Having a family is a gift and responsibility. The one thing you want to do other than love them unconditionally is keep your loved ones safe. Here are five ways to keep your family safe.
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National Teacher Appreciation Day is Tuesday of the first full week in May, the entire week is celebrated as Teacher Appreciation Week. This year that is May 1st through May 5th.
I encourage you to plan with your children to do something…
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Rice Krispie Treats are one of my favorite treats! With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to share with you these two easy and cute Easter Rice Krispie Treat Recipes. I love making fun festive treats for my boys. You can definitely modify these recipes to use what you…Continue
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:56pm — No Comments
It is almost Easter! I love everything about Easter, I love celebrating Jesus and His Resurrection. I enjoy the special Easter service at our church. I love that its spring the weather is nice and summer is near, we get to enjoy playing outside. I love all the bright colors that spring and…Continue
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With Easter here and egg dyeing, what are you to do with all those left over egg cartons? You can use the carton to store your hard boiled eggs in the refrigerator for up to one week, but for something more fun...make a bunny!
This is a great way to re-use those egg cartons and have fun with…
Added by Jessica Briggs on April 7, 2017 at 3:44pm — No Comments
Easter is upon us! My children love to dye Easter Eggs, I enjoy it too. We often dye too many Easter Eggs, we end up eating egg salad sandwiches the entire Easter week. I find coloring and dying eggs very therapeutic.
Over the years we…
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In this frank and detailed book the author, Jennifer Prudenti, with timely insertions from her husband Marty, take us on their quest to be parents.…Continue
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"Let's Dance!" Valisa and her adorable family are back with a brand new episode of "Mama Jams," our family music video series. Valisa, her adorable daughters, and sometimes their hot daddy, cover rock and roll's greatest hits using only household items and children's musical instruments!
I adore my son. I think he is brilliant, funny, quirky, sweet and kind. I love the way he wants to read on the couch next to me when he sees me reading, and the way he throws his whole body around mine in a big hug when I come home from work. He amazes me with how quickly he learns new concepts and the way he digs deep into subjects that fascinate him.…Continue
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When families are looking for a great place to spend quality time together, the local shopping mall is a great option. Not only can they find stores where they can purchase virtually anything they want, but they can also find plenty of great places to eat, movie theaters, and much more. For families who are looking for malls in Orange County, Main Place Mall offers all this and much more. One of the best family friendly…Continue
Added by Suzanne Winchester on February 27, 2017 at 4:08am — No Comments
My husband and I try to have lunch together at least once a week. He and I are fortunate enough to work only a few blocks apart, and that Tuesday lunch is a treat. It is wonderful to see him in the middle of a busy working day.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on February 17, 2017 at 6:44am — No Comments
It is an unfortunate circumstance that parents who were abused as children often end up repeating that abusive behavior with their own kids. Most parents don’t abuse their children intentionally, but they may lose control and lash out. Afterwards, they are not sure how to…Continue
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Music is an undervalued tool in your parenting arsenal. I've noticed it's so much easier to cook dinner each night if there's music playing. My kids and I can dance and sing and they are in a much better mood than if I just told them to get out of my hair so I can cook!
MomCave's own Valisa Tate has taken family music time to an epic level with a new video series for MomCave. Introducing.... Mama Jams!
In each mini-episode, Valisa, her adorable…Continue
Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on February 8, 2017 at 11:24am — No Comments
I don't ever want to be famous. Not that anyone is actively offering this as an option for me, but fame is not on my short list. There seems to be an undercurrent thread of heartbreak and downward spirals often associated with being a celebrity (at least according to all those Behind the Music episodes I watched and all those news stories on former child stars). I aspire to live a quiet life with my family and friends.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on February 8, 2017 at 6:45am — No Comments
Sometimes my Mother and my husband trade texts. I have decided this is unbelievably sweet (as long as they aren't discussing me).
For her part, my Mom adores my husband - she calls him when she needs help with something, they have been known to refer to each other as "son" and "mom," and she has always…
Added by Lauren Markman on January 29, 2017 at 9:52am — No Comments
The holidays are a big deal in our household. Although Christmas is not my favorite holiday (it's Halloween, in case you are wondering), I really enjoy giving the "perfect" presents, and the food and the extra time spent together. I like the decorations and find joy in the idea that we are celebrating each other and another year of being together.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on December 30, 2016 at 6:40am — No Comments
At the beginning of December, on my birthday I gave myself a very peculiar gift. I found a lump in my right breast. A little round, pea sized, lump. My breath stopped by the idea, by the feeling, by the enormity of it.
What did I do? I went on google. The biggest mistake a person could make? Probably, so. I went to my husband. His breath stopped.
Yank’s worst nightmare? His mom had breast cancer, 23 years ago. Nightmare, shitload of it, the feeling of the biggest fear and a…Continue
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