By: Cheryl Maguire When I became a stay-at-home mom I thought, “Finally I can be the boss”. The idea of not answering to anyone or to have the ability to create my own schedule was appealing. Obviously, these delusions of grandeur were construed while I was pregnant. Perhaps the combination of hormones and increased caloric … More Who’s the Real Boss?
By: Cheryl Maguire April 24-28 is Every Kid Healthy Week, which was created to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. Every Kid Healthy events promote healthy eating, nutrition education, physical activity, and physical education. A child’s health encompasses physical, mental, and social well-being. It is important to maintain good overall health in children so they … More 7 Ways to Promote Your Child’s Healthy Lifestyle
By: Deidre Littlefield My oldest son is twenty-three. I have the fondest memories of sitting in the sandbox with him for hours. We would build and laugh while looking into each other’s eyes. As he grew, we threw the baseball and rode bikes together. We were not once interrupted by a phone call, email or … More Our Children Need Connection
By: Martianne Stanger What a wacky winter we are having so far! Snow one day and spring-like weather the next. But after last winter, I’ll take this any day! The mild, but sometimes seasonal, weather we’ve been having offers so many invitations to do what I love most with family: Get outside! Perhaps snapshots of our … More Wacky Winter Adventures
By: Sandy Churchill Many cringe if the word “school” is somehow mingled into a discussion about the joys of summer vacation. But a sad truth is the near-inevitable “summer slide” where a good chunk of learning is forgotten in the heat and expanse of July and August days. I’m the first one to say this … More Avoiding the Summer Slide
By: Jessica Aldred Having never really worked in the food service industry, I always find myself facing an inner tipping debate whenever we eat out. Is it 15%, 18%, 20%? Is it based on good service or a given? This was more so complicated when we added children to the equation. While eating out happens … More Tipping Turmoil
June is Men’s Health Month and to celebrate we asked the husbands of our talented mommy bloggers to submit posts and be featured as guest contributors. Keep checking in throughout the month for additional posts from the Signature Dads. ———————————————————————————————————- By: Kevin O’Neill – Heather O’Neill’s Husband So the wifey forwarded me an email from the Signature … More 5 Things My Kids Are Good For