Can Your Child Learn Something From Blaze and the Monster Machines

If you have a toddler who is into cars and trucks, you’ve probably come across Blaze and The Monster Machines on Nickelodeon.  At the beginning of the show it says watching Blaze can help kids learn math, engineering, and science.  (As a side note, Nick Jr. does a similar thing for all their shows, notContinue reading “Can Your Child Learn Something From Blaze and the Monster Machines”

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Review by A Parent For A Parent

If you were like me when you were a kid, you were probably a fan of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood.  There was something cool about an old guy in a sweater giving out life lessons and talking to puppets.  Unfortunately, Mr. Rogers died, and PBS figured today’s kids would rather watch a cartoon tiger rather thanContinue reading “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Review by A Parent For A Parent”

6 Hacks For The Airport and Airplane with a Toddler

When I used to travel for work, I would find it so relaxing.  Grab some food at a place that looked good in the airport, board the airplane with my carry-on bag, and climb into my window seat, pop in my headphones, and fall asleep for most of the flight.  My only concern was ifContinue reading “6 Hacks For The Airport and Airplane with a Toddler”

Cocomelon vs. ChuChu TV: The Workin’ Parent Review

If you have a toddler and haven’t heard of either Cocomelon or ChuChu TV, I think it’s safe to say you don’t live on planet Earth.  If you have, then you should spend the next couple minutes reading what I’m about to say very carefully. Both Cocomelon and ChuChu TV are extremely popular, with millionsContinue reading “Cocomelon vs. ChuChu TV: The Workin’ Parent Review”

Parents’ Survival Guide For Dining with Toddlers

When you have a child, there’s a lot of things that change.  One of those things, is mealtime.  Remember the days when you and your significant other went out to eat at a restaurant and sat there for hours just hanging out enjoying the food?  Well if you have a young one, that romantic mealContinue reading “Parents’ Survival Guide For Dining with Toddlers”

3 Tips For Balancing A Full-Time Job as A Working Parent

Remember when you were in your 20’s and all you needed to worry about was your job and what you were going to do on the weekends?  Those were the days weren’t they.  Well fast forward a couple years and now not only are you working 50 hours a week, but you also are aContinue reading “3 Tips For Balancing A Full-Time Job as A Working Parent”

5 Fun and FREE Activities for Toddlers

As a parent, finding things to do with your toddler can sometimes be a part-time job, and as a parent of a toddler, you are always looking for things to keep them entertained.  And for some reason, probably a little after the tv was invented, society decided that sticking your kids in front of aContinue reading “5 Fun and FREE Activities for Toddlers”

The 3 Best Ways to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables

There’s a certain point after a child starts eating solid food that they realize, “Hey, wait a minute, broccoli doesn’t taste so great.”  I’m not sure if these toddlers have a meeting and decide one day that they are just going to stop eating vegetables, but one day they’re loving them and the next, it’sContinue reading “The 3 Best Ways to Get Picky Kids to Eat Vegetables”

TV Shows For Kids You Might Not Realize Are Educational

If you are a parent who is able to make it through the day without putting the television on for your child, I congratulate you.  But for the rest of us, most days, the TV serves as a way to break up the day and give your child some time to wind down. Now keepContinue reading “TV Shows For Kids You Might Not Realize Are Educational”

Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?

You’re all ready to quit your job and planned out everything you’re going to say to your boss and your coworkers. You even decided to go the extra step and write a letter of resignation.  The question you ask yourself though, before you get the ball rolling is, “Do I need to give two weeks’Continue reading “Is Giving Two Weeks’ Notice Necessary?”