Are You a Good House Guest? It Translates to Your Kids Too

“Visits always give pleasure – if not the coming, then the going.” –Portuguese proverb This past summer and these past few weeks I felt like we’ve been the consummate hosts.  Since most of our immediate family does not live in the New York City area, summer weekends are the only opportunity for us to gather together and reap some good quality family time.  In the summer, at the beach, hosting a weekend means many different add-ons for me:  buying enough food for everyone for the entire weekend (which could translate to upwards of 6 meals); … [Read more...]