• Tips for a First Time Parent
  • Celebrating Earth Day: Activities for Children
  • Toddler Behaviors That We Adore (And Those That We Don’t!)
  • DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas
  • Organization Tips for Busy Parents
  • Life Before and After Baby: My New Schedule
  • 25 Ways to Win as a Working Mom
  • Baby’s First Days in Daycare

Tips for a First Time Parent

The Family Room blog team is sharing tips, advice and thoughts for first time parents. What advice would you add to the list?

Celebrating Earth Day: Activities for Children

Earth Day is on April 22 - how are you and your children celebrating? Caty shares Earth Day art projects for kids. Cultivate your child’s creativity and teach them about the importance of being kind to our world.

Toddler Behaviors That We Adore (And Those That We Don’t!)

The toddler years are full of challenges...but also a lot of laughs! Amy shares toddler behaviors that she adores along with toddler behaviors that drive her crazy. Can you relate?

DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

Teachers are such special people in the lives of parents and children. How do you show your child's teachers that you care? Kris-Ann shares DIY gift ideas for teachers.

Organization Tips for Busy Parents

Our recent parent webinar "Organization Tips for Busy Families: The Great Balancing Act" generated a lot of buzz and idea-sharing. Check out family organization tips from the webinar along with additional ideas from fellow parents and participants.

Life Before and After Baby: My New Schedule

Jessie shares a typical day in her life before vs. after baby. New moms and dads: Does your “new life” look anything like Jessie's?

25 Ways to Win as a Working Mom

Media Mom shares a resource about "25 Ways to Win as a Working Mom" - do any of these truths resonate with you?

Baby’s First Days in Daycare

Is your infant starting at a child care center soon? Amy shares her secrets for navigating her son's first days and months in daycare.
Nap Loss Anxiety: What Do You Do When Kids Stop Napping?

Nap Loss Anxiety: What Do You Do When Kids Stop Napping?

For pretty much his whole life, Liam has been an epic napper. Epic to the tune of a consistent 2-3 hours each afternoon and I ...

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When Children Are Very Sick: A Mother’s Fear

When Children Are Very Sick: A Mother’s Fear

I have written recently about my friend and fellow Family Room blogger, Jessie (Modern Mom) whose daughter is in the PICU. I had hoped and ...

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Family Volunteering: Tips for Finding Ways to Give Back

Family Volunteering: Tips for Finding Ways to Give Back

Raising caring, giving children is an important goal for any parent. But even for those with the best intentions, busy schedules and the work/life juggle ...

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Family Recipes: Earth Day Granola Bars

Family Recipes: Earth Day Granola Bars

Earth Day is coming up on April 22. How are you and your family celebrating? If you’re planning to spend time enjoying the outdoors, we ...

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#SocialParenting: Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

#SocialParenting: Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

This week, Kate shared some great tips on how to keep your car clean when your co-pilot is a toddler. But keeping the mess under ...

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Evolution of the Easter “Basket”

Evolution of the Easter “Basket”

I totally get it now, Mom. There’s a better solution to the Easter basket than an actual “basket”. I’m sure at one point, the Easter basket ...

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Showing and Selling Your House (with a Baby!)

Showing and Selling Your House (with a Baby!)

It’s official! We have outgrown our condo and it’s on the market. Our realtor came over to prep us for the open house by giving ...

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Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean (When You Commute With Your Kid)

Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean (When You Commute With Your Kid)

I have a confession to make, one I’m not proud of. My car is gross. From dust to crumbs to strewn granola bar wrappers to ...

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Paternity Leave: Take It or Leave It on the Field?

Paternity Leave: Take It or Leave It on the Field?

I have to admit. I had never heard of Daniel Murphy before last week. Today I know a lot about the New York Mets first ...

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I Bought My Son Pink Sneakers

I Bought My Son Pink Sneakers

We have a sneaker issue in our house. My kids feet don’t actually grow that quickly but their sneakers get gross and the velcro stops ...

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