Archive for the ‘to live’ Category

Stop Yelling! It doesn’t work anyway….

Stop Yelling! It doesn’t work anyway….
My house is loud… Like, can’t-hear-yourself-think-calgon-take-me-away, loud. I think that having 3 kids (all girls) clamoring for my attention and trying to talk over each other makes my life doomed to noise so deafening I’m tempted to invest in those nifty noise reduction headphones...
February 26th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

CPR: All parents need to know this life-saving skill

CPR: All parents need to know this life-saving skill
by Brady B. McLaughlin, MS, NREMT As a parent and seasoned public safety professional, my worst nightmare would be something happening to my three month-old son.  Every year over 383,000 Americans fall victim to cardiac arrest outside of the hospital – that’s nearly 1,050 per day.  Unfortunately,...
February 21st, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Kids and Stress

Parenting with a PhD: Kids and Stress
By Kristen Berthiaume: Ample research shows that our kids have a pretty high level of stress and that it can take a toll. When I hear about some kids’ schedules, I’m amazed they’re not downing coffee by the pot-full during piano practice. There are a lot of reasons our kids are stressed out –...
February 13th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Valentines for Children’s Hospital, 2015

Valentines for Children’s Hospital, 2015
Each year several of our local Libraries provide a space for making or dropping of Valentines cards to help spread some love to the patients at Children’s Hospital. This year we haven’t confirmed as many as in years past but there are still a few options, if this is something you look forward...
February 2nd, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Bourbon Street, Baby Style.

Bourbon Street, Baby Style.
Not able to make it down to The Big Easy this year for Mardi Gras? Not sure you would even want to if you could? Well you don’t have to miss out on all the fun, in fact, if you invite the right friends over, I’m sure you can have as much fun celebrating at home as you would on Bourbon Street…...
January 26th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Be Inspired By His Dream

Be Inspired By His Dream
On August 28th, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr delivered what is now known as one of the most popular speeches in history, but how many of you have actually sat down and listened to or watched the entire speech that helped to inspire an entire nation? Today, while the kids are home, we challenge you to...
January 18th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Toddler Proof Your iphone

Toddler Proof Your iphone
Think back for a second to what it must have been like back in the day when our Moms didn’t have technology to keep us busy on road trips, in long car pool lines, in the waiting room at the Doctors office or even at a restaurant where you so desperately want to just finish your meal while it’s...
January 6th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

For Better or Worse: Pacifier or Thumb?

For Better or Worse: Pacifier or Thumb?
Pacifier or thumb? It’s a great debate for parents with a newborn. Many parents start out preferring to try and use neither but many Moms (myself included) cave before even leaving the hospital. You may find yourself offering up a pacifier in exchange for some sleep, and swiping as many from the...
January 2nd, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Resolutions

Parenting with a PhD: Resolutions
It’s New Year’s Eve! You have a million things to do today so your family can A) Eat and B) Celebrate the heck out of the old year and in with the new. You have to make black eyed peas for New Year’s Day (it’s good luck after all, which probably means not having them is bad luck…),...
December 31st, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

New Year’s Resolutions for Moms
Typically my resolution for the New Year is to make no resolutions. My thought process is that I don’t really need to wait until January 1 to make changes I can make on June 3rd. But, I was talking to a couple of friends, also Moms, and we came up with a list of very serious resolutions we think...
December 29th, 2014 | featured, to live | Read More