Category Archives: Children

5 Tips To Ease The Stress Of Kid Schedules

It’s Saturday morning and I feel a mix of emotions as I sit here writing and listening to Spy Kids in the background. My emotions are a mix of calm, anxious, nervous and relieved because my younger son is sick … Continue reading

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The Heroes At Home

Our children are born into a life of so much turmoil. So much change all of the time from new schools to new homes. So much time away from one parent (and in some cases both) from weeks to months. … Continue reading

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Tips For School Supplies

Those who know me well know my very deep feelings on school supplies. If not well…. let’s just say I’m not a fan. In my perfect world schools would have enough money to give teachers so teachers could buy what … Continue reading

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“It’s OK, Charlie…”

  I recently commiserated with a friend on Facebook about the trials of shopping with unhappy children and the looks strangers give us. As we swapped stories of our shopping ventures with our unhappy kids it got me thinking about … Continue reading

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7 Ideas To Keep Kids Busy During Bad Weather

 The Polar Vortex 3 (or something like that) and huge snow storm has everyone on the east coast bundled up and hunkered down these days. I’m sure your kids are all stir crazy and you are running out of activities … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: TRICARE Knowledge

TRICARE, oh TRICARE, you appear to be this impenetrable fortress of confusion; because you are.  You are confusing, overwhelming, hard to keep up with, and complicated.  There are regions, health care plans (Prime versus Standard), changing polices, and well the … Continue reading

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To My Boys

Dear Boys, It is April and while your little brains are focused on school, friends, Mindcraft, food and more food my mind is focused on you.  For this month the Military honors you by dedicating this whole month to you, … Continue reading

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