“It’s tough for kids to say goodbye to the excitement of the day, so falling asleep can be so much sweeter with a parent at their side, reading their favorite bedtime story.” - Dr. Barry Zuckerman, Chief of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center and Co-Founder of Reach Out and Read Bedtime stories. Those two simple words conjure up happy memories for many of us. If you fondly … [Read more...] about Selling Your Kids On Story Time: Practical Tips For Raising Readers
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Most of us survived, more or less, the first week or two of back-to-school chaos. Our kids hopefully have all the backpacks, textbooks, and sharpened pencils they need. We’re all coping with those nasty alarm clocks that have the gall to buzz while it’s still dark out. Now onto phase two: mastering our own absence when our kids are in school. Leaving your kids behind … [Read more...] about Back-to-School Business Trip Tips
TGIS – Thank Goodness It’s (almost) September! Parents rejoice, children groan. No matter how you feel about the end of summer va-cay, it’s definitely time to start gearing up for the start of a new school year. So, in between shopping for endless supplies (do I really need to buy more glue sticks?!) and the latest must-have fashions, take a few … [Read more...] about Back 2 School Safety Tips!
Imagine waking up before dawn or camping out in a parking lot to spend hours waiting in line for the doors of your favorite store to open. It sounds crazy but bargain hunters all over the country do it every year on Black Friday. Are you one of them? If you're planning to brave the crowds, we want to make sure that you're properly prepared for the madness. So here to help you … [Read more...] about Black Friday Holiday Shopping Tips
While they’re often the most coveted gifts, electronics can be tricky to shop for and give so to make your holiday shopping and gifting a breeze, I shared my top five tips below. Happy shopping! 1. Get games and tech gifts charged and ready to go before you wrap them. If you think kids are impatient waiting to open their gifts, just wait until after they’ve opened them….and … [Read more...] about The Techie’s Tips for Holiday Shopping