Of all the things I can do to help encourage my boys to drink water, modeling water consumption is the most important, and its the one I am worst at. So, I have made it a goal to drink more water
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Love it or hate it, colder weather is coming and bringing with it the usual assortment of dry skin, chapped lips and hair that stands on end with static. But take heart! There are many perks (I’ve identified the following nine) to living in the Frozen Tundra that the rest of the world is missing. […]
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 […]
As I was placing the umpteenth picture inside my daughter’s school folder that read “I love my teacher,” I realized the world needs more of this. There is no such thing as ugly displays of gratefulness. There is no such thing as too much happy, even if I can’t tell what that shape she drew […]
We should do more than a homemade ornament for their teacher. Hmm if I was a teacher I would want… wine. All the wine. But perhaps that’s an inappropriate gift from a 4-year-old. What would the other mom’s think? What about cookies? Ugh. They probably get so many cookies.
This is a quick list of all the ways I have failed just in the last week or so! I would be writing a book if I wanted to think about all the ways in the past year or more! Maybe you said, “Yep, me too!” for some of these! So stop being so hard […]
This post is sponsored by Edvest, Wisconsin’s College Savings Plan.What’s that sound? Oh, banging your head against the wall while thinking of creative and useful holiday gifts for the kids in your life? Yes, I’ve been there, too. Do you shudder at the thought of receiving more toys that only get played with a handful […]
Giving Tuesday is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving – which falls on November 28th this year. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, started in 2012, that has continued to grow thanks to the power of social media. It kicks off the giving season after the two busiest shopping days of the year – Black […]
Today, 5 months pregnant and counting, I am beginning to get excited about the upcoming arrival of our little squish. I’m looking for the positives, enjoying the moments I have right now with my son while he is my only son, and dreaming of how awesome of a big brother he is going to be.
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 […]