How Kids Can Avoid Falling Behind During Summer Break

By | 2018-07-07T15:13:37+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Now that summer is here, the kids are playing outside, going to summer camp, visiting the grandparents, or playing video games. No matter how kids spend their time this summer, it's important that they don't return to school having forgotten all they learned the school year before. Studies show that kids can lose one month of [...]

10 Inexpensive (Or Free) Fun Things To Do With Kids

By | 2018-03-07T19:19:32+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The kids are thrilled. School's out for spring break. Time to sleep in and play all day, no homework or reading lists. They always anticipate their time off, telling you how busy they will be with friends, playing, shopping...and all that bustling energy lasts about two days. Then when they run out of things to do, [...]

Get the Kids to Help Make your Home Holiday Ready

By | 2017-11-20T21:34:32+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With the holidays rapidly approaching, even those we love the most can get underfoot while we are trying to prepare for this wonderful but busy time of year. Kids in particular can seem to be in the way during busy times. Rather than send them off to their rooms, why not include them in the holiday [...]

Easiest DIY Halloween Costumes for Your Little Ones

By | 2017-10-14T20:53:48+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Halloween is a great time of year for your little ones to become someone that they aren't. They can imagine themselves as their favorite superhero or princess, cast themselves as a funny cartoon character, or create an entire separate reality just for the evening. Halloween costumes, however, can be budget breakers for many parents--an especially frustrating [...]

A Meditation on Mother’s Gratitude (ways to get a little calm in the chaos)

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Being a Mom can be a tiring job that never lets up. Day after day, doing the same tasks. Running the kids to school and to activities. Working in-home and out of home. Washing dishes, sweeping, picking up the same toys over and over. Laundry. Teaching the kids how to do things, even though it's faster [...]