The Value of a Cardboard Box

I can’t tell you how many times I hear from parents and friends that they bought their child a wonderful new toy, and the child was more fascinated by the cardboard box.  My father, beaming with pride, recounts the story of buying a new refrigerator in the late 1970’s and giving my ecstatic brother the Read More

5 Do-It-Yourself Warm Weather Science Activities Kids Will Love

Sometimes the park can keep children busy for hours, and other days it’s just doesn’t cut it.  Be prepared!  These activities are sure to keep your children engaged and may even teach them a little about science along the way! 1-Use Water– Go to the dollar store and keep spray bottles, paint rollers and paint brushes in Read More

My Favorite Things: Lunchskins

These days, we’re all trying to be a little kinder and gentler to our environment.  My reaction to this concept is the same reaction I have to most parenting advice…it has to be practical for the person using it.  I love Lunchskins because they are just that, practical!  Lunchskins are reusable sandwich (or snack) bags that make Read More