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July/August 2018 Issue Out Now!

Be sure to grab your copy of our newest issue, out now! Click here to view the digital edition.

Now That Baby’s Here: Tips For Moms Returning to Exercise

New moms face a wealth of challenges, and one of the most common is how to return to an active, fitness-focused lifestyle once the bundle of joy has arrived.

10 Ways to Save on Birthday Parties

Easy things every parent can do to save money on the next big birthday bash.

Keeping Connections with Your Kids

When we think of providing the basic needs for our children, we generally think of food, shelter and clothing. It’s also important to remember basic psychological needs.

2018 Birthday Party Directory

Planning your child’s birthday party is an exciting moment. From planning the perfect first birthday to thinking outside the box for your older children, we have some great ideas to get you started. Thanks to Julie Prairie Photography and Eileen’s Colossal Cookies for helping us celebrate!

Solving Reading Difficulties Over the Summer

While many of you might be excited that the summer will provide a much needed break from homework battles, the summer is often a great time to help struggling readers.

Communicating with Childcare Providers

It’s nothing new to hear technology is constantly changing. It’s changing the way we do business and the way we interact with each other, and childcare is no exception.

How to Nurture Learning with Play

Children absorb knowledge from the world around them at a very fast rate. Everything is brand new so your child is always learning, especially when they’re exploring.

Don’t Forget about Mom at the Baby Shower!

Baby showers are such a fun time! Thinking about that new bundle of joy soon to grace the family brings forth a whole slew of emotion.

Creative Ideas to Keep Kids Active - And Off Screens - This Summer

Before you expect it this summer, you might hear the dreaded words of an uninterested child: “I’m bored! Fear not: Doniese Wilcox, Certified Family Life Educator at Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center, has many great ideas, and she reminds everyone caring for kids to avoid over-thinking it.