The Gerber Life Parenting Blog

What parents want to know

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. Five Easy Ways to Add Exercise To Your Day

    Family Playing in SnowNot everyone has time to go to the gym. Let’s face it, not everyone wants to. If you seem to have about a million things to do each day and can’t find the time, money, or motivation to join a local gym to get your exercise, there’s good news. You can add exercise to your day without spending a penny, stepping foot into a gym, or even stepping into your sweats. Here are five simple how-to tips:

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    Categories: Health & Safety
  2. Self-Improvement Tips

    Woman Practicing YogaFive ways to become the best “you.”

    People often seem to have something they’d like to change about themselves, thinking that doing so would make them happier. Sometimes, however, happiness is more about being grateful for what one has rather than dwelling on what one doesn’t have. Here are some ways to pay attention to the positives this year, in order to be the best version of you.

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    Categories: Health & Safety
  3. Benefits of the Gerber Life College Plan

    Young Woman Starting CollegeFamily budgets often can be stretched to the limit, so when planning for a child’s college education, parents may feel overwhelmed by the challenge.

    Just because a college degree is expensive it doesn’t mean you can’t make college dreams a reality. The Gerber Life College Plan1 is a safe way to start your child on the path to that prized diploma – or diplomas, if you’re raising more than one child.

  4. Apps to Help You ‘Go Green’

    Mobile Apps to Go GreenOne of the easiest ways to ease into a greener lifestyle is by putting green apps to work. Whether you’re using an iPhone, iPad or Android, you can make every day Earth Day by using the best green-living apps available.

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    Categories: Living Green
  5. Why Family Traditions Matter

    Family Cooking TogetherWhat do you want your children to remember about growing up in your home? What memories would you like your grandchildren to form as they grow older? Perhaps you want your children to remember bringing canned goods to a food bank every Hanukkah or for Christmas Eve. Or maybe you want your grandchildren to cherish the annual spring break trips you took to your family’s lakeside cabin. Passing on customs and traditions to your children is important.

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    Categories: General Interest