Many years ago my favorite non-stick frying pan disappeared from its usual place in the kitchen and I could not find it for the life of me. For more than a week I looked everywhere: in the oven, in the pantry, under the island, in the cabinets, under the sink and even in the … [Read more...] about What We Learned from a Missing Frying Pan
Illness and allergies can strike at any time-- during the dead of winter as well as in the intense heat of the summer-- and if you have children, combine dry indoor air and those symptoms can become that much more severe. Miserable children make miserable parents so anything you … [Read more...] about Tips For Buying A Vaporizer Or Humidifier For Your Child
“You did it – it is your fault!” Many claim credit for positive things that occur; cleaning the bathroom mirror, feeding the dog or finding the answer to the riddle on page nine but nobody lays claim to anything negative. “I didn’t leave the milk sitting out!” “Those paper … [Read more...] about Blame & Shame
Parents are pushed to the limit by work and school schedules and most are running late and it’s only noon. There are too many stories of child abuse on the TV news and in newspapers that stop us in our tracks; just what would drive a parent do something like that to their own … [Read more...] about One Spill Away From Disaster
"My kids argue constantly with me and it is driving me crazy! No matter what I say they have to have the last word!” Sound familiar? Nothing pushes a parent’s buttons more than an argumentative child. I actually had a parent tell me one time, “I would pay a million dollars if … [Read more...] about Why Kids Argue And How Parents Can Stop It!