Summer is nearly upon us. In fact, around here school gets out next week! With summer on the horizon it is time to start thinking about how to entertain the kiddos – all. summer. long. My girls will be in camps a couple of weeks this summer, but the rest of the summer — I am […]
This post brought to you by Wellspring Camps. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. How will your kids spend the summer? Sitting on the couch absorbed in electronics? Wouldn’t you rather see them enjoying the outdoors and learning to live a healthy lifestyle? If you are looking for something fun and […]
Welcome back Elizabeth! Although I am sure no one was really surprised that Elizabeth returned to Hope Valley, I was still very excited to see it happen in last week’s two-hour episode of When The Heart Calls, Heart’s Desire. And just in the nick of time too because when Rosemary landed herself in a heap of […]
Surviving the first trimester is the first of many rites of passage into the world of motherhood. It ain’t easy! But it is important to know that you aren’t alone and more importantly – the first trimester will end, you will feel better and it is worth it. I promise. And that’s why I am sharing 5 tips for […]
It’s pool season, and my girls have already begun the daily request to go swimming. While my oldest has turned into a fish, diving and swimming, my little needs a bit more confidence. She is taking swim lessons, but for now she prefers to stay on the steps. To help her gain confidence in the water, I got her a Stearns Puddle Jumper.
Fairies, adventure, love and rock and roll! That is the new animated film by George Lucas Strange Magic, and my girls loved it. Now available on DVD, Strange Magic is a magical story about fairies who just happen to know some very popular rock and roll tunes. So popular that my daughters were amazed when mom and […]
This is a post you will want to share with all of your friends and neighbors because everyone can sign up to have Target donate $25 to their school for free just for saying “Thanks’ to a teacher. The Target Thanks a Billion will donate $25 for every “thanks” sent (one per person). Each school is eligible to receive […]
Technology is both a blessing and a curse. While it allows me to work from home, it also creates an environment where I am tethered to my phone. I constantly have to remind myself to put down the phone and be in the moment. One of my family’s favorite ways to unplug and have a few laughs is family game night.
A good sandwich always makes me think of my grandfather. He loved a thick sandwich with meat, cheese and veggies piled high. He used to call it an Army man’s sandwich. Of course, a sandwich isn’t complete without my favorite condiment — mayonnaise. And making a sandwich with Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise just got easier with […]