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Welcome Spring!

Some people are still getting blasted with snow and we’ve seen more rain than sun in months, but when March arrives, no matter the current weather, we know that Spring is around the corner! If you have older children, they are probably itching to get outside (and will soon enough be itching because of bugs)! They can feel the fresh air and sunshine calling their minds and bodies. After months of being cooped up inside, they are ready to embrace the outdoors and longer days ahead. So out the door...

Teamwork makes the dream work: household chores

A few years ago, my family started talking to an employee at our grocery store. We became fast friends. Every week my children would look forward to seeing him on our regular Monday visits. He got to know our children often telling us stories about his children when they were young and now stories about his grandchildren. One day, he told us about how his son would work in the yard with him every weekend doing this and that. My children had wide eyes that screamed, “Wow! That’s a lot...

Share a little love

As a little girl, one of my favorite things about Valentine’s Day (besides the  chocolate of course!), was picking out Valentine cards for my classmates. I thought long and hard about which card would go to which friend or which boy. Sending the right message was of the utmost importance to me. Once I got married, I felt the same way. I spent too long (and still do) picking out the right card at Hallmark, hoping to find the perfect card with the perfect words. I want to convey how...

Baby swaddled in a blanket

Is swaddling the secret to getting a sleeping baby? We think it's worth exploring! Read about qualities to look for when choosing a swaddling blanket and see our swaddling technique in action. With a little practice, you'll be a swaddling pro.

Decorated Christmas cookies

Growing up, you don't quite realize the hard, but rewarding work that goes into keeping Christmas traditions alive. We've got some simple suggestions for those that are looking to change things up a bit, or just need a little inspiration to get started.

Child sitting on Santa's lap

With Christmas just days away, if you’re not done shopping, it’s time to get busy! Here's some holiday toy must-haves for the last minute shoppers.