By: Melanie Anderson I never thought it would happen to me. In fact, I just got done telling my 90-year-old neighbor that I felt so safe where I lived. I am on a main road, the fire department is right across the street, we lock our doors and cars, and we live in a … More A Break-In That Leaves You Broken
By: Carolyn Coleman I am really starting to wonder “where has the time gone?” My son just started his senior year of high school; he’s a student athlete, so he just signed his “National Letter of Intent” to play college basketball. As parents, we pride ourselves on getting our kids ready for college and … More Where Has the Time Gone!!!
By: Cheryl Maguire Will you be searching through the Black Friday store flyers this year? I know I will be browsing. An iPad, a tv, and an X-box are some of the great deals I bought on Black Friday in the past. Most people think of purchasing electronics on Black Friday, but there are other … More Unusual Black Friday Deals
By: Lauren Tankle Can you imagine waking up well rested and having a calm, quiet morning getting yourself and your children ready for school? Yah, me neither. As a full time working mother of a 6 year old boy who just started the first grade, I am constantly struggling to manage getting him … More 5 Ways to Make Weekday Mornings Less Stressful
By: Deirdre Littlefield Let me begin by saying I believe in education. My oldest son recently graduated college and was fortunate enough to have a job in his field waiting for him. My youngest son just turned four; he has two years until kindergarten. Everywhere we go, people ask where he goes to school. People … More I Just Want To Go To Playground School, Mom
By: Cheryl Maguire I thought I was living a relativity clutter free existence. After reading the book, “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo I came to the conclusion that I’m a hoarder (just one that throws it all neatly in a closet). After finishing the book, all I saw was … More I KonMaried My House
By: Sandra L. Churchill Amidst perhaps the most toxic presidential election cycle in history (or at least the last century), we have seen political angst and divisive outbursts tearing at our daily peace, as families, as citizens, as colleagues, as friends and as neighbors. Get Active As a family, we’ve found this … More Political Survival