Dirt Covered Boys and Marshmallows on a Stick

Dirt Covered Boys and Marshmallows on a Stick

By Ashley Myers When our second son was born we promised ourselves that the next summer we would start taking our two young boys camping. Growing up my husband and I went camping and always loved it. We wanted to share those experiences with our sons and start them...
How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

by Kim Shepheard One thing I always wanted to do when I had a child was start a garden. This year is my second in our home gardening adventure. Some of my most pleasant and peaceful memories are from summers spent at my grandparents’ house on Long Island when I would...
What (I Think) it Takes to Make it All Work

What (I Think) it Takes to Make it All Work

By: Kim Shepheard Parents, we work 24 hours a day – even in our sleep. Spouses, kids, jobs, dogs, cleaning, laundry, shopping, cooking, and yes, remembering to label cups, containers and clothes. Each one of these “chores” requires multiple mini-tasks. In my marketing...
The Dilemma of Clothing Your Children

The Dilemma of Clothing Your Children

By Kim Shepheard Since having kids have you noticed that you almost never shop for yourself anymore? I have! My child outgrows her clothes at such a rate that it is difficult to catch up. I’m forever buying a size up just to make sure we won’t find ourselves dressing...
Traveling with a Toddler – by Plane

Traveling with a Toddler – by Plane

By Kim Shepheard Apart from the obvious advice to skip the trip altogether, which is definitely a viable option, there are some things I learned on my two solo trips with my two-year old that are worth sharing. My daughter has now flown 12 times – 5 total trips, 3 of...
Life is Too Short for Plain White Socks

Life is Too Short for Plain White Socks

By: Ashley Myers   I have a math problem for you. Mom puts two socks in the dryer. Mom takes one sock out of the dryer. What happened to the other sock?…NO ONE KNOWS. This is the kind of paranormal activity that seems to happen in every single household –...