Author: Liz Smith

How to Avoid the Flu, and Corona Virus

How to Avoid the Flu + Coronavirus

Avoid germs to keep healthy The way to keep you and your family healthy has a very basic principle – avoid germs. And this time of year is the time when virus germs are most prevalent – because they love the cooler, dry air of winter. We are familiar with the seasonality of the flu,Read more »

Get 2020 Off to a Great Start


Getting 2020 off to a great start is top of mind right now. The start of a new year is always a good time to take stock and sweep clean. And 2020 is the end of one decade and the start of another. I know, I know, people debate when the new decade really begins.Read more »

Best Quality Underwear for Kids


Searching for the best kids’ underwear is a challenge. Quality underwear should be soft, and fit well, and durable enough to last through many wash and wear cycles. Why is it so hard to find underwear for our children that does all this? What is the Best Quality? The best quality kids’ underwear scores highRead more »

Why Do So Many Kids Have Sensitive Skin?

Kids have sensitive skin! Their skin is thinner than adult skin. It can overreact to things because kids are still new to the world. And finding sensory friendly clothing can be difficult.  As the mom of a girl who is somewhat sensitive due to some scarring, I know firsthand how challenging this can be. ManyRead more »

Best Christmas Movies to Distract Your Kids

We have officially entered the busiest time of year for most of us! No matter what or how we celebrate, the holidays are a time for hosting parties, baking, shopping the sales, sprucing up the house, and maybe even a visit from our in-laws. And short of hiring a babysitter to entertain the kids, howRead more »

Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes with Safety In Mind

Group of friends celebrating Thanksgiving Day together, enjoying in delicious dinner. Little boy looking at food, smiling

I love Thanksgiving. There are no gifts to buy – I repeat: No Gifts to Buy! And the focus is on family, friends, gratitude – and food. Yes, there is a big meal to prepare, but the traditional Thanksgiving menu at our house is quite simple due to tradition. In our family, Thanksgiving is notRead more »

Halloween Safety Tips: Keep Kids Safe


Halloween – what could be more fun than a holiday where kids get to dress up in fanciful costumes and wander outside, at night, with their friends, collecting delicious candy treats! Parents beware, though. Being out and about on the streets at dark can put kids at risk. Check out these Halloween Safety Tips toRead more »

Vaping Facts – What All Parents Need to Know


Are you concerned about the dangers of vaping? It is time to start paying attention. Even if your kids are still in elementary school. Because the number of middle school kids who have tried vaping is growing. Because some vaping products are even aimed at young teens. And because as I write this, vaping isRead more »

Why Buy Organic Cotton Children’s Underwear?


Do you ponder the benefits of organic cotton for your children’s underwear? You know the claims. Organic cotton is higher quality and more pure than conventional cotton. It’s grown without the use of harmful pesticides and herbicides. It’s just plain better for your kids. And the natural growing methods of organic cotton are good forRead more »