This post contains affiliate links. Since my family doesn't live nearby, I've had a lot of experience trekking my kids in the car for family roadtrip fun. By fun, I mean a bored, screaming toddler, a puking baby, and diaper explosions galore. And, you know, all the stress … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Need for Your Next Family Roadtrip
The most common food allergens are peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, wheat, soy, fish, and shellfish. If you or your child has an allergy not on the top list, it can be very difficult to manage. I didn't realize this until I discovered that my toddler is allergic to apples.An … [Read more...] about When Your Child has an Apple Allergy
Vaccination is a sensitive topic on the parenting scene. Anti-vaxxers have a very loud voice and big agenda when it comes to arguing against vaccines. Although the science is clear, anti-vaxxers have spread fear and beat their drum the loudest. Despite the fact that the CDC has … [Read more...] about Why Wealthy White People Don’t Vaccinate Their Kids
When I look back on how BOTTLESOUP began, I can't believe how much has changed. BOTTLESOUP has been up and running since July 2013. It's been nearly 2.5 years! In 2016, we're going to have an even better year. But 2015 was full of promise, and as we end the year it's … [Read more...] about BOTTLESOUP’s Most Popular Posts of 2015
How do we deal with kids and terrorism?“There is no activity for which young children are better prepared than fantasy play. Nothing is more dependable and risk-free, and the dangers are only pretend,” ‘The Importance of Imaginary Play’, 2004, Vivian Gussin Paley.As the … [Read more...] about Kids and Terrorism: Is Fear Raising Our Kids?