26 cool, new family traditions to start in the new year

I’m all about family traditions. Not only does it make your life as a parent easier, but having traditions gives your kids something to hold on to. Traditions give kids the feeling of security ....more

christmas guess the word game

My kids are basically a captive audience at breakfast, and they have been for a long, long time. Whether they’re staring at the cereal boxes,...more

holiday traditions that make our family rock: what matters most

One of my favorite parts of being a parent is establishing and celebrating traditions as a family. And it’s funny because some things...more

little passports subscription service for kids: the unboxing!

I have wanted to check out Little Passports for some time now,...more

create a bedtime routine that works

For a long, long time I’ve talked about the importance of rest in our kids’ lives, and along with that goes routine. We all need rest, and we...more

special holiday deals for teachmama.com readers

Thank you so much for subscribing to teachmama.com! As a thank you for being a loyal (or new!) email subscriber, here are a few goodies for you that I will update several times each week as promotions come and go. Here and there, where applicable, I will use affiliate links ....more

homemade ornaments for digital kids

My kids are getting older. At 11, 9, and 7,...more

tiny prints FAB last-minute deals for gifts and cards

Calling all last minute shoppers who haven’t sent your Christmas cards yet! Tiny Prints...more

photo books for kids and family: 15 best, coolest, most clever and creative

I’m a hardcore fan of the photo book. Actually, I’m a fan of any book, but photo books have a special spot in my heart because I love to make them, and I love to get them. And? ...more

super-easy, homemade photo tiles

I find that no matter the year, I’m always scrambling for last-minute holiday gifts for family. Every year we love to give our family homemade ornaments for the tree–preferably ornaments with our crazy kids’ mugs on them. It’s so much fun every year to unwrap ornaments as we’re decorating the tree and to find photos of our kids when they were younger ....more