October 30, 2014

Does your Child Need an Eye Exam?

Child Eye Exam

When I was a kid, I didn't realize trees had leaves. I mean I knew they were THERE. I just didn't realize we were supposed to be able to see them. Growing up in Virginia the trees towered over my house. It was all just a fuzzy mess of green to me. I vividly remember coming home after my first eye … [Read more...]

What to do When Night Terrors Strike

happy baby

I’m running on fumes today. My almost 15 month old, who has been sleeping through the night for a while now woke up screaming and thrashing her body around at 3 a.m. I’ve seen it before. All my kids have had night terrors. Night terrors are not the same as nightmares. With a nightmare, a … [Read more...]

How to Keep your Family Healthy During the Summer


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of iVillage. The opinions and text are all mine. I love the routine that comes with back-to-school season but I'm always a bit sad to say goodbye to summer. And this summer has been a great one. Our summer has been filled with first … [Read more...]

Protecting your Baby from Back-to-School Germs

washing hands

Even if you don’t have school-aged children in the house, back-to-school time can be a germapalooza. It’s just something that happens. You get more than a handful of kids in the same room and they take everyone’s advice to “share” a little too literally. Those germs can get to your baby through … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Fighting Bathroom Germs with Kleenex Hand Towels

Kleenex Hand Towels

I have little boys. Which means I know a thing or two about germs. We’re big on reusable products at my house. I use cloth dishrags in my kitchen exclusively. I have a stash of reusable napkins. I draw the line when it comes to the bathroom though. I don’t want those germs going anywhere but the … [Read more...]