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Lunch Box Notes with Laura Kelly Pet Shop

Lunch Note

Back to school time creates a unique opportunity to connect with your kids through lunchbox note writing.  If your kids don’t pack, you can always stick little notes in their backpacks too! Here are some really cute ones created with   Read More »

30% off Graduation Stationery at Tiny Prints

Tiny Prints Grad

My son graduates from High School in less than three weeks and guess what I have not ordered yet? That’s right – graduation announcements!!  Part of me feels like a total slacker Mom and the other part of me says,   Read More »

Weekly Family Meetings To The Rescue

In the business world, it is very common – if not expected – to have weekly office meetings to check in, delegate tasks, assess project progress, identify areas that need improvement and so on. Has it ever occurred to you   Read More »

Infographic: Most Dangerous Countries to Drive In and Other Interesting Driving Facts

Having just gone through a very humbling Driver’s License Ceremony (not sure if that is what you would call it) with my 16 year old son, where a Judge addressed a room full of new drivers and their parents and   Read More »

Fun with the Kids – Pirates of the Caribbean on Stranger Tides Party

What do you get when you mix a Friday off school with 11 kids ages 9-16 plus one cool new movie on DVD and top off with fun party food and activities? You get one fabulously fun day (and Mother   Read More »

The Real Trouble with Teens and Technology

Let me start by saying I LOVE TECHNOLOGY and we are a very technology friendly household, but I am beginning to notice something – something very unsettling. The real trouble with teens and technology today is not the technology, its   Read More »

Fall Family Fun and Thermos Brand Twitter Party

Here is your official invitation! Join @ThermosBrand on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 12pm CT along with @charpolanosky (that’s me) for our Twitter Party #TBFTP (Thermos Brand Fall Twitter Party). Share your tips and get advice on staying active in   Read More »