By: Martianne Stanger As I write this, the first day of spring is about to arrive with…. snow! Yes, snow! More snow. And, for many, groans. But, not for me. Here, we’ve just been struck with the belly bug and as it makes its way out of our home, I am actually happy that we’ll be … More Snow? More Snow?!? 6 Reasons to Savor More Snow in the Forecast
By: Martianne Stanger As my children grow, there are two sights I rarely tire of and continually marvel at – their backs… … and the tops of their heads. In fact, sometimes, seeing my children huddled together, heads bent at some simple task actually brings me to tears. Happy tears. Grateful tears. They are mine. They are … More Everyday Evidence
By: Heather Desmond O’Neill There are definitely two teams in our house. Us against them. We have to stick together. If we don’t, our children may realize that ultimately we really have no power. There are fabrications that we have told our children to keep the upper hand. After the kids are in bed, sometimes … More Untruths
By: Alicia Tapp, Guest Contributor June is National Safety Month, a great opportunity to reinforce healthy and safe behaviors for your family. This month, adopt these tips to ensure your loved ones stay happy and healthy- both inside and out! 1) Master water safety. Avoid swallowing water you swim in. Accidental indigestion of pool water can lead … More Summer Safety
Looking for a way to beat summer boredom without breaking the budget? Check out Free Fun Fridays, which provide free access to great local museums and cultural spots. If you attend any of the events, let us know! We’d love to hear if your family enjoys one of these great local resources.
By: Janice Johnson-Plumer As I read time and time again how many of our youth are being bullied, feel isolated, and commit suicide, I wonder how that can be prevented. As I was researching this topic, I came across an organization called The Jason Foundation, which was born out of a father’s loss after his son … More Protecting Our Children
By: Sandra L. Churchill The temperature today hit 90 degrees and morning dew was heated to a mist nearly at dawn. In recent days, summer has surely arrived. Sunlight is blazing down, meadow flowers are blooming, and the earth is warm and green. School is out for some and in the home-stretch for others. At … More Summer Wishes
By: Alicia Tapp, Guest Contributor Summer days can be hectic- especially when the kids are home from school! Break free from your routine and take your family to one of these great June activities. Whether you’re close to Brockton or Pembroke, we have events that will surely be fun for the whole family. 1. Kids … More Community Events
By: Martianne Stanger The other day, I heard a story which upset me so much that I am sharing it here: A mom had to use the potty. At the same time, her young child did what many children do at one point or another – ran out of her house while Mom was otherwise occupied. … More Let Common Sense and Personal Connection Return
On Monday, June 2nd Signature Healthcare hosted a dinner to welcome our new Signature Mommy Bloggers. Check out a few photos from the event and make sure to look out our new bloggers’ introductory posts in the next few weeks.