October 24, 2014

How to Keep an Eye on All your Little Monsters


We have a lot of little monsters at my house this Halloween and lately, with the way nap time has been going around here, monsters is a pretty accurate description. At least they are cute little monsters. Having 3 kids ages 2 and under gets tricky sometimes. What I wouldn't give for a clone. . … [Read more...]

5 Simple Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries in Kids

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I have boys. The unspoken rule behind that is we spend a lot of time in the ER. We've been lucky and haven't had any broken bones so far but we've had just about everything else. My kids like to test the limits though and we've had 2 of my boys in for x-rays in the past month, which fortunately, … [Read more...]

Halloween Craft: Origami Balloon Jack-O-Lantern

Origami Balloon Jack-O-Lantern

I can't take any credit for this craft. My ten year old so is the master of paper crafts and came up with this brilliant idea for a fun Halloween craft on his own. He sure doesn't get that from me. These easy Origami Balloon Jack-O-Lanterns are fun for elementary aged kids to make. They require a … [Read more...]

30% off Rachel and the Treeschoolers & Signing Time DVDs

Rachel and the Treeschoolers Deal

Have you heard of Rachel & the TreeSchoolers? If that doesn't sound familiar, you've probably heard of Signing Time. My kids have all loved the Signing Time videos and Rachel Coleman is at it again with her new series for preschoolers. The series was actually rejected because it was considered … [Read more...]

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Graham Walnut Streusel

Pumpkin Muffin

  It doesn't feel like fall unless my kitchen smells like pumpkin so these pumpkin muffins have been a staple at my house lately. This pumpkin muffin blows all the others out of the water and the graham cracker and walnut streusel sends it over the top. the real kicker though, and the secret to … [Read more...]