Author Archives: Christina

to have and to hold

My husband came home tonight and sat down with me and asked if I had heard about the premature baby who died after it was born. I said “No” and he said “It was on the news.” I asked him … Continue reading

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Pop the bubble!

I think it is safe to say that my two year old never ceases to amaze me with the things that he thinks is a good idea to do or the things he gets himself into.  As a Mom, you … Continue reading

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A New Addition!

On January 27th, 2012 we welcomed a new additon to our family- Emelia Jeanne. Her 2 older brothers have adapted quite well and she seems to be quite comfortable in her new role as ‘princess’ of our family. Shortly after … Continue reading

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“2011- Babysitting in this Generation”

A Sitter’s Perspective of Kids today Muhammad Ali once said, “Children make you want to start life over”. When I look around the room I see children playing with complex electronic objects or shows that even I did not have … Continue reading

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A New Perspective- A preview of the Real World: Lessons Learned by a Sitter

I pull into the driveway of a home (after following directions- even though we live on a 12 x 5 island, even locals get lost), and I think about what type of family I will be sitting tonight and what … Continue reading

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“You’re hired!”- Lessons Learned at an Early Age: Guardian Angels Hires Responsible Teens

Like all teens between 16 and 18, we all struggle to find a job that suits us, something we will find enjoyable, makes us want to go to work, and most of all that lets us apply at this early … Continue reading

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From Potty Training to PUPPIES!

“All I can do is take a deep breath, clean it up and be thankful I don’t also have a puppy.” These are the words that I now read in a previous blog that I wrote and wonder how it … Continue reading

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Fisher Price Recalls! Information every parent should know!

The Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) has announced that Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million children’s products that were sold in the U.S. The list includes tricycles, infant activity centers with inflatable balls, high chairs, and “Little People Wheelies Stand … Continue reading

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Potty Training continued….

Well my son did great for the first two weeks. We had our first public restroom experience with our new little potty trained boy the other night. We had a fun family night planned on the Ocean City Boardwalk. We … Continue reading

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P is for Potty Training…P is for PATIENCE!!

The day I brought my second son home from the hospital, my two year old decided he wanted to start potty training. He had the little potty that sang to him and although he loved to sit on it and … Continue reading

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