Make Your Next Move Easy On Your Kids

Make Your Next Move Easy On Your Kids

Moving with young kids can seem intimidating and overwhelming. However, it’s not impossible to do so—take heart. Here are some excellent tips for how to make your next move easy on your kids. General Guidelines Surprises can be fun, but not when it’s going to throw a young child’s world out of whack. Begin to prepare […]

Cooking With Kids

Cooking with your kids

Inviting your kids to help you cook is an important part of child-rearing. Many lessons are learned as you allow your child to help you with meal preparation. Here are some tips to get you started cooking with kids. Even young children can be invited to help in the kitchen as long as you have time to supervise them […]

Tips To Help You Care For Your Family’s Vision

Tips To Help You Care For Your Family's Vision

Of all the amazing things modern medicine can do, it cannot yet replace your vision in most cases. Caring for your family’s vision is an essential part of medical care, education, and child development, but is often overlooked. Here are some tips to help you care for your family’s vision. Start Early The American Optometric […]

How to Give Your Kids a Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Outdoor Initiative How to Give Your Kids a Daily Dose of Vitamin D 3

With more schools making the decision to cut recess out of the school day, kids have less time to get active and play outside. Playing outdoors isn’t just something fun to do. This activity is important so children can receive a good dose of vitamin D. The sun is one of the best natural sources […]

From Playing Dress Up to Being Grown Up

Playing Dress Up

It seems like yesterday that my girls were young and I was spending my days playing, feeding and cleaning up after them. I thought the piles of laundry and toys strewn all over the house would never come to an end. I took for granted the house filled with little girl laughter and merriment. I […]

Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day Activities

Here are some rainy day activities for those dreary and wet summer days when your little ones are asking you what they can do. Boredom can lead to all kinds of trouble and frustrating situations, so we’ve thought of some fun things you can do with your kids when they can’t be outside playing because of […]



My husband didn’t want to become a dad. His reasons were many and too private to share here, but he knew being a mother was a desire of my heart. It didn’t take us long to become pregnant, but it took us a few years before we carried a baby to term. Three years into […]

Tech Tuesday: Apple WWDC Keynote Highlights


Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) just began yesterday and the keynote presentation revealed some interesting new features for both OS X and iOS. Here are some of the highlights: Apple has 9 million registered developers which is up 57% from last year. Mac growth in the past year was 12% overall industry decline of 5%. […]

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. I am so honored to be a mom. What a great delight it is to see that my children have grown up to be such wonderful, thougthful adults. I think I sound a little like a proud mom, don’t I? On the SpinCycle this week the theme is Mother’s Day […]

Teaching Your Teenager to Drive: Should You Start With Manual or Automatic?

Teaching your teen to drive

There are a lot of things to consider when you start teaching your teenager to drive. One of the biggest question parents face is whether to start out their child on manual or automatic transmission vehicles. As of August 2013, just 3.9 percent of new cars sold for the year in the U.S. had manual […]