It’s easy to get caught up in the magic of the holidays. Everywhere you look you can see bright, twinkling lights on homes, magical displays in storefronts, gorgeous decorations on trees, and so many delicious and festive foods to devour. The holidays generally bring about joy in people. As we decorate our houses, we feel […]
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Most stores are already letting us know the holidays are approaching as we walk in their doors. It really is one of the most wonderful times of the year, but let’s face it – as parents, we don’t want that to include our children and homes being inundated with toys, toys, and more toys! A […]
I know many subjects regarding motherhood aren’t exactly glamorous or fun to talk about, but we really need to start talking about them! Yes, even the “embarrassing” and “taboo” topics! While I know that some topics may seem scary to a mother-to-be, it’s still good to have a heads up before things happen. Women don’t […]
If you are already in a rut packing lunches or are just looking for fresh ideas, here are some foods to send with your child!
Yes, I know supply lists can be long and can get expensive. There also are often items that are very specific and difficult to find. BUT, the teacher has placed those items on the list for a reason – for your child to use while learning. If you decide to make negative comments about the […]
You feel an instant connection with other twin moms simply because you know they get it.
I sat in church on Mother’s Day, with tears streaming down my face. Our church was sensitive to the fact that Mother’s Day isn’t always a happy holiday, saying “Happy Mother’s Day to all of you wishing to be mothers, all those who have lost their mothers…” I heard them, but I didn’t feel the […]
These April showers that bring May flowers, also bring many more days indoors. Instead of going stir crazy inside after a long winter, try out some new activities with your kids. Many kids are gearing up with excitement for Easter egg hunts this month, and at our house we keep that excitement going by embracing […]
Our eating habits are no where near perfect so instead I am working to be more intentional with all of our eating. My kids are pretty good eaters but can be picky at times (especially dinner). At snack time, you know they would prefer something from the pantry and generally carbs. So, we’re trying to […]
While this is not my own original idea, I wanted to share it because I think you should try it too – cooking “hard boiled” eggs in the oven instead of actually boiling them.