Something I’ve been hearing more and more about over the past few years is that people — specifically parents — are asking friends and relatives to refrain from buying things for their children for the holidays or birthdays, but instead they are asking for experiences. This can mean something like passes to the local zoo, museum, or aquarium; dance, karate or gymnastic classes; piano or art lessons; a family pass to the recreation center; tickets to a play, concert or movie: or pretty much anything else you can dream up. The point is to give the children experiences rather than just stuff. I like this ideaRead More →

Just a quickie to let you know I’m co-hosting a Boo Nestle (#noNestle) Twitter Party tonight at 9 p.m. EST. (That’s in less than an hour!) There will be a lot of information shared about the Nestle boycott as well as great prizes — many are fair trade, organic and/or green! The Twitter Party kicks off the week-long International Nestle-Free Week, set up to coincide with Halloween. Please join @phdinparenting, @that_danielle, @bestforbabes, @blacktating, @doudoubebe and me! Find more information and RSVP here: Boo Nestle Hope to see you tonight on Twitter! Follow #noNestle tonight and throughout the week. More information: What brands does Nestle own? CheckRead More →