Family Water Safety Guide

| April 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The last of the snow may be melting where you are, but the mercury will be rising soon, and with higher temperatures comes the desire to spend the days of summer lounging by the pool, splashing in the surf and wading in nearby lakes. Although water play is a great way to bond as a […]


Quick and Easy Family Dinner Ideas

| April 10, 2012 | 4 Comments

Once we set the clocks ahead and enjoy the sun into the evening hours, I no longer feel like spending an hour or more in the kitchen, cooking. Do you experience the same phenomenon at your house? Everyone is outside having fun, and we often don’t eat until 7:00 during the warmer months; the last […]


Myths about Work At Home Moms

| April 5, 2012 | 3 Comments

If you’re active in web forums or mommy discussion boards, you probably know that the acronym WAHM stands for “work-at-home mom.” While all moms work at home (is diaper-changing, toilet-scrubbing, dinner-cooking and fight-breaking-up child’s play?), some moms choose to make their home the place where they work for pay. As a WAHM myself, I’m often […]


Autism: Should I Worry?

| April 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

“Is my child Autistic?”
Many parents these days are asking themselves that question. Most of us know someone, or are related to someone who has Autism. The gnawing fear that your child might have Autism may very well be in the back of your subconscious thoughts right now.
I’ll never forget the day I had that thought […]


April Fool’s jokes over the years

| April 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

April Fool’s Day is here! Our family has had a few fun adventures on this day. There was the year that my brother and his wife announced her new pregnancy; we thought it was a joke, but it turned out to be true! We still laugh about that, and my niece is four years old. […]


Family Craft: Creating Natural Egg Dyes

| April 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

When I was growing up, it was an annual tradition to dye Easter eggs, and I’ve carried the ritual into my own kids’ childhoods. When I was young, though, my mom didn’t go to the store and buy those little colored tablets that you mix with water to make the egg dye. I actually don’t, […]



Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and we can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some […]

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey.  Besides I never needed to.  Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]


Things To Buy On Sale In May

May is here, and between Mother’s Day, graduations and the unofficial start of summer, you might be busy buying gifts and seasonal items this month. As with each month, May often offers special deals and bargains when it comes to shopping. Here are some things to keep in mind as you plan your purchases for […]

Things to Buy on Sale in April

You can find great deals on nearly anything, if you know when to buy. Shopping in April is no exception; by stocking up on the items you need that are on sale, you can save money without sacrificing quality or going without. Here are some things that tend to go on sale in April:

Raincoats. You […]

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