I’m here to raise awareness about a serious issue affecting all parents at some point in their lives. As a survivor of Toddler Door Locking, I believe I can offer insight into this growing epidemic that touches hundreds of homes every year. Let me paint the picture: I live in a townhouse consisting of three floors. When you enter my house, you are greeted by the fairly … [Read more...] about Toddler Door Locking: An Epidemic
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I have a skewed perception of aging. My dad didn’t start working out until he was 65. He got his ear pierced around the same time--about 20 years after ear piercing fell out of fashion. Then he bought a Harley-Davidson. It had been about four decades since he last owned one but he figured that if his 87-year-old buddy Gene could ride, then so could he. Every time they’d set out … [Read more...] about Age is But a Number. No, Really. I Swear!
You’ve got the bags packed and the itinerary sorted and you’ve even managed to find an accommodation arrangement that actually caters to children. But after the last experience, you’re truly dreading flying with the kids again. Have no fear, because here are seven practical suggestions to help ease the stress of family travel. Turn the Experience into an Adventure Ask … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Make Flying With Kids Easier On Parents
If you’re thinking about starting a running program, then you’re on the right path! Running will not only help you shed weight and get into the best shape ever, it’ll also help you become a better mom (and human being). According to studies, cardio exercises, such as running, minimizes stress, wards off heart related problems, and adds years to your life. Not to mention … [Read more...] about Running Tips for Beginners
Are you suffering from the lunchbox blues? I know that I get bored making the kids' lunches so I can only imagine how bored the kids are getting eating the same things day in and day out. We've discovered some new products that might bring some pizazz back into the lunch hour. The Better Chip® These chips are made with real vegetables and packed with ingredients you can … [Read more...] about How to Cure LunchBox Boredom – Food Kids Will Love