Guest Post: Twinsplicity

  When my husband and I were dating we went on a cruise to Mexico.  On the ship, we met an amazing couple from Canada who had twin boys.  Halfway through the trip, my husband told me he would do anything to have twins.  At the time, being 22 years old and just dating, I Read More

New Event: Tuesday February 7th, 2012 at 6pm

Join Dana’s Kids and TLB Music for a new workshop: “Creating A Sibling Symphony”  on Tuesday February 7th at 6pm. During  this workshop parents will find out how to prepare their child for the arrival of a new sibling. We’ll talk about when to tell your child and how to help them transition into their new Read More

Parenting On The Same Page: Building Relationships

Having a successful relationship with your partner helps you both be more effective parents.  Here are some tips for building that relationship. Be a team: We often hear “there’s no /i/ in team.”  This is never more true than in building a spousal relationship.  If one of you has an issue, it is a problem for Read More

The Value of “Grown-Up” Breaks

Let’s face it, parenting is exhausting at times.  For this reason, parents need to give themselves a “grown-up” break.  When I say a break, I mean two things:  A break can be time away from your child with the help of a caregiver, friend or family member.  Even a video.   This time allows you to recoup your patience and energy, refresh Read More

Love Is In The Air

Happy Valentine’s Day!  February 14th is a day when we think about love and our connections to others.  If those thoughts don’t lead directly to our feelings about children and our families, I don’t know what would. Three months ago upon the birth of my nephew, my father told my brother (the new daddy), “all Read More