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  • 5 sure ways to manage homework
    5 sure ways to manage homework
    Life is already hard enough without homework at the end of a busy day. It’s no doubt a necessary task in households across the world k-12. End of first marking period is almost over, and now is the perfect time to get a handle on the...
  • Discussing death with kids
    Discussing death with kids
    Palm Springs has been hit hard recently with multiple fatalities of young adults in the news. It's difficult to explain to your kids when a relative, friend or pet dies. It's harder to find the words when you're grieving yourself. Here...
  • Stop Racism
    Let’s All Be Friends
    Racial prejudice is a sensitive subject to explain to children. You need to use discretion on when you think your child can handle it and comprehend the meaning of it. It’s a subject that you need to think about so when the day comes you are...
  • The Son's You Have Taken Away Tonight
    It Was A Cool Night or The Son's You Have Taken Away Tonight
    It was a cool night. Somewhere in between summer and fall – too warm for a winter coat but still there was just enough chill in the air to chill my bones. I could hear the sirens and I did not know if it was a fire engine, a police car or...
  • Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome!
    Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome
    Hot Wheels’ first animated feature, Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome! was released on DVD today. The new movie creates an adventure in an imaginary town that brings a new dimension to traditional play with an iconic toy.Pull out your...
  • Allergy Eats Food Allergy Conference
    Allergy Eats Presents 3rd Annual Conference for Restauranteurs
    Allergy Eats will host their 3rd annual food allergy conference for restauranteurs and food service professional on October 21, 2014. This conference will focus on educating how to maximize safety and increase customer engagement, loyalty and...
  • LGBT Parenting challenges gay and trans parents face when raising kids
    LGBT Parenting challenges gay and trans parents face when raising kids
    Same-sex parents contributed to an online discussion on what they felt were the specific parenting challenges they sometimes face: from conception through to the teenage years and beyond.Are you an LGBTI parent or are you considering becoming a...
  • Finding happiness in America
    Finding happiness in America
    Would you like to go on awonderful journey? It’s a journey of self-discovery, from the inside-out, one that involves pleasant readings through passages that enable you to reflect on where you are and to imagine new possibilities for...
  • Fun fall family activities from Kinsights
    Fun fall family activities from Kinsights
    Although the weather may have a brisk, crisp feel to it that does not mean that family fun is over for the year. In fact, don a sweater, grab the kids and get out and about. There are several family fun activities in which to partake –...
  • It's ok to change the rules!
    Are you afraid if you “change the rules” with your child that it will hurt them?
    Parents are often afraid of the upset it will cause when they begin to set boundaries or change the rules so they “put up with” the problems that their children are causing with their behavior. By doing this you are creating more...
  • Halloween on a budget for cost conscious families
    Halloween on a budget for cost conscious families
    Although the economy seems to be improving and even gas prices seem to be dropping, we are entering a fun, albeit expensive season. Fall brings about Halloween and Thanksgiving. We are barely done reeling from these expenditures when Christmas and...
  • Upcycling
    What's the deal with upcycling?
    Upcycling is a term that has its origins in the 1990s, but the practice is ancient. Upcycling is the practice of making something useful or creative from unwanted materials. Making a planter from a chipped bowl is upcycling something that might,...
  • New Lincoln color inspires lipstick
    New Lincoln color inspires lipstick
    Lincoln color and materials design team works years in advance to predict fashionable colors when developing a vehicle. Their most recent color Tahitian Pearl, a deep purple, is so on trend that it's inspired a lipstick. Gabriela Hernandez,...
  • Fathers
    The important role fathers play
    New research is proving the important part fathers play in the lives of their children. In his book, Do Fathers Matter?, Paul Raeburn discusses scientific data that reveals the role fathers play in their children’s lives from conception...
  • Dads can be awesome at nurturing their children
    Dads can be awesome at nurturing their children
    Do you want to be a better dad? Children First, an educational organization in Sarasota, is offering a Nurturing Dads Class beginning on October 2, and continuing until Dec. 11 for dads who want to learn new skills or just improve their skills in...