joomla counter
FredParent logo
  • FredParents' Family Favorites
  • The Burg's Best Family Event Calendar
  • Read the Digital Edition
  • Cover Kids Contest
  • Preschool and Private Schools Open Houses
  • Best of Education Guide

from our bloggers


  • Blame Game +

    I was driving around one day and Howard Jones’ song, “No one is to blame” came on; it was one Read More
  • Spread the love and a little glitter too! +

    I know you have been thinking about it.  It hard not to, there are reminders everywhere...Valentine’s Day – February 14.  This is Read More
  • What Would you do if..... +

      What would you do if…. ·         You had to do without something that you thought was absolutely crucial to Read More
  • Wait, I did what? +

    Sometimes, I forget that I'm a fat girl. Or, maybe I don't forget it, but I overestimate myself.  I signed Read More
  • Get Those Kids Moving +

    When I was young I was always very active; playing outside with my siblings or playing on one of my Read More
  • 1

articles from january

IMAGE Ask the Expert: Odyssey Montessori
Odyssey Montessori is a non-profit Montessori school serving children from preschool to 8th grade. Since its inception in 2001, Odyssey has... Read More...
IMAGE Preschool and Private School Open House Dates - 2015
Hard to believe it's already time to register those little ones for preschool! The following schools are having open houses to help you learn more... Read More...
IMAGE Straight Talk on Screens
You see them at the mall, the beach and at restaurants. Heads bent to their laps, brow furrowed in concentration with fingers swiping and thumbs... Read More...
IMAGE Emoticon Reality - Building Block Five: Acceptance
Here we are, launching from the year past into the new ahead. And, we have arrived at the fifth and final month of our series on "Emoticon Realty:... Read More...
IMAGE Emoticon Reality - Building Block Four: Importance
Emoticons: digital icons, such as :), used to express emotions in text. Emoticons express emotions on flat surfaces, but emotions are not nearly that... Read More...
IMAGE Wine and Wisdom
It was recently brought to my attention that my friends and I are no longer the cute young things that we like to imagine we are. Andre*, a surly... Read More...
IMAGE How to Negotiate Better Interest Rates on Your Credit Cards
I signed up for my first credit card while in college. Luckily I avoided trouble with my card but there are many traps that can result in paying more... Read More...
IMAGE How Do I? January 2015
Learning CornerBy Nina Parrish Q. How do I make studying fun for my son?A: Often kids dread studying which makes them avoid it, not spend enough time... Read More...
IMAGE See How We Grow: Letter to Readers Jan 2015
It’s been fifteen years since our first publication in January 2000 (then a print-only publication called Nurture) and five years since we stopped... Read More...
IMAGE DIY Baby Food
Is your baby getting ready to start solid foods? Consider making your own baby food. It's fun, economical, and - compared to store-bought baby food -... Read More...
IMAGE Build a Healthier, Happier Family with Good Food and Activity
With school, practices, and other obligations, families struggle to get everyone to the table at the same time – let alone prepare a healthy... Read More...
IMAGE Library Tidbits: New Year, New Menu
  A new year can mean a new approach to life, and what we eat is often the biggest change we focus on. Wtih so many dietary directions that you... Read More...

articles from january

from our bloggers

  • All
  • Getting Organized In 2015
  • Home And Office Organization
  • Making Decisions
  • Mindset

FredParent on Twitter

FredParent Blogger Lauren gives us the lo down on #BoPeepsBonnets: for each hat ordered, they give 1 away to a #chemo patient http://t.co/YViiJJuFX6
5hreplyretweetfavorite
FredParent Fred. Academy's Explore FA Day is THIS weekend, 1/31! Drop in from 12- 2:00pm. Details here: http://t.co/gxU9n6kYM4 @FAHappenings
7hreplyretweetfavorite
FredParent Family Favorites #voting starts THIS Sunday (2/1/15)! You still have time to nominate your favorite… http://t.co/8l0GDnrtGj
9hreplyretweetfavorite
FredParent Help @KDKIDZWORLD celebrate their 2nd Anniversary/Super Hero Party. Friday January 30th. http://t.co/UvbblZP1gk
12hreplyretweetfavorite
FredParent RT @PedsSleepDoc: @fredparent only three days left to download my sleep book for free. Thx for your help spreading the word! http://t.co/3n
12hreplyretweetfavorite

FredParent on Twitter

FredParent Blogger Lauren gives us the lo down on #BoPeepsBonnets: for each hat ordered, they give 1 away to a #chemo patient http://t.co/YViiJJuFX6
5hreplyretweetfavorite
FredParent Fred. Academy's Explore FA Day is THIS weekend, 1/31! Drop in from 12- 2:00pm. Details here: http://t.co/gxU9n6kYM4 @FAHappenings
7hreplyretweetfavorite
FredParent Family Favorites #voting starts THIS Sunday (2/1/15)! You still have time to nominate your favorite… http://t.co/8l0GDnrtGj
9hreplyretweetfavorite

Upcoming Events

Pouches Community Corner

Meet Andie McConnell, Director and Co-Founder of the Fairy Godmother Project.

FGP-and-Pouches

Why is awareness for pediatric cancer important?

Pediatric cancer awareness is important because 13,000 children a day are diagnosed and 25 percent of those children will not survive. It is underfunded and research has not made many strides through the years. 

Read more...