When our children are little, we are at the end of the playground slide, catching them when they reach the bottom. We are there, standing behind them as they tentatively cross the monkey bars. And we are the first to offer a steadying finger when they try to stay balanced when walking across a low curb.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on February 16, 2018 at 7:35am — No Comments
With Fall in full swing, I thought I would share some of our family favorite Fall treats!
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Knowing there are things you are doing or doing wrong inside and outside your home that can hurt you or your family is a scary thought. Most of the examples below will be rationalized to seem like the type of accidents that befall "other families", but it can happen to anyone if…Continue
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Throughout the entire month of October, Eamon had been "collecting" pumpkins and lining them up in sweet little spots throughout the house, occasionally trying to roll the largest one through the rest in an effort to reenact Linus and Lucy picking their carving pumpkin at the beginning of "The Great Pumpkin" Charlie Brown special. There were large ones, small ones, white ones,…
Added by Karla Gibbs on November 18, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
Daylight savings, a chill in the air, and an official goodbye to summer. Grab a nice cup of tea and snuggle up! Here comes winter.Continue
Added by Dea Lenihan on November 1, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
One thing that I really do miss when the winter comes around....is the summer ;) We have very hot…Continue
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Ooooo!! It's almost October, that spooky time of year. Trick or treating and Jack o'lanterns abound.…Continue
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Labor Day will unofficially mark the end of summer. If you’re like me, you might be surprised it’s almost September! But although fall is coming, here are 5 Labor Day activities for a little bit more summer fun!
What is Labor Day? Exactly what it sounds like. It is a day to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on September 3, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
The weather is changing, our routines are changing, and soon it will be fall. Back to school and falling leaves may make it feel like fall is here, but these days nothing makes me think fall like pumpkin spice everything!
Yes, lots and lots of pumpkin used in things you would expect (coffee…Continue
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on August 31, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Monday morning, my Facebook feed was filled with proud parents as their children started their first day of school. By 2pm, those enthusiastic statuses looked a little uglier, grimmer, and much more stress filled. A new school year involves lots of moving parts, but what are some of the ways you and your family can make back-to-school an organized…Continue
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on August 31, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The fall season is upon us! Cool, crisp air, football, pumpkins, apples and pretty fall leaves are some of the wonderful things in store during the autumn season. There are so many opportunities for making some wonderful family memories with fall-themed activities. I've picked 5 that my family enjoys and does each year.
1) Visit a pumpkin patch. We have two pumpkin patches that we visit every year. It is fun to look back on pictures of the kids and how they have…Continue
Added by Erin on December 1, 2014 at 10:48pm — No Comments
If you’re like many families out there, you will probably be dressing up your little goblin or ghoul this Halloween for Trick-or-Treating. Here are several tips to keep everyone safe this holiday and able to have a fun time out.
Added by Krystal Chiarolla on October 28, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments
It is Fall!!!! As you know it is my absolute favorite time of year. Cool, crisp air, the beautiful colors of the changes leaves on the giant oak trees. Baked goods and fire places…
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on September 13, 2014 at 9:52pm — No Comments
** "Take a nap" keeps getting bumped off my to-do list for some reason.
** My family is an all-you-can-eat buffet for the multiplying mosquitoes in our neighborhood.…
This inexpensive and simple DIY project is a wonderful way to welcome fall into your home! Just tell the kids they can't eat the candy corn!!
For more simple ideas, visit www.SimpleSolutionsDiva.com.…Continue
Added by Laura Morey on October 9, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
** I could open a wig shop with all the hair in the drain.
** The cooler weather's giving me that "Holy-Crap-My-Twins-Have-No-Pants-That-Fit-Them" feeling.…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 20, 2013 at 10:22am — No Comments
Are you tired of the summer heat? I know that I am, in fact, I am looking forward to the cooler weather. Summer officially ends on September 21, 2013 and fall begins on September 22,2013. Fall is just a few days away and summer will be officially over in a few days! Most of the kids are back in school and they are busy…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on September 18, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments