Along the Way

...Travel ideas for flying with the family during the holidays Looking forward to the holidays?  Me too!  Looking forward to traveling on an airplane to visit friends and family?  Me neither!   In my pre-kid career days, I used to fly around the world for my job, and...

Black Friday and Raising Balanced Spenders

Black Friday.  It conjures up all sorts of historical events.  The term describes everything from a financial crisis in 1869 to retailers’ glee when their bottom lines go from red “into the black.”  These days however, I’m more inclined to think, “Sale!”  It sends a...

The Perfect Storm

What do you do when you’re an active mom with active kids and the weather is acting up?   Frankenstorm on the east coast (of the U.S.) this week forced that question on plenty of us who sought ways to keep kids occupied and learning while staying...

Ann C Brown, JumpSport’s Newest Blogger!

[caption id="attachment_2285" align="aligncenter" width="479"] On the "beat" with her nutty, nautical husband, Ann digs deep into a story hoping to engage her readers with yet another blog post! In 2010-11, Ann lived and cruised onboard a 35' sailboat with her husband and two children in...

Are You Ready?

In the wake of Super Storm Sandy, emergency preparedness is an apropos subject for this week's blog.  As hurricane season is not yet over and the threat of unforeseen natural disasters is always a possibility, it's a subject that is relevant nation wide. Emergency planning has...