Safe Kids Worldwide – 5 Ways to Keep Children Safer at Home

I had to call the Poison Control Center this week. . While I was making lunch on Friday, my kids were playing upstairs in the playroom. I’d asked the girls to keep an eye on my toddler son and they agreed to watch him for a few minutes. When I called them down for lunch, […]

Little Remedies – Fever and Cough Remedies for Toddlers

  No mother wants to see her children sick or suffering. But with very young children, it often seems like there isn’t much that can be done to ease the suffering. A very close friend of the family is a Pediatrician with four young children of his own. He’s warned us several times over the […]

Magic Muppets Band-Aids – Free App and Great Fun!

My younger daughter is a little spitfire. She’s friendly, outgoing and mature. There isn’t a timid bone in her body. But when it comes to boo-boos, she’s a pitiful little thing. She melts into a puddle of sobs and needs several band-aids for even the most minor of bumps.  And I’m not sure if this […]

When Does A Child Need Her Own Cell Phone?

My oldest daughter just turned 7.  The fact that I worry a bit more than the average mom means she doesn’t always get to do some of the things her friends are allowed to do.  Some of the time that annoys her, but most of the time she understands why I feel the way I […]

A Birthday with Monkey Joe

You may remember from this post that I have vowed to never again have birthday parties at home.  I end up having to do too much, spend too much money, stress too much and I don’t get to enjoy the party with my child. To be honest though, some of the parties I’ve taken my […]