Archive for the ‘Birth and Adoption’ Category
Your little bundle of joy is finally here and your family and friends are surely scrambling to find time to come and see the newborn. Send out some birth announcements and plan a date for a gathering that works for everyone. Your first “birthday party” will be a casual affair, but that doesn’t mean you [...]
Along with all of the pride and excitement of a new grandchild, comes the realization of the responsibility and care these precious new lives may require from their doting new grandparents. Whether it’s your first or third little blessing, there are things you can do to help the new parents make the adjustment. Your own [...]
The sock monkey as we know it first came into being around the turn of the century when folks would take old scraps of cloth and, yes, old socks, and turn them into a lovable toy monkey – thrifty and innovative! I remember the classic Red-Heel brand sock monkey in the late seventies, when they [...]
Red Egg and Ginger parties can be hosted at home, in a large or small fashion. Today, they are commonly held at Chinese restaurants complete with entertainers (acrobats or musicians) and meals fit for a princess or prince.
As fun and exciting as the pre-birth festivities can be, there is a far more important decision to make than the color of the baby’s room or the decision between cloth or disposable diapers. It is choosing the name that will be a part of your child’s life for the rest of their life. Naming [...]