Should I Vaccinate My Kids Against COVID-19?
08/02/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
With so much misinformation circulating, we understand why parents may be struggling with whether to vaccinate their kids.Read More »
Family Volunteer Vacations
08/02/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
Experts say that family volunteer vacations are beneficial not only to the communities that are served but also to the families themselves.Read More »
Benefits of Learning a Second Language
08/02/2021 ● By Jan Pierce
Studies show that there are optimal times for the brain to “hear” and be able to correctly duplicate the sounds of a second language. The earlier the exposure begins, the better to achieve native-like grammar and pronunciation.Read More »
Oregon Family Magazine - July 2021
07/01/2021 ● By Kimberly Blaker
The History of Laughter and Science Behind Its Medicinal EffectsRead More »
Playing safe this summer
07/01/2021 ● By Sandy Kauten
Summertime brings a much-needed break from a challenging school year and more time to enjoy the season with our kids!Read More »
Ways to Encourage Your Toddler to Try New Foods
07/01/2021 ● By Angelica Hoover
There are few parts of parenting that are as notoriously challenging as encouraging your toddler to try new foods. It might be an uphill battle to introduce new snacks, flavors, and textures, but it doesn’t have to be that way!Read More »
6 Parenting Trends for an Easy, Breezy Summer
07/01/2021 ● By Pam Moore
While the world is determined to make us believe summer is fun and relaxing, we parents know better. The days are long, which means our kids are up way too late. No school means scheduling camps, playdates, sitters, etc.Read More »
SUMMER AND SIBLINGS
07/01/2021 ● By Rachel Martin
During the long days of summer, when school is out, children often spend more time with brothers and sisters (siblings) than usual. Sometimes this can mean opportunities for building close sibling relationships, and other times it can mean lots of shouting, fighting, and parental stress and frustration.Read More »
Hot Tips for Getting Cool
06/03/2021 ● By Eugene Cascades Coast
For many families, summertime means afternoon barbeques, popsicles, sprinklers and SWIMMING. So where can you go with the kids to cool off this summer?Read More »
Playtime and Quiet Time for Baby
06/02/2021 ● By Parenting Now!
As a new parent, you may feel inundated with information about stimulating your baby’s budding brain with interactive toys, books, things to look at, etc.Read More »
Calming Methods for Preschoolers
04/30/2021 ● By Parenting Now
Children are going through a range of experiences and emotions right now. Distance learning, hybrid learning, COVID-19 precautions, time away from family and friends—are all having an emotional impact on us.Read More »