The Boy Who Ate Christmas

There are certain events that become a part of family lore passed on for generations. Every year when I pull out the Christmas lights, I am reminded ...

A Thankful Heart (and Clean Laundry!)

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday with only three requirements: a) eat a lot, b) be grateful for what's good in your life, and c) get to bed early ...

Daily Dish- Retro Turkey Craft

Don't overlook this time-honored way of keeping children occupied while waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to cook...

When it Comes to Bullies, Don't Get Mad ... Get Volunteering!

Mark is a bully. At only nine years old, his harassment has already inspired one child to drop out of an after-school drama club by skillfully applyi...

Secrets of a Leftover Lover

As if working full time and trying to keep the monthly household food budget at Depression Era-esque levels wasn't challenging enough, I'm also learn...

DailyDish - Freedom from Funky Foods

Want an extra thankful family this Thanksgiving? Skip the food!...

Ice, Ice Baby!

When Thomas Paine wrote, "These are the time times that try men's souls" he was talking about the beginning of the American Revolution. However, Mr....

Don't put Baby in Corner (or a dirty onesie)

A pregnant friend recently asked whether the layette suggestions from stores and baby books were actually necessary or just another way for companies...

DailyDish: Toothbrushing Tactics

If your youngsters treat toothbrushing like it's an Indy 500 race, try this tactic.....

Technology Overload

Through both necessary replacement and holiday gifts, our household was swamped with new technology last year. Over the course of a few weeks we ama...

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