Welcome to Macaroni Kid Cranston/Kent

Welcome to Macaroni Kid Cranston/Kent

Being a mom is _________. So many different words could be used to fill in the blank, it just depends on whom you ask and what is going on that very moment. In one single day, a mom (or parent) ...

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The Lost Art of the Family Dinner

The Lost Art of the Family Dinner

I have only a vague memory of sitting down with my family to eat dinner when I was a kid. I know we did, but it happened so long ago that sometimes it feels like I dreamed the whole thing. ...

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Life Lessons We've Learned from Our Moms

Life Lessons We've Learned from Our Moms

As teenagers we swore we would never, ever use the same "lines" on our own kids as our mothers used with us. Then one day we look in the mirror and discover — much to our surprise and horror — ...

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Sunflower Seed Pods for Mom!

Sunflower Seed Pods for Mom!

Seed pods are a fun way to prepare seeds for planting. It's even more fun to incorporate one into a Mother's Day gift for a mom who loves to see her little ones' hand prints in their artwork. Supplies: potting ...

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8 Things Kids Can Learn from Prince

8 Things Kids Can Learn from Prince

I brought my kids to Paisley Park to show them Prince's Memorial. We played Music and watched videos, but I felt I needed to explain to my kids how he was influential and was someone they could truly look up ...

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A Laid-Back, Tasty Way to Add Fun to Any Occasion

A Laid-Back, Tasty Way to Add Fun to Any Occasion

One of the things that I love about childhood is how far a simple gesture goes; how quickly a pat on the back, treat, hug or tickle turns a frown upside down. And as a busy mom of two, I ...

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