Protect Your Grandchildren (or children) at Home

Protect Your Grandchildren (or children) at Home

You all know I simply adore my twin granddaughters – they are now just a little over a year old. I want to make sure that as a grandma, well ok my grandma name is Ga-Ga, that the girls will be safe when they are in my home. With every generation things change in a variety of ways so I … Continue Reading →
Tips to Get Kids Outside and Away From Screens

Tips to Get Kids Outside and Away From Screens

(Family Features) Remember taking off for a day of adventure on your bike, returning home only for dinner? Kids these days don’t have the same incredible experience of exploratory, unstructured play. According to a new survey commissioned by Nature’s Path, 54 percent of moms say their kids spend more time playing in front of a screen than playing outside. “Playing … Continue Reading →
Twins Eating Solid Food for First Time!

Twins Eating Solid Food for First Time!

Okay, I have to share another proud grandma moment. This week my twin granddaughters, Violet and Valerie, had their first solid foods – rice cereal! It was so fun being able to be here with them for this first and I love that we were also able to do a Facebook Live video so that our other family members could … Continue Reading →
Keeping Summer Fun

Keeping Summer Fun

Summer is here and that means it’s time for baseball games, barbecues, camping trips and other vacations. However, it’s also a time for continued learning, whether you’re staying at home or out on the go exploring your community and beyond. Research shows that children who don’t read over the summer risk losing up to three months of important skills they … Continue Reading →
Graco Buyer Beware – Click Connect and Classic Connect

Graco Buyer Beware – Click Connect and Classic Connect

A quick cautionary tale if you are planning on buying a Graco stroller and car seats for yourself or as a gift for someone. Graco has one collection of seats and strollers called “Classic Connect” and another called “Click Connect”. These are not interchangeable. I’m not sure why they would name the lines so similar though. Unless you are really … Continue Reading →
Homeschool Links

Homeschool Links

I’m cleaning out some miscellaneous files and bookmarks today and came across this list of some homeschooling links that we used fairly often when I was homeschooling Taylor. I thought I would share them with you all. I haven’t used them for a while, so they may have changed considerably since I last used them. While some of the sites … Continue Reading →
What If Your Child Was Stolen…

What If Your Child Was Stolen…

What if your child was stolen by the other parent? On Monday night, January 31, 2011, Lifetime is airing Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, which is about the true story of how her son’s father took him to South Korea unknowingly and the rescue of her son. It is hard to believe these things happen, but sadly they … Continue Reading →
Baby Brezza Twitter Party

Baby Brezza Twitter Party

While I don’t need baby food at this point, I was intrigued about this upcoming Twitter party for the Baby Brezza baby food maker. Making homemade baby food really wasn’t a big trend when Taylor was a baby, but if I had another baby now I would surely give this a try. Next week you can learn about making homemade … Continue Reading →