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121 Life Lessons from Star Wars

May 4th, 2017|Comments Off on 121 Life Lessons from Star Wars

Star Wars is a classic movie collection. Yet, surprisingly, as a child I had never watched it! Of course, Mister was appalled and began his quest to introduce me to this adventurous, vastly creative, and rather deep series. It's no wonder why Star Wars has so many fans. Today is their unofficial holiday, May 4th.

4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

I'm not a fan of celebrating holidays. Still, it wasn't until this past holiday that I realized just how important it is for our family to celebrate something. Why not the solitary planet that houses us? Check out how you can do your part to help...

Two Truths And a Lie About Fearless Kids

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Two Truths And a Lie About Fearless Kids

Fearless kids seem to get a bad wrap. Sometimes people call them cocky, over-confident or wild. But whoa! Whoa! Ease up on the judgement because I'm here to give two truths and a lie about these bold youngsters.

10 Tips for Getting Sleep as a New Mom

September 8th, 2016|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Getting Sleep as a New Mom

When you are in your last trimester of pregnancy, everyone is so excited to meet the baby. What people don't tell you is that those newborn months can be brutal. Of course you love your little noise-maker more than life itself, but sleep deprivation is real. Here are some tips to help you, your partner and your baby get more sleep...

Our Week of Family Celebrations

June 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Our Week of Family Celebrations

Last week we celebrated 3 days that are very dear to our family. Currently, we've been married for 8 years. We first began dating 18 years ago...

6 Ways Toddlers Drive You Crazy

June 6th, 2016|Comments Off on 6 Ways Toddlers Drive You Crazy

In parenting, there generally isn't one single event that drives you to hop over that fine line to crazy town. They wear you down, slowly, with a series of demands, complaints, meltdowns and questions. And from what I hear, it doesn't just stop with toddlers. Yup, there's something to look forward to...

Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Docu-Series

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Docu-Series

Confession: I used to be a reality tv show junkie. It all started when I was a wee lassie. One glorious day, my mom uttered the most awesome sentence that could be said to a kid in the 90s, "I'm going to buy cable." Whaaaaat?

Easy $20 DIY Felt Board

May 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Easy $20 DIY Felt Board

I am not a crafty person by any means. Despite my lack of talent in this area, I managed to make a pretty awesome felt board for my toddler. I've seen some pretty snazzy felt boards out there, but who has the time or money for some extravagant project? Am I going to get a Mother of the Week Award for the best crafts? Nope. So I've streamlined this process to make it easier, cheaper, less time-consuming and not as boring as you'd think.

Tantrums: The Time I Became THAT Mom

May 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Tantrums: The Time I Became THAT Mom

He was rather quiet during the car ride there so I had no indication of what was to come. We got out of the car and he happily sat down in the cart. I was surprised that the farmers market so crowded considering it was a weekday afternoon. It was the perfect amount of people to witness my son act like a complete donkey and embarrass me like I've never been embarrassed before.

Children’s Book Week 2016

May 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Children’s Book Week 2016

My son loves reading time. He grabs a book, covers himself with a blanket and calls me over. He excitedly points to the things in the book that he knows and describes them in full detail. He inquisitively asks me about the things he doesn't know so he can learn about them too. It's a great way to not only teach him about new things (and how they work) but also to broaden his vocabulary.

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