The Pillars of Teen Independence

It is vital to your teens well-being that they learn the most important aspects of an independent life before stepping into the unforgiving world. Finances, health, work ethic, social skills, and basic survival skills are the 5 pillars teens need to understand in order to succeed as adults. Parents can ensure their teen is ready for the “real world” by teaching them these basics of life.

5 Steps To Improving Gun Safety For Kids

Did you know that 1.7 million children live in a home with an unsecured weapon? Here is an infographic by NationalBiometric.org about the problem of gun safety as it relates to children in the US. It presents statistics and then a solution to help reduce or eliminate the problem.

18 Parenting Hacks for Keeping Your Car Clean on a Road Trip

No food in the car is a good rule for short drives. But for road trips that take more than 3-4 hours, it’s not going to work. This might sound like a compromise with your sanity, but it’s really not. There are many ways to get prepared for a longer trip so that you can still maintain a decent condition of your car. This infographic shows 18 different tricks for snaking, drinking and playing in the car.

Improving Communication With Your Teen

Many of us find it difficult to communicate effectively with our teenagers. Avoid another confrontation and misunderstanding by practicing these simple tips to improve communication with your teen. By the end of this infographic, you’ll be able to connect with your teen, earn their trust, and become the parent you’ve always wanted to be.

21 Clever Tips To Childproof Your Home

‘You’d need eyes in the back of your head’ is a common refrain from parents of young children who realize that a moment’s carelessness could lead to an afternoon in the emergency room or worse. They know that the chances of their child coming to harm in the home are greater than any stranger danger they might encounter outside.

Pregnancy: How To Bring On Labor

Since 1 in 4 women end up having their pregnancy labor induced medically, it can be tempting to look at natural alternative methods for inducing labor at home. This infographic separates the FACTS from FICTION and look at what methods may actually work.

Parenting in the Digital Age

The digital age has been very helpful. It has allowed individuals to make use of it by searching online for things they want to gain knowledge about or getting in touch with people through networking sites for professional and/or personal reasons. But, the downside is that the use of technology- specifically cyber related electronic devices have led to a harm for individuals and society as a whole. Though technology cannot be blamed for it but the fact still remains.

42 Quotes on the Importance of Play

Maria Montessori, founder of the exploration-based education philosophy bearing the same name, once said, “Play is the work of a child”. Through play, children develop the basic skills that they need to be successful and happy into adulthood. This infographic is a fun, colorful collection of quotes about the importance of play.