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A few weeks ago, my husband and I were in bed on a Saturday night and it was after 11 PM. All of a sudden, our doorbell rings! We look at each other in confusion, the dog starts barking like mad and we make our way downstairs tentatively to see … [Read More…]
For 16 years I have been raising an introverted child and it is just as stressful for me now as it was when they were toddlers. Many years ago, my family went up north for a family wedding. My son was 5 and my daughter was 3. We were staying with my brother in law and with all of the siblings in town there were a lot of kids underfoot. At one point, we shooed all of the assorted cousins outside … [Read More…]
As I sit here typing up this recipe, I am truly amazed that any of these pumpkin ginger snaps actually survived long enough for me to photograph them. In fact, I am amazed that the dough lasted long enough for me to actually bake the cookies at all! Ginger snaps are one of my all time favorite cookies, especially during the fall. Warm spices like cinnamon, ginger, and cloves all blended … [Read More…]
Keeping my kids safe online when they were young was pretty easy. The computer is in the living room and they had no cell phones or other electronic devices. They also had no idea what the term ‘search history’ meant and had even less of a clue about how to erase it. Online safety for teenagers presents unique challenges that you just don’t have to deal with when your kids are little. Both of … [Read More…]
Are you worried whether or not you are adding the healthiest type of salt to your diet? Every time I go to the grocery store I am amazed at how many foods are pushed as ‘low in sodium’. You have everything from low sodium canned soups to unsalted crackers. Websites and cookbooks tell us how to reduce our salt intake and commercials tell us how bad sodium is for our blood pressure. Here is a news … [Read More…]
This easy bat craft project for kids makes upcycling fun! Crafting is a great way to spend a chilly, October afternoon. With Halloween quickly approaching, getting into the spooky spirit of the holiday is a fun activity to keep kids busy. Crafting is always a lot more eco-friendly when you can take things you find around your home and turn them into something new. Not to mention the money you … [Read More…]