TIC Holiday 101: The Babysitter Checklist


  Holiday season is officially in full swing (we even have some cooler temperatures out here in SoCal to show for it), and today I have some … [Continue reading...]

My Kind of Holiday: The Kid Detective (Giveaway!)


Many kids write a holiday list sometime around the beginning of December.  They tend to have certain "must have" items in mind.  But you might find … [Continue reading...]

My Kind of Holiday: Baking with Kids!


What's my kind of holiday? (You know you have those catchy ads stuck in your head, too.)  One spent baking with my kids, of course! All of my … [Continue reading...]

Beat Holiday Stress with a Seasonal Toolkit


Tis the season…for holiday stress. Yes, the holidays are full of excitement, bright lights, pretty candles, and gifts of all sizes.  And while the … [Continue reading...]

Good Karma and a Few Tips on Living the Simple Life

Tucker On the Elephant Swing

Jenny Feldon believes in karma.  Not the oh my gosh this place has bad karma let's get out of here kind of karma, but the live with intention, make … [Continue reading...]

Shopping Black Friday with Target…Online!


    Target is opening stores at 8pm on Thanksgiving, giving shoppers earlier access to Black Friday doorbuster deals.  I know what … [Continue reading...]

Tips for Talking to Kids About Predators


There are some parenting topics that are very difficult to address.  Melissa is back this week with some startling information and helpful tips about … [Continue reading...]

Common Causes of Childhood Stress and How Parents Can Help


Children experience stress for a variety of reasons, and stress can crop up without warning.  While adults tend to know when they are under stress, … [Continue reading...]

When Your Child Bullies…


Nobody wants to get that phone call... As parents, we talk a lot about bully prevention and helping kids cope with bullying, but we can't leave out … [Continue reading...]

Don’t Get Lost on Halloween!


I love Halloween.  Most of it, anyway.  I can live without the super creepy, fake bloody dead people decorations that some people really seem to love, … [Continue reading...]