9 Books For Young Activists

Never has there been a more important time to speak up for ourselves and the rights of others. As parents, we all want to raise young activists. If you’re not sure how to discuss these issues with your children, books are the perfect conversation starters. Curl up with your child with one or more of […]

TV & Movies

11 Books to Read Before the Movie Releases

It’s true that the books are always better than the movie version. While big screen (or Netflix and Amazon screens) may not match the film I’ve imagined, I prefer to read the book before the watching the movie. The four remaining months of 2018 promise an exciting line-up of diverse movies based on novels. If […]


No Spend Ways to Appreciate Teachers on World Teacher Day

October 5th is World Teacher Day. Started by UNESCO in 1994, this day is a reminder that quality education requires well-trained teachers. They work hard in and out of the classrooms to create the best learning environment for our children. They even make learning fun!  You don’t have to spend a lot of money to […]


What I Learned In My Aqua Cardio Class Full of Seniors

Athleticism has never been my strong suit. I’m clumsy. Which means I’m very good at tripping over my kids’ shoes and finding the one LEGO piece they missed during clean up. I walk into door frames and bump my head getting out of my car. My high school phys ed classes were–let’s just say I […]

Married Life

How Romance Novels Pulled My Marriage Out of a Rut

After 16 years of marriage, my husband and I have settled into a comfortable routine. He packs the kids’ lunches and sends them off to school. I handle after school activities and cook dinner. Evenings involve sitting on our couch while catching up on our DVR’d shows. We have a handle on domesticity. Routine may […]


10 Best Waterproof Sex Toys For Your Summer Getaway

The second best way to spend your summer is hanging out on the beach or by the pool holding a fruity drink garnished with a tiny paper umbrella. In an ideal world, though, the best way to spend your summer is indulging in orgasmic bliss at a kid-free summer getaway. Waterproof sex toys have become […]