10 Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
May 25, 2017 – 7:37 am | No Comment

Patriotic Red, White and Blue Dessert Ideas
These sweet treats are ideal for your table whether you’re serving for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day. Enjoy!

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Summer reading update by Cindy Johnson
August 8, 2008 – 7:33 pm | No Comment

The Lone Survivor by Marcus LittellThe Lone Survivor is an amazing story of a Navy Seal that survives in Iraq on a difficult and actually an impossible mission. This book gave me a real …

Overhearing My Kids’ Conversations
August 7, 2008 – 12:07 pm | No Comment

We are on vacation still, enjoying the sound of the surf and cool temperatures as I write this. I was resting in my room (what a luxury), when I heard my daughter and another girl, …

That Look Between Moms
August 4, 2008 – 11:18 am | No Comment

You know it, we’ve all given and received “the look”. The one where we roll our eyes and apologize for something our children did. I am in Petite Riviere, Nova Scotia (far eastern Canada just …

The Unraveling Thread – great summer read
July 26, 2008 – 10:59 am | No Comment

I just finished reading The Unraveling Thread by Priscilla Cogan. This book is a great summer read, it is fast paced and the characters interesting. At the same time, it is a great look into …

Spectacular Cakes
July 25, 2008 – 9:59 am | One Comment

Spectacular Cakes
Choosing a cake can be so difficult when your child is into so many different things. Claire, the owner of Spectacular Cakes, helped me by creating a cake that fit my daughter’s personality …

Blue Thunder Baseball & Family Time
July 25, 2008 – 9:58 am | One Comment

What does a family do on the 4th of July in America? Attend a Baseball game!
Traveling out to McKinney to watch a baseball game was both exciting and relaxing. The Blue Thunder has …

Michael Ondaatje’s novel Divisadero
July 23, 2008 – 7:39 am | One Comment

I am an avid reader, especially of fiction, but I will read just about anything. Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje is one of all-time favorite authors. His prose carries me away and his characters are deep, …

Get up, get moving, get a laugh on!
July 17, 2008 – 9:14 pm | One Comment

As moms we are all concerned with letting our kids play outside on their own, not to mention letting them play in the heat and high levels of pollution. It’s just not like it used …

Taking care of yourself first
July 17, 2008 – 6:48 am | No Comment

Seems like forever since I have shared any information here and I was looking at our tagline: Tips for raising happier, healthier kids. I hope some of these blogs give you insight in how to …

Proud and amazed!
June 30, 2008 – 8:16 am | No Comment
Proud and amazed!

The resilience and strength of my children never ceases to amaze me. My kids are definitely active and generally fit but certainly not super athletes or crazy about sports like some of their friends. Yet …