Category: Family

  • Memorial Day: A Time for Reflection and Self-Care

    Memorial Day: A Time for Reflection and Self-Care

    Heroism doesn’t always happen in a burst of glory. Sometimes small triumphs and large hearts change the course of history. —Mary Roach Memorial Day is a time to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. It’s not just a day of remembrance, but a day of gratitude and…

  • Splash Into Summer with Water Aerobics!

    Splash Into Summer with Water Aerobics!

    Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. -Ralph Waldo Emerson As the sun blazes down, turning the landscape into a live reenactment of a Salvador Dali painting, folks everywhere are seeking refuge in the coolest place they can find – the pool. But why just lounge when you can lunge, laugh,…

  • Summer Sun and Fun

    Summer Sun and Fun

    “Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.” Russell Baker Ah, Summer, that magical time of the year when the sun decides to work overtime, and the air conditioning bills skyrocket. It’s the season where everyone’s winter clothes hibernate deep in the closet, and the flip-flops come out to play.…

  • Self-Care Tips for Moms on Mother’s Day

    Self-Care Tips for Moms on Mother’s Day

    Moms have the kindness of angels and the patience of saints. All the more reason to thank God for them. —Matt Gowen Mother’s Day is a special occasion to honor and celebrate the incredible women who have nurtured, taught, and loved us. It’s also a perfect time for moms to remember to take care of…

  • Spring Into Spring!

    Spring Into Spring!

    Blossom by blossom the spring begins.-Algernon Charles Swinburne Ah, Spring! The season when Mother Nature wakes up from her beauty sleep, stretches her green fingers, and decides it’s time for a makeover. It’s the ultimate reality show, featuring the grand reveal of the world after the dreary, grey winter episodes. Let’s talk about the changing…

  • Spring Traditions

    Spring Traditions

    What a strange thing! to be alive. beneath cherry blossoms. ― Kobayashi Issa, Poems. Spring, the season that not only spruces up the earth with a riot of colors but also carries a treasure trove of symbolism across different cultures. It’s like Mother Nature’s version of a universal festival, celebrated by humans and nature alike,…

  • Texting Turmoil

    Texting Turmoil

    Conflict is something most people want to avoid. If you’re texting about a subject they wish to avoid, this could be their way of saying “I don’t want to discuss it.”.

  • 10 Fun Ways to Beat Boredom

    10 Fun Ways to Beat Boredom

    I am so glad the holidays are over, aren’t you? I mean, there’s only so much happiness and good cheer one can stand. Just kidding, really. I love the holidays! However, they are quite exhausting and now it’s time to relax – or is it? I raided my kids’ bag of Halloween treats, devoured Thanksgiving…

  • ‘Twas the Day After Christmas….

    ‘Twas the Day After Christmas….

    ‘Twas the day after Christmas, the house in a jumble; not a creature was rested, exhaustion was double. The stockings once hung with festive delight, now dangled all droopy, a bedraggled sight. The children lay sprawled on the floor in a doze, surrounded by wreckage of presents and bows. Wrapping paper shredded, like snow on…

  • The Funniest Holiday Traditions from Around the World

    The Funniest Holiday Traditions from Around the World

    Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends. — Margaret Thatcher If you think your holiday traditions are weird, wait until you hear about these. From throwing shoes to burning scarecrows, some people celebrate the festive season in very unusual ways. Here are…