Study Shows Elementary Age Kids prefer KIND KIDS

Dr. Marilyn Heins offers a free newsletter for parents. The parenting newsletter is free, delivered via email and always includes tips for new parents ,  interesting stories, and/or studies regarding children. According to her most recent writings, the doctor strongly believes that a curriculum for teaching kindness and proper social behavior is the best way […]

Stand Up for Family

This post brought to you by American Family Insurance. All opinions are 100% mine. While many parents grumble about the high cost of insurance premiums, they know it is a necessity. Purchasing insurance with a longstanding company who offers multiple insurance products can be very cost effective for the family. In most cases, discounts are […]

Protect Your Digital Family Photographs

This post brought to you by Carbonite. All opinions are 100% mine. The digital age has certainly helped to increase the number of family photos. In addition, sharing photos has become an easy task for families regardless of their physical location. However, what are families doing to ensure these cherished memories will be stored unharmed? […]

Budget Friendly Fantastic Family Getaways – Relax and Renew

This post brought to you by Kalahari® Resorts. All opinions are 100% mine. When my boys were young, we opted to take short family getaways throughout the year. Most times these were long weekend excursions that proved more beneficial than traditional one or two week vacation. By doing as such, the family had several opportunities […]

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 […]

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. […]

Reaching out to Moms

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Charter. All opinions are 100% mine. Charter Communications is reaching out to Moms…. Who is Charter Communications? Charter Communications, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. In this role, we are privileged to provide advanced video, […]

Holiday Gift Ideas – Family Gift Baskets

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pier 1 Imports. All opinions are 100% mine. Parents whose children are too young to earn money oftentimes fund their children’s holiday shopping gift list. The holidays can be quite taxing on the family budget especially with the current global economic state of affairs. […]

Parenting Tip: Child Activities & Stress Relief

Parenting and stress go hand in hand when kids are busy. If you’re a working or single parent, don’t let stress weigh you down like a bag of hammers. Stress Solutions by Jean Tracy, MSS, relieves the “stress” hammers and helps you to enjoying your family life. First Stress Problem for Parents Let’s say you […]