My Favorite Time of Day to be a Parent

My Favorite Time of Day to be a Parent

Of course, parents love their children all day long. But if you’re being honest, are there certain times in the day that rank above others ...

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Pregnancy: Sharing Milestones with Long-distance Relatives

Pregnancy: Sharing Milestones with Long-distance Relatives

When you find out you’re pregnant, the most obvious person you want to share your pregnancy experience with is your partner. And I have loved sharing ...

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Baby Products You Might Not Need

Baby Products You Might Not Need

A few months back, the Family Room bloggers shared recommendations for less common baby products that new parents should register for – products that they themselves ...

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Family Recipes: Deviled Egg Chicks

Family Recipes: Deviled Egg Chicks

Happy Easter! Today we have a fun Easter-themed recipe for you, courtesy of KeyIngredient. This recipe for deviled egg chicks is delicious, kid-friendly and is ...

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#SocialParenting: Preschool Learning Project about Careers

#SocialParenting: Preschool Learning Project about Careers

Teachers in a classroom at Bright Horizons at Kemper Lakes (Lake Zurich, IL) started the year off by asking each student what he or she ...

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Maternity Leave: Tips for Staying Connected

Maternity Leave: Tips for Staying Connected

Maternity leave is a special time – one that often goes by too quickly – for moms to bond with the littlest of newcomers in ...

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Academic Redshirting: Holding Kids Back from Starting Kindergarten

Academic Redshirting: Holding Kids Back from Starting Kindergarten

Would I have benefited from academic redshirting? Academic redshirting is the practice of holding kids back from starting kindergarten (typically those with birthdays close to the cut-off). I ...

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The Inclusion Debate: Amazon Mom vs. Amazon Family

The Inclusion Debate: Amazon Mom vs. Amazon Family

This blog, The Family Room Blog, was once called The Mom to Mom Blog. We received a couple of complaints from dads over the years who ...

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5 Reasons to Take a Babymoon

5 Reasons to Take a Babymoon

The babymoon. It seems unnecessary, right? And what’s the point of it? It just seems like a convenient excuse to take a vacation. These were ...

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Frozen-Themed Children’s Birthday Party

Frozen-Themed Children’s Birthday Party

Frozen has most definitely been the theme of the year for kids. And it’s one that I approve of. I love that the story of ...

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