It's hard on every working mom to say goodbye to her kids. Add in tears, crying, and clinging, and daycare drop-off can be really rough on both baby and mom! Make leaving for the day a little easier with these tips.


Your little one's beloved comfort object i...

The first two years of my son’s life, I was a working mom with a son in daycare. Then, after my daughter was born, I decided I wanted to stay home with my kids. But financially, giving up a second income all together was not an option, so we decided to open a small fam...

After a long day at work, the last thing a tired parent wants to do is engage in a daycare pick-up battle with a child who isn’t quite ready to leave playtime with friends and head home. Your child is happy to see you, of course, but sometimes they have a funny way of...

Offer a safe environment. Successful preschools set-up their space to allow children to safely explore the world around them which builds confidence, independence, and self-esteem. Owen’s preschool classroom is filled with discovery centers that encourage kids to take...

You run a million lists through your head all day, every day, but when it comes to what to ask for from a day care center, you're stumped. Especially if this is your first child care rodeo, it's much too easy to forget to ask something that really matters to you. You d...

Is your child being bullied at school? In a Harris Poll from February 2014, 60 percent of respondents said they or someone they know have been or are now being bullied in school. A groundbreaking new study on peer victimization among tweens and teens, published in the...

Imagine your teenager asks to borrow your frontal executive network rather than your shoes today? Sounds laughable? You've actually been lending it to her since she was a toddler.

Think back to your child's third birthday party. The parents all stayed at the party in or...

Start with play therapy at home… Even little figures, stuffed toys, or puppets will work. Have your little-actors experience a transition to a different place, but don’t forget to act-out some coping tactics.

Have a dialog around the transition with your kiddos in a con...

Choosing a childcare center can be a difficult and long process. To help make this important decision easier and less stressful, consider making search and review plans. Then, add these strategies to make sure you’ve covered the major details. Remember that even a good...

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