5 Thankfulness Projects for the Kids

By HYDAWAY brand ambassador, Dana Foley One of my favorite memories of my son is from when he was in preschool.  All the sweet preschoolers had a cut out of a fall themed silhouette and were asked what they were thankful for by a teacher who then copied, verbatim, what the little darlings said.  Each child’s name was on the …

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Hacks for Staying Calm as a Parent

Whether you work outside the home or are a stay-at-home parent, raising children while balancing necessary daily tasks can be overwhelming at times. If you’re feeling like you’re busy all the time and still aren’t getting enough done, you’re not alone. Research has shown that the majority of parents feel tired, rushed, and stressed.   With the demands of a …

How to Prioritize Family Time When You Have NO TIME!

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassador and supermom Sara Bauer. Follow her on Instagram at @sobauer. Nowadays it’s really easy to feel like you’re falling behind as a parent. If you read any of an endless array of parenting blogs, you can immediately feel like you’re a failure because you’re not making home cooked meals every day, …

6 Tips for Surviving Air Travel with Kids

This is a guest blog post by Hydaway ambassador, mother of middle schoolers, and founder of parenting blog Tech Savvy Mama, Leticia Barr. Follow her on Instagram @techsavvymama. Our 5 month old daughter’s first night away from our Washington, D.C. home wasn’t at her grandparents’ house in California or road tripping to see her other grandparents in the next state over. …

How Get Kids Helping in the Kitchen

This is a guest blog post written by Hydaway ambassador and supermom Sara Bauer. Follow her on Instagram at @sobauer. It all started decades ago with Mom putting curlers in my hair fresh from a bath, giving me some crackers, carrots, and other small food items with which to play pretend in the same wooden kitchen as my siblings had over …

How Teacher Your Kids Sustainability

Living “green” isn’t always easy and can feel even more challenging when you have kids. However, it doesn’t have to be! According to a February 2017 study, kids who play outside regularly are more likely to cherish and protect nature when they become young adults. This is why it is important to teach your children how and why to protect …