After we left The Melting Pot, we drove to the Days Inn hotel I had reserved. We checked in and got settled in our room. It was so fun and relaxing. Faith wanted to watch a cartoon that was on TV so I took a long, relaxing bath and then joined her. After the show . . . → Read More: 24 Hours Just Mommy and Me Part 2
This past weekend I was able to finally get away with my daughter Faith for an overnight trip, just the two of us. It is something I have planned to do with my girls every two years from the age of eight. I stole the idea from a friend several years ago, and I’m so . . . → Read More: 24 Hours Just Mommy and Me
Esther and I have become BlogFrog buddies, and I am delighted to be guest posting for her today!
Emmy was crying as if her little four-year-old heart was broken.
She ran to the window, waving at her Daddy and sister as they drove away early that morning. They were going skiing up in Wisconsin. . . . → Read More: From Tears to Smiles
Look who had a birthday! It’s Dr. Suess! As I was planning what to do for my Mommy and Me date with Grace, I saw that the public library was having a Dr. Suess festival in honor of his birthday. I thought it was the perfect place so spend some time with my girl.
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We had a lovely conversation over cinnamon rolls! I can’t express enough how fun it is for ME to get out with just one child for some one-on-one time. It is amazing how sweet each one is when not competing with their siblings! It’s also amazing how sweet mama can be when not refereeing! . . . → Read More: My Mother/Daughter Date with Joy
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
Grace was SO excited to finally get to take her turn. After hearing all about Joy’s date to IHop that was what she really wanted to do. She literally jumped up and down as we left and didn’t stop smiling or chattering the entire time. Grace is my middle child and boy does she . . . → Read More: IHop Date with Grace
It’s hard to believe that I began planned one-on-one time with the kids in September and I still have not taken all of them out for their date! I suppose I am much slower these days!
Little Jason has had a rough time with the new baby transition. It seems like he is left out . . . → Read More: Date with my Son
IHop is a great place to go for an inexpensive meal date with one of your children. Kids eat free after five (call to make sure it’s the same at your local restaurant) with the purchase of an adult entree. Joy was so excited to pick her own meal from the children’s menu. To be . . . → Read More: An IHop Date with Joy
You know how recently I told you that I was going to start taking my kids out for dates, one child each week? Well, it was such a good idea that my husband stole it! Actually he had it planned for a while; it just worked out for him to take them right after I . . . → Read More: Daddy Daughter Dates