Childhood: 5 yrs+


Public School vs. Private School: Choosing What’s Right for Your Family

Thursday, May 17, 2018 By Dave Monaco
Public School vs. Private School: Choosing What's Right for Your Family | Baby Chick

Choosing a school for your child can be one of the most important parenting decisions you make—and one of the most agonizing. How can you know what environment will help your child thrive? Where your child will receive the best education for him or her as an individual? Whether public or private school is best […]

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Common Childhood Fears (and How to Help Conquer Them)

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 By Cheyenne Bell
Common Childhood Fears (and How to Help Conquer Them) | Baby Chick

From a very early age, children will start to exhibit some common fears and anxieties. This is not only normal, but it can also be a good thing. Fear can help children to behave in a safe way, and handling fear and anxiety in a healthy way will help prepare your child to manage bigger […]

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How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World

Thursday, May 3, 2018 By Sierra Filucci
How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World | Baby Chick

Originally published on: Real tips for teaching character to kids of all ages using media and tech. As parents, we have many hopes for our kids. We want them to grow up to live happy, successful lives. We hope they’ll find love, maybe have kids of their own, and pursue their dreams. But at the […]

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Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Talk to You

Thursday, April 26, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Talk to You | Baby Chick

Conversations with our kids are the BEST, right? The little things they say can brighten up even the most stressful of days. Hearing their thoughts, concerns, and joys helps us to understand them more deeply and to build a trust that can last a lifetime. Whether they’re 3 or 13, it makes a mama’s heart […]

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How to Have a Morning Routine Without Tears

Monday, April 23, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
How to Have a Morning Routine Without Tears | Baby Chick

Real talk. We have had our fair share of crazy mornings in our house. You know the kind . . . at least one of the kids is screaming and as soon as they calm down another one starts. You’re trying to pack lunches and feed breakfast simultaneously. You finally get everyone dressed only to […]

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How to Teach Your Kids to Stay Quiet and Calm in Quiet Settings

Friday, April 20, 2018 By Lauren McKinley
How to Teach Your Kids to Stay Quiet and Calm in Quiet Settings | Baby Chick

Taking my three kids to quiet places like conferences, church, or the library has been incredibly overwhelming for me at times. It never failed that one of them would start running around the room like a crazy person and the other one would follow suit . . . since apparently that was the cool thing […]

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Think Outside the Book: Helping Your Baby Get the Most out of Story Time

Thursday, April 19, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
Think Outside the Book: Helping Your Baby Get the Most out of Story Time | Baby Chick

Have you ever thought about reading a book to your child without actually reading the book to your child? There is so much more to reading a book than just reading the words. Positioning Whether you are reading to a baby or a young child, the first thing to think about when reading a book […]

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6 Benefits of Playtime at the Park

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
6 Benefits of Playtime at the Park | Baby Chick

Sure, playtime at the park or playground allows your baby some movement and activity, enhances motor skills, and fresh air, but it is such a multi-sensory experience and can have countless benefits! 1. Vision From newborn to six months babies are very near-sighted and can best see about 12 inches from their face, but distance […]

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A NEW Double Stroller Perfect for the Traveling Family: The Nano Duo

Monday, April 2, 2018 By Nina Spears
A NEW Double Stroller Perfect for the Traveling Family: The Nano Duo | Baby Chick

Sponsored By: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. You’ve asked for it and Mountain Buggy has listened and delivered. The NEW nano duo has hit stores and it is the perfect double stroller for the traveling family. We all love the mountain buggy nano stroller and now they’ve done it again and have made the […]

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I Love Being a Girl Mom

Thursday, March 29, 2018 By Nicole Brunner
I Love Being a Girl Mom | Baby Chick

Much thought has been given to the topic of boy moms. Memes, t-shirts, and hashtags abound for moms to flaunt with pride the fact that they birthed boy children. As a kindergarten teacher I have some understanding about the chaos, crazy and unpredictability that is boys. However, I have also had girl students, and am […]

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