I thought after age two, it would be time to get our toddler to give up the pacifier. The question is how?
It was months in the planning, and the effort was nothing short of organizing a peace summit. Of course the chance to leave town for even a day or two without taking the children along is a crazy notion.
It's a staple in my home: Lassi. No, I'm not talking about the collie Lassie, but lassi. It's an Indian yogurt drink and it's fabulous!
As Mother’s Day nears it’s not unusual to reflect upon the event that led up to the birth of your children. This is our story.
They say it takes a village to raise a child and I believe that includes having women other than biological mothers available as role models
The school year is rapidly coming to a close and graduations are on the horizon. That means one thing…gifts!
My husband and I could be the poster children for the statement "opposites attract"! Taking a look at our differences and how they seem to work together.
If you're energized and you know it clap your hands! I think I am having second trimester "wonder woman" syndrome.
Keep this in mind next time you head to the playground, especially with smaller children.
Zoe is such a funny little girl and constantly keeps us laughing. I cannot believe my baby is one year old! Where has the time gone?
Every year I let my kids choose a theme for their parties. This year my daughter wanted an American Girl birthday. Last year, Olivia had a mermaid party and Jacob wanted a sports theme. Now, it’s all about the American Girl.
Before I had Claire, I thought by the end of maternity leave I'd be fluent in Spanish, have every drawer organized and a scrapbook completed.
Is it about the Knitting or the Stories? What we learned from our grandmothers…
What fears have your kids had, and how did you help them get past them?
In less than a month, the kids will be home for the summer! Already, summer planning is under way.
We live on an acreage with a lake in our back yard. Yes, we get a great view of nature year round! We have a lot of landscaping which includes beautiful trees. But keeping those trees healthy and alive has been a real chore!
A checklist of activities or experiences that every child needs to try. I know my family hasn't accomplished all of them (yet)!
Why can't I be 5?!?! Teaching my daughter to enjoy the age she is and not to wish away her life.
My daughter was out the door this morning with breakfast in hand: peanut butter toast and a bananna! Our alarm didn't go off and we slept in a little too much! Ouch!
Yes, 'tis the season for sweaty palms and roller coaster emotions! High School prom season is in full swing. And, what a swing!
How handy are you around the house? Sometimes you need to tangle with things you'd rather not get tangled up in but here's the list of 17 things every woman should know how to do in her own home.
Is coffee making you lazy? A new study found that coffee's stimulant effect doesn't work on everyone. In fact, with highly motivated individuals, it can have a reverse effect.
There is one thing that drives me crazy when it comes to dads taking care of their kids: when they call it "babysitting".
How do you know when your child no longer believes in Santa, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny, but is faking it for the sake of the loot?
When my daughter Meg was two, she couldn't wait to be five! After her fifth birthday, it was on to her seventh. Don't ask me why! Then, for the past six years her dream was to be 13! Now that's a reality!
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