Like many traditions, I don’t remember when this one started. It was at least 10 years ago, though it could have been longer. I have a foggy memory of wanting to slow down the unwrapping of birthday gifts to make the sensation last a little bit longer, though maybe it was because my kids had […]
Father. Pops. Daddy-O. Daddy. Dad. Guy who lent me $20 so I could go to the dance with my friends. Whatever you call the special man in your life, get him something special this Father’s Day. After all, of all the men in this world, he’s lucky enough to have YOU for a kid.
“An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you’ve given it away.” –TED Radio Hour I have a confession to make. I am addicted to National Public Radio (NPR). From “Morning Edition” to “This American Life” to “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” I can’t get enough. NPR is the first station I […]
Though graduates come in all shapes & sizes, they all share one thing in common: they are about to begin the next chapter of their life. Yes, you could just get a card, throw some cash in and call it done. But think how much more special the gift could be if you add a bit of […]
My nephew is turning 11 soon, which if you believe in numerology is a “master birthday” (same digit repeated, so next up would be 22, then 33…) When I asked him what he wanted for his birthday, he told me there was a mobile charger he was hoping for so he could charge his gaming […]
Last night, I was out with friends and one of the guys was going on and on about how busy he was. He opened up the calendar on his phone, and started rattling off upcoming events: “Speech in LA” [swipe]; “Board meeting in San Diego” [swipe]; “Press conference for a joint venture launch”… On and on […]
Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers. It’s for people that you just love! And who better to be the object of your affection than your kids? Take advantage of the upcoming holiday and let your kids know how loved they are. The gesture doesn’t need to be grand or expensive, just something simple that lets […]
Wondering what’s in and what’s out this year? Want to be in the know on this season’s most coveted toys? You’ve come to the right place! 🙂 Keep reading or click here if you’d prefer to download the PDF.
Whatever you are doing when you read this, I can pretty much guarantee my 12-year old daughter would like to trade places with you. Though you may be stuck in traffic or wading through an overstuffed inbox, she is Getting Braces right now. She’s been dreading this day since she lost her last baby tooth […]
You know that little happy dance you do when you find that perfect gift for someone? It’s that mix of “She is gonna LOVE it!” and “I wish her birthday would hurry up and get here!!!” When the person finally opens the gift, it’s like a confetti blast of happiness rains down—on both […]