Road Trips Help Create Great Summer Memories
21 Jul
2017
By Natalie Rea

Road Trips Help Create Great Summer Memories »

Red Roof wants you to focus on the journey, not the destination, which the feeling you'll get when you visit the new RedRoof.com. Enjoy your summer road trips!

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5 Simple Ways to Prevent and Treat Tick Bites
20 Jun
2017
By Natalie Rea

5 Simple Ways to Prevent and Treat Tick Bites »

Lynne Karlson, MD at Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, with tips for preventing tick bites and what to do if you find a tick on your child.

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Are Your Kids Photos Printed or Online?
19 Sep
2016
By Natalie Rea

Are Your Kids Photos Printed or Online? »

This mom's family photo memories are digital, which is so different from decades gone by, when pictures were printed and enjoyed via physical albums!

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Always the Bad Guy
4 Jul
2016
By Natalie Rea

Always the Bad Guy »

Although my kid views me as the "bad guy", I won't be a pushover parent who caves on character-building & development, in favor of being their kid's "friend".

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Broken Hearts
23 May
2016
By Natalie Rea

Broken Hearts »

If you're the parent of a teenager (or a soon-to-be teen), no number of mother-child talks on the subject can prepare someone for the blow of being dumped.

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Kids and Conflict
16 May
2016
By Natalie Rea

Kids and Conflict »

If your child is a peacemaker, and a people-pleaser, he or she may have a hard time saying "no". One mom's story of how she deals.

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Balance
9 May
2016
By Natalie Rea

Balance »

I want my girls to gauge their lives' success not on their title, paycheque, or achievements, but on their level of happiness. So now I try to model that for them.

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Your “Village”
2 May
2016
By Natalie Rea

Your “Village” »

An ancient African proverb reads: 'It takes a village to raise a child'. Surrounded by a supportive, strong community (or village!), no mother has to do it alone.

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The Importance of Outdoor Play
25 Apr
2016
By Natalie Rea

The Importance of Outdoor Play »

I believe active, outdoor play is integral to a healthy childhood, & I want my kids to learn through doing. Scraped knees, dirty nails, & many stories to tell!

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Summer Fashion Woes
18 Apr
2016
By Natalie Rea

Summer Fashion Woes »

Raising teens and tweens comes with many types of challenges, including differing opinions on what clothes and clothing styles are acceptable. Right now, I'm dealing with "short" shorts.

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My First College Drop-Off
11 Apr
2016
By Natalie Rea

My First College Drop-Off »

Reading about kids receiving college acceptance letters this week makes me think of me and my eldest daughter, when she chose a university 19 hours from home.

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