The Importance of a College Education and how to save for it

The Importance of a College Education and how to save for it

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Many parents today are worried about how they will be able to afford college for their children now that the economy is getting worse. There are was that you the parent could make sure you can prepare for the expense of sending your children to college that can cause parents to become overwhelmed. The good […]

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New ADHD Guidelines for Better Treatment

New ADHD Guidelines for Better Treatment

| October 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

The percent of children that have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD over the last 10 years has practically increased two fold. Looking at this situation, the American Academy of Pediatrics has decided to impose new and improved guidelines, which were first released in 2000. With these latest guidelines, pediatricians are given […]

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Cost of Raising a Child Skyrockets

Cost of Raising a Child Skyrockets

| October 27, 2011 | 2 Comments

I was shocked when I heard the latest numbers that add up the cost of raising children released by the United States Department of Agriculture. For the purpose of comparison, the numbers are calculated for a family with two children, being raised by two parents, in a middle income household. As of the end of […]

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Baby Proofing your home from Household Poisons

Baby Proofing your home from Household Poisons

| October 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

The time has come when it’s time for me to start thinking about BABY-PROOFING my house with safety latches and locks.  My little one is getting the point were moving and grooving is a part of everyday life.  We’re not crawling just yet, but as each day passes the rolling and knee scooting is getting […]

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Pumpkin Patch Memories

Pumpkin Patch Memories

| October 25, 2011 | 1 Comment

Ah, fall is in the air.  What better way to welcome the arrival of the cooler weather than enjoying one of fall’s fun filled family festivities – going to the pumpkin patch!
This past weekend we took our little one for the first time to the local pumpkin patch. The thrill and excitement has been building […]

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Show and Tell Ideas and Organization

Show and Tell Ideas and Organization

| October 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

A is for… Needing a Show and Share that starts with….
A is for “OMG how am I back in show and tell age again?”  Well, ok, it doesn’t stand for that but it might as well have this morning.  Sheer panic overcame me as the other preschoolers are walking in with stuffed alligators and toy […]

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Food

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

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 […]

Delicious Dinners Using Spring Vegetables

Delicious Dinners Using Spring Vegetables

Now that the weather is warming up, most of us don’t want to spend exorbitant amounts of time in the kitchen. The sun is shining longer into the evening, the kids are involved in spring sports, and let’s face it: The last thing we want on busy weeknights is to spend a lot of time […]

Shopping

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

Wow, June already; we’re almost halfway through the year! June brings Father’s Day, camp outs, the official start of summer, and some great sales on items that you want and need. Just like last month, June is a good time to buy mattresses; stores deeply discount last year’s stock. We were able to buy new […]

Things To Buy On Sale In May

Things To Buy On Sale In May

May is here, and between Mothers’ 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 […]