• Dangerous Pets for Toddlers

    Your preschooler's fascination with Franklin the Turtle might make you think about buying your tiny to a pet turtle. But before you head out to your local pet store, you might want to heed this advice from the U.S. FDA.

  • Top 10 Holiday Gifts for the Expectant Mom!

    The holidays are approaching quickly! Do you have an expectant mom on your gift list? We've done our research and come up with our top 10 gifts that are useful, unique, and will delight the mom-to-be in your life!

  • The Cost of Raising a Child

    This isn't our grandparents' America anymore. When you start to compare how much it costs to raise a child in the U.S. in 1960 to what it costs today, you better have a couch nearby to faint on.

  • Is a One-Year-Old Too Young to Learn About Santa Claus?

    by Harry H. Harrison Jr.

    surprise santaA lot parents develop stress over telling their nine year-old that mom and dad are actually Santa Claus. No doubt some of today's parents have debated about hiring a counselor to break the news. By then however most kids have figured it out anyway and are probing their parents just to see them squirm.

  • Top 10 Books to Read with Your Baby

    Reading out loud to babies from birth to two years of age increases vocabulary, language and literacy. But that's just the frosting on the cake. Babies delight in reading together with adults. Find out why!

  • Recipe: Spicy Ginger Cookies

    Nothing says "holiday" like the ginger cookie. The taste alone brings you back to when you were a kid! Try this easy-to-make, easy-to-bake recipe sure to make your tongues tingle!