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Hit the Reset Button on Your Kids’ Nutrition

…with Healthier On-the-go Meals and Snacks By Esther Blum, Integrative Dietitian and Lifestyle Coach After a summer of fun, sun…

Smart Start: Tips from Teachers to Kick Off the School Year Right

By Christa Melnyk Hines School bells will soon ring once again. Whether that comes as music to your ears or…

Back to School Traditions to Start this Year

By Pam Molnar The years seem to pick up speed as your child gets older. One minute they are getting…

Nurturing Nature in Kids

By Linda Chaiko-Lepley If you’re spending time outdoors with your children and instilling in them a love of nature, give…

Beat the Summer Heat with These Cool Ideas!

Check out our “Cooler Than a Popsicle” Pinterest board for some excellent activities for the kids during this hot summer…

An Age-by-Age Guide: How to Teach Money-Saving Tips

By: H. Davis If you’re like most parents, you want to raise responsible children, especially when it comes to finances.…

Vaping 101

By Christa Melnyk Hines Just as cigarette smoking drops to its lowest level in years, e-cigarette use, a.k.a. “vaping,” is…

What is Parent-Child Interactive Therapy?

The need-to-know for parents of kids with behavioral challenges. By Michelle Kopkash Frequent tantrums. Non-stop whining. Shows of aggression. Constant…

Sacramento [is] International

Encourage Kids to Learn a Second Language By Stephen Muff Americans are notorious for not learning another language. Roughly three-quarters…

Meet Paige… Bringing Imagination to Life Through Art

By Shannon Smith Paige’s mom, Sara recently wrote in to Sacramento Parent to share her daughter’s love of drawing. Paige…

Garden Markers

By Lady DIY Some of my favorite memories from childhood are times spent helping my mom in our garden. Now…

How to Keep Children Safe at Summer Pool and Hot Tub Parties

By Sue LaPLante As summer approaches, you might find yourself and your family invited to pool and hot tub parties…

An Interview with the UC Davis MIND Institute

A Treasure Box of Resources for Neurodevelopmental Disorders By Michelle Kopkash Though Greater Sacramento is known for its Gold Rush…

Being Mikey’s Dad

By Michael McDonald I remember the day Mikey was born incredibly clearly. As soon as I saw him, my world…

Benefits of a Sandwich Family

10 Lessons My Kids Learned By Having Papa Live With Us By Jesse Neve Age 52 is too young to…

Bookmarking the Great Outdoors

By Lady DIY If your kids are anything like mine, a camping trip typically means that we’ll be bringing home…

Beyond the Shirt & Tie: Gifts for Dad

By Pam Molnar Shopping for Father’s Day is tough. They rarely give us hints and if they want really something,…

Helping Your Children Cope With Allergies

By Candace Lai The season for sniffles and achoos has arrived. More than 40 percent of U.S. children suffer from…

Hot Date Destinations

By Michelle Kopkash Dust off your best shoes, slip into your favorite outfit and head out for a romantic date…

My Meaningful Work as a Stay at Home Mom

By Sumiti Mehta When I made the decision to be a stay at home mom, it was because I wanted…

Mother’s Day for Every Kind of Mom

By Meagan Ruffing Who doesn’t love a good ole’ fashioned handmade card and an armful of roses? I sure do.…

Mother’s Day Photo Box

crafty By Lady DIY Over the years, I’ve received all sorts of homemade gifts for Mother’s Day. Without a doubt,…

Top Tips On Giving Baby a Bath

By Dr. Amy Kim Whether you’ve only been home from the hospital with your tiny bundle of joy for a…

Sunshine, Angel and Rainbow Babies

By Amber Pryor | Photos: In The Moment Photography by Leila Pregnancy after the loss of a child is a…

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