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Whether you are looking for the perfect book to relax with, or one to keep you entertained on long car rides to summer vacation spots (please travel safely this year!), I hope you find some books that pique your...
Three summers ago, my husband and I decided, absolutely for sure, that we were not going to buy a lake cottage. And then we bought one the following week. It wasn't, however, an impulse buy. Quite the opposite. We'd spent the previous...
Juneteenth - also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Cel-Liberation Day - is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the emancipation of the last remaining slaves in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the...
Most of us have been stuck at home for months now. Our routines have completely turned upside down. There is little separation between our home and work lives. Plus, we can't exactly vent to our family about our "new...
So you want to run a slap dash homeschool in your basement? Awesome. Come on in and tour my operation. I would ask you to take off your shoes, but that doesn't even matter anymore! Just stay 6 feet...
I have a feeling that a lot of us have been turning to Netflix these last few weeks of social distancing as a way to decompress and for a source of entertainment. Working from home, plus homeschooling, plus taking...
The Right Mattress is a Tailor Made Mattress.  There are many changes that happen to your body during pregnancy. Weight, density and temperature changes are continual and a good night’s sleep becomes even more important. An all-natural, organic latex mattress is...

We’re in a Mess

The other day I mentioned to my friend how I felt like a mess. I recently had my third child, and life has been chaotic and down right messy. I am exhausted from cleaning up daily, doing countless loads...
Mom fashion rut got you down? Try on what the kids are wearing these days. When I first started teaching in a college classroom, I was 22 years old. I was a graduate student with a taut tummy, a fresh...
A friend just started Tidying Up her home during the recent Polar Vortex. She and her family gathered 22 bags of clothing that no longer fit/no longer sparked joy. That was ONLY from 4 of the 5 family members...

On Remembering… 9/11/2001

My legs are sticky with splattered juice and my patience is at an all-time low. I can feel myself starting to unravel and scramble to control the situation. I had repeatedly asked my seven-year-old daughter not to open the...

Back to School Blues

I can’t believe I am even about to write this because I can hear all four of my children screaming at each other in the basement, and the dog is barking herself silly right outside the back door and...

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Choosing the right school for your child: 5 Things to consider...

All schools share many things in common. So how do you distinguish among them all and make a choice? As a parent, you need...