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Happy New Year guys!  Along with making one of our recommended family resolutions and celebrating with these ideas for the […]

image source When you think “kid-friendly holiday”, New Year’s Eve probably isn’t the first thing that springs to mind.  But […]

Have you been able to slow down in between the frenzy of Halloween and Thanksgiving that’s around the corner?  In […]

We’re back with another Happy Family Habit today and it’s a really good one.  Kristin has a lot of really […]

Wow – hard to believe we’re already on Happy Family Habit #3!  So far we’re sharing our stories more and […]

I’m so excited that today’s the day we get to reveal our second Happy Family Habit.  Before we get to […]

Last week something kind of remarkable happened to me.  I had one of those rare days where everything just seemed […]

Happy New Year everyone!  How was your New Year’s Eve?  If you’re an MPMK facebook fan, then you already know […]

I’ve shared here before that our son goes to an all outdoor preschool, but only briefly.  In case you missed […]

One of my boys was blessed with my very over active imagination, which can be fun during the day, but […]

Like it or not, it’s back-to-school time.  Just as you prep your kids with new clothes and school supplies, now […]

Before we dive in today, I wanted to give you a quick update on the site’s redesign. We are tenatively […]

Ever since sharing with you guys about parents swapping cliff notes (and your resounding positive response to the idea), I […]

The books pictured above have been taking up residence on my nightstand for as long as I can remember, and […]

‘Tis the season of the runny nose.  The worst part about this time of year isn’t the sick kids, it’s […]