National Nutrition Month

By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor March is National Nutrition Month, a great opportunity to introduce healthy new recipes into your family’s diet. This March, spice up snack-time with some of these healthy alternatives and teach your children to make healthy choices. 1. Homemade Salsa Many store bought salsas are full of preservatives. Go natural- make … More National Nutrition Month

Hanging Out

By: Heather Desmond O’Neill I love hanging out with my kids. Just the other day I came home exhausted from work and my little guy (3-years-old) asked me if I wanted to have a tickle party.  How could I refuse?  We giggled and laughed for 45 minutes.  It was the best part of my day. … More Hanging Out

Local Family Events

By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor Looking for activities to do with your family this month? Look no longer. We’ve compiled a list of the best events going on in your area- perfect for the whole family! 1. Fuller Craft Museum’s Machines and Mechanizations: Exploration in Contemporary Kinetic Sculpture exhibit is a great way to experience … More Local Family Events

Local Fun

By: Rachel Ventura Does anyone else love Ikea as much as I do? I know for a fact that my daughter does. Now that she is big enough to play in Smaland, it’s her favorite store. She calls it “The Ladybug Place” and we now go about once a week. We are lucky to live … More Local Fun

Indoor Crafts

By: Alison Puzia, Guest Contributor We’re finally there- the homestretch until spring break, warmer weather and the kids playing outdoors. If your kids are going a little stir crazy, we have some great, indoor craft ideas that they will love! 1. Do you keep all of your magazines, assuming you’ll go back and make those … More Indoor Crafts

Journal

By: Heather Desmond O’Neill Every so often I write a letter to one of my boys – my charming first-born son, my enchanting second-born son or my endearing, loving husband. I keep a journal next to my bed and write them letters that I’m not sure they will ever read. A dear friend of mine … More Journal