Childhood Cancer: Facing Survival

Childhood Cancer Survivor Hugh

September is Childhood Cancer awareness month and I wanted to take the opportunity to help raise awareness of the struggle kids with cancer and their families face. One of my dear friends, Kate, has gone through the unimaginable with her son Hugh. He was diagnosed with brain cancer at 4 ½ years of age. When […]

Does Birth Order Affect Personality?

Birth Order

I have always been fascinated by birth order and how it shapes an individual’s personality so significantly.  When you think about it, in which order you are born is arbitrary, its not like all the bossy people happen to come out of the womb first,  but is it coming out of the womb first and […]

The Perfect Baby Gift Baskets

Baby Gift Basket

When I find something that I’m super excited about, I want to share it with everyone I know. I love putting together baby gift baskets for friends and family as a gift for a baby shower. I load it up with things that I could not have done without during my first few months with […]

Tips for Kicking the Thumb Sucking Habit

Breaking Thumb Sucking

I have gone through kicking the thumb sucking habit with two of my three kids and had a wildly different experience with each child.  The first was clean and easy, the second we had a few false starts but we finally broke through. The main thing I learned is that it only works if your […]