If you live on the East Coast, chances are good that you're stuck inside today. I'm sure everyone is going a little stir crazy. I'm home with two very active boys and trying to keep them entertained. Here are some ideas I have come up with to help the days to go by without the kids lapsing into complete boredom (which leads to tantrums, and whining that no amount of wine … [Read more...] about Surviving the Storm – Indoor Activities for Stir Crazy Kids
Over the weekend, I took my five year-old son Nicholas to his second MLB game. I couldn’t wait to get him in on the action. We were very excited heading into town to meet my brother for the game. As we were walking into the game, I asked my brother who was pitching. “It should be a boring game,” said Uncle John. Well, the game turned to be anything but boring. I also never … [Read more...] about My Sweet Treat: Taking a Day Off From Being the Strict Mom
I don’t know about you, but I'm loving spring- I love the air, and I love that it gets everyone outside! With spring, you also hear about Spring Training. Spring Training is when baseball teams head to Florida to start practicing, and playing games to get them ready for the MLB season. With Spring Training wrapping up, and Opening Day just a week away, (April 5th) it got … [Read more...] about My Family’s Spring Training Session
I love Easter - maybe because I was born on Easter Sunday. I also have great childhood memories of fun Easter egg hunts at my grandparents’ house with my brothers and cousins. Now that I have kids, I want to make memories for them like my own, with a little twist! Instead of the traditional goodies that kids get, I want to put a modern day spin on that “Easter … [Read more...] about Creative Easter Basket Ideas
I speak a lot in my blogs about how important I think sports are in keeping your children healthy, and a great way for your child to interact with kids their age. However, sometimes the sport you choose for your child is not the sport they want to play. My son is playing football for the first time this season. Football is a hard sport; it's physically challenging, and requires … [Read more...] about Should You Let Your Little One Quit a Sport?