As of Sunday (Mother’s Day), gardening season is here! I built a garden for the first time last year and I really loved having the fresh veggies throughout thesummer. Shockingly, the garden did very well and we produced huge...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...
At the beginning of kindergarten, I sent little love notes to school in my daughter’s lunch. Since she couldn’t read, I wrote them in code and pictures. I was worrying since she didn't know anyone there. It was a big,...
My daughter has been obsessed with the Dreamwork's Troll Movie since we saw it at the theater this fall. The week before Christmas she told me that Equestria Girls (a My Little Pony/person hybrid that she had loved for a...
Last year I bought my daughter three backpacks throughout the school year. They ripped, the zippers went wonky and on one, the strap broke. It was so annoying each time we had a new issue and, due to the...
When I was a child I would spend all day playing. During the summer months I would spend my waking hours outside, barely coming in to eat unless my mom forced me to or bribed me. During the colder...
“The days are long but the years are short,” is a popular saying among parents. The problem with this statement is that it’s totally true. The years will fly by and before you know it your baby will be...
Recently I was at an event with other parents and everyone was chit chatting about their summer vacations. Their summer adventures sounded amazing, exotic and, basically, like a vacation Pinterest board in the making. Their family vacation plans “Oh we're going...
 In a world where everyone wants their kid to be the hot dog, my daughter is the princess. In fact, my daughter loves princess, pink and all things “girlie.” Her most recent obsession is My Little Pony. Now, I love...
Everyone knows the piece de resistance of a good party is the cake. And what birthday party would be complete without one? After seeing The Greatest Showman earlier this year my daughter decided she wanted a circus party. We are...
On Thursday I was excited to pick up my daughter early from preschool. After spending the previous weekend in the hospital with my son we were planning to keep the kids home on Friday and have a fun, family...
How often do you talk to your kids about what they want to be when they grow up? Once a school year when you take a photo of them for the first day? Or do you have older children...
There aren’t very many places you can visit where you can escape technology. Like it or not, our children are growing up in a different world and that’s a world where technology is king. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
All your favorite Marvel Super Heroes will be flying into an arena near you this summer when Feld Entertainment launches their newest show, Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes. The show takes off July 7 in Los Angeles at...
I hate cleaning with a vengeance. I also hate feeling like I can’t sit down and relax because a messy house is staring me in the face. I’m not productive if there are toys everywhere, dishes in the sink...
Everyone who has lived through high school knows it can be a roller coaster with plenty of ups and downs. However, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association, if you can make it in high school...
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