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Faith-n-Family Fridays-Mealtime Devotions

Faith-n-Family Fridays-Mealtime Devotions

Here is a fun way to have meaningful conversations at dinnertime. Mealtime Devotions                   Today’s Text: Would you rather make a lot of money at a job you don’t like or make less money at a job you love? -Cindy Photo Credit: telegraph.uk.co Read More »

How was your Sugar-High Weekend?

How was your Sugar-High Weekend?

I’m sure teachers love having Halloween on a Friday, that way they don’t have to deal with the  sugar hangover the next day…instead, we do. Were your kids bouncing off the walls all weekend? A couple of our kids have a strong averse effect upon eating sweets, others it has little effect. So we have to monitor their candy intake. ... Read More »

Life Beyond the Minivan

Life Beyond the Minivan

When our last kid leaves the house, I am going to sell the minivan and get a yellow VW Bug…with daisy wheels! What would you trade in for? Thursday, October 30, 2014 Text-Your-Teen-at-Ten “Who would be the most fun person to go to Disney World with?” Photo Credits: pinerest.com   Read More »

A Mid-Morning Mommy Boost!

A Mid-Morning Mommy Boost!

Are you looking for a little mid-morning boost? Something to look forward to every morning with your coffee and cronut? Then stop by my blog! You can even subscribe to get it delivered right to your email. *Short, lighthearted Mom stories (daily mateiral provided by my darling, clever children, six of them, ages 6-15) * Funny videos *Participate in  “What were ya ... Read More »

To Market We Go

To Market We Go

Anyone else’s fridge empty after the long MEA weekend? I’m off to the market (doesn’t that sound easy?). I loved this video becasue we do have sooooo many choices. But, before we even get to deciding whether we want the gluten-free organic seed crackers we have to decide which of the eight local “markets” we want to go to (or should ... Read More »

Life Skills for 1st Graders

Life Skills for 1st Graders

Yeah, we all know the importance of reading, writing, and arithmatic (and apparently coding-new to our curriculum this year) but what about the important life skills that every child needs to learn before graduating, ready to face the rigors of college (or vocational school, or a job, or whatever it takes for the child to be able to support themselves and ... Read More »

Bigger Kids, Bigger “Needs”?

Bigger Kids, Bigger “Needs”?

1st grader: Mom I need paper towel roll for a project at school. 5th grader: Mom, I need a tiny screw for my Bass Clarinet so one of the valve-thingy’s doesn’t fall off. 7th grader: Mom, I need 6 different bugs for science, we can freeze them in our freezer! 10th grader: Mom, I need a suit, tie, shoes, corsage…and ... Read More »

Wholesome Homemade Lunches…

Wholesome Homemade Lunches…

that’s where I started…in my planning for the new school year.  I made an Excel spreadsheet of everything I would make for the kids’ lunches, replicating the Government approved Myplate precicesly (apparently the food pyramid I grew up with was insufficient and produced a generation of nuerotic overachievers who make Excel spreadheets of what to feed their family…good thing they changed it).  But it doesn’t ... Read More »

Dog Needs vs. Kid Needs

Dog Needs vs. Kid Needs

4 Basic needs of a dog: 1. Feed me 2. Let me out to “whiz or poo” (the dog trainers vocabulary I’m learning) 3. Take me for a walk 4. Show me some love (pet me, rub my tummy, play with me)   4 Basic needs of a kid: 1.  Feed me, but not that vegetarian lasagna you made the ... Read More »

“How’s it Going with the New Puppy?”

“How’s it Going with the New Puppy?”

Remember in the 10th grade when your English teacher had you write a descriptive essay? She emphasized how you want to draw your reader in by writing about all five senses. Here’s my descriptive essay about our drive to the cabin for the 4th of July…with the new puppy. The sun shone bright through the windshield like a beam of ... Read More »