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October 2014 Blog Posts (5)

Surviving Motherhood: Tips for Keeping Your Head Above Water

Parenting is a tough gig. You carry around this human being in your body for nearly 10 months and then you feed it, care for it and watch it grow into a pretty decent kid, or at least that is the goal, isn't it? Sometimes you can just feel like pulling your hair out and screaming, right? Well, don't lose it quite yet, mama. Here are some tips from me, mother…


Added by Clarissa Nassar on October 29, 2014 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Do you still date your husband?

I may be a "newlywed," but I'll never stop dating my husband. 

Ever. As a remarried divorcee, I can honestly contribute our weekly date nights as one of the top reasons for our successful relationship.   For the last two and a half years, we have had a weekly date night.  That's well over 100 dates that we've been on!  It's a night for just the two of us.  Some times we…


Added by Chrissy Fleming on October 20, 2014 at 10:41pm — No Comments

I've got mad mom skills...and then some definite failings!

I have discovered that since giving birth four years ago, my basketball skills are amazingly awesome! I guess I learned to throw a dirty burp cloth across the room (and many times, right into the clothes hamper, I may add) because I was often nursing on a too-large-couch or was doing something baby-delated and just felt it easier to toss the cloth. It probably happens a few times a day: tossing a Kleenex into the garbage, hurling a stuffed animal into the toy box, chucking a random sock into… Continue

Added by Alix Hayes on October 11, 2014 at 8:46pm — 1 Comment

Surviving a First Sleepover with Type 1 Diabetes

When you are the parent of a child with a medical condition, any event or outing is a significant one. From a quick trip to the grocery store to an all-day visit to an amusement park, medical conditions are constantly on our minds, and we are always acutely aware of the health risks associated with them.

Over the weekend, my eight year old daughter attended her first sleepover since being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in February 2014. Her decision to go to the party was not one that…


Added by Sheila Hill on October 8, 2014 at 11:26pm — 1 Comment

5 Fun Halloween Outings for Families

October is my absolute favorite month of the year. The weather becomes crisp, the colors are vibrant, and I become a big kid on Halloween. There are so many fun activities to do with the kids at this time of year too! I’ve rounded up some fun events that are sure to put the spirit in Halloween.

Storybook Land: If you have never…


Added by Beth Keklak on October 7, 2014 at 8:23am — 4 Comments

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