Chore Buckets 101

Chore Buckets are the simple way to get your children to not only complete their chores, but also to ask for more!

Do you unsuccessfully try to have your children complete their chores? Do your pleads fall on deaf ears? Well, listen up, because I’ve got the solution for you! *trumpets blowing* Chore Buckets! This isn’t just your average chore list. It’s a glammed-up, super fun way for your kids to actually do work, but not feel […]

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Behind the Scenes of a Three-Boy Household

Well, make that four. You know exactly why the count went up, right? For those of you that don’t, and need clarification, I’m referring to the fathers in this scenario. In this case, and in most cases of three-boy households, you’ve actually got yourself four of them at home. Yes, the husband counts. But, for the […]

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Screen Time and Kids

a child stands, watching TV. Topic discussed is screen time and kids

Only it’s exhausting. I don’t know if it’s because adults have less energy than children or if it’s because our minds are running through our list of to-do every time more than an hour passes of their playtime. I just don’t have their level of energy. So sometimes I find myself asking my kids to […]

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An Awkward Teen Gets Hired by a Mouse

My secret’s out. It was me, that awkward teen. I’m happy to report, over thirty years later, that I’ve blossomed into a functioning, well-rounded adult. I’d even say I’m much less awkward today, and much more comfortable in my own skin. My kids may not agree. Rewind to the 90’s Back in ’94, as a […]

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Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills

the beautiful flowers sold at Stone Barns are worthy of anyone's afternoon hours

Been to Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, NY? If not, go. It’s a must see for both children and adults. The place is where nature meets animals meets upscale grounds meets delicious food. Stone Barns is located in Pocantico Hills, a hamlet of Mount Pleasant, home to Kykuit, the Rocklefeller family estate, and northeast of Sleepy Hollow, NY. The name ‘Pocantico’ […]

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