The Gerber Life Parenting Blog

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With work, family and finances, modern parenting can sometimes feel like a juggling act. The Gerber Life parenting blog gives parents advice and tips to help you take on today-and plan for tomorrow. Our parenting blog offers articles on saving money, college planning, family insurance, parenting tips, living green, and health and safety. Although we may not be able to manage your retirement account, drive your all-star athlete to practice, or cook your family's favorite three-cheese lasagna, our parenting blog can provide you with ideas, advice and tips so that you can focus on what matters most: raising healthy, happy kids. We invite you to join the conversation and enjoy our parenting blog.

  1. Spring Into Savings, Fun, and Fitness!

    Mother, Daughter Enjoying SpringIsn’t Spring a beautiful time of year! Colorful flowers begin to bloom. Birds begin to flutter around. And the colder weather gives way to warmer temperatures … making it easier to enjoy the great outdoors without bundling up. So, throw open the windows, breathe in the fresh air, and  hone your trivia skills with our Springtime fun facts quiz:

  2. Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

    Couple Spring Cleaning FinancesThe perfect time to get your financial house in order

    It’s easy to get inspired to pick up a dust mop, tuck away sweaters and snow boots, and air out the last of Winter with windows thrown wide to the Springtime sun. Polishing up your financial window may be a little more daunting. But Spring—and the kickoff of tax season—is the perfect time to clean more than cobwebs by getting your financial house in order, too.

  3. Hello, Springtime!

    Family Spring PicnicA fresh approach to Springtime family activities

    Winter doesn’t necessarily mean snow and ice for everyone. But it often does leave us in the doldrums once the holiday season ends. Then Spring comes along, cheery and bright, to lift us right out of that slump. Now is the perfect time to start planning some fun Springtime family activities to celebrate the change of season.

  4. Shape Up While You Shop — 5 Simple Steps!

    Couple Walking Up StairsExercise on the go

    If you’ve ever said “I don’t have time to exercise,” be forewarned. If you read this article, that excuse will go away. You see, you’re about to learn 5 super simple ways that moms, dads, grandmas, and granddads can exercise on the go by turning their shopping trips into workouts.

  5. Nature Crafts: Natural Easter Egg Dyes

    Naturally Dyed Easter EggsAll of those Easter egg dye kits in the grocery stores seem convenient enough – especially considering how quickly they produce vibrant – although unnatural – hues of Easter eggs designed to make any child’s eye’s light up. After all, dying Easter eggs is a childhood rite of passage. But surely there is a way to make beautiful dyed Easter eggs without resorting to artificial coloration? If you enjoy living green and teaching your children more natural ways of enjoying the beauty of nature, consider using natural Easter egg dyes this year using all-natural ingredients.