Happy April Fools!

It’s that day where you watch every step you take – and stay on the lookout for friends, co-workers or family members’ practical jokes.  Instead of living on edge, embrace it! You are never too old to partake the silliness and plan out a few jokes that will send your kids into a fit of … [Read more...]

Keeping busy inside when it’s cold outside

Keeping busy when it's too cold to go outside

While freezing wind whistles through the trees and sleet and snow make traveling beyond the front door dicey, it is the perfect time to hunker down and enjoy the great indoors. While the prospect of keeping kids inside for any length of time may be a terrifying, detailed planning can assuage … [Read more...]

Staying Organized During the School Year – Let eBay Classifieds Help

Piano lessons, Karate lessons, ballet lessons - lots to do!

Precision strategic planning is all it takes to get kids to school on time, to music lessons, karate lessons, tutors, play dates and games while you are juggling work, kids, grocery stores, house cleaning, laundry and perhaps, dare I say it, a social life. How to keep all the balls in the air? Along … [Read more...]

Camping In Your Own Backyard

Alexis Camping in the Backyard

Photo courtesy of Chelsea Causer This is a guest post by Mom, Environmental Educator and Nature Lover Melynda Coble Harrison @YourWildChild Camping in your own backyard is an easy way for newbies to try out camping and veteran campers to sneak a quick fix when there isn’t time to get into … [Read more...]

Teddy Bear Picnic

Teddy Bear

“Courtesy of Sommer Poquette” Our family is very busy and most of the time it feels like we’re jamming through life at warp speed. So, to put the brakes on our insane schedule, I’ve decided that we’re going on a picnic. Ok, I confess, I’m the one who wants to turn it into a teddy bear … [Read more...]