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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.... [...]
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. [...]
It's okay with me that I'm not a bigger success. I'm not sure people understand I'm a huge success where it truly matters, as a mother.
Our Independence Day is different this year. It's not better, it's not worse, it's just different. We're celebrating my favorite holiday with a few changes.
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 [...]
Tips to have more fun while parenting your children, so when they reach the teen years, they MIGHT actually listen to you once in a while.
Fellow moms you are not alone. We all go through it. Trust me. We all have the dream of a moment alone. Sick just got real.
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. Flowers open [...]
Maintaining sanity when you've got a loved one in the hospital is difficult. Having a sense of normalcy with FiOS is a nice distraction from the stress.
Holiday cards are something I chose to give up a few years ago, and it has been liberating. Learn why we all need to say no to holiday cards.
Working behind the scenes to get the perfect shot is NOT the best part of November Sunflower. It's sometimes fun, often times it causes my hair to fall out.
Happy Thanksgiving my friends. Please, try to stay home and be with your loved ones. Go shopping tomorrow. Seriously, enjoy the day and shop on Black Friday.
I didn't know what I was in for, but I'm so glad we decided to attend Family Forward at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
Show your wife you care with Verizon FiOS.
Tips on helping keep your family happy and healthy
Life as a writer isn't the easiest thing in the world. Most of us work from home, behind our computer screens, and rarely have physical interaction with humans that don't live in their home. It's a life I've come to enjoy, as most of my dearest friends are scattered across the country anyway! However, I [...]
I'll admit it, I'm a bit of a control freak when it comes to my kids' safety. I use parental controls to protect my kids on the internet, and tv!
My wish is that no family has a need for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital, but in reality, so many do. Have you had to?
If you've never attended the New York Baby Show before, you're missing out. Seriously outstanding number of brands show up to share their very best-of-the-best products to parents, and parents-to-be. Never assume if you don't have a baby, you'll have nothing to check out. Plenty of vendors had goodies for kids in the single digit time [...]
Happy Mother's Day from the sunflowers I truly hope all of you are experiencing an amazing Mother's Day. The sunflowers, Mr. Sunflower and myself are having one of the most amazing Mother's Day weekends of all time. If you're following November Sunflower on social media, you know exactly why! Disney Social Media Moms definitely [...]
Who wants to get the perfect game to play when traveling this summer? You could be planning a car trip, or a trip that requires an airplane flight. It doesn't matter what kind of family traveling you're doing, or even if you've got a trip planned with friends, the perfect game when traveling this summer [...]
It was snowing outside, and Little Miss and I had made the decision not to head out in the snow for her Hip Hop class. The Boy and Mr. Sunflower had left to go to Jiu Jitsu before the snow really got bad. Amazingly, this was on March 20, 2015. Yes, right before Spring officially [...]
Family command center Do It Yourself project for the non-diy people. Our schedules are way too crowded, and things were slipping through the cracks.
I wanted to take this opportunity to wish a very Happy Easter to all of my community. Thank you so much for your support, and your visits! Did you check out my really cute post about Easter traditions from around the world? If so, what did you think of what happens around the world around [...]
I live in this world with two mainstream children. Autism isn't a reality my family of four has had to contend with, however we are directly affected by Autism. How can anyone not be? You may not be aware that you know someone with Autism, or that you know someone who has a family member [...]