November is National Adoption Month. The purpose of National Adoption Month is to raise awareness about the adoption of children from foster care. There are over 100,000 children in the U.S. waiting for permanent adoptive families. The theme for this year’s adoption month is improving the ability of adoption professionals to recruit adoptive parents for […]
Happy Easter! Did the children wake you up early this morning so that they could open their Easter baskets and go on an egg hunt? Or maybe you were up even earlier so that you could attend a sunrise service at your church. Whether you celebrate Easter as a religious observance or a secular celebration, […]
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While I live in Florida, where the weather is just starting to be tolerable after the long, hot summer, I grew up in New England, where winter sometimes feels like it goes on way too long. I was talking to my mother recently, and she told me that they were having a hard freeze that […]
November is National Sleep Comfort Month. The importance of getting enough sleep at night cannot be understated; as moms, we’ve gone through enough sleep deprivation to know that we all need sleep in order for our bodies and brains to function properly. A sleep debt, the term for the build-up of fatigue that occurs when […]
Black Friday is now less than two weeks away, and the most die-hard bargain shoppers are already compiling their lists and mapping their strategies! Some stores open at 10:00 pm on Thanksgiving itself, other at midnight on November 23, and still others between 3:00 and 6:00 am. Different merchandise is available in different places, and […]
Are you ready to fall back? On the night of Saturday, November 3rd, it will be time to set your clocks back an hour. While you might be excited at the prospect of an extra hour of sleep, chances are that the change is going to disrupt your children’s sleep schedules. Although gaining an hour […]
One of my daughter’s favorite things to do is her finger- and toenails. Truth be told, I love it, too! It’s so fun to have glittery, pretty nails. When you live in Florida, like I do, and wear sandals 95 percent of the time, having pretty toes makes you feel put together. Painting and decorating […]