Published July 01, 2011
My love for the Fourth of July holiday has trickled down to my kids, but there are a few things I want them to actually know about the our nation's birthday, too.
Published June 28, 2011
After six months of hearing complaints about not wanting to do to camp, the morning arrived and my husband looked at me and said: “You are Terminator Mom. Go out there ready for battle.”
Published June 23, 2011
Got a fat dog? The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 55.6% of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese. That’s 43 million fat dogs. Maybe it's time to "go green," with the green bean, that is.
Published June 08, 2011
Ask yourself, where am I going to be in 1, 5, 10, and even 15 years? If you can’t imagine your puppy as a teenager, an adult, and senior with you in all those family photos, think twice.
Published June 01, 2011
How much TV is too much for our four-legged friends? Here is the good, the bad and the ugly.
Published May 16, 2011
Does it sound crazy that you have to brush your dog's teeth? Well, not so fast. Unlike in humans, bad doggie dental care can kill. Yes, kill.
Published May 14, 2011
A Consumer Reports survey finds that at least 7.5 million kids under 13 are on Facebook. That means that parents or caregivers who aren’t paying attention, or hiring people who aren’t paying attention. Let me repeat: only the parents can stop this madness. The hard truth is that parents must be parents and supervise what their children are doing.
Published May 04, 2011
Now that I'm a mother myself, I got to thinking about some of the crazy (and funny) things that kids say to their mothers. Here are actual quotes from our kids that my friends and I have heard recently.
Published April 30, 2011
It was a divine miracle that I had VapoRub, apple cider vinegar, coffee grounds, and candles in my house--all at the same time.
Published April 23, 2011
You can bite off a chocolate bunny’s ears. Not a good idea with a real bunny.