“Mom, I think I’m like Dad, because I like to be healthy. The other day I asked for a carrot without anyone telling me to eat it!”
That is impressive! “Great! Carrots are good for you.”
“Why are carrots good for you?”
“They have vitamins in them that help your eyes,” I told them. They . . . → Read More: Kids and Nutrition
I was so happy to receive these kits for my three and five year olds as one of the prizes for winning the Funniest Homeschool Blog Award! My five-year-old Grace has been struggling with her handwriting more than I thought she would. These kits were exactly what I needed. Little Jason is loving getting to . . . → Read More: Fine Motor Skill Activity Kits from Fundanoodle
Wow how time is passing by! Several have asked for an update. I’m sorry I haven’t taken very many pictures and the ones I have taken haven’t been that great. The other kids all take turns trying to make him smile, but I’ve yet to get a good smile on camera. He is gaining weight . . . → Read More: Bobby is 2 Months!
I received an email from a potential sponsor who asked me to fill out their application. It is pretty standard for a potential sponsor to ask for my blog statistics. They want to know how many people view my blog on average and how many page views per day. As I got to the end . . . → Read More: What is Klout and Why Should I Care?
We are on round two of our mother/daughter dates! I needed to run some errands and the baby was all fed so I sneaked Faith out of her room during quiet time! How fun is that?! We TALKED as I drove and made several stops. After my last errand I asked her if she would . . . → Read More: A Date with My Daughter
It was my daughter Faith’s idea to have a pink, red, and purple colored theme for our Valentine’s Day lunch last year. I usually spend most of the day cooking our supper, but still try to do something special for lunch. This was fun and festive, but only took a few minutes to throw together. . . . → Read More: Easy Valentine’s Day Lunch for Kids
We have celebrated Valentine’s Day as a family ever since we had our first child. Each year I have fun planning the day, sometimes cooking a big meal sometimes going to a restaurant. Six years ago was one Valentine’s Meal I will never forget because of the breadsticks.
I had decided to make heart-shaped breadsticks . . . → Read More: The Best Valentine’s Day Heart Shaped Breadsticks
“Mom I sneezed and hurt my finger.” Joy age 7
“That’s Fee Fye Foe.” Sure enough Little Jason age 3 had his biggest action figure guy on the top of his biggest toy.
“Yeah mom you’re still just a little fat…but I can hardly tell.” Faith age 10. (I’m working on it–for crying out loud. . . . → Read More: My Kids Make Me Laugh
Some of the household chores have not been getting done as frequently these days. It is the girls’ jobs to keep the upstairs bathrooms clean. They do the mirrors, tub, floors and wipe off the toilet, sink, and counters, but I haven’t let them use the toilet cleaner so that has remained my job. If . . . → Read More: My Husband Makes Me Laugh
We hadn’t seen any evidence of the mouse around the house in a while. If you missed it, our little tale began with Sightings and Hauntings. Hmm, maybe it left we hoped, knowing it was highly unlikely. We’ve been so busy that we’ve just been glad that it was gone.
That is until we began . . . → Read More: How to catch a mouse