The Great Chocolate Caper

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The seconds creaked closer to bedtime like the seesaw motion of an old wooden ship. I sat hunkered in my 6-year-old’s bed reading the usual story time book when I heard it. THUNK… THUNK… THUNK… THUNK… I sat up in the bed and the look of the 6-year-old had trouble written all over it. “What […]

Baby’s First Crawl

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This baby’s first crawl was caught on video and you won’t believe how adorably cute it is. Watch her push and struggle and finally make it, to a delightful reward from the family pup.    

The Honest Truth about Newborn Babies

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Forget Ikea furniture, if anything needs a how-to manual, it’s babies! Taking care of a newborn can be as frightening as anything you’ve ever done. Luckily, the folks at Happy Place created this very honest diagram to help you navigate your newest arrival. What’s one thing you wish you’d known about taking care of your […]

4th Annual Costume Cutie Contest Winners

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our 4th Annual Costume Cutie contest! We had some amazingly adorable (as well as some ghoulishly frightful) entries, and we’re excited to show you our top 3 winners! Without further ado, here they are! 1st place Popeye 2nd place Oompa Loompa 3rd place Newspaper Boy Congratulations to all […]

I Told My Kids I Ate their Halloween Candy

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Jimmy Kimmel is at it again! After Halloween, kids are stoked about their candy earnings, eager to get their hands on all the fun-size candies and chocolates that they can. So, what would happen if you told your little one that you ate all his candy? A temper tantrum for the ages? Or a sweet […]

The Best Costumes of 2014

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Let’s be honest, the best part about Halloween is dressing our little ones up in funny costumes. After all, if it were up to baby, they probably wouldn’t dress up as Richard Simmons, but how adorable is it?! Pretty adorable. And this year brought all new costumes to light, including Game of Thrones nods, ebola scares, […]

A Guide to the Best and Worst Halloween Candy

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Do you rifle through your child’s Halloween treat bag looking for the goods? Of course, they’re not for you, but you don’t want your child eating tons of unhealthy, sugary, processed foods, after all! But someone’s got to do away with all that temptation, and when there’s a Snickers, Kit Kat, or Reese’s bar, well, […]

Halloween Safety

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As you start to prepare your little ones’ costumes for Halloween, make sure you remember to keep safety precautions at the top of your list! Twice as many child pedestrians are killed when walking on Halloween compared to other days of the year, so take the necessary steps to make sure your child is safe. Have a […]

4th Annual Costume Cutie Contest

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The moon hangs low in the sky on this dark All Hallow’s Eve and your little one is looking for trouble… You run, but you can’t hide! He’s out to terrorize your home, your loved ones, even you! Don’t let him get the best of you! Dress him up as a cute pumpkin and show […]

Second Graders Try a Seven-Course, $220 Meal

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How would your child react if you sat him or her down at a fancy restaurant for a seven-course meal fully prepared by one of the best chefs in the country? It sounds a little bit like a nightmare, but what resulted was an adorable exploration into the tastes and preferences of children – and […]