Have your children asked for a smartphone yet? Do you have concerns about online safety or cyberbullying? While my son often asks to borrow my iPhone to play games and watch videos, I was surprised when he asked for a phone for Christmas. He’s only seven. My husband and I felt he was too young […]
November is National Adoption Month
Did you know that November is National Adoption Month? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, AdoptUSKids, and the Ad Council are spreading the word and encouraging prospective parents to adopt older youth from foster care. The theme for National Adoption Month this year is, “We Never Outgrow the Need for Family.” That’s because older […]
Welcome to Wishenpoof
Wishenpoof, the newest Amazon Original Kids Series, IMG_7601will be available for Amazon Prime members beginning on August 14th, One of the perks of being a blogger is the chance to preview new TV shows, and my boys (ages 4 and 7) binge-watched the entire 13 episode run of Wishenproof during a recent vacation.
FIght Childhood Cancer with Alex’s Lemonade Stands
No one will disagree that children should not suffer. Kids fighting cancer are not only incredibly brave, but it’s insanely sad. There can’t be much worse then watching your child suffer. In 1996, a 4 year old girl who had been stricken with cancer decided to fight back- with lemonade. About Alex “Alexandra “Alex” […]
Kidz Bop 27 Makes Car Rides Entertaining and Fun!
Whether we are on our way to school, a play date or the grocery store, my kids love to listen to music, a great thing, since I love music as well. Let’s face it though; some of the stuff out there just isn’t friendly for little ears! Kidz Bop music makes pop music safe […]
Adopt US Kids Celebrates 10 Years and More Than 22,000 Children Adopted from Foster Care
If you have siblings, you know how important they are. No matter what happens in life, you know you have your siblings to rely on. Imagine being torn apart from them. Not being able to locate them. This is a sad reality for many children in foster care. I volunteered as a Foster Care Case […]
Summer is the Perfect Time to Head Outdoors and Discover the Forest
Bright sunshine, a fresh breeze, warm weather and the sounds of birds tweeting are just a few of the great things about summer. The gorgeous weather alone is compelling enough to tempt anyone off the couch and I am making it a point to get my family outdoors and active all summer long. Valley Forge […]
#TakeCare and Get Covered!
So many people in this country are still without health insurance. Did you know that more than half of the uninsured could find insurance for less than $100 per month (under $50 for people under 35)? The uninsured are exposed to significant financial risk from medical issues, accidents or emergencies. Even young and healthy […]
This Mother’s Day, Thank the Caregivers in Your Family With the #ThanksProject and the AARP
While it’s an honor to take care of a parent or loved one, it can also be a challenge. Across the country 42 million people, primarily women, between the ages of 40 – 60 are faced with the challenge of providing care to their older loved ones, many times while still raising their own children. […]
Keep an Eye on your Angel with the Angelcare AC1200 Monitor
*I was sent this product to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* In this digital age, I guess I shouldn’t find it surprising that baby monitors have gone super hi tech; there’s such a huge difference now from when my oldest was an infant! Imagine being able to check in on […]