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Note from the Publisher ~ Raising Thankful Kids

Note from the Publisher ~ Raising Thankful Kids

I think raising "thankful" kids is really hard and also really important. I wish I could say I'm better at it all year long, but I'm not. It's often in November, and the start of the holiday season, that it ...

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Holiday Toy Review ~ Air Storm Firetek Foam Bow

Holiday Toy Review ~ Air Storm Firetek Foam Bow

My kids are forever seeing commercials for toys on TV that they immediately think they have to have. And I immediately think it won't be nearly as fun, or work as good, as the commercial depicts. Well guess what? The ...

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Holiday Toy Review ~ Steve Spangler Science

Holiday Toy Review ~ Steve Spangler Science

This is so cool! The Steve Spangler Science Club, perfect for kids 5-10 years old, sends you a box containing all you need to complete your very own science experiments each month. So much better than when I was a ...

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Holiday Gift Idea ~ Cuisinart Single Cup Grind & Brew™ Coffeemaker

Holiday Gift Idea ~ Cuisinart Single Cup Grind & Brew™ Coffeemaker

Coffee fans, are you ready to have your mind blown? Because this new coffeemaker from Cuisinart is truly amazing. I'm so excited to tell you about the all-new Cuisinart Single Cup Grind & Brew Coffeemaker. Did you hear that? Grind ...

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Holiday Gift Idea ~ Jabra Revo Wireless

Holiday Gift Idea ~ Jabra Revo Wireless

Wanna be the coolest mom at the bus stop? Show up wearing these...Kids will stop and stare and without a doubt think you are a rock star. Your own kids may be rolling their eyes dying of embarrassment, but we ...

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Kick Off the Holidays~Gingerbread Festival & Breakfast with Santa

Kick Off the Holidays~Gingerbread Festival & Breakfast with Santa

The Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Salem Parks & Recreation will host the Gingerbread Festival and Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 6th in Longwood Park, Salem. Share the magic of Christmas with your little ones, while they ...

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Make A Better World for Kids Mobile Game

Make A Better World for Kids Mobile Game

According to Online Education1, 65% of households in the United States play video games, and of those 'gamers,' the average time spent online is 18 hours per week. In fact, many parents and children depend on video games and apps ...

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DIY Thanksgiving Craft ~ Toilet Paper Roll Turkeys and More!

DIY Thanksgiving Craft ~ Toilet Paper Roll Turkeys and More!

Thanksgiving is about here and it's always a good idea to have a few activities for the kiddos ready to go. Afterall, waiting to eat and watching football doesn't always appeal little ones, right? Here are a few ideas using ...

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Meet Zoey ~ Our RVSPCA Pet of the Week

Meet Zoey ~ Our RVSPCA Pet of the Week

She may look like Grumpy Cat, but Zoey is anything but grumpy. The following adjectives apply: happy-go-lucky, sweet, easy-going, squishy, adorable, snuggly, and gentle. Zoey is a Snowshoe Siamese mix with a lifetime of love ahead of her, and will ...

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