Planning the perfect kids’ Halloween party
Sep13

Planning the perfect kids’ Halloween party

Planning the perfect kids’ Halloween party   Planning kids’ parties of any kind can be tricky, but Halloween celebrations are often especially daunting. There’s so much to think about ahead of these events. Thankfully, with a little forward planning, the task can be relatively straightforward.   First and foremost, parents should send their invitations out as soon as possible to help ensure a good turnout. Meanwhile, parties...

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Mommy I’m Bored
Jul15

Mommy I’m Bored

The poptart crumbs have taken up refuse in the folds of the couch, half-filled glasses of juice sit precariously perched on the edge of the coffee table, Sponge Bob has saved the day and gone-off to commercial land and Moms everywhere are preparing to hear those dreaded three words that come with every summer day …. MOM I’M BORED. Finding ways to keep active little ones occupied on a lazy summer day can be challenging so...

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Magazines For A Lazy Summer Day
Jun21

Magazines For A Lazy Summer Day

Magazines For A Lazy Summer Day Kid‘s today are missing out on one of the greatest joys of children…. the anticipation of mail that arrives in an actual mailbox addressed to them. I remember looking forward to getting a favorite magazine each month and rushing off to find a quiet corner to devour it’s pages. As time went by, I continued the tradition with my son.  Part of the fun, was waiting and checking the mailbox...

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Bad Tooth, No Money, No Dental Insurance Equals
Mar14

Bad Tooth, No Money, No Dental Insurance Equals

Bad Tooth, No Money, No Dental Insurance Equals … One very unhappy Mommy, One of the many problems with living on a tight budget is the extreme cuts that need to be made.  Often it’s a gamble.  Do I cut the insurance to pay for the cell phone?  Do I cut the heat down to put gas in the car?  There is always something more important tugging at the wallet. One mistake I made, was cancelling dental insurance.  It seemed like a...

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It’s A Flat Stanley World
Dec17

It’s A Flat Stanley World

It’s A Flat Stanley World Every parent of elementary school aged children is familiar with the adventures of Flat Stanley.  Part of the joy of Flat Stanley is getting him to appear with famous people or in famous locations I was first introduced to Flat Stanley when my son was a wee little one.  As most parents are aware, Flat Stanley has traveled the world in the company of dignitaries, politicians, actors, athletes and...

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Going Green While Cleaning Your Carpet
Oct11

Going Green While Cleaning Your Carpet

If you’ve got kids and you’ve got carpet, than you know that getting and keeping your carpet clean can be a real trial.  Of course every Mom wants her carpet free of potentially dangerous chemicals that can harm our little tots.   Taking care of the environment is also very important to me. This is why I was very worried when I had to find a carpet cleaner for my apartment recently. I know that most rug cleaners use a...

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