Treasures at Smugglers Notch Resort

Smugglers Notch Child Care is known as Treasures. It is a childcare center at Smuggler’s Notch Resort (Vermont) where babies six weeks old through toddlerhood can play, while adults can get some time to themselves. Yet, there is no need to feel guilty to have some ‘me’ time on a family vacation. This place is a total […]

Preparing your Child for a Vaccination

Vaccinations are probably one of the toughest parts of childhood: for the kids and the parents. I still remember crying during my son’s first shot. Yet, there are some steps you can take to minimize the inevitable vaccine fears, including going to places like Minute Clinic. Newborn-18 months. At this point, there is nothing you […]

KidsII InGenuity Automatic Bouncer Review

Getting a baby to sleep can be one of the most frustrating things a parent must endure. Most notable is the endless bouncing to soothe them. Thus, cue my KidsII InGenuity Automatic Bouncer review. I don’t know how many times I have had to use a ball to bounce my kids to sleep. As both […]

Kid Birthday Party Dos and Donts

I haven’t gotten into the birthday party circuit yet. Since my son is only two years old, we haven’t hit that stage, but I know it is coming. {Shudder} Being an older first-time Mom, however, I have friends who have “been there, done that” with regard to kid birthday parties. I have been listening for […]

Kid Jewelry Can Be Toxic

If you are a parent of a girl, you know that they love to play dress up and wear jewelry. However, if you shop at Target, Walmart or other low cost retailers, they may be wearing more than just jewelry & may be wearing toxic chemicals too. Since we aren’t about to give our little […]

Mom Theories

My Quotes for the Month of March.  

Super Bowl Activities, Crafts and Recipes for Kids

The Super Bowl (aka Big Game) can be a fun event to get the kids excited – even if your family members are not big sports fans. Here are some fun Super Bowl Ideas for Kids to make the big game – big fun. Super Bowl Ideas for Kids Make your own Football T-shirt Buy […]

Here Are Easy Activities to Celebrate and Entertain Kids on New Years’ Eve Day!

Originally published December 31, 2011. Updated December 13, 2020. There are lots of fun things to do on New Year‘s Eve Day and Night with kids. Here are some festive ideas that you can whip up with hours to spare so nothing too daunting!! Need more ideas? Check out this how to have a Happy […]

Stacey Peasley Children’s Music

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I had the great opportunity to ‘twitterview’ Stacey Peasley; a super-talented Metrowest/Boston-based Children’s Music Performer who recently launched a CD on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. The fact that I got to chat with a professional singer who started her career in the New York-based girl group “The Chiclettes” and has appeared on stages such as the Continental […]