Entries by Anna James

30 Creative Things For Your Kid to Do Today

Kids these days will never know life before tablets, smartphones and video games. Because of this, they probably haven’t experienced the true adventure and challenge of using your imagination to keep yourself entertained for hours on end. Here are 30 creative and imaginative activities for your children to do today.

Dog Park Etiquette

Dog parks can be a sanctuary for both dogs and their owners. Parks give dogs the opportunity to be free off of the leash with others of their kind in a large area instead of a small, fenced-in yard… and the humans get the chance to socialize with other dog parents. Because of the benefits […]

Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs

  Spring is right around the corner, which means that a handful of new plants might be appearing in your backyard or neighborhood from seeds naturally spreading, or gardeners adding new additions to their collections. As exciting as these new plants may sound, they could be threatening to your dog. Here are some that you […]

#Simple SuperMom Valentine’s Day DIY Ideas

You don’t have to be perfect to be a supermom (or dad), you just have to love the heck out of your kids, and the rest will fall into place. You’re probably well aware that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – the decorations have been on display at Target all month.

How to Maintain a Clean Home With Children & Pets

Spring is right around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time to start cleaning! Now is the time to purge your house of all the Christmas decorations (if they’re still up), extra clutter you’ve gathered in 2017, and pretty much anything else that doesn’t “spark joy,” as Japanese cleaning guru, Marie Kondo […]

New Year’s Resolutions Ideas for Parents

Happy 2018! This is a wonderful time for change and growth not only as a person, but most importantly, as a family. Although we believe that any day is a great time to make some changes, traditionally, the beginning of each year is a clean slate. We can start by reflecting on last year and […]

How to Prepare a Nervous Dog For Holiday Excitement

The holidays are finally here, and they usually guarantee more noise, people and potential messes. If your dog is relatively new or has a hard time adjusting to change, he might not be too happy about your festivities. His behavior might change, and maybe he’ll become very shy and hide away, or the opposite, and […]

5 Helpful Parenting Podcasts To Listen To

Podcasts are a great tool to have when you’re eager to learn, but you’re too busy being a supermom or superdad to sit down and read a book. You can listen to them in the car, in the shower, during a workout, while you’re cleaning or even while cooking dinner. Here are some of our […]