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Why Routines are Important for Kids

January 20, 2020  |  Categories: General Child Care

Did you know that routines actually help children thrive? It might be easy to believe that asking children to follow a routine would limit them, but routines actually give children a sense of security. This sense of security comes from knowing what to expect on a regular basis. A child can know that after bath…

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Crockpot Breakfast Recipes for the Family

January 13, 2020  |  Categories: Recipes

Mornings with kids can be crazy, to say the least. Getting teeth brushed, clothes on, hair combed, and stomachs fed is like an olympic sport. So why not make your mornings a little easier by eliminating breakfast prep? If you have a slow cooker at home, this blog post may be your new best friend….

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Turn Your Living Room Into a Winter Wonderland

January 6, 2020  |  Categories: Activities

The holidays may be over, but we still have several months of winter to enjoy. If you don’t want to keep your Christmas decorations up all season long, consider transforming your living room into a winter wonderland. We have a handful of simple but creative decorating ideas that will get the whole family involved. Your…

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Setting Family Goals for the New Year

December 30, 2019  |  Categories: Activities

As 2020 approaches, you might be thinking of what New Year’s resolutions you will commit to for the next year. Whether it is running three times a week, eating less fast food, reading a certain number of books, or something else, a new year is a great time to set goals. We’re all familiar with…

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Giving Back This Season

December 23, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

It’s easy to focus on all the things we want this time of year. New electronics, clothes, toys, and more grab our attention everywhere we look. But what if we spent time giving back to our community instead of focusing on all the things we think we need? What if we opened our eyes to…

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Experience Gift Ideas for Kids

December 16, 2019  |  Categories: Parent Resources

Christmas is a time for giving and receiving. As parents, it can feel like the gifts we give our kids year after year become “more stuff” that sits idle in playrooms just a few months after Christmas is over. Our kids already have so many toys they love, so why not give them experience gifts…

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Winter Activities for Families in Texas

December 2, 2019  |  Categories: Activities

Looking for some fun activities for your family this winter? Texas may not be a state that turns into a winter wonderland, but there are still plenty of fun things for the whole family to enjoy this December! Go Ice Skating Ice skating is a classic winter tradition, and did you know you could go…

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Cool Weather Crockpot Meals

November 25, 2019  |  Categories: Recipes

The weather is cooling down, so it’s the perfect time to start heating the crockpot up! We’ve rounded up some tasty and no-stress crockpot meals that are perfect for these cool, autumn evenings. And the best part is, you don’t have to spend too much time getting these meals ready…or cleaning them up. Slow Cooker…

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How to Let Kids Help in the Kitchen

November 18, 2019  |  Categories: General Child Care

Have you ever been in the middle of getting dinner ready when your child asks if he can help you? While it’s very kind of him to offer his assistance, sometimes it can be more work to let a toddler help you with dinner. Instead of saying no to the offer, or saying yes and…

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