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8 kitchen remodeling tips

8 kitchen remodeling tips

A kitchen is more than just a stunning backsplash and gorgeous cabinets. Integrate these thoughtful tips from Beyond the Box, Inc. kitchen design expert Debbie Ferguson when planning your kitchen remodel for a space that is functional and easy to work and live in. Think about what your goals are for the space. How long […]

Using minimalism as a tool for a tidy home and less stress

Using minimalism as a tool for a tidy home and less stress

Well, here we are, we’ve made it (almost) to month three of 2016, and if you’re like me, the mantra of “A new year, a new you” has worn off by now and “real life” has resumed. Your month long juice detox left you renewed but longing for a hearty meat sandwich and all those […]

Must Read: How to Babysit a Grandpa/ma books

Must Read: How to Babysit a Grandpa/ma books

Confession: Every now and again there comes along a children’s book that I want for my collection. Not my daughter’s. Mine. Ooh, that sounds bad, like I need a return trip to kindergarten. I promise I’m very good at sharing. Pinky promise. To the point, though, is just such a book (actually two) came on […]

17 ways to celebrate ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’

17 ways to celebrate ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” Desmond Tutu February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. What an important message to share with our children; don’t you think? Especially now, in a world so desperate for a little love and […]

Support St. Vincent Children’s Healthcare: Call for Kids Radiothon

Support St. Vincent Children’s Healthcare: Call for Kids Radiothon

As parents we want to live in a world where our babies (no matter their age) are safe and healthy. Yet we know that what we want is not always what we get; we cannot always keep the bad at bay. Knowing that there will be times when our children get sick or injured – […]

The new parents’ guide to handling visitors

The new parents’ guide to handling visitors

From the moment your bundle of joy finally arrives everyone, it seems, is eager to meet your baby. We are drawn to new life like a moth to flame.  Navigating through the post-baby visitor scenario can be quite tricky. One local Mom recalls having just had an emergency C-section and delivering her 6-week premature baby […]

Disconnecting to Reconnect

Disconnecting to Reconnect

In late October of 2015, my family made a radical decision. Some people scoffed at our naiveté, some approved, and some thought the whole thing ridiculous. The journey was challenging, and the results shocked us. Sunday mornings, our family is at church, and the solid friendships, good conversation, and faith building that happens during that […]

Asthma in Children: Triggers, Symptoms, the Air You Breathe

Asthma in Children: Triggers, Symptoms, the Air You Breathe

this guest post is brought to you by Dustin Jefferson Onghanseng, co-founder of uHoo Asthma is a common chronic ailment of childhood. In fact, nearly nine million children in the United States have asthma and most of them develop symptoms even before the age of five. Like any chronic condition, asthma can have a significant effect […]

Giving Back by Giving Bikes

Giving Back by Giving Bikes

From playing cards in your spokes to banana seats, and a bell on your handle bars; these are all pieces of your bike that you might recall from your childhood. Maybe you biked to school, the library, the city pool or your grandparent’s house, but you had a means of transportation and you took pride […]

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