CPR Training for peace of mind

CPR Training for peace of mind

| November 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

Due to the upcoming girl scout camping trip, the leaders, including myself, were required to update their CPR certification.  I was lucky enough to know a family friend who has a business in this field.  I set up a small class with her and we met up to refresh our previous training.  I was amazed […]

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Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Holiday Shopping on a Budget

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Learning to shop online is the first step in saving money this holiday season. Using the power of search engines, you can search for a specific product and be given results of various stores that sell it in a matter of seconds. By doing this, you are able to comparison shop from the comfort of […]

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Speech Milestones My Child is not talking yet?

Speech Milestones My Child is not talking yet?

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Why Some Children Are Slow to Talk?
As mothers it seems like there is always something to worry about…. Ok, so maybe I should rephrase this; there is always something that we need to be on the lookout for. One of the most important is your child’s speech and language skills. A child’s first communication skill […]

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Flu Shot What to do this Season

Flu Shot What to do this Season

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Flu Shot or Not?
When the winter season approaches, many people are faced with many tough decisions. One of those decisions is whether or not to get the flu shot for themselves and their family. The flu is an infectious virus that affects millions of people each year. It is characterized by body aches, fever, […]

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Separation Anxiety How to Deal with it

Separation Anxiety How to Deal with it

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

As your child’s first birthday rapidly approaches you tend to notice not only physical changes,  but more importantly his/her personality. The things you used to do in the past like (use the restroom while in their swing, or change the load of laundry while they sit in the play saucer) becomes quite trouble-some.  Your child’s […]

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Stroller Brigades Push a Stroller Change the World

Stroller Brigades Push a Stroller Change the World

| November 8, 2011 | 1 Comment

Push A Stroller Change The World
On Thursday, November 10, 2011 stroller brigades of parents and caregivers will take to the streets in eleven states to show their support for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. The Act is meant to overhaul the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which essentially created a safe-until-proven-dangerous attitude towards […]

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Food

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

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 […]

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month! Almost all kids love pizza, whether they’re picky or adventurous eaters. I have one child who only eats cheese pizza, and one who eats everything from pineapples to anchovies on his Italian pie. While it takes some time, spending a fall afternoon making homemade pizzas is a great way to promote […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in February

Things to Buy on Sale in February

With a special holiday involving flowers, chocolate and hearts coming up soon, you may have been planning to spend your extra money on Valentine’s Day items over the next couple of weeks. If you’re hoping to save money in February, though, those are definitely not the items that will be on sale… at least not […]

Redecorating on the Cheap

Redecorating on the Cheap

Now that December has passed, you might be feeling a little bit of that post-holiday letdown. If it’s cold and snowy where you live, you might also be feeling a little stir-crazy! Since most of us don’t have much money to spend on extras just a few days into the new year, it’s easy for […]