Category Archives: kids

It’s never too early to start…

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Kids’ art work

What a great idea. I wish I’d have known this. I’d have done it in a second. I think I’d have done one for every elementary grade. What a cool thing for a wall. Maybe for a hallway or staircase. … Continue reading

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Sweet Notes

I just think these are the cutest ways to send a unique note. Click on the picture to get a closer look. From Funky Polkadot Giraffe

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To Do list for kids (or men!)

I got this from Sue’s Pinterest board. I couldn’t find the original link so I don’t know who to give the credit to but it sure is a good idea and I know this would have been great for my … Continue reading

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T.G.I.F.

Ahhh…Finally, it’s Friday! How was your week? Mine was busy with kids. I have one more than I normally do when school is out. I have my regular little ones older sister, who is 9. Sometimes it’s okay, other times, … Continue reading

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View the Solar Eclipse

This Sunday, May 20, at around 7:30 PM CST, there will be an Annular Solar Eclipse. This means that, in some parts of the world, if you happened to be looking directly at the sun, you’d see a “Ring of … Continue reading

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The terrible stages

Jenny actually brought this up yesterday on our “family photo” joke. Only really, it’s not a joke. I know they’re having a rough time right now getting through the 4’s. My first born child was HORRIBLE at 15-16-17…. I have … Continue reading

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Cloud Dough

Ever hear of Cloud Dough? It’s a wonderful sensory activity for preschool children, (although it looks fun to me too!) Apparently, it feels like flour when it runs through your fingers, but molds like sand. Pretty cool huh?? Supplies: 8 cups of … Continue reading

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How to keep little girls, little girls a little longer

With the increasing sexualization of young girls in the media, “parents are re-examining the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze and whether little girls become little women too soon.” Short of sequestering them from the media, how do we protect our young … Continue reading

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3 Year Old Twins Beat Just Dance II On Wii

Check this out. It’s so cute.

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Sugary Drinks, Greatest Source Of Added Sugars

I had no idea that there was so much sugar in all this stuff. Check this out. What do you give your kids to drink? Do they drink a lot of pop, juice or these “vitamin” drinks? I know when … Continue reading

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Joe Paterno

Do you think this was the right move…or do you believe Joe Paterno should have been allowed to retire at the end of this season?

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Tatted up Barbie

Mattel said the new limited edition, tatted up Barbie Doll doll is marketed more toward adult collectors than to children. 1 in 4 Americans ages 18 to 50 now has at least one tattoo, and the artist says the doll … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts Updated

I loved being a Girl Scout. I just loved it. I loved the camps and the activities and the crafts and yes, I loved that ugly green dress and I still have my sash. I loved earning those badges that … Continue reading

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Baby name remorse

Did you name your child something trendy or too common? Do you suffer from baby-naming remorse? Did you and your partner agree on names? Do you have an “instant memory” of any  names from the past that don’t sit well … Continue reading

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Language immersion schools

What do you guys all think about this? I do know quite a few Canadian parents who chose to immerse their kids in French schools but I’m not familiar with all of these languages. What a huge choice. What other languages … Continue reading

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Talking about weight with children

Since 1980, the number of overweight kids has tripled. According to WebMD, it is harder for parents to broach the issue of weight with their kids, than even sex or drugs. Is it a difficult issue for your family to … Continue reading

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Childhood toys and games

Easy Bake loses its bulb, gets makeover. The classic Easy-Bake Oven is getting a makeover. What childhood toy/game do you remember most fondly? Inspired by Gayle King

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Family Dinners

Teens who had fewer than 3 family dinners a week were almost 4 times more likely to try tobacco and twice as likely to use alcohol. Do you require attendance at the family dinner table? If so, how often? And, … Continue reading

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Tree-house Homes

Check out these neat tree-houses. Which one is your favorite?

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Future Disappointment?

I haven’t written a personal post in a very long time. I do need an honest opinion, but please be nice. 🙂 I was talking with some of the other baseball moms at practice yesterday. We were talking about what … Continue reading

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Say WHAT???

Have you guys seen this story? “Anti-Bullying mom allegedly assaults 12 year old girl.” The world has sure gone a long way from the day when my dad sat me down and told me he couldn’t fight my battles for … Continue reading

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All Natural Breakfast Bars

Since Josh has to be up and out so early (he catches the bus at 7:15, which means we’re out the door, walking to the bus stop by 7:00), he often has trouble getting himself really moving in the morning. … Continue reading

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Is TV Messing With Kids’ Minds

What do you think of this Good Question guys? SpongeBob is under attack. Do fast-paced cartoons mess with kids’ minds? What do you think? What’s your opinion?

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What was your first lunchbox?

Do you have happy memories of a favorite long ago lunchbox? What did you have? Did you know there are people who have HUGE HUGE collections of them? Check these out and I think it will bring back some really good … Continue reading

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