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7 Post-Holiday Stress Relievers

7 Post-Holiday Stress Relievers

Winter brings so many wonderful things! You pull out your cozy sweaters, sit by the fireplace, and drink hot cocoa. You bake cookies and sweet breads with your family as gifts for friends and neighbors. The promises of the holiday season—festivities, family get togethers, office parties, and gift-giving all bring excitement. Then, you’re ringing in […]

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5 Ways to Rock Holiday Birthdays

5 Ways to Handle Holiday Birthdays

People have always thought my holiday birthday fell on the coolest of the year: New Year’s Day. I thought it was pretty cool, too. I always got my birthday off of school and work, and always had a reason to party. Honestly, what kid doesn’t love wishing in the new year and their birthday? As […]

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Traditions...The Real Magic of Christmas

Tradition…The Real Magic of Christmas

Wanting to make your child’s holiday special can be an exhausting task.  After years of trying to make the holidays magical for my kids, I finally learned where the magic really was. Let the Christmas Begin! Every year after Thanksgiving, I haul up boxes of Christmas decorations from the basement, nag my husband to drag […]

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Easy Holiday Traditions for the Whole Family

Easy Holiday Traditions for the Whole Family

Christmas Shopping.  School Plays.  Work Parties.  Traveling.  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right?   With all of the things on your to-do list it can seem hard to slow down and enjoy this magical time of year.  Over the years, I’ve looked to family traditions to help me plan our holidays and […]

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So I'm Having a Christmas Baby

So I’m Having a Christmas Baby…

My favorite months of the year are as follows, in this order: July October December These have been my favorite months for as long as I can remember – well before kids. Fast forward to having kids and my oldest just happen to be born in July, my soon-to-be-middle in October. Further reasons to love […]

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Gifts for Men: Thinking Outside the Box

Buying a gift for a child is easy. The toy aisle is flooded with possibilities to spoil them. Men, on the other hand, can be a real challenge to surprise with a worth-while gift. The problem begins with the various types of men you may be shopping for. There is the man who claims to […]

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