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Dads Rock!


Peruse the greeting card section around Father’s Day, and you’ll find the shelves bursting with stereotypes about dads. While we may love to poke fun at his expense, we have more reasons to appreciate dear old dad than how handy he is with a wrench. Supportive dads and father figures positively influence a…(Read More)

Planning a family getaway with kids can seem daunting and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. With a little patience, preparation, and creativity you can help avoid tantrums, tears, and headaches and get the most out of your vacation. Listed below are 6 pro-tips to help reduce the chaos and help you…(Read More)

this blog is brought to you by guest contributor Zyana Morris, Health and Lifestyle blogger.  Exercise can be a family affair that teaches life-long skills promoting healthy practices and healthy lifestyle choices. Kids will model what they see in their parents, and if they are not going with you to…(Read More)

As a parent, you know that bedtime can sometimes be difficult – for both you and the kids! For some reason, many children detest sleeping (FOMO?) and getting them to go to sleep can sometimes end up tiring you out as well. Worst case scenario, YOU fall asleep first and the kids delay their bedtime…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s February 2018 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  By Beth Hoover February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Statistics nationwide are disheartening. According to RAINN (the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network), 63,000 children are the…(Read More)