Make Time for Your Family

Keeping family relationships healthy in our workaholic, cash-strapped, time-starved society can be a tough call, but the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. The reality is that family relationships are often compromised by too much focus on work. Work is supposed to be there to serve us, but far too… Read more »

Stretching Your Holiday Budget

We know times around the Holiday Season are tight. Want to stretch that budget? The reality is that children are expensive. They like eating, drinking, living indoors and indulging in recreational sporting activities, all of which cost money and the costs add up for parents especially if they have more than one child. The good… Read more »

Helping Your Child Set and Achieve Goals

As adults we are constantly setting goals for ourselves – whether they have to do with what we need to get done for the day or week for our family or what we need to accomplish to reach a certain milestone in our lives. Setting goals is an important part of leading successful lives and… Read more »

New Year's Resolutions…Again?

Did you make New Year’s resolutions? How about as a family? Here’s some suggestions on making some family resolutions to strengthen your bonds. 1. Eat dinner as a family. Families seem to be busier than ever these days, so making room for consistent togetherness time is even more important. 2. Build confidence in children’s strengths…. Read more »

New Year's Crafts for Kids

New Year’s Crafts for Kids New Year’s Eve is a fun time to reflect on the year before with your children. Here a few ideas you can do or use them to get your own creative juices flowing: Create a book that you can print – these are a simple and fun task to put… Read more »

Family Mattters

Stretching a family budget The reality is that children are expensive. They like eating, drinking, living indoors and indulging in recreational sporting activities, all of which cost money and the costs add up for parents especially if they have more than one child. The good news however is there are methods of stretching that family… Read more »

How to Avoid Frostbite in Young Kids

How to Avoid Frostbite in Young Kids Winter can be a fun time with your children – snowmen, snowball fights and igloos in the backyard can be a great time for kids of all ages. But it’s also important to dress your children properly for the cold weather to prevent illness and of course, frostbite…. Read more »

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Nutrition  Boost health and flavor in fresh food There are lots of important but little known nutritional facts about fruits and vegetables, and changing a few habits and learning some new tricks can result in better health for you and a boost to the flavor of these goods. Fresh fruits and vegetables continue to respire… Read more »