Let’s talk cooking

I’ll admit I don’t make a home-cooked meal every evening. Sometimes we’re running from work to activities. Other times my husband gets in the act and has dinner waiting when I get home. When I do have the chance to cook, I often find Amber in the...

Learn to combat bullying now

It’s sad but true. Bullying exists, and it has for a long time. It’s in public and private schools. It’s on the playground, the playing field, online and on cell phones via text messaging. The tactic can, and has, produced tragic and violent results....

Gearing up for fall events

It’s hard to believe that we’ve reached the half-way point of September. Before we know it, October will be here, along with it the falling colored leaves, pumpkins, scarecrows and all-things Halloween. I look forward to fall events. For the past two...

Rainy day games and things to do

What a wet few days we have had! Saturday’s weather, followed closely by Tuesday’s rainy spell, was enough to put a damper on anyone’s day. While most kiddos headed out to school as raindrops fell Tuesday, Saturday was a different story. What’s...

Isn’t it too early?

I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing Labor Day weekend. Whatever your plans, from cookouts to parades and other outings, I hope your unofficial farewell to summer was a good one. Ours was a busy one, and most of our time was spent in the Ashland area. My...