Fighting Childhood Obesity at Home

Childhood obesity is an ever increasing problem in western countries, and one that will have terrifying repercussions for generations to come. A child that is obese is likely to become an obese adult, and develop all of the health problems associated with obesity. Governments are encouraging schools to do their bit to fight childhood obesity, […]

Family Matters – Disability Caregivers

This post brought to you by NMEDA. All opinions are 100% mine. Whether it is a parent or child, caring for a person with a disability can be overwhelming. Great patience, caring, and insight are required to achieve a safe and happy standard of living.  The good news is searching for a wheelchair van, car, […]

Trending Now: Convertible Strollers

Expecting mothers know they will need the greatest versatility when baby arrives and if any piece of baby gear can do double duty well, then you have their attention. Convertible strollers are the latest trend that has caught the baby world by storm for both versatility and high style. But what is a convertible stroller? […]

Birding Crafts for Kids

As a bird watcher, the one thing you probably cannot stand is a squirrel trying to get to your feeders. You put them out to encourage BIRDS to come to your yard, not scavenger squirrels that continuously take the food until it runs out. The one thing that seems to help this is the squirrel baffle. […]

Summer Movie Events – One for the Girls

This post brought to you by Monte Carlo. All opinions are 100% mine. Parents certainly do not need a date to know summer has officially begun. With the school year closing events completed, the house is filled with the excitement of summer planning. One such exciting activity for my kids was deciding which of the […]

$10,000 College Scholarship

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PBM Products. All opinions are 100% mine. Regular readers know that I am a big supporter of store brand products. For the last 13 years, parents provide their children outstanding nutrition at affordable prices with Parent’s Choice Infant Formula. With the formation of the […]

Walgreens Way to Well Fund? Supports Local Families

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walgreens. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know Walgreens is bringing preventive wellness services to local communities? How many times do you hear the news media grumble about big businesses getting all the breaks? This is a prime example of big business reaching […]

Furniture Built for Real Life

This post brought to you by Pier 1. All opinions are 100% mine. Natural wicker furniture has been in existence since the time of the pharaohs. The appreciation of wicker chairs and baskets spread from Egypt to Rome and then throughout Europe by means of international sea traders. Wicker wares were carried to Great Britain, […]

Volunteer – Build Character in Children

Parents who support others by donating time and treasure edify and enrich their children’s lives. Volunteerism teaches basic character foundations to kids. Volunteering Builds Inner Strength Inner strength, or “resilience,” is the ability to cope with the stressful situations in life. Showing children love, offering security, social support, confidence, and allowing independence help to build […]

Family Dinnertime | Affirmation is Sweet

This post brought to you by Kenmore Live Studio. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone is busy. Life is moving swiftly. Family dinnertime may be more important than you know, especially for your kids. Experts warn the deterioration of family mealtimes reduces the lines of communication whilst further reducing the family values as a whole. […]