Featured Posts

The past few months have been a wild ride. Our world seems to change by the day, and our family lives have been changed along with it. To boot, the great mystery still exists: What lies before us? Hopefully, the chance to reinvent ourselves, our families and our commun...

May 29, 2019

Warmer temperatures mean being outdoors more and being outdoors more in the summer naturally mean pesky BUGS. Mosquitos, flies and ants are especially bothersome when we are home trying to enjoy a BBQ or family time outside. 

We gathered a list of a few plants that natu...

April 20, 2019

Studies show that kids today spend, at best, anywhere from 70% to 50% of the time we did outdoors. As a nation, we gave ourselves a D- on our US Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth with more than ¾ of our kids failing to get the minimum required dai...

As a pediatric psychologist, I’ve observed firsthand the many ways that being short on sleep can impact the well being of kids and families; and as a working mom, I’ve lived through the many practical challenges that can get in the way of making a good night’s sleep a...