Parenting

Need Laundry Relief? Try a Wash and Fold

Need Laundry Relief? Try a Wash and Fold

Posted August 9th, 2016 by Sandie in Living, Parenting

I will freely admit that I should have taken home economics. I am not good at creating systems for staying on top of domestic chores. It all exhausts me, and I tend to get easily overwhelmed by the amount of clutter that my party of five stacks up. And I […]

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PBS Kids Programs to Celebrate Earth Day

Posted April 22nd, 2016 by Sandie in Child, Entertainment, Parenting, Television

PBS Kids Programs to Celebrate Earth Day

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Today and this weekend there are plenty of environmentally friendly events and activities to do around town, from helping to clean local parks (like the annual Sweep the Creek here in Montgomery County), to seeing the new Beautiful Planet documentary narrated by Jennifer Lawrence at the […]

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A Necessary Gift: Estate Planning for Families

Posted December 14th, 2015 by Sandie in Parenting

A Necessary Gift: Estate Planning for Families

My three kids won’t know what Santa (with help from my husband and me) have gotten them until Christmas morning, when they race to the tree to tear open their presents. But on December 25, and on every day of the year, my husband and I have an invisible present for our kids, […]

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Supporting Resiliency: School Elections

Posted November 16th, 2015 by Elaine in Child, Education, Parenting

Supporting Resiliency: School Elections

It’s election season at many area schools, and my own son has tossed his name in the ring to be Treasurer of his elementary school. Nobody seems to know what the treasurer actually does, but they sense it has something to do with money. At last count, there were around […]

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Fire Prevention Week: Sparky App Teaches Fire Safety

Posted October 6th, 2015 by Sandie in Causes, Health, Parenting

Fire Prevention Week: Sparky App Teaches Fire Safety

This compensated post is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association. All opinions are my own. It’s Fire Prevention Week, and the perfect time to discuss fire safety with your kids. The National Fire Protection Association has released a new app, Sparky’s Brain Busters, to teach kids about fire safety […]

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