How to Make Christmas the Most Wonderful Time of the Year for You and Your Family

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Christmas is likely a holiday your entire family looks forward to all year long. However, if you don’t plan well, it can become extremely stressful. That’s why you should utilize a few tricks to make Christmas the most wonderful time of the year. Don’t Stress About Christmas Shopping It’s nice to buy gifts for family, […]

3 Midwest Cities You Must Visit With Your Kids

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While many vacationers instinctively head to the mountains or the coast with their families, there is an abundance of things to be discovered in the nation’s heartland. From unique cultural offerings to historical sites, a trip through the Midwest is both entertaining and rewarding. Here are three Midwest cities that you must visit with your […]

Baby’s First Steps: What to Keep in Mind When Your Little One Is Learning to Walk

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As your little one begins to walk, you are likely to experience a wide range of emotions. Pride, excitement and an overwhelming sense that time is passing too quickly are all common emotions experienced by parents, especially first-timers. Here are a few things to keep in mind while your little one is learning to walk […]

3 Outdoorsy Places to Take Your Kids on Vacation

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There is no better way to connect as a family than by spending time together in the great outdoors. A vacation that centers around the outdoors will encourage kids to disconnect from their devices and have fun with their families. Here are three of the best outdoorsy places to take your kids on vacation if […]

What to Keep in Mind When Bringing Home Baby From the Hospital

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Becoming a parent is a big deal, and it’s important to know all you can before the baby arrives. The first few days of a child’s life hold many transitions for your family, and it’s good to know what to expect while you are getting the hang of the parenting gig. Here are a few […]

What Dads Should Know About Getting Their Kids into Sports

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The world of youth sports is a lot different than it was when you were growing up. An increase in sports specialization and higher levels of competition at younger ages have changed the landscape of this childhood rite of passage. Here is everything that dads need to know about getting their children involved in youth […]

How to Pull Off a Fun Camping Trip with Your Kids

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Camping is a great way to unplug from the stresses of everyday life and reconnect with your kids. It’s never too early to begin teaching your children about the importance of our natural surroundings and how to appreciate the great outdoors. But, camping with kids can be stressful in its own right, especially if you […]

There is No Such Thing as a Bad Dog — Just Bad Training

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If you’re a dog owner or are considering adopting a dog, you’ve probably heard your share of advice concerning “bad” breeds. The truth is, no breed of dog is inherently evil, but some are inclined towards behaviors that require strong and early training if the dog is to function comfortably in polite society. Here’s the […]

How Car Toys Can Help You Stay Sane & Safe While Driving

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Driving with children in the car can be a challenge. Young kids don’t understand the importance of the driver being able to concentrate on the road. One of the best ways to help alleviate the stress from traveling with kids is to have toys in the car to keep them occupied.  Your Kids Will Be […]

How to Prepare to Be a First-Time Dad

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Becoming a dad for the first time is an awe-inspiring time in a man’s life. However, with all of the excitement also comes a host of anxiety as the reality of the new responsibility begins to set in. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take now to help prepare you for the challenge of […]