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  • Family-friendly?

    If you are a working parent, is your company family-friendly? Take a minute to think about what you think family-friendly really means--in your ideal world (we're not talking reality, here). You can make a list, as I make my students often do in class, whenever I want to challenge them to think about a topic. Some things I would put on my list would be: 1. Good affordable health care benefits for families (including dental and vision) 2. Flexible work time 3. Extended leave for pregnancy/il read more

  • New Year, New Take: Family Friendly Favorite Lasagna

    It’s time for a new installment in my New Year, New Take series of updated, healthier family favorite recipes.  Today I share a *really* new take on lasagna, one that uses the slow cooker.  I love my slow cooker and seek out recipes of any and all types with which to experiment in our slow cooker.  But I had never heard of cooking lasagna or any type of pasta in a slow cooker until my friend Julia recommended it to me.  As is my practice, I took Julia’s recipe, tw read more

  • New Year, New Take: Family Friendly Favorite Pizza

    Yesterday I shared a new take on lasagna and today I want to continue the Italian theme with a new take on another Italian family favorite dinner.  Can you guess what it is?  Although it is Italian in origin, it has become a quintessential American family favorite.  Families eat it, but it is also a favorite snack and I can recall on many occasions eating it into the wee morning hours during college.  It is…Pizza!Pizza is so popular possibly because it is a great for d read more

  • Oscars!

    With the Oscar awards being broadcast tomorrow night, I thought this would be a cool thing to check out for the family! Slideshow: 2011 Family-Friendly Oscar-Nominated Movies read more

  • New Year, New Take: Family Friendly Favorite Macaroni and Cheese

    I live in a house divided.  R will not touch the traditional yellowish-orange macaroni and cheese, instead preferring white cheddar and shells pasta.  G on the other hand, is a traditionalist and while usually content with macaroni and cheese in any form, clearly prefers the classic rendition.  Because of this rift, I seldom make homemade macaroni and cheese, because whatever version I make generally creates some sort of bemoaning.And yet, macaroni and cheese is one of the most cl read more

  • Oscar-Themed Movie Night Ideas

    With the 86th Academy Awards airing this Sunday -- and some more winter weather in the works (two thumbs down!) -- this seems like the perfect weekend to have an Oscar-themed movie night!I've handpicked some classic Oscar-winning movies to watch with your kids. There are some obvious family favorites -- The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins, E.T. -- but also some oldies but goodies you might have forgotten about, like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Around the World in 80 Days. They're worth s read more

  • Thanksgiving Activities for Your Family: Games, Movies & More!

    Don't tell Santa Claus, but Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Yours too? A big part of what makes it so great is the focus on meaningful family time, rather than gift giving. Looking for some fun things to do -- besides take a nap (also fun) -- on Turkey Day? Try some of our favorite Thanksgiving activities...Games! Thanksgiving Parage BingoPin the Feathers on the TurkeyPin the Hat on the PilgrimBoard game tournamentScavenger huntTouch football and other outdoor group gamesMovies!Family M read more

  • July 2014

    Hi! Anyone due July 2014? I'm a FTM due July 19. I have my first appointment nov 29 and am excited to see my little bean :) read more

  • April 2014

    Hi Im looking for moms due April 2014. Im 5/6 weeks pregnant, first time mom from South Afica. Would like to chat to ladies about their pregnancy. I'm not telling anyone until the end of first trimester so some buddies would be nice :) Regards read more