How to Keep Kids Busy During the Summer While You Work

During the school year, working from home can feel like a blessing if you are a parent. When the kids are sick, you don’t need to arrange for childcare, and the same goes for holidays and professional development days. How to Keep Kids Busy During the Summer While You Work But then summer comes, and […]

4 Fun Games to Play at the Beach

Who doesn’t love spending time at the beach? Of course, as with all good things, you can definitely have enough of it. So, what do you do on vacation when the kids get bored with the sand and surf? You play beach games! 4 Fun Games to Play at the Beach There are so many […]

4 Ways to Teach Your Child Empathy

Empathy has become a major cultural topic. Parenting boards discuss it, schools emphasize it on professional development days, and even popular entertainment has made it a focus. But when it comes to teaching empathy to your child, things can be difficult. After all, we tend to think of empathy as something you either have or […]

4 Ways to Encourage STEM Learning with Your Child

STEM learning has become a big focus in schools around the world, and when you look at trends in employment and job growth, it is easy to see why: STEM fields are growing, and leaving other fields behind. 4 Ways to Encourage STEM Learning with Your Child This means that if you are going to prepare […]

Sundae Spa Party

We had a very fun time at the Sundae Spa party.  Alyssa (my youngest) had been to a party there a couple of years ago and had a great time but Megan (my oldest) nor I had been there so it was all new to us.  Party started with what I at first thought was […]

Metastatic Breast Cancer- Changes Our Lives Instantly #MBCProgress

Cancer is a cruel disease. It enters our lives like a thief in the night. It changes our lives instantly when it affects us, a family member, or a friend. Cancer has struck our family more than once and we’re lucky to be able to say two of my aunts have both conquered breast cancer. […]

This Little Birdie

Now that the kids are back in school, I get to refocus my efforts of fun and entertainment solely on Isabella. She’s 3, and she’s not quite big enough to go to school, even though she desperately wants to and often finds herself dressed up and ready to go, right down to the backpack, “I’m […]

Iams #SoGood Event

Most animal (dog) lovers look at their four legged friends as more than a “pet”.. they are family.. and in most instances another child. In our home, I’m known as the “food nut” because I believe you truly are what you eat. Therefore my toddler only drinks organic milk (or water), eats organic veggies, doesn’t […]

Keeping Kids Busy In The Summer

Keeping kids busy in the summer is all that stands between a nice, calm mother and one who has locked herself in the bathroom to escape. I love my kids and I love spending time with them.  Sometimes, in the summer, I would love to have just a few minutes to enjoy a quiet cup […]

Eco Friendly Lessons for Children

Eco friendly lessons for children are important to me.  As parents, we spend a lot of time teaching our children things we feel they will need to know when they get older.  We teach them their colors and how to count and spell.  We teach them to say please and thank you and to always […]