First Dentist Visit? 5 Books To Prepare Your Kiddos For The Big Day

Going to the dentist is a necessary evil. With their drills, bright lights, and masked faces, it’s easy to understand why children would be scared; after all, a visit can be down right uncomfortable. However, there are several books you can pick up to help prepare your child for their first visit to the dentist. […]

How Safe Is Your Child at Home?

The great philosopher Eeyore sagely said of accidents, “You’re never having them until you’re having them,” and Eeyore’s friend Tigger was colored day-glow orange as a safety precaution. Protect both your little and your big kids by routinely patrolling your happy home with an eye for hazards of all kinds. When you patrol, look and […]

Babies in the Back Yard: Safety Tips Never to Skip

“Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.” – Thomas Carlyle Summer is practically here and what does summer mean to you? For me and my family, that means backyard fun! From barbeques and parties to backyard camping adventures! We all […]

Guest Post: Baby Sign Language and How it Has Worked For Me

Good day, readers! Please welcome Misty Weaver and her guest post about baby sign language. I used a few signs with the boys when they were little and boy was it handy! Baby Signing is an easy and fun way to communicate with your pre-verbal child. A simplified version of American Sign Language (ASL), it […]

The Pool Story

Okay, I just remembered another funny from the past. When The Manager and Captain Earthquake were 2, we got them one of those cute little plastic pools too splash in. Being that we live in an area where mosquitoes can be a concern, I tend to avoid standing water. So I usually dumped the pool […]