Because I Said So!

Photo credit: jasonbolonski / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Some time ago I wrote about positive reinforcement in the home and how important it can be. I have some additional thoughts today in the same vein, but with some different specifics in mind. I ran across an article recently that

Kid’s Book Review: Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories

Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories Why We Picked This Book To Review: I loved Wonder. I read it and have been reading it again aloud to my 11 year old son. I even did a review here. So when I saw that there was a series of e-books featuring some of the characters from

A School-Day Breakfast That Lasts For Weeks

Mornings before a school day. It sure is fun on Day 1, when the kid’s have on new shoes and clothes and are posing for that first day of school picture. For most of us, it goes downhill after that. The alarm doesn’t go off, the kid’s go back to sleep after being woken, or

5 Great Back To School Lunch Ideas

Photo credit: USDAgov / Foter / CC BY School is back in session for our kids, or it’s about to be. We thought that now would be as good a time as any to provide some fun, back-to-school lunch ideas for the kids to help make the transition a little easier. Get your kids started

5 Ways To Make Your Back To School Transition Easier

Photo credit: Elizabeth/Table4Five / Foter / CC BY It’s that time of the year again, time for the kids to go back to school. There are plenty of parents that treat the beginning of the school year as a holiday, because the kids aren’t around the house as much leaving trails of mess in their

More Summer Treats To Make With Your Kids

(image via The Nerd’s Wife) Maybe you saw our previous post about summer treats that you can make with and for, your kids. Plenty of you saw it and recommended it, so we thought it would be a good idea to throw out a few more now that we are in the dog days of