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Fun Family Memorial Day Ideas

Tweet   Memorial Day is just around the corner and it’s time for barbecues and family fun! Though there should be time reserved for reflection and remembrance of those who sacrificed all for our country’s freedom, there most certainly should be plenty of celebration of those freedoms, as well. As we kick off the summer […]

Memorable Last Day of School Traditions

Tweet My kids, like many across the country, are counting down the days to summer vacation. We’re wrapping up end of year projects, finishing up testing, and making plans for the lazy days of summer. The kids have worked hard all year and we’re excited to celebrate their growth and accomplishments, especially this year, was […]

Seven Things You Should Do Before Summer Vacation

Tweet It hit me like a ton of bricks this week that we’re just five short weeks away from the start of summer vacation. I have one who’ll be starting middle school in the fall and this school year has simply flown by and I am certain the summer will, as well. I’m sitting here […]

ASHA #BHSMChat Twitter Party

Tweet May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is sharing information on several different topics to help draw attention to a variety of speech, language, and hearing issues in both adults and children. One of the important topics that they are covering is how communication is a factor for those […]

Coping with Loss on Mother’s Day

Tweet Mother’s Day is complicated for me. On the one hand, I so much enjoy watching my children find creative ways to let me know how much they love me, while on the other hand, it’s a day that can rip off every scab from the loss of my own mom nearly 9 years ago. […]

#SunsweetSuperFoodSwap Twitter Party

Tweet With summer on the horizon, healthier eating and getting into shape are in the forefront of everyone’s mind but finding ways to break unhealthy eating habits can be a challenge. Swapping out less-healthy foods for the better choices of superfoods, like Sunsweet prunes, is an easy way to improve your health without feeling as […]

Ten Easy Ways to Give Back for Earth Day

Tweet As a parent, one of the important things that I am trying to teach my children is to respect the Earth and to take care of it for the future.     Though reinforcing these points is important throughout the year, Earth Day is a great time to start some new eco-friendly efforts around your […]

Walt Disney World #DisneyKids April Twitter Party

Tweet We’re coming into the home stretch of counting down to summer! Planning vacations is one of the most exciting things about this time of year, and those with little ones are looking for the best tips and tricks to make their vacation a breeze. Walt Disney World Resort knows just what parents of preschoolers […]