Every year the second graders at our elementary school get to pick a sea animal to study. This year, my second grader chose the sea turtle. He spent a great deal of time learning about sea turtles, and was eager to find his newly beloved animal on a recent vacation and when we visited the aquarium.
This Saturday, May 23rd, is Turtle Day, meant to encourage people around the… Keep Reading...
After two very long and cold winters, it’s time to get outside again. Well, it’s time for people like me who hibernate inside during the cold months to get outside and enjoy the happier weather.
Cue the Beatles: “Sun, Sun, Sun… Here it comes.”
Of course, this also means it is time to think… Keep Reading...
The tween and teen years are such an awkward time for some kids. Well, for most kids, if we are being realistic. When my son found out earlier this year that chorus is mandatory for all students, he all but had a panic attack.
“But Mom, you KNOW that singing is just not my thing.”
Before I even had a chance to reach out and warn her, the… Keep Reading...
If you have been through any type of serious infertility issues, it is likely that you have had more internal exams than any one woman should have in a lifetime. You may have even had to have an internal procedure, or (as in my case) several. Whether or not you have children now, no matter how you brought those children into your family, life after infertility is different than the… Keep Reading...
On Mother’s Day of 2006, I had my seventh miscarriage. I sharing with you now because of a conversation I had with a friend last weekend about the taboo of … [Read More...]
Sonia Satra is a life coach, fitness guru and award-winning motivational speaker who has dedicated her life to helping people reach their full potential through unifying the … [Read More...]
Perhaps you have already heard of reef safe sunscreen - or maybe not. For years I have sought out brands that do not contain harmful toxins or chemicals, to keep … [Read More...]
Over the past few years, I have been focusing on stocking our home with more shelf stable foods. After losing a refrigerator full of food (more than once) after a power … [Read More...]
Knowing what we do about skin cancer, it is so incredibly important to stay protected. We spend a lot of time outdoors, from the playing fields to playing in the … [Read More...]