Our hesitant trip down the pink and frilly rabbit hole of toddler dance ended disastrously and brilliantly this spring at Wren's dance recital. I supported Wren taking "creative movement" this year because she loves to dance, but I didn't know it would turn into a princess party at the end of the year. In this…Continue
7:32am on a Tuesday
I have run out of milk and I race to the closest grocery store to find it opens at 8. I am back in my car after a peek through the closed doors revealed a guy cleaning the floors and beyond him racks of Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades…Continue
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It was a hot, HOT Friday. The thermometer on the car read 105. I returned from work to discover our dog with an oozing head wound. The kids were hot and bothered. So was the dog. So was I. I was also recovering from a lingering sinus infection and in the throes of a nasty…Continue
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“All you need is love, love, love is all you need.”
It was in 1967 that John Lennon penned the lyrics to a song that would speak to millions of people across the globe in the years to come. Some might argue that…Continue
I am not much of a detail person. I prefer to live in the world of the "big picture," the world of ideas and theories and "wouldn't it be great if...?" But when it comes to motherhood and how I've defined my role as an at-home mom, I am about as detail-oriented as a gal can get. I've found that I need structure and lists and goals to feel like I'm having an impact on my family.
Every day I have what I call my "Bare Minimums." This is the basic list of tasks I need to accomplish every…Continue
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Happy BIrthday, America! Hope everyone has a wonderful, safe, and fun-filled holiday!
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4th of July is almost here...we can almost smell the BBQ now! And while we're definitely excited for burgers, grilled veggies and sweet corn on the cob, who can argue that the best part of any celebration is...dessert?
If you're looking for a little kid-friendly dessert inspiration this year, check out these awesome treat recipes we found (on Pinterest, where else?) that will guarantee to make your Independence Day extra sweet! …Continue
A few months ago, I told you about my daughter’s first seizure. She has had more, and this summer she is undergoing some testing to try to determine what is going on. Recently we went in for an 8-hour video EEG.
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1) ‘Get betr at reeding’
(Great, though might have suggested spelling…Continue
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With my daughter in preschool a couple of days a week, I had time for myself. To write. To relax. To go to the bathroom alone.
After three years of intensive parenting, it was a nice change of pace.
Now that has to be put…Continue
Our children are now three (times three!), five and seven years old. Much to my surprise, the toddler years are technically behind us. Much to my…Continue
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It's time to do something with those empty plastic bottles.... how about bowling pins?! This project will provide lasting hours... and days of play! Did we mention it was easy to make and fun?! A dynamite combo!
All you need... are empty plastic bottles, paint, brushes, and an imagination!
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