activities, behavior, family, infant, parenting, preschooler, school age, technology, teenager, toddler

New Season, New Healthy Routines for You and Your Family

Spring has finally come to the frigid Midwest and if you are anything like me you are digging through your cedar closet to find your shorts and sunscreen to head outside! The first week or two of spring are glorious. We all want to be outdoors, raking the flower beds, cutting the grass for the… Continue reading New Season, New Healthy Routines for You and Your Family

behavior, safety, technology, teenager

Kids and Technology: What’s a Parent To Do?

Kids (and parents!) use technology all the time. How much is too much? Are you or your children becoming addicted to your technology? Read NP Jessica's blog and get answers and tips!

behavior

The Elf on the Shelf vs Santa

Santa is an amazing invention. Originally this jolly old elf was a version of St Nicolas bringing trinkets and fruit to children to celebrate the birth of Christ but as time went on he morphed in Santa Claus the all-seeing, all-knowing, arbiter of naughty or nice. The red faced, white bearded man who puts toddlers… Continue reading The Elf on the Shelf vs Santa