Archive for June, 2012
Posted on29. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Books and kids kind of go hand in hand. They love to point to pictures and sound out words. It’s natural for us parents to want to raise voracious readers and have our children grow up to love nothing more than leisurely lounging under a tree with their favorite book in hand. And while we [...]
Posted on27. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We all like free don’t we, mamas? Sometimes it’s hard coming up with activities for our kiddos to engage in that will pass the summer months and are age appropriate for a variety of kids. Have no fear, I’ve searched and found some great things for the entire family to get in on while school’s out [...]
Posted on25. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Parenting is hard, there’s no doubt about that. And what makes it even harder is that every child is drastically different and every family is outrageously their own, which makes for having a concrete set of guidelines to follow when it comes to parenting virtually impossible. But what’s good is that there a few basic [...]
Posted on22. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We’ve watched the shows, we’ve seen the moms with coupons flying out of every place, and we’ve even thought to ourselves if we could be that kind of a person who whips out a coupon for everything. If you’re interested in saving your family money and have the will to try your hand at couponing, here [...]
Posted on20. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
With it being the official first day of summer, what better way than to ring it in with some safety tips that the whole family can use. As parents, we’re quick to forget about our own safety when we venture out to have fun with the kiddies, but the fact remains that danger lurks everywhere. [...]
Posted on18. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
We could all use more days filled with happy thoughts, pleasing visions, and succulent harmony. It’s not that our families don’t deserve happiness, because we all do, but sometimes the happy tends to lie dormant in our everyday doings and we forget to call on it when we should. Here are four ways that your [...]
Posted on15. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It’s easy to forget how fun being a kid was once we reach adulthood. We become hit with the reality of bills, college, and responsibilities we never knew existed while we were busy having fun as kids. But once we become parents, our children make us slow down a bit and rediscover our world through [...]
Posted on13. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
With Father’s Day just around the corner, that doesn’t mean you have to dish out a fortune to show dad how much you love and appreciate him. The best gifts for any parent to receive are the ones that come from from the heart of their children and family. They’re made with 100% love and [...]
Posted on12. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
Written by Dr. Audra Foster Pregnancy is a special time for mom and baby. Eating for two can sometimes become a complex undertaking as requirements for most nutrients are higher during pregnancy and lactation. Since most women are not able to meet those increased nutritional needs through diet alone, health care professionals recommend a daily [...]
Posted on11. Jun, 2012 by Danielle Buffardi.
It happens, and we don’t mean for it to happen. Sometimes our routines get so, well – routine, that we can occasionally wonder if we’re really connecting with our kids. I mean, yes, we’re with them all the time – so they have our presence, which is good, but if we’re not fully present in [...]