Talking Twin Babies

My daughter recently showed me this Talking Twin Baby video on Youtube. It’s received over 3 million views and I can see why. I’ve never seen anything like it! Two twin babies having an entire conversation hanging out by the refrigerator in their kitchen using the handle to the freezer their handrail…

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How to Build a Home That Boosts Self-Esteem

Image Source: Shutterstock   They say charity begins at home, but so do a slew of other qualities: compassion, chivalry, and, most importantly, confidence. Between bullies and the overly critical media, kids seem to have lower self-esteem than ever before. And while we can’t control what happens in school or…

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Celebrating Moms Every Day!

Thank you, moms, for all you do! Not just on Mother’s Day, but every day! We can survive the world because of all you have taught us and the love you have shared.

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Make the most of family time this holiday season

Create family time well spent. What’s the secret? We came across a few ideas from Heather Frank, USA Today, we wanted to share. Celebrate the family chefs Take the storytelling into the kitchen and videotape the preparation of favorite dishes. Recipes are wonderful, but watching exactly how the dishes are…

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Networking Moms And Dads

Networking Moms and Dads Here’s a blog we got in today written from a teen’s perspective. Hey, move!! I need to check my Facebook account. Let me see how many updates and friend requests I have.” Rings a familiar bell? Well yes it is quite common these days aint it.…

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What is the Healthy Families Act?

 Healthy Families Act Question: What is the Healthy Families Act and how does it benefit working women? Introduced by Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut) in the House of Representatives on May 18, 2009, the Healthy Families Act of 2009 (H.R. 2460) provides paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address…

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Tweens – always up to something!

Tweens – they are always up to something. That age between 8- 12, not a kid and not yet a teen. tough period for sure if you live with one, especially girls, because I have two and that’s what I know about. Juliette, my oldest, came up with this brilliant…

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Interesting Family Vacation Ideas

Interesting Family Vacation Ideas Choosing the perfect destination is a difficult task, especially if you want to enjoy great family holidays. Though there are number of destination that can be regarded as the family vacations destinations, they are not! As a parent, it becomes quite overwhelming task to choose a…

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THANK YOU MOMS!

THANK YOU MOMS! Written by Lynda Unugboke To all the dear moms out there who often think (and rightly too in many cases) that mothering is a thankless job. I just want to say THANK YOU. THANK YOU for bringing new life into this world. THANK YOU for not giving up…

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Makeover your family food plan with healthy options

Makeover Your Family Food Plan with Healthy Options Makeover your family food plan with healthy options Do you want to get the family food plan back on track? Consumer Reports has some ideas. Dawn Lerman blogs about getting kids to eat healthy, and one of her suggestions is to involve…

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Family Values

Family Values Written by David Beart What are family values? When politicians leap to the podium and begin talking about restoring family values, which values are they talking about? Family values can mean many things to different people, and so leaving family values in the hands of politicians means exactly…

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Top 5 Hollywood Mother-Daughter Duos

Top 5 Hollywood Mother-Daughter Duos by SHEILA MARIKAR (@SheilaYM) abc News Like mother, like daughter (well, with a little help from the mother). 1. Heather Locklear and Ava Sambora Newly engaged Heather Locklear is the latest actress to usher her offspring into show business. Ava Sambora, the “Melrose Place” star’s…

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“Teachers Rock” on Friday, 8.17 at 8/7c on CBS

Carrie Underwood and Garth Brooks will headlining the benefit concert. The event will also showcase live performances by Dierks Bentley, Fun, Josh Groban and special appearances by Viola Davis from “Won’t Back Down”, Morgan Freeman, Meryl Streep and many more. Proceeds from TEACHERS Rock will benefit three non-profit organizations: DonorsChoose.org, Feeding America and Teach for America.

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WAYS TO SAVE

I’m always looking for a good deal, here are some things I’ve found that I use to save some money..   I sign up with them, so I get emails of what sales are going on and what stores are having a deal online. You’ll neve again buy anything online…

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Shot@Life Campaign

Dear Friends, This Mother’s Day, I woke up to three children with a breakfast tray and a framed photo of our family with hand-written quotes about moms and how much they love me. Sometimes I forget how lucky I am to have breakfast in bed with my children on Mother’s…

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The Land Before Time meets Aesops Fables in New Fantasy Novel

Salem, OR (PRWEB) May 31, 2012 What can young readers learn from prehistoric animals? In his new childrens adventure book, 2010 B.C.: Chronicles of Courage (published by AuthorHouse), author R.K. Baessler showcases the best of human qualities through the actions of dinosaur-like creatures. 2010 B.C. follows the adventures of Hec,…

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Terracotta Warriors at Discovery Times Square this Summer

The Terracotta Warriors are one of the most significant archaeological finds of all time. The warriors were unearthed from the tomb of China’s “First Emperor,” Qin Shi Huangdi, who unified ancient China and established a system of government. Terracotta Warriors: Defenders of China’s First Emperor will be on display at…

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Celebrate Mothers and Fathers with Gifts That Put Smiles on their Faces – and in their Bellies

HOUSTON, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Beyond ties and flowers, celebrate moms and dads with imaginative gifts that appeal to their love of cooking. Beautifully crafted cookware is the ultimate gift for anyone who loves to cook, and the Tramontina All Generations collection makes cooking easier for all ages. Bearing the coveted “Ease-of-Use Commendation” from…

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Insurance Australia Announces Bonuses For Moms

By The Huffington Post One company is rewarding the new mothers on its staff for coming back to work after maternity leave. Insurance Australia Group (IAG), one of Australia’s largest companies, announced on Monday that it will double the salaries of new mothers during their first six weeks back from maternity leave, according to several news…

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Honoring Your Culture

Article by Kate Walling Culture is defined by many facets: art, religion, technology, politics, geography, social values, economics, and food. Each individual’s experience of culture is dynamic and evolving. In order to preserve our cultures and traditions, we must record and preserve what has been passed down to us and…

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The Importance of Family Recipes

Written by Catherine Britt As a parent of 4, including 3 girls who love to bake, the family recipes that I have collected over the years have taken on a much larger importance than I would have thought when I first started gathering them when I was 11. I first…

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Researching your family history

How to research your Family history: The most useful resource would be a government database. Nowadays almost every government provides Internet access to personal data, which can be used to research the history of a family.   It is always helpful to collect a number of information beforehand to avoid confusion…

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Sunny Escapes Sale from hotels.com

Whether planning to sunbathe in South Beach or surf in San Diego, hotels.com has deals covered from the Gulf Coast to the Pacific Coast.  PRNewswire/ –This winter, travelers longing for a sunny getaway can escape the frigid temperatures and hit the beach with the hotels.com® Sunny Escapes Sale.  Great deals…

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Creative Exposure

How was your weekend?  I found myself sitting in a music hall, listening to the New Zealand string quartet play beautifully… while dressed as goldilocks and the three bears.  It was extra exotic, as I  am not one for classical music. Regardless, there I was, rationing out fuzzy peach candies…

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