Happy Mother’s Day

Stuff for mom

Happy Mother's Day! ┬áToday is a wonderful time to celebrate all the great women in children's lives who care for them. This time of year I find myself inspired by the poems of Erma Bombeck who has a knack for capturing the essence of being a mom and a parent. I came upon the following poem not too long ago and wanted to share it with you - it is truly perfect for today (Source: Between Us … [Read more...]

2016 Spring Tool Box

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush ~ Doug Larson Spring seems to put a smile on most people. And with good reason. After a long, cold winter in most areas of the country, the warm temperatures, green grass and blooming trees and flowers are invitations to get outside and air out. Its hard to not have a bounce in your step after being stuck inside without sun … [Read more...]

Friday Fun: what a difference a week makes


Living in New England, a week can be quite the experience! Monday Friday Finally...spring! … [Read more...]

Adjusting to a new school year: Back To School-itis


The news last week ran its usual array of back to school stories. One, in particular, caught my eye. The story was about back to school "nerves". It isn't one of the more popular topics covered by the news but a good one to note because it does occur in kids of all ages and is worth knowing about just in case your kids get some early school days jitters. I call this phenomenon "back to … [Read more...]