The lifeguard moving quickly past Lindsey’s chair seemed to come out of nowhere. Four steps later he was in the air, jumping right in the middle of where her children were playing. Before she could get to her feet, the teenaged guard had her 10-year-old pressed up above the surface and was backing up to the pool edge. Someone was screaming her child’s name and the young boy … [Read more...] about How to Save Your Kid from Drowning
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This post is in partnership with Reese’s Pinworm. How much do you know about pinworms? Pinworms are kind of an icky subject and not frequently discussed, but are without a doubt necessary to know about, especially if you have children heading off to school this year. So what are they anyway? Pinworms are contagious intestinal worms and look like a piece of thread measuring … [Read more...] about How to Identify and Treat Pinworms
Buying holiday gifts doesn't have to wipe you out, mentally or financially. The best advice we can offer you for spending less and easing the stress of buying holiday gifts this year is to GET ORGANIZED. Here are some tips to getting your holiday gift lists organized so you can not only keep your sanity at the end of the day, but some pocket cash, too! Immediate Family Your … [Read more...] about How to Spend Less on Holiday Gifts!
The National Association of Mothers’ Centers asked me to write a letter to my children as a way to impart to the world what wisdom I would like to pass on to them. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever written, by far, especially since it is only 650 words or so. This letter to my children is a letter to all children - in hopes that it can help parents everywhere pass on … [Read more...] about A Letter to My Children: Wisdom in Parenting
As they say, “dog is a man’s best friend” – well, we like to say a ‘person’s’ best friend. But dogs are so much more than just that, they are an integral part of the family. My kids begged for a dog for years – I compromised with getting a kitten. That satiated them for awhile but then back to wanting the dog. “We’ll walk him” “We’ll feed him” “Every boy needs a dog” (says my … [Read more...] about Dog is a Mom’s Best Friend