Until you become an adult, you never really understand that your parents really WERE looking out for your best interests when you were a kid. As much as you thought they were unfair and totally out to ruin your life, they really did kinda know what they were doing (most of the time anyway).…Continue
** Complete strangers REALLY like to tell me the whole story of their lives, regardless of how horrifically TMI it might be.
** The "Mind Blowing Science Kit" is clearly an outside toy.…Continue
"I am not super mum, I am not super mum" I mutter under my breath when the stresses and strains of the day start to take over. …Continue
Added by Tracy Garbett on October 24, 2013 at 5:49am — No Comments
I love to pass down to my daughter things that I used to have when I was a little girl. It's like I'm sharing a tiny piece of my history with her. For example, she has my old baby ring that she wears on a necklace, as well as some of my old baby clothes that she uses to dress up her stuffed animals. And recently, she hit the ultimate jackpot when my mom came across my old Raggedy Ann doll up in the attic. She was so excited to have…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 23, 2013 at 4:25pm — No Comments
** It takes me three WEEKS to recover from three NIGHTS of going out.
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 18, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments
When I was little and I wanted to talk with my brother, I would yell for him (Sorry, Mom). To cut back on the noise, my parents eventually installed an intercom system (we lived in a big three-story house) so we could stop yelling for each other and start buzzing each other instead. That lasted about a week, and then we went back to standing at the bottom of the stairs yelling each other's names.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on October 15, 2013 at 8:54am — No Comments
Hurrah! You did it! You are twenty weeks pregnant!
Congratulations on reaching this important milestone on your first ride on the pregnancy roller coaster. You have just ricocheted out of the loopy and bendy bits of the ride and embarked upon the long, steep climb before the sheer vertical drop.
Having suffered through the early stages…Continue
Added by Mumdanity on October 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
We tried this recipe last night and I was really surprised by how filling it was.
Its quick and easy to make, and you could get the little one's helping out by rolling out the…Continue
Added by Tracy Garbett on October 11, 2013 at 4:56pm — No Comments
With Autumn approaching there seems no better time to get your little ones away from the computer screens and walking. Autumn is a wonderful time of the year to be out and about, there is nothing more satisfying…Continue
Added by Tracy Garbett on October 11, 2013 at 4:48pm — No Comments
I made this yummy sausage casserole last night for the kids and hubbie, and they all loved it, even the baby ate it all. :) We are a family of five, and I found with a nice hot…Continue
Added by Tracy Garbett on October 11, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
** I might very well be the most unorganized person on the earth.
** Bite-sized candies can kiss (but not stick to) my ass.
** The only person who hates homework more…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 11, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments
SEPTEMBER 10th: YEAR OF THE JUNGLE, a new picture book for young readers from the Hunger Games bestselling author Suzanne Collins, illustrated by James Proimos. Learn more about this book and author http://bit.ly/YearoftheJungle Children’s
Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments
How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative book that helps kids understand what their dog is telling them through body language and behavior. Readers will respond to the call of the dog in this delightful, engaging book that will warm hearts and wag tails everywhere. Learn more about this book and authors…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 9, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments
Trouper’s Story: Coming this November, a moving story illustrated by Caldecott Honor Book artist E.B. Lewis, by Meg Kearney. Learn more about this book http://bit.ly/TroupersStory and author http://www.megkearney.com
Added by Sheila English on October 8, 2013 at 3:51pm — No Comments
** When people say, "Good morning!", I'm not quite sure how they assume that it's good.
** The government REALLY needs to get over its giant temper tantrum.…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on October 4, 2013 at 9:55pm — No Comments
Are dogs really kissing you when they lick your face? Licking your face can mean other things as well. Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog Language. Find out more at…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments
How do you socialize your dog when it’s been in a bad situation? What do you do when your dog does things you don’t like? Most dogs like cats?! That’s right! Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog…Continue
Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:41pm — No Comments
In my house, the poop and the fan need no introduction. They are quite familiar with each other, especially when my husband is out of town. Because that's precisely the time that things tend to go very wrong. And usually, it's right at bedtime -- you know, when I've had just about all the fun I can take for one…Continue
** It's too bad "Dexter" didn't have an alternative ending to make up for the super sucky one they showed us last Sunday night.
** I keep waving the white flag, but…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 27, 2013 at 3:31pm — No Comments
Traveling with kids is a bit like opening up Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get. After all, even the best kids can be moody and unpredictable, whiney and unruly. So the best thing that you can do is pack plenty of patience, be (at least mentally) prepared for anything and have a few tricks up your sleeves.
Although the patience and mental strength necessary for traveling with kids is something that only you can muster, the tricks and techniques…Continue
Added by Vanessa Chestang Reed on September 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments