Tag Archives: kids

Overreaction or Right On?

As a mom, there are very few things I wouldn’t do to protect my son. Of course, I consider myself to be more on the “Free Range” side of the fence, so my idea of “protection” falls more within the … Continue reading

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Teddy bears and blankies

Meet Teddy. This is Bailey’s bear that he’s had, probably since before he was even born. He’s been through a lot! He’s  needed many stitches, and is currently sporting two Band-Aids on his butt, awaiting more stitches. Doctors been busy! Teddy is sitting on … Continue reading

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Should Public Breastfeeding Be Allowed?

Have we discussed this here yet? Boy, I’m almost afraid. I’ve gotten into some nasty stuff with this subject but seeing Paul’s reaction to this made me want to ask because he’s of the age that this really bothers him … Continue reading

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21 Creative Consequences

I just came across this at Pinterest and it’s really worth a look for those of you with kids. I’ve done many of them and they do work.

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Expect the best

YOU MUST EXPECT GREAT THINGS FROM YOURSELF BEFORE YOU CAN DO THEM. BELIEVE IN YOU !

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Missing Socks

I got inspired by this the other day on Facebook. Michael (mssc) said this: “Something is wrong with our washing machine. I just finished folding the clothes and the socks came out evenly! What’s up with that?” It brought me … Continue reading

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Overstepping

I was in the store today with Josh, and he had a serious case of the CanIGets. As in, “Mom, can I get this? Can I get that? We were, blessedly, next in line to check out, and he’d gone … Continue reading

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Family kicked off flight

Have you read or heard this one? This family had 6 people. They “thought” three of the kids should ride for free because kids under 2 ride for free. The children riding for free had to sit in their parents lap. … Continue reading

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A Favorite Christmas Site

All of us either have, or know, little pips. And, since it’s the beginning of December, those little pips spend at least part of their day with one eye on the sky, “just in case.” You never know when you … Continue reading

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Brothers can be so mean!

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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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How Do Hot Toys Get Picked?

How do toys end up on the “hot 15” and what makes a toy a holiday hit? Check this out and see what ToyRus had to say. It’s kind of interesting and it looks like the decision making is in … 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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Can Porn Stars Read?

Sasha Grey, an ex-porn-star, recently volunteered some very G-rated talents by visiting Emerson Elementary School near Los Angeles. She appeared as part of the “Read Across America” program, and read a book to 1st and 3rd graders. Parents did not … 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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