How to Help Your Child Prepare for Summer Camp Ahead of Time

Summer Camp? Here are some tips on how to help your child prepare for summer camp. Summer camp is a tradition for many children. It allows them to spread their wings and get a taste of independence before they fledge and leave the nest completely. It also gives parents an opportunity to experience their first […]

Safe Storage of Medicines From Kids

This Safe Storage of Medicines post is brought to you by Mom Central Consulting and Safe Kids Worldwide. All opinions stated are my own. I remember when I was very young I used to go into the medicine cabinet and eat the children’s chewable aspirin. I am quite sure I knew I was not supposed […]

Stop The Bullying: International Stand Up to Bullying Day

Stop The Bullying Today, February 27th, is International Bullying Day. Bullying is a worldwide problem. I have a 9 year old and 5-year-old twins, and I cannot help but fear about their future. Kids are mean, and life can get really tough. But, we want to make it less tough…so lets stop the bullying together! […]

Children’s Party Favors at Kiwi Crate

Are you in search of some great party favors for an upcoming birthday party for your child? These crates are the perfect party favors, plus it takes care of everything for you! Here is the girls party favor crate: Here is the one for boys: Kiwi Crate is an awesome store that offers unique party favors for […]

Be A Champion For Kids With #JennieO4kids #cbias

As a parent, I always want to ensure my children are taken care of, this is especially true in the area of nutrition. Having my children eat a healthy breakfast each day is such a great way to start the day. Whether the children are sent off to school, home schooled, or not school-aged yet breakfast is the […]

Young Children Learn a Second Language – Language Stars and Win an iPad Mini (ends 1/27)

I have an older sister with three boys, ages 11, 9 and 7. When her oldest was two-years-old she started taking him to Language Stars to learn French. Then when the second son was old enough to go, she took him for a couple of years as well. She stopped when the third one was […]

Outdoor Living Space

As I have mentioned in the past, our biggest dilemma right now is space.  We live in a smallish house.  We love the neighborhood, but would love a little more room.  We have three children and have a 3 bedroom house with 1 1/2 bathrooms, attic and no basement.  We have the girls sharing a […]

Summer is definitely Underway

The fact that we are practically living up at the pool is a sure sign that summer has started!  🙂  Megan is on swim team, she has practice every morning and then swim meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  Besides that she has stroke clinic, to improve upon the different strokes and we then we go […]

Update on Using Marbles to Correct Behavior

About a month ago I had shared in a post a system I was going to put in place to help reward good behavior from my children.  After having this system in place, I want to let you know how it’s moving along. Anna is really my most difficult child and is the one whose […]

Night Terrors

If you’ve ever experienced a night terror with one of your children,  it is a very frightening experience.  I remember when my oldest, Megan, who is now 8 had her first night terror – I believe she was between 18 months and 2 years old.  She was still in sleeping in a crib at the time.  She […]