4 Things That I’m Thankful For

As the holiday season begins, I wanted to share a few things that I am thankful for: 1. The 2012 election cycle is over As a resident of Ohio, I was bombarded with political ads for almost a year.  By the time it was all said and done, my daughter could tell you all of […] Read more…

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6 Questions To Keep Your Child From Getting Lost

Every parent experiences that gut wrenching moment when you realize that you cannot protect your child from the world.  And if you don’t want to think about it, there is usually some awful news story that will remind you.  The reality is that no matter hard you try, at some point you will lose sight […] Read more…

Can You Bully-Proof Your Kid?

Bullying has gained increased public awareness over the last few years.  If you think back, I am sure you can recall a time when you were bullied, or when you were the bully.   Recently, it hit close to home with my 6 year-old daughter Journey.  She came home about a month after school complaining that […] Read more…

I Found A Lump…Again

I noticed a small knot under my arm while taking a shower.  When it was still there a month later, I decided it was time to have it checked out.  Since it was time for my annual physical anyway, I figured I’d kill two birds since my doctor was probably going to send me for […] Read more…

Great Alternatives to Sugary Snacks for Kids

Snacks don’t have to be super sweet for kids to enjoy them.  Here are some of Journey’s favorite snacks: GoGo squeeZ Applesauce Annie’s Homegrown Whole Wheat Bunnies (crackers) Horizon Organic Cheese Sticks That’s It Fruit Bar Gnu Flavor & Fiber Cinnamon Raisin Bar Popcorn (plain) Fage 2% Plain Yogurt (tip: Add fresh fruit and a […] Read more…

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