The time has finally come. I can hardly believe it. This September, all six of my children will be in school. Many years ago, I said I was going to host a champagne breakfast on the day that my last child goes to school. It shocks me that my champagne breakfast is in the very near future.
Archives for July 2013
As Ive written many times before, my son is obsessed with all thingsPokmon.
He’s known for his snarky critcism as a judge on The X Factor, but it looks like Simon Cowell may face a little heat of his own in the coming months. According to various news outlets, the 53-year-old is expecting his first child with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, who is not only married… but married to one of Cowell’s close friends.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give. ~ Maya Angelou Spotlight Video: This month my husband and I watched the documentary Inside Job. We thought it was eye opening and quite frankly disturbing, but knowledge is power! Inside Job won an Academy Award for Best Documentary. Movie Trailer:http://youtu.be/FzrBurlJUNk
Who doesn’t love a good nautical theme? As the summer fades away, I am trying to capture the summer spirit through home decor. Plus, I want to get everything organized and in “ship-shape” before school starts.
Has your little one ever choked on a piece of sandwich or a grape? A new study explored just how common food-related choking injuries are in children – and the results may surprise you.
During the hot summer months, kids all over the country pack their bags and head off for a few weeks of fun outdoor adventures at sleepaway camp. In the 1980s, sleepaway camp wasnt an option for a lower middle-class family like mine. Latchkey kids spent the summer parked in front of the TV.
The following is a guest post fromLisa Baumgartner, founder & CEO of Funkins In the age of convenience and with the demands faced by modern families, packed lunches dont look the same as they did 20 years ago. Have we become a disposable society?
Womens affect on men has long been a half-hearted joke. You meet a boy or man raised with lots of sisters, and you can just TELL. Little things like he doesnt freak over a box of tampons in the bathroom. Big things like hes a good listener and knows exactly when to put a hand on your shoulder (and not on your thigh).
On the heels of my third maternity leave and re-entry to my day job marketing products to moms, I find myself consciously evaluating the new baby brands and products in my own home – the things that have become part of my daily routine (and sanity!). The baby products market is a $6 billion industry so why did I choose these particular items?