The Second Time Around

The Second Time Around

And then there were four. Two weeks ago my family threesome added one more to our ranks – a baby boy. Weighing in just a few ounces shy of 10 pounds and an inch under two feet long, this little guy is surely headed for big things. As with his sister, I delivered this baby … Continue reading

Consignment Shop Till You Drop, April 20-21

Consignment Shop Till You Drop, April 20-21

If you’re looking for new duds, toys, or gear for your kid, Spring is consignment season. So make room in your trunk and head to the Just Between Friends consignment sale this coming weekend—the best consignment sale around (and I’m not just saying that–this sale was voted the one of the Top 10 Consignment Sales … Continue reading

Why We Need to Raise Free Range Kids

Why We Need to Raise Free Range Kids

Turns out we need our kids to be free-range along with our beef. That’s what journalist and author Lenore Skenazy touts in her book, Free Range Kids – Giving Our Children the Freedom We Had Without Going Nuts with Worry. I’ve read a number of “parenting” books recently. Not really because I’m looking for tips, but … Continue reading