What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

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Proper Dosing of Acetaminophen

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How to Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Blues

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The gift you must give yourself this holiday – acceptance

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Five signs your aging parents need help

For many people, going home for the holidays means facing an unpleasant reality.  Our parents are aging and, in fact, could be rapidly declining to a point that intervention is required in order to keep them safe. It’s hard to face.  After all, this means admitting that we’re getting older as well but, more importantly, […]

Safe Winter Play

If you live in most parts of the country, snow is a reality of winter. As a mom, I must admit that I enjoy the first snow day of the year as much as the kids. There’s something about it that makes everyone feel like a kid again. There are so many great outdoor sports […]

Home Organizing Safety Tips For The New Year

The New Year is a great time to organize your home and do a “safety check-up” of your child’s toys and furniture.  When you have kids it’s important to be organized and keep dangerous items stored securely and locked away.  Keep in mind how you store things is equally as important as what you store. […]

Would it be rude to show up at the relative’s house in Hazmat suits?

So, here’s the social etiquette dilemma of the day.  We’re going to be heading over to my cousin’s house for Christmas this year.  I always enjoy getting the kids together with their cousins but today I got the call that every mother dreads.  Yes, my cousin’s kids are sick with colds – hopefully it’s just […]

Toyota and Toys for Tots make giving easy (and free!) with virtual toy drive.

While it seems as if everyone is asking us to make a donation, Toyota and Toys for Tots has created a way for us to do it that takes just two minutes of your time and costs nothing! Thanks to the More Prius, More Room to Give campaign, running from now until December 10th, consumers […]

Create a Kid Friendly Holiday Party #Foamnasium Twitter Party

When – December 5, 2011 from 1pm – 2pm EST Topic – Holiday Parties – Kid Friendly and Fun For All Hashtag – #Foamnasium Prizes – Prize #1: Cloud Sofa, Click here for more info. Prize #2: FoamMan. Click here for more info. Price #3: Pullout Chair, Click here for more info. Grand Prize #4: […]

My “Mom Mission”– Quieting a Cough in the Middle of the Night

Vicks VapoRub to the Rescue! Since my kids have already missed two weeks of school due to Tropical Storm Irene and the freak “Halloween snow storm,” I’m doing everything possible to keep them healthy and not miss another day of school. So when my youngest daughter started developing a cough I went into complete attack […]

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and experts predict that a record number of families will be hitting the road. Here are some tips to keep you safe on the road and your home safe while you’re gone:     Stay off Facebook and Twitter – Don’t post your status that you’re going out of […]