Monthly Archives: August 2012

Tips for Parents with Back-to-School Blues

If you have little ones who you are sending off to school for the first time, or maybe this is their second, third or fourth year of school, it can be difficult. Most people try not to focus on themselves when it’s time to send their kids back to school, but for many parents with […]

Attitude and Behavior Charts for Toddlers

As many of you know, my son is 4 ½ years old. This is the latter stages of toddlerhood, but that doesn’t mean we still don’t deal with some of the bad attitudes and behaviors that toddlers exhibit. I’ll be honest, I’m a firstborn (if you haven’t read The Birth Order Book by Kevin Lehman, […]

The Benefits of Summer Activities

By Andrea K. Clark I have several friends with young children who have mentioned that they don’t have any summer activities planned for their kids over the summer. Instead, they just “play it by ear” and go with it. Basically, if something comes up that they want to do with their kids, they do, but […]

Unscheduled Vacations and How to Pack for Them

While the majority of people are fortunate enough to schedule their vacations months (or more) in advance, there are still some people who don’t always get that lucky. Maybe you are a planner, but have recently been notified that you and your family will take an unscheduled vacation/getaway in a week or less. If you’re […]

Getting Your Money Out of Little Suits

At one point or another, we all have to purchase a boy’s suit for our son. The problem a lot of us have with this is that boys’ suits and tuxedos cost a lot of money when you consider how quickly the little guys grow out of them. In most cases, we buy the suits […]