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Best New Holiday CD for Christmas

Best New Holiday CD for Christmas

We love Holiday music and so many times, I’ve been disappointed when I chose a random Holiday music CD.  But now I have a new favorite … Tim Miller’s Big Band has just released the new Holiday CD “An Angel City Christmas“  There are Christmas favorites for everyone … from beautiful ballads to swinging holiday [...]

What Are Food Allergies?

What Are Food Allergies?

A food allergy is when your body has a reaction to a certain food. This reaction is caused by your body's immune system, which is what protects you from diseases. You might have a minor reaction (for example, hives or itchy skin or lips). You could also have a more serious reaction (for example, your throat or tongue may swell, or you [...]

Interactive Hurricane Irene Maps from WVEC

Interactive Hurricane Irene Maps from WVEC

From WVEC here are some good interactive maps and radar maps for keeping track of Hurricane Irene. Hurricane Irene Maps Stay safe Hampton Roads!

Help Kids Feel Safe During a Hurricane

Help Kids Feel Safe During a Hurricane

If a Hurricane seems mighty scary to you as an adult, imagine how terrifying it can appear to a child.  How you go about dealing with preparation for the impending hurricane and how you explain what is happening,to your child, will make a world of difference in their stress level.  With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the Hampton Roads area, [...]

Hurricane Irene Cancellations for Hampton Roads area

Hurricane Irene Cancellations for Hampton Roads area

With the approach of Hurricane Irene later this week, many events are already being cancelled.  Cancellations for the entire Hampton Roads area, including Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth are listed in this compilation from Wavy-TV 10. Hurricane Irene Cancellations From HamptonRoads.com

Parent Alert – Allergies to Car Seats

Parent Alert – Allergies to Car Seats

If you have a child, infant or toddler who has a rash or bad case of eczema, and the child still sits in a car seat, please read this information.  Some children appear to be having allergic reactions to the fabrics used in car seats that have been treated with various chemicals, probably relating to fire retardant safety. A Missouri [...]

4th of July Fireworks 2011 for Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach

4th of July Fireworks 2011 for Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach

There are lots of opportunities to watch fireworks on the 4th of July in Hampton Roads.  Plan to make a day of it at some of the fun places listed below.  You can find music, food and fun activities all around the area. Local Virginia Beach residents and tourists can enjoy big Fireworks events at either Mt. Trashmore or the [...]

Summer Water Balloon Fun for Kids in Hampton Roads

Summer Water Balloon Fun for Kids in Hampton Roads

Kids + Summer + Water = Fun!  What kid, big or little, doesn't love playing with water during the hot summer months?  And even if you don't live near water or have a pool, lots of fun can be had with simple water activities. Two of our families most favorite summer water activities also involve water balloons. Obviously, we set a few [...]

USDA Updates Food Pyramid

USDA Updates Food Pyramid

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has officially retired the food pyramid, replacing it with an easy-to-read, plate shaped icon. “MyPlate” is divided into four sections, indicating what types of food (and how much of them) should occupy a person’s plate at each meal. Its designers are hopeful that the simple, [...]

Easter Egg Hunts & Activities in Hampton Roads

Easter Egg Hunts & Activities in Hampton Roads

It's that time of year again.  Spring has spring and Easter is fast approaching.  If you're in the Hampton Roads area, you'll be searching for some Easter break fun while the kids have off.  One of our favorite family activities during Easter holiday is the traditional Easter Egg Hunt. We even print our own Easter Egg Hunt invitations for [...]

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