Keeping Halloween Safe Thanks To Cell Phones and APPS

My kids couldn’t wait to go trick or treating alone with their friends. We, however, had some trepidation. But, come Middle School and High School, we caved and came up with a plan with other parents to make it happen. The kids had fun and all the parents survived watching our kids spread their wings of independence. When our kids walked out the door dressed as witches, superheros, cartons of … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Valentine’s Day goes digital…or does it?

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Valentine’s Day 2013 A bit more digital but just as sweet for everyone

Have you looked at candy hearts lately? Talk about a sign of the times! I hope the makers of those hears keep a box each year because they are the best documentation we have of the state of teen and tween life from year to year. Among the typical sayings: I love you, Call Me,  Rock On, Marry Me, Puppy Love, First Kiss, Honey Pie, Awesome, Head over Heels, Friends 4 Ever, Good Times, Heart Throb … [Read more...]

Enjoying Holiday Buffets…Safely!

‘Tis the season to be jolly...and to shop, wait in check out lines, and eat at just about every type of buffet that exists. Buffets are a lot of fun and can expose you and your family to some amazing gourmet food that you may have the chance to experience otherwise. At the same time, they can be incredibly risky for your healthy if you're not careful and at a bit more ba-humbug than you are … [Read more...]