4 Tips for Drowning Prevention

By |2019-06-14T17:18:54-07:00June 14th, 2019|All Articles, Baby, Toddler & Preschool|

With summer just on the horizon, families are looking up pool schedules and filling their backyards with kiddie pools, water tables, and sprinklers to run through. But here’s a startling fact: Children can drown in as little as 1 inch of water. One INCH! That means, any standing water can be dangerous for infants and [...]

How Are You Coping With the Challenges of Parenting?

By |2019-06-06T16:37:21-07:00June 6th, 2019|All Articles, Baby, Toddler & Preschool|

Being a parent and managing a family can be stressful at times. Sleepless nights with a newborn, toddler upsets, or a bout of illness can all test a parent’s ability to handle challenging moments with grace and ease. While these moments are generally fleeting—children eventually sleep through the night; toddlers learn to regulate their [...]

Self-Care Is Crucial For The Whole Family’s Health

By |2019-05-22T12:38:47-07:00May 21st, 2019|All Articles, Baby, Elementary School-Age, Teens & Tweens, Toddler & Preschool|

Self-care is a buzzword we hear a lot in the media these days—especially in parenting articles and social media. As our world gets more hurried and chaotic, medical professionals and parenting educators are encouraging parents to take care of themselves just as much as they care for their children. But what is self-care and [...]

Sharing Between Siblings

By |2019-04-29T11:48:43-07:00April 29th, 2019|All Articles, Baby, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool|

Witnessing your children argue over a toy—which hasn’t been played with by either child in months—it becomes clear why seasoned parents of siblings like to joke that when it comes to having multiple children you have to buy two of everything. Sharing is challenging for all children—and siblings are no exception. This week, we offer [...]

Step 5 of Positive Parenting: Take Care of Yourself as a Parent

By |2019-04-22T12:28:27-07:00April 22nd, 2019|All Articles, All Tips and Activities, Baby, Baby, Elementary School-Age, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool, Toddler and Preschool|

The last in the 5 Steps to Positive Parenting is one of the easiest steps to overlook: Taking care of yourself as a parent. Some days, between cluster feedings, an infant who will only sleep in your arms, and toddler potty training and upsets, you’re lucky if you can eat a piece of leftover, cold [...]

Step 1 of Positive Parenting: Create a Safe, Interesting Environment

By |2019-02-15T13:53:21-07:00January 16th, 2019|All Articles, All Tips and Activities, Baby, Baby, Elementary School-Age, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool, Toddler and Preschool|

Many of us start the New Year with a set of resolutions, usually centered on bettering ourselves in some way—whether it’s eating healthier or saving money. The New Year is also a wonderful time to assess how you are doing with Triple P’s 5 Steps to Positive Parenting. If you are new to Triple P [...]

Better Together: Parenting As a Team

By |2019-02-15T13:53:21-07:00November 20th, 2018|All Articles, All Tips and Activities, Baby, Baby, Elementary School-Age, Elementary School-Age, Toddler & Preschool, Toddler and Preschool|

While rocking your newborn to sleep and gazing lovingly into her eyes, you’re likely not thinking about what you’ll do when she is 3-years old and throwing peas at you during mealtime. Even less likely is that you are considering how your partner would handle the situation. But as baby grows, you and your partner [...]

Childproofing for the Outdoors

By |2019-02-15T13:53:21-07:00August 2nd, 2018|All Articles, All Tips and Activities, Baby, Baby, Toddler & Preschool, Toddler and Preschool|

Following up on last week’s water safety post, this week we discuss other ways to keep your kids safe in your own backyard. Summer is officially in full swing, which means the sprinklers are flowing and swimsuits have become everyday wear. As toddlers and young children ask to spend more and more time playing outside, [...]