January 19, 2018

Every Sunday could be Father’s Day

Father's Day inspiration

By Julie Samrick My uncle is in the end stages of ALS and was moved into comfort care this week. Though my dad has four daughters, the family he created with my mom, he’s said it’s a lonely feeling to be losing the last remaining member of his original family. At 67-years-old, my dad’s even… Read more

Play games to help young children succeed in school

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By Julie Samrick When my oldest child turned one a friend gave him alphabet magnets for his birthday.  We placed them on the refrigerator and he’d reach for them, so we moved them lower, showing him first how magnets work. Soon they ended up on the kitchen floor and seeing the 26 letters brought the… Read more

What’s On Your Summer To-Do List?

bubbles kids

By Lowry Manders Happy Summer! Whether your kids are already out of school or are counting down the days, most of us moms are busy planning our family summer calendars. What are you looking forward to? Getting a lot done? Slowing down and relaxing a little more? Not having to rush out the door every… Read more