Books about Bullying, Teasing and Just Being Yourself

Time is flying for me.  My niece recently finished her first year of kindergarten.  My daughter will be starting up preschool in a few short months.  I can’t believe all the babies in my life are becoming school-age children! And with school, as many parents and educators know, comes a whole new set of experiences … More Books about Bullying, Teasing and Just Being Yourself

Summer Safety

With Spring Break upon us (and the Summer season following not far behind), pools, beaches and (hopefully for my East Coast friends) sunny days are in our near future.  Because it is my goal to help everyone live safe, healthy and happy lives, I thought I would start on that quest by highlighting some of the … More Summer Safety


While walking down the street the other day, I passed a little girl walking with her dad. The dad was belting out “Let it Go” (from Frozen, of course…and let me interject that it is completely adorable what little ones can get their dads to do). But the thing that struck me was that this little … More #WeNeedDiverseBooks


One of my biggest concerns before having my first baby was vaccinations.  It’s an important one to think about before your baby makes their grand debut because the doctor will start trying to poke your kid with a needle pretty much immediately after birth; so understanding what’s happening is important.  There is so much debate out there … More Vaccinations

Car Seat Safety

I start this post with a reminder… I am ABSOLUTELY not here to shame anyone.  I just know that car seat safety is important, and the rules change constantly as new research comes out, and new carseats are made. I know that when I first had my daughter, the laws stated that kids stay rear-facing until age … More Car Seat Safety

Books for Dad

With Father’s Day swiftly approaching, I wanted to share some books that take a look at fatherhood.  Some are sweet, a few are informative, most are funny… and all of them would make great gifts for that special guy in your life, whether he is a soon-to-be, new or seasoned father. Books for Dad: Handy … More Books for Dad