November 1, 2014

6 Things to Have on Hand for Everyday Emergencies


I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Duracell. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Murphy lives at my house. Anything that can go wrong, usually will. Being prepared for a some of … [Read more...]

Thrive Announces a New Organic Food Line

Thrive Organic

We use a lot of Thrive food from Shelf Reliance in our house because it's an enormous time saver and I love feeling like I can cook a decent dinner whether or not I've been to the grocery store recently. If you haven't tried their line of freeze dried foods, trust me, they are delicious. My kids … [Read more...]

Preparing for a Disaster on a Budget


March is National Disaster Preparedness Month.  This year I was reminded how important it is to be prepared for a disaster like a tornado.  At the beginning of March, we were warned by weather forecasters that we were in the high risk area of a possible tornado.  On the day of the storms people were … [Read more...]

Have a Safe Halloween

Children Trick-or-treating

Halloween is a very exciting time for kids and often very stressful for parents. And in that stressed state you may send your child out Trick-or-Treating without going over all of safety to-do” list items. Make sure that your child’s costume fits them as it should. Tuck the bottoms of the pants … [Read more...]

Your Child Broke a Bone – Now What??

Child with a broken bone

Whether it’s a sports injury or just an accident while playing around, there are some keys to making a broken bone more manageable. One of the most important things to do is not to have an overly dramatic response to it. Your child looks to you for guidance in unfamiliar situations – and not just … [Read more...]