I am a recovering material girl. Over a short span of two decades, my husband and I managed to accumulate an impressive collection of “status symbols” which I enjoyed until I realized how much excess “baggage” we were carrying around. I have become more practical in my 5th decade (that would be my 40’s). I have stopped worrying about what will “impress”. I now follow my heart to make decisions.…
Added by Kim Bauer on September 9, 2010 at 10:30am —
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Added by Lanita Moss on September 9, 2010 at 4:00am —
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Added by Bradi Nathan on September 8, 2010 at 11:03pm —
I am ashamed to say that I have had many, many.... many embarrassing moments in Motherhood. In fact, of all of my mothering friends, I would say I probably have the most moments that induce gales of laughter over a glass of wine. All at my expense, all for the enjoyment of others.
I have had public displays of lactation, gas attacks that would clear a biker bar while pregnant, and every type of spit up, vomit, poop and other various child deposits on my shirts for all to see. And… Continue
Added by Lori Pace on September 8, 2010 at 10:55pm —
My weekly Giveaway Linky is awaiting you to post your giveaways. Come link up, it will be open all week long!www.shibleysmiles.com
Added by Colleen Shibley on September 8, 2010 at 10:28pm —
If I don't know what to do, I'm learning what not to do:
Don't do what seems right.
Don't do what feels right.
Don't do what someone else would do.
Don't do what's popular.…
Added by LeadHership on September 8, 2010 at 9:30pm —
The education system is failing in many ways
. As parents, we must ask, “What steps can I take to improve my kids education?” Through homeschooling, I have gained firsthand experience on how parents can be better advocates for their kids. In this five part article, I hope to share some of those strategies with you.
I have purposely excluded "volunteering" from this article. In many schools, it’s required and for numerous parents, it's an obvious first choice.… Continue
Added by Kim Bauer on September 8, 2010 at 8:40pm —
Raising a large family has it's challenges.
One of them is finding the right transport.
When I first started out having children, I always envisioned I would have lots of kids.
I went over things in my mind, planned for the future and tried to be prepared for things to come.
I have been blessed that I have been able to have a large family but I
never imagined, pictured or planned what sort of car I would drive.
We started out with a Station wagon,… Continue
Added by Naomi Ellis on September 8, 2010 at 7:41pm —
Katie has taken on a habit that I swore up and down to never, ever tolerate from my children. I have bent and even broken on other never, ever's but some things just drive me absolutely batty. And most days I am teetering on the edge of living forever in a padded room, so I really don't need any other little annoyances to help me along that path.
She tells us to "Shut Up!"
Yes. Pet peeve #2, but coming up close to pet peeve #1, lying.
She does not get it from… Continue
Added by Lori Pace on September 8, 2010 at 7:19pm —
Added by Heather Jones on September 8, 2010 at 6:30pm —
A sudden cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival falls seven to 10 percent for every minute of delay until defibrillation if CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) is not provided, underscoring the need for training in this lifesaving skill set. Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals and the general public, today released a new… Continue
Added by Crystal Thomas on September 8, 2010 at 4:32pm —
Have I ever told you the story about the time I hid in Ben’s roommate’s closet for two hours white knuckling a baseball bat? Anyone [pause], anyone remember...no? Because I’d hate to repeat myself and risk sounding like a nagger. A repeater is like a nagger, and no one likes a nagger, however, sometimes a nagger must repeatedly remind a certain somebody to buy lemons on his way home because the last time a certain somebody wasn’t nagged at, the… Continue
Added by BuenoBaby on September 8, 2010 at 2:46pm —
It's my One Year Blog-O-Versary and I am celebrating in a BIG way!! Win gift certificates from great companies, also a Palm Pre Plus Cell phone is up for grabs, and lots more!! Check it out on my blog by clicking HERE!!!!…
Added by Tricia on September 8, 2010 at 2:17pm —
How cool! SCHOOL OF ROCK (kids music school) is giving away a FREE WEEK thru Oct. 31! Call 866-371-0557 & use promo code SORBLOG
School of Rock's performance-based curriculum teaches kids to play rock music in a unique and interactive way, which is changing the way kids learn to play music across America. Professional musicians teach… Continue
Added by Rachel McGuire on September 8, 2010 at 12:33pm —
Dear Snotty People,
I was raised to turn the other cheek. I want to teach my sons the same thing. I've explained to my oldest the reason we have The Golden Rule, and why we are to love our enemies. And (with the exception of junior high, high school, college, most of my 20’s, and now into my early 30’s) I’m really trying to practice what I preach.
But today, SP, the claws are out and I think it’s time you and I had a heart-to-heart. I know I’m not perfect. Uh, it’s the title… Continue
Added by Crystal on September 8, 2010 at 12:10pm —
THE RATTLES DEBUT CD
Hot new children's CD - great for ALL ages
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Added by Elisha Crivella on September 8, 2010 at 8:03am —
This has to be my favourite age so far. The time in which your baby becomes a toddler but hasn't quite reached the terrible 2s stage. I love it!
Added by Laura C on September 8, 2010 at 6:08am —
I am a child of divorce. I wasn’t little when my parents divorced, so there was no custody fight, parenting plan, or alternating weekends. I was 40 years old. I can’t remember how I found out...whether it was by phone or in person...and I can’t remember which parent told me. The details aren’t important.…
Added by Lanita Moss on September 8, 2010 at 6:00am —
Hello loveys! How are you all this evening?
I hope you're in a photographic mood, cause it's time for my second challenge!
(for rules and prize info, please go here
So if you want to enter, grab the button above… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on September 8, 2010 at 1:57am —