Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Active Family Project #FamilyPlay

  As a mom of two girls, I’ve always been a firm believer of maintaining an active connection with your children. Most importantly I needed to be just as involved with their teenage activities, as I was when they were toddlers. The Active Family Project takes this same perspective and helps to directly connect families […]

Easter Eggs That Last Forever- How to Blow Out Easter Eggs #TBCcrafters

When you have children, your collection of artwork and mementos can fill a museum and there’s no way to display all of the beautiful treasures created just for you. I like to use holidays to decorate using my children’s gifts to decorate. We have been blowing out eggs for Easter for 28 years and we […]

Teaching Your Teen To Drive In The Snow, Tips For Winter Driving

If you live where it snows in the winter, then you know driving in the snow can be tricky. You also know you need to adjust how you drive in the different types of snow. We prepare our children for everything we can think of in life and when they hit the road we hold […]

Bring On The Toys! The Biggest Day of Holiday Play Made Us Feel Like Kids Again #TBTBholiday

The holiday season was in full swing last Saturday at Manhattan’s Yotel in New York City. Bloggers and their families weathered the cold rainy day and came out to have a little fun at The Big Toy Book’s “The Biggest Day of Holiday Play” event. The party hosted by ToyInsiderMom Laurie Schacht had something for […]

Family Date Night Out Twitter Party RSVP #KidsLiveWell

The holidays  are approaching and you have less time and much more to do. To get the quality time you need, plan a  family date night out.  The Kids LiveWell program lets you relax knowing  you can easily find healthier choices when eating away from home. Join us on Thursday November 15 at 8pm ET with […]

Are Your Friends Worth Keeping?

Look at your Facebook page, do you have hundreds, maybe thousands of “friends”? What about Twitter, Instagram, BlogFrog, and all the other networks, how many total follows and friends do you have? Social media has opened a whole new world of friends. We constantly build relationships every day. Your mother used to tell you, “You […]

Peanuts Deluxe Holiday Edition DVDs #Giveaway #WinWednesday

I can’t believe September is right around the corner. The holidays will be here before you know it. Many families have holiday traditions, some shop together, go to festivals together, and watch movies together, to name a few. We also have many traditions and watching holiday movies starts in October with Peanuts, It’s The Great […]

Migraines – The Truth About Home Remedies and Medicines

I have been suffering with migraines since I was twenty five, I’m now forty three so you do the math. One migraine is too many if you ask me. A migraine takes away many hours and sometimes days out of your life. A migraine can come quickly and it basically feels like someone is stabbing […]

Tips on Creating Your Own Family Game Night

The members in my family are natural born competitors. Whether it’s a board game or playing Wii against each other, no one wants to lose. But since we all can’t be winners, there is always some sort of debacle at our house on Family Game Night. This summer we have been trying  to have Family […]

At What Age Should You Begin to Make a Big Deal About Your Child’s Birthday?

  Back on July 19th, my daughter, Savannah turned two years old. Leading up to her birthday, both family and friends kept asking when and where we were having her birthday party. In addition, they asked what I would be having at the party – pony rides, moon bounce, face painting, etc. As I sat […]