Fourth of July with Betsy Ross and the Candy Canon!

For the Fourth of July we usually stay home, grill out with friends (chicken, hot dogs, brats, s’mores, corn on the cob, roasted veggies, pasta salads, the whole she’bang. Yum! This year for the Fourth of July we were asked to join in on my brother in laws float, Tom’s … Continue reading

When Kids Drop the F-Bomb: How We Handle Swearing

Kids are sponges. We know that. We’ve known that for a long time. When I say we, I’m referring to the general population. We know that whatever we say is going to be repeated back to us, or someone else, at the most inopportune moment. The embarrassing, or out right … Continue reading

Teaching our Kids About Memorial Day

I won’t lie. We grill out frequently for Memorial Day weekend. It’s a delicious, delicious tradition. I’m mighty handy in the kitchen with the prep work, and my husband mans the grill like a pro.  We also spend the weekend getting projects completed, housework caught up on, and if we’re … Continue reading