My eight year old son’s “wish list” for the holidays includes an iPod touch, a Nintendo DSI, and a computer. His older brother’s list is pretty similar except that it also includes a cell phone. I like to think of myself as a “modern mom”, but come on…this is crazy (and I’m not just talking about the…Continue
Posted on December 14, 2010 at 2:06pm
Chanukah is the one time of year we allow candles in our home. Our family gathers together for eight consecutive nights and celebrates the time honored tradition of lighting the menorah. It’s a beautiful sight to watch the colorful candles burning each night.
However, this always makes me very nervous! I’m constantly thinking about the potential dangers of these burning candles and make every effort to keep my family and home as safe as can be while they are lit. It’s so…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2010 at 4:30pm
It’s official…toy season is here and there’s no escaping it! From blocks, bicycles, balls, and board games, to dolls, dump trucks, drum sets, and dress-up, toys for all different ages are everywhere we turn.
Toys should be fun, stimulating, developmentally and age appropriate, and last but not least SAFE! It may be hard to imagine how a tricycle, marbles,…Continue
Posted on November 30, 2010 at 4:00pm
Thanksgiving Day is about giving thanks. It’s also about food, family, and friends. This means spending a great deal of time in the kitchen with lots of people around, preparing for the big meal. The oven will be turned up high baking apple pie and pumpkin bread, and the stovetop burners will be working overtime in order to have everything ready.
And, for some…Continue
Posted on November 20, 2010 at 10:30pm