14 02, 2018

Not a fan of public schools? Why you should consider non-traditional education for your kids

By | 2018-01-23T16:05:18+00:00 February 14, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Not a fan of public school? Many out there are branching out, and considering non-traditional education options for their kids. Read more about your options!

22 01, 2018

Have a stressed out teen? 4 steps for parents to help a stressed teen

By | 2018-02-12T17:55:12+00:00 January 22, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Stressed teen at home? It's not a given to be young and carefree these days. The world has changed. Here's 4 steps parents can take to help their teenagers.

8 01, 2018

How on-the-go parents find time to relax

By | 2018-02-12T17:42:04+00:00 January 8, 2018|Family|0 Comments

How on-the-go parents find time to relax amidst the chaos. It's not easy, but these tips will help parents find time to relax.

3 01, 2018

4 tips for juggling work and family

By | 2018-02-12T17:38:01+00:00 January 3, 2018|Family|0 Comments

4 Tips for Juggling Work and Family. Find yourself being pulled away from your family to tend to work? 4 tips to help you be more present with family.

6 12, 2017

Tips for a stress free holiday season with ReadyRefresh℠

By | 2017-12-04T12:34:28+00:00 December 6, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Tips for a stress free holiday season with ReadyRefresh℠

Stress free holiday season? Is it possible? YES. Simple tips, and tricks, help you through the trials and tribulations of your holidays. Even changing one aspect of your daily routine decreases the weight of the world sitting on your shoulders. Giving back to others, or doing good deeds, helps deal with stress, too. I'm sharing [...]

15 11, 2017

4 unique ways teens can be more involved in high school

By | 2017-10-18T19:42:42+00:00 November 15, 2017|Family|Comments Off on 4 unique ways teens can be more involved in high school

4 unique ways teens can be more involved in high school. It can mean the difference between a great school experience, or a dreadful one. Learn more.

13 11, 2017

Emphasize Education: 4 major ways college can improve your child’s life

By | 2017-10-18T19:43:56+00:00 November 13, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Emphasize Education: 4 major ways college can improve your child’s life

Emphasize Education: 4 major ways college can improve your child's life. Is it for everyone? No. However, it's worth exploring to provide your child options

6 11, 2017

Make meal time fun for kids

By | 2017-10-25T07:29:21+00:00 November 6, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Make meal time fun for kids

Make meal time fun for kids during family meal times. Eating with kids can be a struggle. Who needs the stress? Learn about Ceramictopia's unique solution.

30 10, 2017

3 fun activities kids can turn into careers

By | 2017-10-18T19:44:38+00:00 October 30, 2017|Family|2 Comments

3 fun activities kids can turn into careers for their future. Who says kids don't know what they want at a young age? Many do, they just don't realize it.

16 10, 2017

Have hyper kids? 5 healthy ways to work out their energy

By | 2017-10-18T19:49:10+00:00 October 16, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Have hyper kids? 5 healthy ways to work out their energy

Have hyper kids? Anyone interacting with kids on a regular basis knows they're full of energy. This energy can be harnessed in a positive direction, or it can go left unchecked. Energetic kids without a healthy outlet can quickly translate into hyper kids looking for trouble. Have hyper kids? Harness their energy for the greater [...]

4 10, 2017

How to create long-lasting memories and unforgettable family bonding experiences

By | 2017-10-05T15:58:38+00:00 October 4, 2017|Family|Comments Off on How to create long-lasting memories and unforgettable family bonding experiences

With parents engrossed in their work and children caught up in school programs, people no longer get sufficient time to engage in family bonding activities. As a result, most families now lack spark and happy family moments. Consequently, teenagers now find peace of mind in interacting with friends on social media. Whatever the case in [...]

2 10, 2017

3 ways to involve your family in their local community

By | 2017-10-05T16:00:16+00:00 October 2, 2017|Family|Comments Off on 3 ways to involve your family in their local community

Giving back to the community through volunteerism is a great way for families to come together in a positive, meaningful way. Encouraging kids to volunteer at a younger age provides them with life lessons, as well as enrichment benefitting them throughout the rest of their lives. There are many great ways to involve your family, [...]

20 09, 2017

Natural disasters: what to do if your family is caught in a major earthquake

By | 2017-10-05T16:03:19+00:00 September 20, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Natural disasters: what to do if your family is caught in a major earthquake

Natural disasters: what to do if your family is caught in a major earthquake. If you've never experienced an earthquake, come find out what to do!

4 09, 2017

How to keep having good family fun time when summer ends

By | 2017-10-05T16:04:34+00:00 September 4, 2017|Family|Comments Off on How to keep having good family fun time when summer ends

As summer vacation draws to a close, and the kids go back to school, you're beginning to think about fun activities you can do as a family in the fall months. From hayrides to picking out a pumpkin, there are many activities you can do together, allowing a celebration of the beautiful colors of a [...]

28 06, 2017

Family vacations: why you need to vacation with family

By | 2017-07-17T11:26:28+00:00 June 28, 2017|Family, Travel|Comments Off on Family vacations: why you need to vacation with family

Family vacations are a must in life. If you didn't know this, summer's the best time to enjoy your family vacations, and travel. Kids are off from school for the summer, and adults need a break from their strenuous lifestyle. A survey has shown 59% of people plan to take vacations during the month of [...]

7 06, 2017

Mommy is a student: how mothers can balance college and home life

By | 2017-05-23T12:53:36+00:00 June 7, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Mommy is a student: how mothers can balance college and home life

Motherhood is a full-time commitment. Obtaining an education is also a full-time commitment. One of the most challenging things to do is balance motherhood and college. Oh, and to balance college and home life, too! Even though it may feel like a major juggling act, it is possible to balance the two. As long as [...]

31 05, 2017

Double or nothing: an infertile woman’s tale of pregnancy after diagnosis

By | 2017-05-23T12:54:24+00:00 May 31, 2017|Family|Comments Off on Double or nothing: an infertile woman’s tale of pregnancy after diagnosis

Infertility is like a dull ache in the pit of your stomach. A constant sensation of dread, knowing that no matter what you do, it never seems to make a difference. Always wondering about a pregnancy after diagnosis. Double or nothing: an infertile woman's tale of pregnancy after diagnosis Nine failed rounds of IVF proved [...]

22 03, 2017

Doing my best to raise my kids so they want to leave my nest

By | 2017-07-23T12:57:04+00:00 March 22, 2017|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Doing my best to raise my kids so they want to leave my nest

When you're someone like me, someone with depression and anxiety, it's easier to close myself off. Hide from the world. It's something I never want my kids to ever do. I'm doing my best to raise my kids so they want to leave my nest. Crazy thought, right? Not really. Let me try to explain.... [...]

15 02, 2017

Blossom Baby Expo for parents and the children they love

By | 2017-03-18T18:44:19+00:00 February 15, 2017|Family, Featured, Long Island|2 Comments

Blossom Baby Expo for parents and the children they love is coming to Long Island on February 26, 2017. I remember when I was having my first child, Little Miss. She was a total surprise, and I had NO CLUE what I was supposed to buy, let alone what the best of those something's were. [...]

26 09, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Being okay with not being a bigger success

By | 2016-09-21T16:17:20+00:00 September 26, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Being okay with not being a bigger success

I often look at my counterparts, and am overwhelmed with pride. It means the world to me to know others in my field are making it big. When I'm asked why I'm not as "big" as certain others, I always smile. I'm a huge success in so many ways, the biggest one is being a [...]

4 07, 2016

Our Independence Day is different this year

By | 2016-06-10T10:47:20+00:00 July 4, 2016|Family, Featured|2 Comments

If you've been with me for a bit of time, you know Independence Day is my favorite holiday. There's something about 4th of July I've always loved: food. Kidding. Well, half kidding. I love sausage, burgers, hot dogs, and chips. Being outside, having my brother, and usually my father, grilling on the BBQ, and surrounded [...]

8 06, 2016

What Disney Social Media Moms Celebration meant to me in 2016

By | 2017-11-09T09:55:10+00:00 June 8, 2016|Family, Travel|Comments Off on What Disney Social Media Moms Celebration meant to me in 2016

Disney Social Media Moms Celebration is an invite only event, but you still have to pay a conference fee. It's not FREE, but it is discounted. It's an invitation many of those in my industry would love to receive, but Disney can't invite everyone. Last year's invite shocked me to no end, as I'm not [...]

30 05, 2016

Tips to have more fun while parenting

By | 2016-08-29T18:01:18+00:00 May 30, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Tips to have more fun while parenting

Having kids can be a challenge sometimes. If you don’t combine educational opportunities with the eventual sprinkle of discipline for good measure, then your kids will become a handful. You don’t have to go the way of the army drill instructor to get your point across to your kids; you just have to win their [...]

4 05, 2016

Fellow moms, we all go through it, you are not alone

By | 2016-08-30T23:05:04+00:00 May 4, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Fellow moms, we all go through it, you are not alone

I've got two little sunflowers at home. Over the years, my daughter has never missed a day of school for illness. Pretty good, for a mom who never breastfed her, right? Well, she's nine now, and just when our world was going nuts, her immune system decided to rebel and she spiked a fever. Now, [...]

4 04, 2016

When sick gets real, Children’s Advil® gets The Boy back to school faster

By | 2016-08-30T23:00:52+00:00 April 4, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on When sick gets real, Children’s Advil® gets The Boy back to school faster

I'm not sure why this happens, but when my kids' allergies start up for the season, they get fevers to go along with them. It happens almost every year. I blame it on the fact that here in New York, we go from snow falling one day, to 60 degrees the following day. The flowers [...]

16 03, 2016

Maintaining sanity with FiOS

By | 2016-03-14T14:20:36+00:00 March 16, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Maintaining sanity with FiOS

Maintaining sanity is difficult, but it's a lot easier when you've things to keep your distracted. It's been a rough couple of weeks for me, and my family. FiOS has been what keeps me sane. I've relied on the FiOS Mobile App, and DVR, often over the last year, but it's been relied upon like [...]

30 11, 2015

Behind the Scenes with November Sunflower

By | 2015-11-24T08:11:41+00:00 November 30, 2015|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes with November Sunflower

When you all see the photos in my posts, you probably never think about what led up to that photo. All the behind the scenes shenanigans that happened just to get that ONE PERFECT photo. Well, in some cases, a couple of perfect photos. Wait, no. I lie. One perfect photo, with a couple of [...]

26 11, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving my friends

By | 2015-11-16T18:11:25+00:00 November 26, 2015|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving my friends

Yes, I too, love a great deal. Sales are the best ways for me to offer up gifts to much my family. However, I've learned that my family prefers experiences, and making memories, to physical gifts. So, try to stay home and have a Happy Thanksgiving, and save the shopping for tomorrow.