Summertime is sweaty and sticky, which can wreak havoc on the makeup that took you 45 minutes to apply "just so" before you left the house. Makeup is important in the summer, not just to even things out, but to keep your face protected from harmful UVA rays. This summer, pack a light makeup bag for summer time fun. Whether you are hanging out at the beach or poolside, … [Read more...] about Summertime Make-up Tips and Tricks
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Now that my oldest has almost completed kindergarten (sniff…sniff, they grow up so fast!), I'm worried that he will forget everything he has learned. My lofty goal for the summer is to keep him learning throughout it. My plan for my son is to do some type of learning activity every day for 30 minutes. It doesn’t have to be technology focused, for me it’s all about keeping … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Stop the Summertime Slide
Since we’re taking our tablet on vacation, I’ve been thinking about the apps my kids will use. Am I loading new apps onto it or simply letting them play the old ones? And if I’m purchasing new apps for the summer, what criteria am I using for choosing these apps? Should I still focus on educational apps when we’re on vacation? Clearly, I’m trying to rationalize using … [Read more...] about Best Summertime Vacation Apps
Prepping for and going on vacation with a toddler/preschooler is a fun challenge. There are always a lot of things to think about - what clothes to pack, how many diapers to bring (or maybe that’s just me) and most importantly, what do I bring to occupy the kids while we are traveling? Do I bring books, toys or my tablet? Since we’re a techie family, the tablet is a … [Read more...] about Summertime, Travel and Tablets
Summertime has to be one of my favorite times of the year...sunshine, swimming pools and, of course, BBQ's! And what's better than BBQ-ing on a Saturday afternoon? It's probably about the only meal I prepare that I can get my kids to eat all of their chicken, steak or fish without any fuss. They gobble it down! The one thing that's just the worst to me about … [Read more...] about The Perfect Marinade for a Summertime BBQ!