How To Know When Your Child is Water Safe

There are many parents that want their children to quickly learn how to swim and become water safe, a status where children are competent and comfortable enough in the water that they are able to handle most situations and not be minimally at risk. Parents often sign their kids up for swim lessonsand ask, ‘how […]

Caring for Our Parents – 5 Star Responder

This post brought to you by Zeitghost Blog Network. All opinions are 100% mine. Being a member of the sandwich generation has brought about a true, fearful connection with the phrase, “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up.”  Prior to midlife, this senior targeted advertisement seemed very unrealistic, perhaps even comical in its presentation. My […]

So Many Features – Affordable Cell Phones

This post brought to you by TracFone. All opinions are 100% mine. Parents looking for an inexpensive alternative to a monthly cell phone bill will find the answer with TracFone. The TracFone requires no contracts, credit checks, activation, and/or cancelation fees, and as such has become one of the favorite cell phone providers among parents. […]

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, […]

Family Budget – Kids and Cell Phones

This post brought to you by Straight Talk. All opinions are 100% mine. The question of whether kids need cell phones is controversial to some. With news headlines depicting continued financial instability and decline, the family budgets tighten even more. Common sense articulates budget cuts in this unstable environment. On the other hand, the recent […]

TracFone – Affordable Summer Communication for Parents

This post brought to you by TracFone. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer vacation oftentimes leaves parents looking for an inexpensive alternative to keep in communication with the children. An expensive monthly cell phone bill is not a likely solution. TracFone is one of the least expensive cell phones in America, requiring no contracts, credit […]

Child Safety: Rodent Control

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Victor Pest. All opinions are 100% mine. Of course, based on personal experiences. It’s no wonder Victor is recognized as a world leader in the rodent control category. They have been controlling rodents since 1890. Victor® revolutionized the rodent control market 100 years ago […]

Evie, Driving Hands Free for IPhone Moms

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Evie. All opinions are 100% mine. The question of cell phone safety remains a top news item. Just the other day a girl fell into a fountain in a local mall while texting rather than paying attention to where she was going. More frequently […]

Tips for Nontoxic Home Cleaning

More people than ever, especially moms, are looking for more natural ways to keep their homes clean and free of harsh chemical fumes and residues. Believe me, there is plenty of confusion about the best way to do that. Product advertisements often times provide vague claims, putting it nicely.  This makes it very hard for consumers to make educated decisions. This […]

Newborn Baby Dos and Don’ts

When parents take their bundle of joy home from the hospital, it is inevitable they won’t do everything right. Some time ago I read this article where CNN asked pediatricians for common mistakes parents make with their newborns. The pediatricians surveyed offered great insight for new parents. Recalling the scary feeling of being totally inexperienced […]