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By the time 6 p.m. rolls around I am dead tired. After working all day, making dinner, feeding the dog, doing dishes and a loud of laundry or two, I’m just done. Unfortunately, as a working mom that’s really...
I love a fun project at home that’s educational too. While I don’t home school (and really think I would be horrible at it), I do enjoy fun projects with the kids when it comes to reading, art and...
It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food! ...
My son has been in speech therapy since August and while we’re there I love watching him work on the activities with his teacher and seeing things click in his head. Since he has responded so well to everything there...
Do your kids know the value of a dollar? My daughter used to ask for something EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. we went to the store. When she was 3 we had a big blowout in the middle of Target when she screamed...
When I started my garden three years ago it was something to take my mind off the business of life. I loved the idea of being able to nurture and grow my own food, and while I knew it...
Now that the kids are out of school and the warm days are here, finding ways to keep your kids busy can be challenging. Finding cost effective (free!) ways to keep them busy can be even more challenging. However, if...
Do you remember your favorite games from childhood? Games that you would play outside with friends until the sun went down. Games you would play in gym class at school before you ever thought about shaving your legs. What...
When I was a child I would spend all day playing. During the summer months I would spend my waking hours outside, barely coming in to eat unless my mom forced me to or bribed me. During the colder...
I have to give my kids credit. They’re really good at listening to directions for a good ol’ craft project. My daughter has always been this way. She loves art and loves to keep busy with her hands. She’s always...
Tired of doing the same old thing when it comes to decorating your Easter eggs? So were we. This weekend we decorated Easter eggs in a way we created last year and it's so simple even my 20-month old...
Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than this fun project that kids of all ages will love.   We actually did this project for the first time last year and the results...
Since St. Patrick's Day was so close to Easter this year, I didn't feel like we were able to really enjoy the Easter decorations or have a lot of time for Easter craft projects. However, because my daughter loves...
There aren’t very many places you can visit where you can escape technology. Like it or not, our children are growing up in a different world and that’s a world where technology is king. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
We don’t have overly strict rules about screen time in our house as long as the screen time is being used for learning. My husband is in IT and it has never made sense to him to keep the...
My kids love to paint. My daughter has painted on paper, plastic, scraps of wood and my kitchen table. My son has also painted on the table and most recently his clothing and his face. :) (adsbygoogle...
What was the first book you remember reading on your own as a child? The first book I remember reading, and falling in love with, was The Boxcar Children. I remember diving into that series and being wrapped up in...

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