We all want to comfort the ones we love, especially our children, when they are upset or stressed but not all parents, or all kids, are comfortable talking about feelings. For that matter, a lot of times kids genuinely don’t understand what is upsetting them. There are times that trying to force a conversation makes Read more
Everyone loves a good list! We\’ll put our favorites here.
The Library of Congress has an annual book festival where, among other things, all 50 states and the US territories are invited to have a table and promote their state literacy programs. Every state has their own “center for the book” that selects notable books about the state and/or by state authors, although not all are Read more
Parenting is a challenge for everyone but dads with daughters can have some extra challenges, especially today. These websites have advice specifically for daughters and for parents raising daughters. We will keep adding to the list as we find more sites. Advice for my Daughter: A mom’s advice for her daughter, and to inspire other Read more
These sites have great ideas for dads but they aren’t parenting sites. A Beautiful Bookshelf: A blog about good books for young readers. Allergy Free Afternoon Tea (Pea Fritters): Navigating food allergies can be hard. This mom aims to make it easier for other parents with lots of allergen-free recipes and tips. The Anxiety Adventure Read more
This is a website for fathers, and websites for dads can be hard to find. When we started looking, we found some great-looking lists of daddy blogs only to be disappointed when many turned out to be no longer maintained, rarely posted to, lacking useful advice, or excessively political. The last two groups contain some Read more
Kids outgrow everything so fast! Books are no exception. We have chosen five great book series’ that grow with the kids. Overall, they tend to be more reference or educational, but in a fun and interactive way. Think comic books, not textbooks. These books have lots of illustrations and are intended to make you think Read more