DIY An Epic Supply Kit For Your Car

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When I started my “mommy essential” car kit it was simple. An emergency baby bag with diapers, wipes, receiving blankets and a couple of outfits. Bottled water. First aid kit.  Now it’s about 50 things and I have used each item at some point.  It’s been a lifesaver in some situations and provided peace of […]

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Braces Friendly Movie Night Snacks

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Last week two of my girls joined #TeamBraces. They are excited, and I didn’t want that to change when their go-to movie night snacks were no longer an option.  With no candy boxes or popcorn, I decided to treat them to a movie night snack buffet of braces-friendly foods and drinks. We had: Chocolate cherry […]

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Summer 2020 Bucket List

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Summer 2020 is the season of #SocialDistancing #NoLargeFamilyGatherings #NoFlights #NoInternationalTravel #StaySafe and #WearAMask. So, how do you plan family fun and make the most of long days and beautiful nights and still adhere to Covid-19 guidelines?  You get creative with your Summer 2020 Bucket List :-). We kept the guidelines simple. For an idea to […]

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Talking News and Current Events With Kids

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Growing up my knowledge of current events came from the 6:30 evening news, complete with commentary from family members. For my kids it’s different. They see headlines when they log in to their computers and phones, they get snippets from school assignments and they see television news every once in a while, if they’re in […]

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We’re Learning To Sew

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One of the ways we’re supplementing this distant learning school life is “Mom School.” The rules are simple.  I teach them life skills in a fun, non-threatening way.  If it’s a topic I don’t know I find an online course.  Students earn an A for participation, and bonus points for making the teacher laugh. This […]

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Summer Camp, Virtually

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Summer camp this year will look different for many families. The good news is there are plenty of virtual options, many free or low cost. Here are some choices to help you start planning.  Varsity Tutors has Virtual School Day AND Summer Camp! One stand-out offering is StarCourse, a series of celebrity-led classes. Instructors include […]

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May News!

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Hi Moms! The May issue of news was sent via email on May 1. Don’t see it in your inbox? Sign up now for future issues. Have a beautiful day, Towanda

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Four Ways Working Moms Can Volunteer at School

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When my oldest started kindergarten I was so excited and jumped head first into volunteering. So what if I worked full time? I was not going to let that stop me from getting involved. At open house I signed up for a top position – co-room parent. Looking back I am extremely grateful that Ms. […]

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