Is anxiously awaiting the arrival of my son, who is 3, who just went to his first "Movie" in a big movie theatre with his gramma and big sister. I love how in AWE kids are and excited they are to do these things. I wish we could bottle it up!!! I think its one of the best things about kids is getting to see things for the first time again through their eyes. IT IS SO FUN!! Haven't got a phone call yet to come pick him up, so he must be enjoying it!! Weird how quiet the house is when both of… Continue
Added by Reannon Walker on July 9, 2009 at 10:51pm —
Many of us have discovered that children need time alone with their parents without their siblings vying for attention. Call me overly sensitive or a softy but I have yet to have a day or night out with just one child, other than on Outdoor Ed trips. As soon as I mention the idea I am met with tears and accusatory words, like “abandonment”, are spewed in my direction.
After a recent unexpected day alone with Brevitt, I am convinced that children need this time with their parents,… Continue
Added by Jillylivi on July 9, 2009 at 10:43pm —
In this installment of FACEBOOK REHAB, Samantha becomes seriously unhinged when she tries to limit her Facebook usage. Watch it now! FACEBOOK REHAB #3
Added by Pamela Victor on July 9, 2009 at 4:34pm —
Celebrate National Sugar Cookie Day with this scrumptious soft sugar cookie recipe. The secret to this cookie’s divine flavor is the nutmeg!
Cream together, then add eggs:
1 1/4 c. softened butter
2 c. sugar
Combine in a separate bowl:
5 c. flour
1 t. salt
4 t. baking powder
1 t. nutmeg
Add mixtures together, alternating with:
1/2 c.… Continue
Added by Jennifer on July 9, 2009 at 1:42pm —
My firstborn has a gift of gab that regularly makes me smile, shake my head, or laugh out loud and/or temporarily lose control of bodily functions. But on the other side of all those comical quips are the occasional words that break my heart.
A few days ago, as I was administering morning milk and diaper changes and bleary-eyed snuggles as usual, both toddlers tugging on me and grappling for a prime lap spot, Gunnar firmly grabbed my knee, looked me in the eye, and said, "I want… Continue
Added by NoReturnMom on July 9, 2009 at 11:50am —
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Added by Michelle on July 8, 2009 at 11:47pm —
Samantha sets a goal for the next day's Facebook usage. Does she have what it takes to detangle herself from its insidious web? Here's a sneak peek into the FACEBOOK REHAB Episode #3!
Added by Pamela Victor on July 8, 2009 at 10:17pm —
Do you ever feel as a stay at home mom that your in a rut?? That you are living this life 24/7, 365 days of the year?? I hit a time today where I went through all the options of what I need for me and to get some adventure back into my life. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE MY KIDS, but you know now that I am done having kids and we are constantly getting less needed, I start realizing there are more things that I want to do!! But how dare me think that way or figure that I have an actual say in… Continue
Added by Reannon Walker on July 8, 2009 at 7:33pm —
Today's letter was O. Munch already knows how to make them with wood pieces, so she got started on that while I finished preparing our other activities. I taught her to write the letter and say its sound, as is our usual routine. Today's letter collage had us brainstorming words that begin with O and gluing spots of oatmeal-
Our craft was an adorable paper owl- you can get… Continue
Added by Janice on July 8, 2009 at 7:08pm —
I have just started a new blog called A Mother' Secrets
, which will be a collection of blog posts revolving around different topics all relevant to Motherhood.
Here is how it works
and what I am asking from you is to dig deep into your blogs and email me your posts that are relevant to the Posts Requested… Continue
Added by Peggy Poyser on July 8, 2009 at 3:00pm —
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Experience with me the joys of being a new mum. This is an honest account of being a first time mummy
Wednesday, 1 July 2009
My daughter has a scream that she saves for special occasions and if anyone heard it they would think I was ripping her limbs off!!
I call it her Evil Mummy scream, she uses it when I’m doing something she doesn’t like, for example putting her in her cot for a nap, how dare I… Continue
Added by Carol Smith on July 8, 2009 at 2:34pm —
It's Wednesday y'all! And you know what that means... It's Sarcastic Wednesdays here at the Wannabe WAHM blog and it's time to present to you this week's Featured Sarcastic Mom Blog of the Week.
And the lucky mom blogger this week is:
She just landed the 7th place for the Funniest Blogger Contest in the 2009 BlogLuxe Awards!168 blogs were nominated so you know she must be providing some good laughs. The competition was tough, our very own… Continue
Added by Nicole A. on July 8, 2009 at 1:45pm —
If you're looking for our Wordless/Wordful Wednesday post just scroll down.
Something happened yesterday that's bothering me and I just had to get it out.
Yesterday morning J-Man had his yearly physical. His regular pediatrician was booked up so we had to see a newer doctor in the practice. I really like our regular doctor and I admit I wasn't thrilled about going to a different one but I tried to keep an open mind going in.
It started out well enough with the… Continue
Added by Elle Burton on July 8, 2009 at 1:23pm —
My friend called me with the name of a man who prescribed estrogen patches and I called him immediately to set up an appointment and investigate. Could it be that there was a cure for my Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde monthly syndrome? I had been searching long and hard for something…anything, that I could take to keep me sane and normal through that one week of hell every month.
His office was located directly next to my yoga studio and so I stopped by after my class. I walked in soaked… Continue
Added by Jillylivi on July 8, 2009 at 8:41am —
This photo (see blog post) is a representation of how I feel right now... A bit of a drama queen you will say, it feels good sometimes I'll reply.
I have looked away(ish) from blogging for less than a week and as I opened my eyes and my google reader earlier today, I found 500 new posts! Now people that's 500 NEW POSTS!!! Can you stop being so prolific, I can't keep up!! Of course I want to read them all, you can't keep doing this to me!
So what happened in that week?… Continue
Added by Peggy Poyser on July 8, 2009 at 7:39am —
I know that I owe a post on SEO and some more basic web stuff – but I have been way too busy. But I mean way to busy.
We are in the final stages of uploading our new website for our joint venture with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America!
Yeah we are so so so so excited. I will give the link when it is live (give or take a day or two)
We are also in the final stages of redesigning… Continue
Added by Shari Pilo on July 8, 2009 at 3:25am —
You can probably look back at defining moments in your life, moments that made you who you are, and associate them with a person. I have always valued the importance of being mentored. My first and most important mentors were my parents and grandparents of course. They gave me confidence, faith, a sense of being safe and strength. Beyond my family though I can distinctly remember people in my life who made me who I am today, some did not even realize at the time that they were shaping a young… Continue
Added by Heather on July 7, 2009 at 11:26pm —
This is a list that I compiled after our wonderful trip to Sanibel Island. On the post you can also see pictures and a map to where Sanibel is located. It truly is a magical place to visit. We are so thankful that we get to visit there every year. Read… Continue
Added by Alexandra on July 7, 2009 at 7:30pm —
Since I was laid off, I have had to pare down my expenses. Here is my list of achievements so far and yes, I have more to do.
Any cost saving tips are most welcome.
1. Created a budget and signed onto Mint.com- Mint.com is a site that you enter in all your banking/credit cards/assets/create a budget. It tracks all of it so at the minimum you can see how your doing versus your budget. Do I stick to the budget? No, but hey it's a start, right. Work with me,… Continue
Added by Linda Grant on July 7, 2009 at 7:25pm —
Since I am a custodial step-parent, my perspective is from that point of view. My stepkids
live with me full time, but that isn't the case for many step-mothers. Many of you are
probably spending a lot more time with your stepkids than you are used to doing. This
post is dedicated to those of you that might be experiencing a difficult transition from
part-time to full-time stepparent. Here are my suggestions for an enjoyable extended stay
for your… Continue
Added by Angie Blackwell on July 7, 2009 at 5:07pm —