Inspire Peace With Ping Pong Diplomacy

So I learned about a new way to handle arguments recently: Ping Pong Diplomacy. No kidding! You can settle all sorts of disputes with Ping Pong. One thing about twin boys is that they can argue. A lot. The older boys have perfected their technique and squabble like an old married couple. Most of the […]

Clorox Triple Action Dust Wipes Really Do the Job!

Heroes, I don’t know if you experience allergies to any degree, but I can tell you that I personally have seasonal allergies…all 4 seasons of the year. Seriously, in the winter it’s dust and pet dander, then in the warmer months it’s trees, grass, and molds. And also pet dander and dust. There are a […]

Age of Opportunity Explains the Science of Adolescence

I’ve just finished reading the book Age of Opportunity – Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence by Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D. At 217 pages, it’s not an overly long book but it is absolutely packed with information. I did spend a lot of time reading it (normally I’m a pretty fast reader) because I was […]

Softblock Kids Collection Looks Fun, Versatile

So, I saw this new collection of kids furniture recently called Softblock Kids. It’s a contemporary design, which suits my boys in particular. They seem to like that look. There are three pieces: a sofa, an easy chair, and an ottoman. They come in two colors, coral and navy. All pieces have easily removable covers […]

Determining Child Custody: 5 Ways Your Parental Competency Will Be Evaluated

After a separation or divorce, it can be a challenge to determine child custody and the new schedule that will be used in the family unit. For many people who are going before a judge, it can be difficult to determine how the child custody will be divided. Although each situation is different, there are […]

MADD: How Mothers Against Drunk Driving Got Its Start

The MADD organization has been recognized world wide and referenced by many lawyers as one of the first movements that was formed specifically by mothers to punish this widespread crime. The group started small, namely with two courageous women. This is their story. Trying Beginnings On May 3, 1980, a bubbly thirteen year old girl […]