Whether it's decorating the tree, making sugar cookies or singing carols, Christmas is a time for family to get together. When I was a child, my mom use to have us kids (me and my siblings) and all our friends over for a big sugar cookie night . My mom was awesome in that she would buy rolls and ... Read More about 25 Christmas Traditions to Start This December
My tween boy is active, loud and curious. He loves hands-on type activities and can be quite adventurous. Although on the cusp of being a teen, he still loves imaginary play, building toys and science experiments. Even knowing all this, it can be difficult to know what to get him for the holidays ... Read More about Gift Guide for Tween Boys
There is a Massachusetts State Park that is not only wooded trails but a trail through a rocky chasm that one must maneuver over huge rocks and boulders to get through it. Purgatory Chasm is a fun adventure that can be reached in under an hour from Boston and only 20 minutes south of Worcester. It ... Read More about Going on an Adventure to Purgatory Chasm
Every year we put Christmas shopping off until the 15th of December. It's not that I like to shop last-minute, it's that we never seem to have money for Christmas gifts. In the Fall comes back to school clothing and gear. There are Fall festivals to do as a family. It's also the time of year, we buy ... Read More about 3 Things You Need to do Today to Spend Less and Save More
If your kids love to read, you are probably trying to find ways to keep reading fun and interesting. Isn't it great when you can get them reading and interested in books from a young age? If you're a busy mom sometimes it can be hard to research and find new books for story time! With little ... Read More about #KidsBooks Twitter Party
Do you remember when you stepped into your very first apartment on your own? Was it exhilarating plus a little scary? Was there furniture in each room or a mattress on the floor, a couch from the side of the road and plastic fast food cups in your cupboards? According to the Pew Research Center ... Read More about Join the #OutOnYourOwn Twitter Party
This weekend is Labor day weekend. The unofficial end of summer. A day each year that we get to celebrate the hard workers of our nation. Its' also the official everyone go back to school. And in that aspect, it is a celebration of sorts if you are excited for your kids to get back to school. As ... Read More about Good-bye to Summer Drinks
If you'e a mom you've probably heard these dreaded word, "What's for dinner?" And maybe sometimes you have NO idea. Can you believe that the average American family spends about $100 per month on fast food? Since we'e in back to school mode everywhere, it's time to get back to cooking at ... Read More about #MealPlanning Twitter Party – RSVP Here!
As parents, we know that getting kids to go to sleep on any given day can be difficult. Now, throw in being at a hotel or a tent trailer and you have a whole new set of challenges on your hands! The excitement of the day is still coursing through their minds and bodies. Settling down for sleep is ... Read More about Tips on Getting the Kids to Sleep While Traveling
If you want your kids to go to college, you're probably hoping they get a scholarship. Can you believe elementary school kids are getting verbal commitments for athletic scholarships? If you're waiting until high school to start looking into scholarship opportunities, it might be too ... Read More about College Prep Twitter Party and Giveaway!