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Midweek Musings

I recently realized it’s that time of year again… preschool picking season!  I can’t believe it’s already been thirteen months […]

I first gave you a glimpse of the personalized alphabet book I made for C here.  He liked the initial […]

We’ve been struggling a bit with typical 3 year old power struggles around here lately.  I’ve been wracking my brain […]

Hi friends, are you all enjoying a day off today?  We got a good dump of snow this weekend – […]

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 […]

I bet you read the title of this post, looked at the photo and thought something along the lines of, […]

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

photo via Real Simple   Have you settled on an activity for Dove’s Self-Esteem Weekend yet? It’s this Friday through […]

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 […]

     photos via Stephmodo, Cool Mom Picks, I Can Teach My Child & MPMK   Sunday marks the 10th anniversary […]

Today I’ve got a great little DIY I’ve been saving especially for book week, a personalized preschool photo book.  I’ve […]

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