As my kids have gotten just a bit older, I’m ready to shift gears a little bit. To shift from “Entertainment Director” to “Life Coach.” It sounds so boring, right? Here me out.
This post is for all you mamas looking for some solid girls night out ideas, or those that just need a quick kick in the pants to make it all happen.
New flavors are coming! And they...are...AMAZING!
I live in one of the driest climates in the United States! I'm in Utah and we literally rank #2 driest climate. Yes, we even beat Arizona.
You’ve shelled out a fair amount of cash and precious vacation time to be there with your beloved offspring...perhaps you could PEEL YOURSELF AWAY FROM YOUR PHONE for a few minutes?
Ever feel like monitoring your kids screen time is a full time job? You feel like a police officer instead of a guidance counselor? It's can feel overwhelming, time consuming and frustrating. We've found a tool to make it easier.
Without a doubt, Grand Cayman’s Stingray City, Turtle Farm and Seven Mile Beach are exciting family attractions sure to thrill kids. And first-time visitors to the Cayman Islands should definitely check out these popular tourist attractions.
We'll wave our hands in the air for that!
My oldest child is heading to college this fall. That translates in mom talk to, “Friends beware. Spontaneous ugly cries may occur.” It also means I’ve gotten a little bit (okay… a lot bit) sentimental.
How do you protect them while also giving them the independence and privacy that they deserve and need to become responsible, thriving adults?
guess what—there is one thing I do every day already that could be helping prevent those grade school problems well in advance.
My daughter loved the classic Curious George books when she was about two. Those stories are from another time when parents apparently had nothing to do. Each runs at least fifty pages. Fifty pages. To make matters worse, she had memorized the stories, which meant I couldn’t fudge it and skip over large swaths of text.
Do you know about 4/20? If you have a tween or teen, chances are they know all about this celebration of marijuana that occurs every year on April 20. And it's not just from whispers in the hallway or the pothead group at school.
I'm not expecting my son to become a concert pianist. He's one of the most okay-ist 11-year old piano players around. And that's just fine with me. So why do I keep paying for lessons and nagging him to practice every day?
On occasion I wonder how soon the unearthly amount of sugar I consume in a day will kill me.
Should I have started with the disclaimer that my oldest son is diagnosed with ADHD? Probably. I think it matters because my point of view in raising a child with ADHD verses a psychologist who merely studies them may garner different results.
Set amidst lush tropical gardens bordering turquoise ocean, Varadero resorts in Cuba boast some of the most beautiful and extensive pools in the Caribbean.
Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs. While it may seem more complicated to post photos on Instagram, share casual moments on Snapchat, text on WhatsApp, and check your Twitter feed throughout the day, tweens and teens love the variety.
Did you know there is a 1 in 9.2 quintillion chance of filling out the perfect bracket? Well I don’t want to brag—okay, I totally do—but you’re looking at it.
Are you ready for an adventure?! How about an epic movie night with your older kiddos? Stocked with snacks and drinks for a small army and a GREAT movie.
3 Facebook settings you need to review TODAY.
Dear Anxious Mama, You’re not Alone.
Understanding the effects that toys have on your child’s development is extremely beneficial since you’ll be able to understand how your child, as an individual, understands the world around them as well as the best kind of toys that will benefit them the most.
67 minutes. Just over an hour. It’s a narrow window, and you’d better have a plan.
You know how it’s your very favorite when someone tells you your kid looks exactly like their dad?
Cookies make the world go round. Life is BUSY, so cake mix cookies to the rescue! Most of these cake mix cookies come together with just THREE INGREDIENTS.
The Caribbean is exotic but paying for a family vacation doesn’t have to be exorbitant.
I think of that piece of advice all the time. Really. ALL THE TIME.
Is it bad to say I hate school breaks?
I didn't think I needed another Grinch . . . until NOW! Movie magic has just married our favorite holiday creature with our favorite man on the planet . . . Benedict Cumberbatch.
With Spring Break fast approaching, families are combing the web for ideas on how to spend their time off from the flurry of daily life.