Archives for May, 2014

To the Movies

By Kat Freestone Buy Tickets In Advance Instead of waiting in line with eager, impatient kids, buy your tickets online in advance. This way, you’ll bypass the crowd and – more importantly – ensure that tickets don’t sell out. All About Timing Avoid scheduling a visit to the movies late at night or during your child’s naptime – both of …

Caramelized Cinnamon-Pear Muesli

By Sarah G. Mason If you’ve never had muesli (pronounced mu-zli), it’s like a tasty parfait-oatmeal fusion. This breakfast is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time for on-the-go mornings. It’s sweet and filling, just what you need to start your day! Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes (excluding oats which …

The Art of Thoughtful Words

By Kat Freestone Writing a thoughtful card isn’t easy. With dozens of birthday cards and thank you letters to send out each year, it can be difficult not to sound robotic. Luckily, with these helpful tips and a little practice, writing a heartfelt card will be a breeze. Find the Time Don’t write the card while you’re in a rush …

Make Your Home Office Work for You

By Ginger Henderson Whether telecommuting or self-employed, many people today are taking advantage of home offices. According to U.S. Census data, 13.4 million people telecommute at least one day a week, while data collected by the IRS shows a whopping growth of 10.7 million people who declare themselves self-employed. While a home office isn’t necessarily a “must-have” for those who …

7 Not-So-Sweet Facts About Sugar

By Kat Freestone It’s no secret that sugar can zap your health, but do you really know all the ways it can sabotage your body and your mind? Read on to learn why sugar isn’t so sweet.  Sugar is Draining You’ve heard of sugar crashes, but that’s not the only reason sugar’s making you tired. When you fill up on …

Sun & Water Fun Safety Tips for Summer

By Kelly McConnell, Princelionheart.com Most of us look forward to summer vacation all year long, and many families spend much of their time outdoors picnicking at the park, biking, hiking, camping and enjoying time at the beach or pool. It’s important to talk about safety and set guidelines that will ensure everyone has a great time! These easy tips will …