When my children were younger Christmas was such fun because they were always excited. They would write Santa Claus letters and talk about all the things they wanted. We would take them to different places where Santa would be...
The holidays are said to be the most joyous time of the year. Unfortunately for some special needs families, they can be the most stressful and frustrating time as well. Many children with special needs thrive on schedules and familiar...
Are you one of those people who has had all of their Christmas shopping done since October? If so, this gift guide is not for you (unless you want to save it for next year!). But if you, like me,...
Every year at Thanksgiving my family puts up our Christmas tree. If my husband had his way we’d put it up as soon as Halloween is over. But each year I insist we wait until the day after Thanksgiving....
Every year at the start of the holiday season, it never fails that I cry the first time I hear The Christmas Song. You know the one. "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose..."...
I don’t know about your kids, but my daughters are snack obsessed! Our day basically operates around what snacks they’re going to have and what time they can have them. Keeping kids well-fed is necessary for their health and their...
Before becoming a SAHM I had a career in Store-line Retail Management. In fact, I worked 13 holiday seasons in retail; 10 of those in management. By Halloween, I would already attend several holiday planning sessions and put up in-store...
I enjoy pretty much the entire holiday season from Halloween to New Years Day! I mean who doesn't love dressing up for Halloween and taking their kids trick-or-treating or the beautiful fall colors that surround the days leading up...
November includes National Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day of Remembrance (Nov. 20), and for many that's a confusing thing. Maybe you'd rather not think about it, but as much as you attempt to hide it, this is an...
Thanksgiving is almost here. This holiday always brings to mind family time, delicious foods, and decorating our homes with festive cheer. It's also a great reminder to be thankful for what we have and to share our blessings with...
According to Forbes, research shows that gratitude can improve your physical and psychological health, help you sleep better, enhance empathy and reduce aggression, and improves self-esteem. Earlier this year, I listened to the audiobook, Gratitude Daily: 21 Days to More...
Many people have a story behind the day they were born. My story is that I was born on Super Bowl Sunday in 1976 and my dad was actually watching the game when I made my way into this...
Halloween is one of kids’ favorite holidays. It can be just scary enough to be fun but still keep health and safety in mind. The American Academy of Pediatrics has some well-chosen tips for parents of trick or treaters. Choose...
Believe it or not, it's already October and that means the holidays are right around the corner. Yep, you heard me. Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before you know it. I don't know about you but I tend to get...
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