10 Halloween movies for elementary kids

October 25, 2017

Every weekend, our family picks one evening for a family movie night. As Halloween approaches, I asked my boys and their friends (both boys and girls […]

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Protect physical education: Active kids do better in school

April 3, 2017

This post reflects a compensated editorial partnership with Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. […]

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Daddy, will you please stop smoking?

November 14, 2014

My dad smoked for much of his adult life. As a little girl, I learned about the dangers of smoking at school and lost a […]

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Petz Beach for Nintendo 3DS: Fun for the whole family

November 3, 2014

After we moved from Seattle, WA to Scottsdale, AZ three and a half years ago, we added a beautiful black Labrador retriever to our family. She […]

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Quandary: A video game that helps kids develop ethical thinking skills

October 30, 2014

One of the toughest jobs of parents is to teach children how to develop ethical thinking skills, like reasoning and understanding ethical problems. When making […]

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Youth sports: 9 Football safety tips for kids

October 28, 2014

Like most moms, I worry about the health and safety of my kids and sometimes wish I could cloak them in bubble wrap before sending […]

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Little superheroes: Halloween costumes

October 2, 2014

October is one of our family’s busiest months of the year. This month, we have flag football practice, games, birthdays for my husband and both […]

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Photo sharing: Document life together with families and friends

September 29, 2014

I love sharing with family and friends photos of the activities we do and the places we go. It helps us stay connected. I also […]

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