This post is part of a compensated ambassadorship with Dramamine but all opinions and stories of upset stomachs are (unfortunately) my own.When I was a kid, I had an iron stomach. It wasn't that I never came down with the stomach flu - believe me I did! - it was just that I didn't get sick to stomach unless I was sick. Gross things didn't make me puke. (Faint, yes. Puke, no.) I could even read in the car! My grandparents lived about an hour and a half from our house and I would read books
I've been working with kids since I was eleven. (Yes, I know I was just a kid then too, but my neighbor hired me to help out with her two boys under the age of three when she was pregnant with her third.) I loved those kids and learned a lot from them. I'm not sure when I figured out that kids respond better to positive reinforcement than to punishment, but I'm guessing it was at some point when I was working with that family! Their mom was a teacher too and I'm sure that impacted how she
When you are reaching for a snack, are you generally reaching for something that is good for you or something to satisfy a craving? I'll admit that most of the time, I'm reaching for the second one! But what if the two weren't mutually exclusive? What if you could grab a snack that boasted health benefits AND tasted like a naughty, decedent treat? Thanks to this sponsored partnership with Fiber One, I can tell you that such a thing exists!Okay now, if you just wrinkled your nose when you
A shandy is a drink made from mixing beer with another non-alcoholic beverage (often lemonade) and is a great way to enjoy a lighter version of your favorite beer on a hot, steamy day. My favorite summer flavors are lemonade and every kind of berry under the sun, It shouldn't surprise anyone that this homemade berry shandy is fast becoming my favorite summer drink this year. It's easy to make and will set your summer picnic or party apart from the rest when your guests take a
Vacationing is supposed to be fun, right? Well, sometimes vacationing with kids can be stressful. Not because you’re a bad parent or because your kids are bad, but because it’s a new environment to them. They need a little guidance on what to do and how to behave while on a vacation.These 7 tips for vacationing with kids should help you out. Let them know what’s going on: Kids can get a ...