And if so, what are the rules:no nuts/peanuts, or do the treats have to come from nut-free kitchens and have allergen labels on them?Does any shop (AC Moore, Michael's, JoAnn's) actually SELL the…Continue
Started Oct 13, 2015
Just heard JSUMC is restricting kids under 14 from the labor and delivery/maternity ward as a precaution now that enterovirus is in NJ. They did this when H1N1 was a problem for a few months ago a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Hackensack Meridian Health Sep 19, 2014.
We played outside for about 15 minutes after lunch…and after a few hours of running around INSIDE, watching a little TV… I'm out of ideas that don't involve:1) Superhero play2) Coloring3) Having a…Continue
Started Feb 3, 2014
I think my daughter (and son) may like the "fancy" costumes of the figure skaters, but also thinking they would like the half-pipe and aerial skiing events.What will YOU be watching with your…Continue
Started Jan 14, 2014
I was a Stay At Home Mom (SAHM) for several years, but I have been back in the workforce for almost 3 years now, and it was evident from the start that balancing work and kids is never easy.
Initially, I started working part-time, about 20 hours a week, which was perfect because my kids were in preschool only until 3pm every day. I still had time to make dentist appointments, and go to the grocery store during my day. Then, a…Continue
Posted on April 10, 2017 at 1:30pm
It can be tough to find reliable, affordable babysitters these days. I’m often jealous of my mommy friends who have live-in relatives, or a mother-in-law who lives down the street, or a sibling who loves to watch their nieces and nephews on the weekends!
The problem is that my family doesn’t really have those options, because we have a location-situation with any family-related childcare. One set of grandparents lives in…Continue
Posted on February 20, 2017 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment
We got a flier home from school this week from the PTA asking families if they'd like to 'adopt' an anonymous child for a holiday gift program. I saw, "9 Year Old Boy" and instantly thought, "I have no idea what a nine-year-old wants for Christmas -- my kiddos are much younger!," (and almost tossed it without thinking). Since I was reading this flier in my son's room, I thought, 'Let's see if my kids would help out...'
Posted on November 23, 2016 at 11:30am
Growing up a middle child, I think I sometimes had major feelings of getting shafted (probably unwarranted!) by my parents…things like “Well, Tanya (my sister) got to do THIS and THAT, and I DIDN’T!” Bratty things, sure.
My parents were pretty awesome about hardly denying us opportunities, and for that I am forever grateful, but on those rare chances that…Continue
Posted on September 6, 2016 at 4:30pm