All posts by Lisa A. Beach

The low-down on diet, toys, and stay-at-home parents

What does the latest research say about the diet of U.S. children or the best toys for kids’ development? And what do adults really think about working versus staying at home to raise a family? Take a look: Diet In a study recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers from Brown University

25 Simple Ways to Countdown to Christmas

As the holiday season approaches, a whirlwind of activity ensues that leaves families almost breathless by the end of December. Rather than over-committing to too many activities that take you away from your family, focus instead on infusing the holiday spirit into your family. But how? Create an advent calendar, with 25 days of simple,