and students have just begun their second semester. If their first few months of school have been less than satisfactory, it’s not too late to offer a helping hand with organization and gaining control of their school work. Here are 6 ways to help your student if they’re struggling to make the grade.
According to a study released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, single parents of kids under the age of 18 get the worst night’s sleep out of everyone. Topping that list at a whopping 44% are single moms. Making this study even more interesting is that among married parents, dads are the ones who get less sleep than moms do. Looking back to my single mom days, I can’t say that this study surprises me.
Here are a few things you can do to occupy your time when you're not plugged in to your device.
When you think of Easter baskets, you probably think of young toddlers running out to see what the Easter Bunny has left for them. But what about teenagers?
Analycea Miranda enlisted family and friends to create a brighter Christmas for 14 Sonoma County families.
This year I've been thinking of some ways to give meaningful gifts to those I love without spending a fortune. Here are a few of the ideas I've come up with.
A recent study found that too many parents were still covering their sleeping babies with blankets. Did that surprise you that this is a thing? Don't worry, you're not alone.
Here are a list of safety tips and talking points to bring up with your kids before going out on Halloween night.