5 Ways Parents Can Build Resilience & Stamina for Our Pandemic Winter

By Dr. Amanda Zelechoski, co-founder of Pandemic Parenting 

In one of our recent Pandemic Parenting Exchange webinars, world-renowned child psychiatrist and trauma expert, Dr. Bruce Perry, said that what we’re currently experiencing while pandemic parenting is not a sprint or even a marathon. It’s a thru-hike.  

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Amazingly Easy Winter Crafts for Kids

girl with paper snowflakes

By Janine Clements, 21st Century Mama

With it getting dark earlier every evening now the clocks have changed, the chances are you’re already wondering how you’re going to keep your preschoolers and toddlers entertained over the winter. It’s good to have a raft of fun winter crafts for kids up your sleeve that you can bring out when you need to. Knowing how pressed for time moms are at the moment, it’s good to keep things simple.  

Whether you’re blessed with blue sky days and your little ones can get outside, or it’s grey and raining, here are some easy winter crafts for kids, from frozen sun catchers to homemade snow.  

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Top 20 Unique Baby Shower Gifts for Moms-to-be in 2020

Baby Showers are popular topics nowadays, not only because sending gifts and virtual baby showers have become a new norm, but also because we’re always looking for new ideas. Anna Keller shared baby shower gifts for parents. But, I wanted to focus on you, you as a new mom. Baby shower gifts usually focus on what a baby needs. But what a new mom needs is often overlooked. And even though the little one takes priority, there are some things moms could make use of to make her transition to parenthood a little easier.

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas (Items New Parents Will Actually Use!)

Gifts for baby shower party on tables indoors

You’ve just been invited to a friend or family member’s baby shower. Yay! But wait – before you go running off to buy the cutest baby clothes you can find, check out this list of baby shower gift ideas that the parents-to-be will actually use (over and over again, in fact). Because while those onesies with funny sayings or the fancy, frilly dresses can be hard to resist, there are definitely some great baby shower gifts that are sure to be a hit – and used far more frequently.

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Ideas for Halloween Treats for Kids

Halloween has been that time of the year kids look forward to all year long. I mean, let’s face it, who doesn’t love candies and dressing up. With circumstances this year looking a bit different than in past years we have to take some additional measures when it comes to celebrating Halloween with our kids. Here you will have a few ideas for Halloween treats for kids and how to make it fun for them.

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