Susan Day

Susan Swindell Day is editor in chief of this publication and the mom of four great kids.

Lucky Ladd Watermelon Fest, 6/30


Nothing says summer like watermelon! In between all of your family’s summer activities, be sure to squeeze in Lucky Ladd Farm’s Watermelon Festival on Saturday, June 30. The festival includes free melon, a Splash Pad, Bubble Blast Pool, inflatable water slides and more. The kids and you can enjoy all that Lucky Ladd has to… Read more »

The Spy Who Loves You


No, it’s not a savory idea, and when your children are little it’s unfathomable. But sooner or later … you will spy.

Breast or Bottle? It’s All About the Latch!


When you’re trying to decide between breast or bottle for your baby, take a lesson from me: latching on IS all it’s cracked up to be.      I wanted life at home with my newborn to be picture perfect. I wanted my family to be blown away by how capable I was. There I was… Read more »

Lesson From A Teenager


’Twas barely Thanksgiving when my 15-year-old boy asked, “Mom, can I bring up the Christmas boxes?” So excited, he was practically bursting. “Oh, man, it’s not even Thanksgiving, honey!”     “So what?!” he exclaimed, jiggling his knees, already heading for the basement stairs. And up they came, one by one. I barely had time to… Read more »