Last weekend my kids had a sleepover at my sister Melissa’s house. Apparently when they were going to sleep, Nora asked if she could sleep in Melissa’s bed with her. Then she shared this gem with everyone: “My mom let me sleep in her bed one time when I threw up on my pillow twice.” Then Alex added: “And I slept with my mom once after I ate a peanut and almost … [Read more...] about Accidental Co-Sleeping: How to Get the Kids Out of Your Bed?
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The following is a guest post by Karma Bryan-Ingle For most parents, back to school time comes with a bit of anxiety. All of the typical questions arise… Will my child have a teacher who is a good fit? Will he have friends in his class? Will he make new friends? But for me, this is the time of year when I start to think about what a potentially dangerous place school can … [Read more...] about Back To School Tips For Kids With Allergies
How much fun are Jack o’ Lanterns? I love visiting the pumpkin patch, picking out just the right one and deciding what funny face it will become. My little sister was the queen of picking the biggest and heaviest pumpkin in the patch and then lugging it back home. But God love her, she’s not the most graceful being and there were more than a few bumps and bruises along the … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips
In the movie, (now available on DVD), "I Don't Know How She Does It," main character Kate Reddy (played by Sarah Jessica Parker) lays in bed at night unable to sleep. She's going over what she calls "The List." Like many women juggling the demands of motherhood, career and a personal life, Reddy must stay organized. I know how she feels. Between my demanding job as a ski … [Read more...] about Doing It All: Juggling Career, Family, Life & A Serious Illness
When you flip through a women's magazine, it seems as if every advertiser wants you to believe that you're naturally unsanityar unless you are properly perfumed and doused in various soaps and lotions. The opposite is usually true, though: Too much perfume and soap can actually cause damage to your skin, vaginal area and hair. Skip the Douche The word "douche" means to shower … [Read more...] about Personal Hygiene Tips for Women