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The Long Winter

We are halfway through February, and my kids have had it up to here with the weather. “Is winter almost over?” they ask hopefully. Every morning they come downstairs, rubbing…

Hilarious Valentine's Day cards for real couples!

Valentine’s Day Cards for Real Couples

Happy Valentine’s Day! If you’re like me, you spent some time this week searching for the perfect card for those you love. You opened and closed countless cards that declared…

This simple homemade stain remover really works! | FunnyIsFamily.com |

Easy Homemade Stain Remover

Yesterday, both of my kids came downstairs dressed in white – a white tee for Graham, and all white for Lily. They looked like they were ready for a day…

Making the case for New Year's resolutions.

Making the Case for New Year’s Resolutions

I think New Year’s resolutions get a bad rap. Sure most people don’t follow through with their plans, and sure I’m one of those people, but there is something wonderful…

Making Friends and Strangers Jealous in One Easy Step

Do you like making people jealous? Of course you do! What if I told you that for just a few dollars you could make both friends and strangers green with…

The Time I Almost Died on My Way to Target

The rain that was still falling had turned the roads dark and shiny, and the rush hour traffic was hitting the brake lights pretty hard. But that’s not how I…

Cooking With Kids

Back in the spring, one of the preschool mothers compiled a cookbook of my daughter and her classmates’ favorite recipes. It was an adorable mix of real recipes and the…

#PoweringSafety for Halloween with @FunnyIsFamily and @Energizer!

Hurricanes and Snowstorms on Halloween? Oh, My!

Halloween falls at a time of year that is known for wild, unpredictable weather for many parts of the country, and we need to be prepared for anything. Last year…

Let your kids be their own tree. They aren’t a bonsai tree for you to clip and mold into exactly what you want them to be. Let them be different. Different is good.

Be Your Own Tree

One of my favorite things about living in Connecticut is watching the leaves change color in the fall. The phenomenon is gorgeous, and an entire industry is built here in…

The Time I Lost My Fitbit

If you’ve noticed that I’ve gained some weight recently, thank you for keeping it to yourself, and no, I’m not pregnant. I’d just taken a break from worrying about the…