Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

By: Cheryl Maguire   Will I get sick? Why are they closing the schools? I’m scared.  I’m upset that I can’t go to ballet class. These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages … More Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

Now is the Time to (Re)teach Road Safety!

By: Martianne Stanger We’ve turned the calendar page to a month when we enjoy apple picking, leaf peeping, pumpkin carving, and… ROAD SAFETY! Road safety? YES! Thanksgiving – For a Loss that Did Not Happen Eight years ago this month, my son’s guardian angel kept him safe when he unexpectedly darted across a road in front … More Now is the Time to (Re)teach Road Safety!

Paint Colors for Your Child’s Personality

By: Lauren Tankle   When painting the walls of our children’s room we often choose the color either based on the child’s preference or the color that will match with our existing furniture, but is there more to our children’s bedroom wall color psychologically than we are aware of? I’ve compiled a list of colors … More Paint Colors for Your Child’s Personality

Let the Games Begin!

By: Sandy Churchill Upon returning from a recent game conference in Columbus, Ohio, our family was encouraged and recharged from life’s stresses—thanks to three and a half days of games, games, and more games. These are not video games—nor are they the simple-stream variety of Monopoly, Checkers, or Candyland. They are European-style board games of … More Let the Games Begin!

Enjoy Your Coffee

By: Kathy Trainor I am a mom … I am a mom of 2 boys. Boys are busy, rough, and tough. As are girls and any other knee high beings that we call children. I know you want coffee. I am here for the same reason, but don’t worry! Your little seven month old can talk … More Enjoy Your Coffee