Cool Children Bedroom Ideas

Are you thinking of getting your children their own bedroom? For the young ones, the bedroom is one of the most important places in the world. It is the place they ran into whenever school and peers have put too much stress for them to handle. Not only does it makes them feel safe whenever […]

Introducing Your Dog to Your Baby

There are many dog owners out there who treat their much-loved pet like family and could never imagine a life that didn’t revolve around them. And then they get pregnant, and worry starts to creep in. How will they give their beloved pooch the time and energy they deserve with a brand new baby in […]

Ten Tips for Making Travel with Children Easier

If you have children, especially toddlers or babies, a family vacation probably seems more like work than a fun, relaxing getaway. It doesn’t have to be that way! Check out these ten tips to keeping your vacation exactly what it is supposed to be – a vacation – even if you have kids in tow. […]

Balancing Small Souls & Long Working Hours

Guest post by:  Steve Waller Trying to hold down a demanding career and juggle family life at the same time is a situation that parents have found themselves in for what seems like forever. In times gone by it was more acceptable for the mother to be responsible for raising the children while the father […]

Falling in Love with My Milkman

Guest Post by:  Samantha Harrison Statistic Show that Women do More Housework; Oh, Really? I’ve been looking at some statistics recently. According to the UK’s Office for National Statistics, women on average spend three hours a day on household chores, excluding grocery shopping and childcare. To be fair, according to the statistics, men do more […]

Oh, Fireflies!

I was sitting on the patio with my children surrounding me. They were spotting fireflies in the early summer evening. The feeling was content, and he light breeze in the air was like a sigh at the end of an energy-filled day. The children’s excitement was palpable, for every time a firefly lit up, they […]

Time-Management-for-Kids

    Educating and encouraging your children to practice time management can be fun and practical. When you are able to help them better manage their time, it can be enormously helpful to you as well. Teaching your kids time management now will undoubtedly help them have a more productive life in the future.   […]

The Art of Reframing

It’s not just for artists and professional framers. Reframing is a psychological tool that can simply transform your life. I know, it sounds pretty cliché, however- it’s the truth. The other day I was parked in our 5-speed Nissan Sentra facing the playing field outside of my children’s school when I had a premonition of […]

“Why, oh why, oh WHY?”

It’s the morning after, and most of us (at least in the US) have leftover Turkey, and some questions to usher in the upcoming New Year. First tip:  Reheat the turkey in a covered pan in the oven and serve with sautéed onions- it will taste a thousand times better than microwaved leftovers. Second tip:  […]

Reflections on a Fallen Tree

A huge maple tree came crashing down across the street from my home. The rainstorm disappeared just as suddenly as it had made its debut, and the entire neighborhood gathered around the horizontal tree. The massive tree blocked the entire street; thankfully no people, vehicles, or homes were in its path. That afternoon saw none […]