Caring for Kids: Safety first around the house
February 1, 2016 A child’s home is supposed to be a safe place, away from all the dangers of this world. more »»
The Bookworm: Children’s book all about skin
February 1, 2016 Mama says it’s chilly outside and you need to cover up. You can’t let the cold nip your nose or your toes, so she bundles you up warm with boots and coat, maybe a scarf and mittens, too. more »»
Family crafts: A place for your candles
February 1, 2016 Add some flair to those plain glass candle holders by trying out these three crafts. Taper Candle Holder Put a bit of romance in your Valentine’s Day with this non traditional taper candle holder. more »»
What are coaches teaching?
November 1, 2015 As I sit here today thinking about the direction youth sports is heading in our country I can only look back recently at several ugly incidents involving high school football players blatantly... more »»
Remembering 3 stupid things
November 1, 2015 I find myself much more reflective now that I’ve been 50 for these — what — past 3 1/2 months, which can be quite a dangerous thing when you have my mind and a monthly column. more »»
Make holiday decorations
November 1, 2015 It’s time to craft up some holiday fun with three crafts that cost less than $5 each! Fall Centerpiece This easy centerpiece can easily be made by little hands. more »»
Zucchini stars in savory sidedish
November 1, 2015 Sometimes the best part of a meal is the side dish. This elegant, easy baked tomato and zucchini gratin, in holiday red and green, is a tasty crowd pleaser. more »»
Allergy-proof your home
May 18, 2015 With the spring season in full swing, you may begin to notice signs of allergies affecting you or your childre. more »»
Potty training? Open these books
May 18, 2015 Ah, the joys of potty training. True, our daughter is only 1 year old. However, I’d be lying if I said that I haven’t already researched the topic. more »»
Try out Blair’s new spray park
May 18, 2015 Now that winter is finally behind us, it is time to start thinking about summer, sun, fun and ways to spend time with family and friends. more »»
A hoagie fiasco!
May 18, 2015 There are very few times when this column comes off as an advice piece, but this time, it will — Do not help your kids when it comes to a hoagie sale! OK, technically, I am not against hoagies (and... more »»
Stories from afar
So...This is Third Grade
September 17, 2014 Armpit hair.
Apparently third graders have it.
To be more accurate, one third grade girl has sprouted two armpit hairs, according to Julie. more »