Ten Years A Herd Of Kids And NO TV
Apr06

Ten Years A Herd Of Kids And NO TV

Ten Years A Herd Of Kids And NO TV! It’s been ten whole years since we made the decision not to hook-up the cable, mount-up the antennae or set-up the dish. At first I was horrified when my then eleven year old son suggested we get rid of TV.  Like most of America I had spent the last six months glued to CNN and CNBC waiting for the coming Apocalypse.  From Anthrax in the mail to the aftermath of falling buildings, checking the...

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Recycle That Old TV
Apr08

Recycle That Old TV

Recycle That Old TV photo credit: courtney____ Many old TVs will no longer be used due to the required high definition programming for television. Before you trash your old TV set, there are several things to consider. Many municipalities have banned TVs from landfills because the old TV set contains up to eight pounds of lead, a poison that can cause nervous system damage. Lead is in your TV to protect you from radiation. When the TV...

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Best Video Game System For the Whole Family
Feb17

Best Video Game System For the Whole Family

Best Video Game System For the Whole Family Video game systems can be tricky business. There are many factors to consider like overall fun level, appropriateness for various aged kids, what games you as parents are going to enjoy playing, and finding that game which can be fun for both parents and all ages of kids. “That’s impossible” you might say because “My kids are unique and they don’t like anything...

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Is Your Child Being Difficult or Just Curious?
Jan31

Is Your Child Being Difficult or Just Curious?

I was struck by this question today as I went out with my sister and my mom to buy her some art supplies for her class. Her birthday had just come and gone and I’d agreed to chip in to get her some of these art supplies which is what she wanted for her present. Originally, I planned to get her a very relaxing and fantastic full body massage. But instead of getting her what I wanted to get her I decided to forego this and get her...

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My Sister Wants Me to….
Jan11

My Sister Wants Me to….

My Sister Wants Me to … Get another gym membership (or cancel my own). I love my gym and don’t want to but still I found myself considering it. I’m entrenched at my gym because I have work out friends to spot me and also I’m in good with the front desk help and management. In talking with her more as she described the competing gym I realized it wasn’t going to do anything for me. She was talking about...

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Who is Santa? Ask a Toddler

Who is Santa? Ask a Toddler… If you want a direct and honest answer to any questions, you can always ask a Toddler. Ok, so maybe it’s not always an honest answer but it will be direct. So here with her answer to Who is Santa, is toddler expert,...

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