What If Your Son Likes Playing With Dolls?


If your son likes playing with dolls, would you let him? This has been an on going debate in our home for a while now. There was a time when O would play with his sister’s dolls. His Dad didn’t like it, and neither did Grandma. In fact, whenever they would see him with a…

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Weather Wise: Easy Frost Science Experiment


As we were getting ready to leave for school the other day, Princess opened the door and shouted, “Snow!” But, it hadn’t been snowing at all. It was actually frost that formed on the car overnight, which inspired us to do a frost science experiment. Her new discovery sparked a conversation about how frost forms….

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Blizzard 2016: Getting Through the Storm


It’s hard to imagine almost 30 inches of snow in New York City. Blizzard 2016 broke lots of records, and I’m so happy that I got a chance to cover it. Forecasting the weather is what I do, so when I received the phone call to help out with snow coverage, I couldn’t say no. My…

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Weather Wise: How Does a Rainbow Form?


Kids are always asking questions about various weather phenomenon like “how does a volcano explode” and “how does God make it rain.” I’ve heard it all. This past summer Princess saw a rainbow for the first time. So you can imagine the question that followed – “how does a rainbow form?” she asked. It just…

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Blog Goals for 2016: New Year Resolutions to Keep


How many times have you come up with New Year resolutions that don’t work out? Well, I’ve done it way too many times. That’s why I prefer to set goals for the upcoming year.  Earlier this year, I came up with a list of blog goals for 2015. My site was in desperate need of an…

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5 Reasons Why This Was the Best Christmas Ever


While most people look forward to the best Christmas ever, I used to dread the holiday season. Why? Well, because I was always stressed out trying to get everything done and please everyone. Moreover, working a full-time job made it nearly impossible to buy gifts for family members and friends. My days consisted of waking up early…

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Does the Easy Bake Oven Live Up to Its Name?


The Easy Bake Oven first came out in the 1960s. Since then it’s gained popularity among little girls. When I was a kid, I dreamed of having one. I’d see the commercials and imagine baking cookies and other sweet treats. Now, the Easy Bake Oven isn’t only popular with young girls. Boys love it just…

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Should Kids Have Their Own YouTube Channel?

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My daughter has been asking for her own YouTube channel for a while now, and my answer has always been no. If you’ve been following my blog for the past few years, then you’ve seen our fun family videos, in addition to my parenting posts. Princess often takes center stage whether making crafts, doing fun…

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