7 Great Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Ever since I was a little kid getting candy at Easter from the Easter Bunny has been a big part of the Easter holiday.  Fast forward to motherhood and my own little people?  Yeah, candy is produced by the devil. If we get candy, my husband and I always end up eating more than the kids. #JustSayin. This Easter, I got the chance to pop on and pop off with Jennaphr Frederick from Fox 29 with some super fun non-candy Easter basket ideas. How do you fill the Easter baskets…

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#RealityMoms Guide to Baby and Toddler Easter Baskets

Spring has sprung. It soon will be that time of year again where a mystical, humanized rabbit comes hopping down the magical bunny trail bringing treats to all the good little boys and girls of the world, or something like that. Parents everywhere are preparing to be “Bunny’s Helper” and fill little baskets with treats and fun for their little ones. This can be a difficult task for babies who are not yet old enough to do much at all or young toddlers who are too little to express their…

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Great Ways to April Fool Your Kids

I would be telling a lie if I told you I did not enjoy every single second of this segment I did on Fox 29 in Philly. You see, my job is super fun. I love playing with products, sharing great stories on here and even getting opportunities to bring to you so great ideas to bring joy to your everyday life. And lucky me—I get to join Jennaphr Frederick to talk about them! April Fools’ Day has always been one of (if not my utmost) favorite day of the…

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to the Perfect Staycation

Although both my kids are in school, it seems like every few weeks they have holidays. Sometimes it’s just a day or two, but then they have two recesses every school term. As much as we love to travel and do fun things, we are not Ri¢hie Ri¢h’s parents. And yes, I am a stay-at-home-mom, but I’m not a cruise director.  So, rather than view every school break as a great opportunity to visit all the local museums (and in NYC, that alone could occupy weeks), or explore whatever other…

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How I Learned to Spell Love

In my forty-nine years on this planet, I have had the chance to meet some amazing people and make a lot of good friends. Some have lasted beyond time and circumstance, while others have ended naturally after school, or a move or job change. A few ended painfully. But there is one friend whose effect on me was so profound that I think of her often. Carol and I were in the same afternoon kindergarten class. She was my ideal of what a girl should look and be like. Her…

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