This Valentine’s Day, show a volunteer that you care! How many different activities are your kids involved in? How often do you run across a volunteer in your day-to-day life? You might be surprised, they’re everywhere! Volunteers make a huge difference in running an organization smoothly and efficiently. Your favorite soccer team coach, a creative room mom or a fellow pal at a … [Read more...] about Love The Volunteers In Your Life!
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One of my first memories is of my mom scooping me up and kissing me. I can’t remember what had upset me, but I can vividly picture running into her arms and having my tears kissed away. In years to come, she would be the one to stay up with me when I was sick, help me with my homework, and take me to ballet lessons and soccer games. I never considered what my life would … [Read more...] about Volunteers Bring Hope To Children With Special Needs
I was feeling overwhelmed yesterday and I'm not sure why. Maybe holiday malaise has already sunk in? Could it be that I have pushed myself so incredibly hard over the last year that I am fried? How about the fact that I am going away this weekend and I have so much sh*t to do?I don't know. More than likely a little bit of all of the above. This is exactly what vacations are … [Read more...] about Holiday Travel Tips and Tricks
“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” - Cicero Gratitude - or a lack thereof - is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. At some point or other, what mother hasn't looked on with horror as her child blurted out a variant of, “I don’t like this! It’s not what I wanted for my birthday!” or … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Be Thankful This Thanksgiving
If you're like many people, you've put spending time with your family at or near the top of your New Year's resolution list. Now you're wondering how you can possibly do it--you're over-extended, overwhelmed, and exhausted most of the time. You mainly just want to get through what has to be done today. It doesn't take much to fall short in the resolution department--a request … [Read more...] about Spending More Time with Your Children: A New Years Resolution You Can Keep