Must-Know Tips for Parents with Kids of All Ages

Enjoy this guest blog post by Kris Louis of! Kris is mom to two rambunctious boys. Her oldest is 10 and her youngest is 7. A former advertising copywriter, she recently created Parenting with Kris, where she puts her skills to work writing about the trials and tribulations of parenting. Kris, her husband, and two boys live in Durham, NC.
Meal Hero is all about helping families get dinner on the table. But we know as a parent, you're tasked with so much extra on top of planning meals, grocery hopping and cooking! Our friend, Kris Louis of Parenting with Kris, wrote this special round-up style post for all parents who may be looking for some extra guidance or fun right now.
For new parents, it can frequently feel that each passing moment brings a new test. If you have a baby at home, you’ve probably been calling all of your loved ones for advice! Every family is unique, so when it comes to raising children, no two parents will have the exact same experience. Despite this, there are some basic guidelines that every parent should follow. It’s true that there is no single manual for parenthood, but these resources can make the journey much easier through every phase of your child’s life!  

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Safety First

Every parent has concerns about their child’s safety. These tips will help you keep your child safe at home, no matter how old they are. 

Childproofing Checklist: Before Your Baby Crawls

Top Tips for Keeping Toddlers Safe and Sound

4 Ways to Make Your Home a Safe Haven for Your Teenager

Cooking with Kids: Safety & Hygiene Guide

Keeping Your Kids Healthy

Whether you want to protect your child from common illnesses or encourage them to exercise and get enough rest, these guides are packed with valuable advice. 

Classroom in the Kitchen: Nutrition Edition

Establishing Healthy Eating Habits for Young Children

Best Ways to Help Children Fall Asleep at Nap Time

Exercise Ideas for Teens: 5 Tips for Getting Your Teen Off the Couch

Supporting Your Child’s Education

When you take an interest in your child’s education, you ensure that they’re getting the most out of school. 

Preschool Prep: How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

How to Help Your Child with Homework

4 Important Factors for Helping Your Child Choose a College\

Montessori, Meals, and Motherhood

Fun for the Whole Family

Time to relax! Here’s how to enjoy your time off with your kids, from babyhood all the way through high school. 

Raise a Friendly Baby

Top 10 Tips for Cooking with Your Kids

7 Educational and Entertaining Activities for Young Kids

How to Safely Observe Wildlife from Your Home

10 Fun Things to Do With Teens to Create an Everlasting Bond

When it comes to the early stages of parenthood, you might feel like you have endless questions. Sometimes, raising a child can feel like taking a leap of faith - you just never know what’s coming next! But for new parents, knowledge is power, and with these resources, you’ll feel more secure in your role as a parent.

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