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Sensory Bins

Sometimes I just need to get stuff done. Dishes. Laundry. Blogs. And sometimes it feels impossible with our super, super busy toddler. She is crazy busy. And a crazy Momma’s Girl. When she started getting…

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Lions, Tiger, Bears and Clowns…Oh My!!

My nearby small town is home to the largest amateur circus in the country.  And it’s a great show, or so I’ve been told.  I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never been to the circus.  There…

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When You Only Have Five Minutes

Being a mom myself, I think it’s safe to say that we sometimes feel like we are constantly running after our kids, especially if they are toddlers. “Me Time” is rare at our house, and when I finally do…

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Decorations That Are Kid Proof

The last few weekends we have been pretty busy at our house. We have been pretty focused on our basement to be exact. I painted it a few winters ago, but that was as far…

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What to Do with Your Monkeys

“School’s out!  School’s out!  Teacher let the monkeys out!” Ah, the last day of school used to be a red letter day for me……back when I was a high school teacher.  I would usually gather…

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Unplug to Recharge (with your kids)

There are lots of study’s out right now regarding the amount of time we spend on our phones, tablets and PC’s.  I’m sure each of us has that instinct to jump and reach for our…

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Saturday Book Club: Lean In

As women, we face daily challenges in the balancing act of work, home and family life. Whether you work outside of the home, in the home or stay at home with the kids, there are obstacles…

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Over the Hill and Fading Fast

I remember vividly the day my Mom turned 40. My sister and I decorated her house with all things black.  My sister told her that she was halfway to dead. My Mom spent most of…

Top Table Manners for Kids

Teaching kids table manners, or just manners in general, is an on-going, daily process.  Whether we’re at home at the dinner table or at a restaurant, bad table manners is something I do not let…

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Weekend for the Soul: The Shack

Winter is the perfect time of year to curl up with a good book. If you are searching for your next read, I highly recommend The Shack by William Paul Young. The Shack is one…