Reading Round-Up

I am a lifelong lover of reading.  When I was younger, my parents would have to yell at me to shut whatever book I was engrossed in at the dinner table; I devoured novels through adolescence, and majored in English in college.  When I had my son, the Little Monkey, I knew I wanted him […]

Continue Reading 1

Summer Cocktails and Mocktails

One of the hardest things about being pregnant during the summer months is not being able to indulge in a summer cocktail or two.  Now, I am not a big drinker by any means {my usual go-to drink is seltzer with a splash of cranberry juice and a lime}, but nothing says summer like sipping a […]

Continue Reading 1

Want to Learn How to Take Better Photos of Your Kids? Here are Some Resources to Get You Started!

Do you dream of someday taking Pinterest-worthy pics of your little ones? Do you own a DSLR but have no idea what any of those buttons/functions do? Do the terms aperture, ISO, and shutter speed sound like a foreign language (but one that you want to learn)? With fall and back to school season just around […]

Continue Reading 6

Looking for a Few Strong Walkers

Do you know someone with food allergies?  Chances are you do because this potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children in the United States – or roughly 2 in every classroom.  Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) works on behalf of the 15 million Americans who have food allergies, including all those at […]

Continue Reading 2

A Cautious Approach to Vaccines

I always prefer to go the natural route first when treating my or my children’s ailments. I value medicine, but don’t like the fact that we are sometimes encouraged to medicate symptoms rather than treat the underlining problem. My children see a traditional pediatrician, although I have consulted with my naturopath from time to time in regards to some of their health concerns. […]

Continue Reading 1