Fun and activities which span the generations.

    Becoming an older family is never an easy process. As your kids go through their teenage years, they are likely to become very detached from family life, and everyone’s interests will drift further apart. It becomes a challenge to find activities everyone can…

Smarter kids: The influence of toys on a child’s development.

In addition to being fun, toys help psychological, physical and emotional development of children. Child psychologists agree that many of the ‘old fashioned’ toys have a positive impact on children, in contrast to the many computer games and consoles that are popular today. Music toys. Playing with musical…

There’s nothing too good for a new baby.

  There is nothing like the excitement of a new baby.   I’ve had two and I remember quite well how easy it was to buy furniture and smaller items without thinking about long term cost and use. My one major piece of advice for…

My “Are My Kids Spoiled” Checklist…

 To appease my own conscience and assess how we’ve done with our kids, I devised this impromptu “Are My Kids Spoiled” Checklist. At one time, the subject of whether or not my kids are spoiled has come up a couple of times. I admit I…