Posts tagged parents

House Lady — bring on the Cadbury eggs … and houses

   April 19, 2014 6:38 am    0

I know you’re thinking what do Cadbury eggs and houses have in common? Well at our house, they go together quite well, and apparently in Canada also. Here’s a link to a Huffington Post story that discusses Cadbury eggs are among the top 15 things we want to eat on Easter Sunday. If you don’t  want…

 

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Best kid-camp advice — from a kid, of course!

   July 4, 2013 5:47 am    0

Who can give kids great camp advice? A kid, of course, and here’s advice from 10-year-old Hannah Alper, of Canada. The seasoned blogger — visit her blog here — started her blog after a 3-hour WordPress workshop in Philadelphia in June 2012. Here she is– thousands of page views later, winning awards for her blogs….

 

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Easter yolk of the day — my kids love Cadbury eggs

   March 18, 2013 6:08 am    1

We baby boomers grew up on homegrown chocolate eggs, jelly beans and bunnies from local chocolatiers in our Easter baskets. Then came the Reese’s eggs. None of that impressed my kids. They know eggsactly what they want. They love Cadbury Creme Eggs — those chocolate eggs that appear to have a real yolk inside (which has always made me…

 

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House Lady — condos aplenty for sale right now

   March 16, 2013 7:06 am    0

In 20 years of writing for House to Home, I don’t think I’ve seen so many nice condos and patio homes on the market at one time until now. The picture is of one of my favorites behind Erie Day School, but there are some for every price range and plenty are open tomorrow for…

 

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House lady — Pebble Creek house hides 2 homes in 1

   March 9, 2013 7:28 am    0

It’s always nice to find a surprise in a house for sale. This week in House to Home, we visit  Pebble Creek, where the  home at 5471 Granite Lane has two full floors of living and separate entry points — perfect for a multi-generational Millcreek family. Read the full story here. The house is open…

 

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House lady — floored by good-looking options

   February 9, 2013 9:25 am    0

I remember when flooring was very obviously a laminate, wood, stone, tile or something else. Not anymore. I’ve seen incredible concrete and other materials that look like natural wonders. To catch up on what’s out there, read the cover story this week in House to Home right here. If that vinyl flooring story doesn’t surprise you…

 

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Thanks to everyone who mommed me

   May 13, 2012 8:37 am    0

We all have moms, but some of us lost our moms a long time ago. I lost my mother Arlene Menold Strosser 25 years ago. I lost my dad the same year my kids lost their dad when they were age 7 to 12, so I needed a lot of momming myself over the years. I…

 

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It’s national proposal day

   March 20, 2012 4:10 am    0

I just couldn’t pass this up. It’s National Proposal Day, March 20th, called to my attention by Tailored. Here are some of the fun facts: First thing that crossed brides’ minds after a marriage proposal? 26 percent said, “WOW!. This ring is stunning” 23 percent said, “I can’t wait to tell everyone!” 14 percent said, “I am…

 

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Parenting athletes not so easy

   September 26, 2011 6:20 am    1

One of the most important things I learned as a mom was to be a mom when the kids were involved in sports. Kids have coaches — lots of them — to tell them how to improve and remind them when they make mistakes. I found I had to remember that kids are just kids…

 

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