By: Cheryl Maguire Before you become a parent, I recommend enrolling in an acting improv class. If your children are still young, it’s not too late. Trust me, it will be a lifesaver, especially when you are under intense interrogations regarding important issues such as Santa Claus, The Easter Bunny, and my personal favorite, The … More The Tooth Fairy Tragedies
By: Cheryl Maguire “Don’t you want to watch a movie?” The person across from me on the airplane, had a toddler squirming on her lap. She was desperately trying to get him to watch the onboard movie screen. The boy eyed the long empty aisle in front of him. Clearly, he was more interested in … More 8 Mistakes I Made When Flying With Toddlers
Pools and beaches will soon be opening in Massachusetts. While your kids are having fun splashing in the water it is important to keep in mind water safety. … More A Former Lifeguard Reveals 5 Secrets You Should Know
By: Heather O’Neill When you first become a parent, you get an animalistic intense desire to protect your child. You want to make sure that nothing ever hurts them – emotionally, physically, spiritually. You keep them safe – baby-proofing your home, securely fastening them into the car seat, zipping up their jackets to stay warm, … More Raising Adults
By: Cheryl Maguire “Can I go to California?” When my fourteen-year-old daughter asked me this question my initial response was, “There is no way you are going to California, especially without me.” And then I saw the cost of the trip which only solidified my sentiment. The public school she attends teamed up with a … More The Ultimate Guide to Teen Tours
By: Heather O’Neill I was having dinner one night a few years ago with two young men who I have known for the past 20 years. I met them when they were about 13 and they have now become part of our family. We were discussing some of the events that were happening across the … More I Can’t Raise My Kids To Be Colorblind
By: Deirdre Littlefield God is a part of my everyday life. I talk to him often, thank him and ask him for his help. I often wonder, Why does it feel weird to say his name in regular conversation? I’m not sure who believes in him so maybe I’m afraid to bring it up. Life … More Why Is It So Uncomfortable To Say God?