Celebrating the Rocks in My Life for Valentine’s Day: My Besties

Not everyone’s idea of a perfect valentine involves a guy. And at this point, I have as many friends who are divorced as are married. For women, our friends are often “our rocks” more than our husbands or boyfriends. When I’m having a bad day, they see it on my face immediately at 3pm pick up. When […]

Homemade Valentine Template: You Left Your Mark on Me.

You Left Your Mark on Me. This is an easy one. You can print out this Valentine Template on 8.5 x 11″ pink oe red card stock. It will make 3 per page. Use clear packing tape to attach a fun marker. We got ours at Michael’s: 50 for $24. Check out our other easy homemade valentines Something Sweet […]

Our Favorite (Easy) Homemade Valentines

This is something I have been checking out because the store bought cards are so boring. There are very few to choose from and to actually find one your child likes is almost impossible. I have come across a few cute ideas. Friendship Bracelets If your child knows how to make friendship bracelets, this is […]

20+ Fun, Crazy Science Experiments for Kids

Also Read: Our Staff’s Favorite Vacation Getaways Whether you have a Science Fair coming up or you’re just looking for things to do while the kids are “unplugged,” bringing science to life can be fun, mind-broadening…and even delicious (see our chocolate experiments below!)  So here are a few of our favorites experiments to do as a family. As you […]

Do You Want People To Listen To You?

Watch out for theses seven communication pitfalls.

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough, and I just made a batch for my kids, who have been coughing for four days. Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because there is some […]

Hudson Restaurant Week is Here!

Hudson Restaurant Week January 28 – February 8, 2019 Hudson’s Restaurant Week is a great excuse to live outside of your comfort zone and let your tastebuds explore a new restaurant in a new town!  Historically, January is a slow month for restaurants so this encourages folks to get out and dine! During the bi-annual celebration […]

25+ Things to Do on a Snowy Day

Ok, so it’s March and we thought we were in the clear but here are with another snow day. So much for getting anything acommplished! Here are 25 things you can do–with or without the kids–today. 1. Get Unplugged! Pull out one of the dozens of games gathering dust in your closet. 2. Plan your Next […]

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