Maybe you used to greet your partner at the door with a smile and a kiss (and sometimes even more than that!) but now, when he arrives, you launch into a fight because he's two minutes late and you need to take a shower or cook dinner or have a moment of baby-free sanity. That's pretty typical for new parents.
If you ask my kid what he wants for breakfast, he will say "The usual, please." Even at 4, he has fallen into a food rut.
Oh, no. My child has a fever. Quick, call the doctor. Go to the ER.
Most meal preparers would love an extra set of hands in the kitchen to help tear, chop, stir, mix or even clean up. If you want help in the kitchen, start cooking with kids early. Children as young as three can help with basic tasks that will become life skills.
The good news for all of us is winter doesn't last forever (yes, you can come in off the ledge now unless you're planning to cannon ball into the snow). Even though your kids have you driven mad, it's not too late to turn that angst into something that's fun and productive for the whole family. We're talking about family bonding activities and here are some fun ideas for making the best of the remaining snowy days.
It's usually during the month of February when you start to feel those mid-winter blues; the kids start to go a little stir-crazy and you feel a case of cabin fever coming on fast. Well, I'm here to help you avoid the mid-winter blues and to embrace the remainder of winter - with your whole family.
Celebrity fitness trainer and national-level bikini competitor, Autumn Calabrese, recently launched Beachbody's latest program, "21 Day Fix." Building on a foundation of portion-controlled eating and healthy exercise habits, Autumn empowers people to reach their weight loss goals with "simple fitness and simple nutrition."
Barbie is one busy woman. Recently, news broke that she would be striking a pose for Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition in a black-and-white knit bathing suit. Now she's an entrepreneur.
We all worry about our children's safety especially when they are away from us. The news is full of stories about hazing and cyber bullying and we can't help but be concerned. It can be hard to distinguish, in our children, between usual school anxiety and issues that may be more. By understanding your child's dominant sense, you will have an insight into what makes them tick and also when they are upset, even if they are unable to express what is bothering them.
Here they come. Barreling through the front door, fresh off the school bus. One backpack gets flung at a living room chair. The other gets slung to the sofa. Shoes drop like bread crumbs from the front hall to the back den, where bags of chips are ripped open, crumbs falling to the floor.
Young parents - especially dads - will find one of the funnier Web series around on the Parents Magazine website.
Occasionally, when I'm having personal and private time in my bathroom, I get the eerie feeling I'm being watched.
In the past we've commemorated Black History Month by celebrating the names of great figures in history and the civil rights struggle. This year we salute some of the notable thespians, some now sadly forgotten, who have contributed so much to the cultural fabric of this country - and of course paying particular attention to their distinctive names.
I’m giving online matchmaking another go.
Schoolyard thugs who prey on weaker or vulnerable classmates may grow up, but they don’t go away – even when their hair turns gray, experts say.
If it looks like a relationship, and it feels like a relationship, Sarah Millett has learned, it does not necessarily mean it’s a relationship.
Expressing your love shouldn’t be reserved for special occasions like Valentine’s Day. It should be a constant in your relationship – and that means doing more than just repeating the “three little words.” Here are some tips to get you started.
The worst kind of online dating profile picture is of the guy who did a hack edit job, scribbling or cropping out his ex-girlfriend from the photo – but leaving behind remnants of her blonde hair.
Generally speaking, mom Shannon McCormick loves fruits and vegetables and wants to pass that on to her 4-year-old, but her resolve is tested when she encounters her plump, red nemesis: the tomato.
If you are worried about being dateless on Valentine’s Day, take comfort.