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Along with making all those other resolutions, the new year always seems like a good time for a little parental […]

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!  I’m still spending time with visiting family (as I’m sure many of […]

Happy Friday and congrats to Laura, the winner of the Elissa Hudson giveaway!  If you didn’t win but would still […]

I’ve got a great craft for you today.  In fact, it’s my hope that any and all of you with […]

This is an impromptu post inspired by C yesterday morning.  As we were sitting at the table eating breakfast, he […]

photos clockwise from upper left: Home & Harmony, Parents.com, giver’s log, Swiss Miss, and The Handmade Home   I’ve got […]

Yesterday on momtastic I shared 3 Steps to Starting Preschool Off Right, the last of which was to “leave them […]

photo via motherhood your way   Happy Monday everyone!  Before we kick off the week I wanted to let you […]

photo via ohdeedoh   Now that we’re all rested from vacation, we’re ready to tackle some new routines around here.  […]

It’s finally Friday!  It’s been a hectic week and I’m ready for the weekend.  I was over at momtastic   […]

Very, very soon I’m going to find myself in the precarious position of being a mom to a 2 year […]

Due to Blogger being down, I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to post today so I went the lazy […]

I recently posted about some clever placemats that help get kids talking about their day.  If you’d like to foster […]

photo via Real Simple   The idea of hanging a rope ladder or swing from the ceiling might strike fear […]