There’s a reason for the phrase the terrible twos. We’ve all seen a toddler meltdown happen – in the checkout line, at the dinner table…
Most of us are familiar with setting New Year’s Resolutions, only to find that we lose momentum and fail to meet our goals. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone - recent research in the field of psychology shows that only eight percent of people who set resolutions actually follow through with them!
When I see pumpkins and other Thanksgiving decorations at the grocery store, I know that my favorite season is here – fall! I love this time of year – smelling cinnamon in the air, finding all the new varieties of pumpkins, and of course, seeing the leaves with their rich colors of reds, oranges and browns.
The bedtime routine in our house is sacred. We have dinner and then my wife takes our youngest, Campbell, upstairs for her bath. Campbell needs at least 11 hours of uninterrupted sleep, which means she needs to be in her crib by 6:30 p.m. Once Campbell is down, I take Bennett for his bath, read him a book, fetch his usual nightcap of warm water and then it’s lights out by 7:30 p.m.
Between all the costumes, festivities, and of course, candy, trick-or-treating is a favorite activity for many families. For parents of children with food allergies, however, it may not be a “treat.” In fact, it can be downright scary.