Summer Tips for Having Fun and Staying Healthy

The lazy days of summer just about here officially but the wave is spreading across the country quickly as school ends for another year. Before we know it, warm weather will be upon all of us and summer plans will be in full swing. My favorite part of the summer is the change of pace from the school year. I try to adopt as much of the "lazy" from the motto "lazy days of summer" and encourage my … [Read more...]

Water Fun in the Sun

A few years ago, we got caught up in the same back yard instant pool bug that everyone else seemed to have. It seemed like such a simple and easy solution...unroll, put in water and Voila! Instant backyard pool with hours of endless lounging and backyard fun. Well, that was the fantasy. The reality? The pool never held its water. The pool top kept flying. And, the ladder barely fit over the pool’s … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids To Give

Giving has been an important seasonal theme in this space since I went online 7 years ago. With Thanksgiving next week, many of us have a great deal to be thankful for. But with the impact of Sandy still being felt by too many people, it's hard to feel truly celebratory, especially since many of our friends and relatives are in those areas hardest hit. For them, they have a great deal to be … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: First Snow

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