Germs and Cooties and Coughs, Oh My! Twins Starting Daycare

Germs and Cooties and Coughs, Oh My! Twins Starting Daycare

You may remember that not too long ago we started the twins in daycare. I had no idea how many germs and cooties and coughs came along with that change! When my son was young I never used a daycare, I was always a SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) and he never had very many colds, coughs, viral infections, etc. … Continue Reading →
Daddy Bear Returns

Daddy Bear Returns

When my son was little he received a Hallmark bear on his first Valentine’s Day in 1995. He loved this bear and it instantly became his comfort item. So much so that I bought a second one because I had read to get two of whatever the comfort item was so you could swap them out and wash them. Good … 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 →
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 →