My son started sixth grade at MJS a few weeks ago. He loves the new independence and experiences. We are fortunate that our house is walking distance to the school, so he walks both ways, and sometimes meets me at the CAS pickup, or walks around town with friends. Last week, he spent a few
I was talking to my mother today about her lifelong fear of snakes, and it got me thinking about things that scare me, like being in caves (more on that later) and children’s fears and how to deal with them. Kids, by nature, seem to be fearless, trying new things, jumping out of trees, leaping
Recently a conversation popped up on Facebook regarding a friend who was going to get her daughter’s ears pierced, and wanted to know where she should go to get it done. Now when I first got my ears pierced at age 8, it was commonplace to go to the mall’s jewelry store to get pierced
This post is sponsored by Royal Canin. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Royal Canin’s veterinary-exclusive gastrointestinal diet, but all opinions are my own. Royal Canin is not responsible for the content of this article. With Halloween (and 1/2 of November!!!) behind us, the holiday season will be in full swing.
In the coming apocalypse, we will all need skills. And writing funny Facebook posts probably isn’t going to add any value to my family, so I’m thinking about where my place will be. I think we have defense and prepping covered if the number of “Doomsday Preppers” episodes on my DVR is any indication. As
I’m an allergy mom. My 10-year-old son is anaphylactic to peanuts and milk. This means that exposure to these foods can lead to a severe, potentially life-threatening reaction, including blocked airways and sudden blood pressure drop. Something changes in you when you watch your one-year-old enjoy an ice cream one minute, then gasp for air
Halloween is just a few days away… and I know my kids have started talking about the things they have planned for their school parties and for trick-or-treating. While the kids are focusing on the fun… it’s up to us to remind them about being safe! Check out these 5 simple tips that can help
It will be Halloween in just under 2 weeks. Everywhere you go you’ve started seeing pumpkins and creepy spiderwebs. The talk about costumes has been going on for weeks… and we’ve recently started talking about what candy we hope we’ll get when trick-or-treating. The Halloween excitement and giddiness is in the air for sure. Kids