The dreaded lice email! Nit Nanny and $75 Target Giveaway!

Nov 05, 14 The dreaded lice email! Nit Nanny and $75 Target Giveaway!

Posted by in Giveaway, Parenting, Rants & Raves

School had not been in session one week when we got the first email. Lice. The next week, another email. Are you kidding me? Per the CDC, between 6-12 million children and adults get head lice each year in the US alone, as well as up to twice that many unreported cases. Anyone who comes in head-to-head contact with someone who...

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Red Jacket Mountain View Resort Review and Giveaway

Oct 14, 14 Red Jacket Mountain View Resort Review and Giveaway

Posted by in Family, Travel

Last weekend the Red Jacket Inn Mountain View Resort hosted the ViolaCay family! The kids were um, excited to say the least. And natch, we made a video… The Red Jacket Mountain View Resort is in North Conway, New Hampshire. The White Mountains are beautiful, there is outlet shopping , and of course Storyland is there. For...

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Are you the best mom?!

Oct 06, 14 Are you the best mom?!

Posted by in Parenting

  Theo told me today. “Mom, you wanna know something?’ “Yes I do buddy, always.” He lowers his voice a bit as if it might be a secret. “You’re the bestest mom.” “Aw thanks honey. That’s an awful nice thing to say.” Getting louder now. “No I mean it. Like better...

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Great Wolf Lodge New England for the Holidays

Oct 03, 14 Great Wolf Lodge New England for the Holidays

Posted by in Family, Places, Rants & Raves, Travel, Uncategorized

Last weekend my family and I were asked to attend a Howliday sneak peek at Great Wolf Lodge New England!   We got to experience Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas all in one sitting! First we started with Howl-o-ween. The kids decorated treat bags and got some candy from the witch. During the month of October kids will get in...

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Great Wolf Lodge freak out!

Sep 22, 14 Great Wolf Lodge freak out!

Posted by in Parenting, Rants & Raves, Travel, Videos

I surprised my kids the other day with a trip to Great Wolf Lodge New England. I’ll have more about the trip this week! Before we headed out I updated my Facebook status, as you do… Let’s just say, I was right...

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Is he still allergic? Retesting for Food Allergies

Sep 09, 14 Is he still allergic? Retesting for Food Allergies

Posted by in Family, Parenting, Rants & Raves

Some allergists recommend retesting for food allergies every two years. Some say you should retest every year. Some, because their allergies are always changing, do it every six months. At this point in his young life we are on the one year plan for my son. He had a reaction when he was two. Followed up by a positive blood test....

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