How to Write a Christmas Letter

Posted December 9, 2007 by Lela Davidson

It's not too late to write a Christmas letter! Whether you want to catch-up your friends or one-up your sister, follow these easy tips for sending your own festive newsletter this season.

Top 5 Christmas Gifts That Won't Crowd the Moving Van

Posted December 8, 2007 by Lela Davidson

Got a New Year's move on your calendar? The last thing you need before a move is to load up on bulky toys at the holidays. Try these options to make packing light and easy this time.

Is School Out Early Today? How I Address the Home School Question

Posted December 8, 2007 by Linsey Knerl

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Shopping with the kiddos on any given weekday, I am approached by at least one well-meaning adult wanting to know if school was dismissed early. My daughter, a precocious 9-year-old, puffs out her chest and announces that, “We are home-schooled.” While this often defensive comment does say it all, I thought I’d take a moment to tell you more about our decision to home-educate.

What's in your Children's Movies (and what should they see)?

Posted July 16, 2007 by Maggie Wells

It's summer and there are a whole crop of films geared towards your five year old but are rated PG or PG-13. Movie studios will argue that they are meant for older kids but older kids don't eat Happy Meals. Older kids aren't a size 4T, but a preschooler is. So what's a parent to do with their budding Jack Sparrows and Spidermen? Take them to see things rated G or PG but don't let the rating be your guide.