Tips For Choosing a Summer Camp

It may seem early to be discussing summer camps in mid April, but trust me, it is not! Most camps in our area are being chosen and registration is in full swing. Orientation meetings, parent… Read more »

Tips for Choosing a Photographer

Whether it is the hospital pictures or the first birthday pictures, you want to get them right! So how do you go about choosing a photographer? Many people use word of mouth, friend referrals, and… Read more »

April Fools!

April Fools’ Day, although not a public holiday anywhere, has been loved and hated for over 4 centuries. The start of the new year used to be at the beginning of Spring. However, sometime before… Read more »

Easter

One of my daughter’s favorite holidays is coming soon… Easter! She has learned in church and school about the reason for the holiday and celebrates the Resurrection. However, at her age, the excitement comes when… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day… What is it all about? Well, first and foremost, this day celebrates the life of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, Nigeria, and Monserrat, on the anniversary of his death around… Read more »

Spring and the Outdoors

This spring when the weather warms, the sun is out, and your child(ren)’s energy soars, how can you use that wild energy for fun rather than picking up after your little tornado all evening? Last… Read more »

Hangry

Jump out of the car, sling purse over arm, yank open the back door and pull out child(ren). Remember sippy. And snack. Because Heaven Forbid a little one should suddenly realize they are starving to… Read more »

Mom Guilt

“The days are long but the years are short!” “Enjoy this time when they’re little; you will miss it when it’s over!” “Cherish this time.” These are just a few of the phrases I remember… Read more »

Valentine’s Day

When I was young, I felt that Valentine’s Day was just a commercialized holiday invented by greeting card companies. As a married woman with no children, it was a date night. That all changed when… Read more »

Flu Bug

We have seen the news about the recent flu epidemic. It is worse in some areas of the US than in others, but it is EVERYWHERE. Recently our family was travelling and saw a news… Read more »

Snow Days

The excitement, the joy, the fun, and of course, the day(s) off school! What child doesn’t look forward to those big white flakes? And parents? Well, we are a mixed bag. Every parent I have… Read more »