As a little girl, I was a talker, a mover, and a wiggler who was constantly dancing and singing and usually loud. Since my parents couldn’t afford dance classes for me, they put me in cheerleading to help me use up some of my energy.
I cheered for six years of my childhood, up…Continue
Added by Kishona Lape on November 2, 2015 at 10:47am — No Comments
We went to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles for lunch, because Teen wanted THE definitive ramen bowl experience. We found so much more there than just restaurants and Asian architecture. You can find our post HERE. Would love feedback from this group!
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I knew that it would eventually happen. I know kids get older and that things get weird. . . . . .
at least for me. I was hoping that it wouldn't happen this soon!
What am I talking about?
One of my favorite family traditions is languishing. Dying, I tell you. Ever since my son was a baby we've dressed for Halloween as a family. Sometimes we go with a…Continue
A lot of mom posts and my posts as well.. are normally about how crazy mom life can be.
Because that is the truth, being a mom is hard.
But it is also great. I wanted to take this post with a different spin today.
I would like to tell you all the reasons why I love being a mom and all the great things it comes with.
Let's take a break from all the craziness today.
First off- a lot of you may know because I've…Continue
Added by Ashley Moore on October 26, 2015 at 9:21pm — No Comments
New Blogpost on budget family travel to luxury destination cities like Paris and London and Los Angeles and NYC. Based on our personal and successful experience of over 10 years in family travel with our daughter. You can access the post HERE.
Added by Kate on October 26, 2015 at 8:56pm — No Comments
I said a lot of dumb things when I was in my 20s. As I am now older and (presumably) wiser, I take comfort in the fact that everyone says dumb things in their 20s. In your 20s you suffer from an optimistic idealistic attitude about...well, everything.
As I have gotten older, I have gotten wiser. Which is…
Our newest post HERE...
How two East Coast parents and their young teenage daughter went to Laguna Beach for dinner and were entranced by the place. We will be back! In the meantime, here are our top tips for your next vacation to The Southland.
Added by Kate on October 20, 2015 at 8:46pm — No Comments
When I was a little girl we would visit my father's extended family quite often. So often, that I was confused as to who my Mother's family was for a very long time. (I would wonder: Did she not have a family? Or was her family the same as Dad's family?) It took me a long time to realize that her family lived farther away.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on October 19, 2015 at 6:33am — No Comments
You come home from work and head straight into the kitchen. Within a few minutes, you are pre-heating, sauteing, chopping and seasoning. It's a Tuesday, you've put in a full day at work, and now you are cooking with purpose: You are trying to get dinner on the table before 7 pm.…Continue
Recently I attended to the parent meeting of my elder son, which was held in the kindergarten. Nursery governess invited parents, so she could introduce us with children progress during the year.…Continue
Added by Svjetlana on October 9, 2015 at 2:48am — No Comments
I am spoiled. For several years I worked with my husband at the same company, and now we work only a few blocks apart. This means that I am used to being able to have lunch with my wonderful husband on a frequent basis and that neither of us has to go out of our way to spend time together in the middle of the day.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on October 7, 2015 at 6:41am — No Comments
While spending some time wandering on the internet, I came across this picture on Mseffie.com. At first glance, I noticed that they are using scrabble pieces and a globe to get their message across. Cute. Artsy. I really enjoy the antique effect they used to bring the picture together. However, before I could click on to another page, the message caught my attention again. Rather than the letters that spelled "Go There," I saw "Just Go Already!"
How many times have…Continue
Added by Jazelle on September 29, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Some days I actually manage to get on top of all the craziness of life and check enough things off the to-do list that I feel accomplished and able to relax. Some days Josiah is sweet and cooperative, I am focused and ambitious, and we have a really great day.
That was Tuesday. I’d managed to…Continue
Added by Kishona Lape on September 24, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
Establishing a love of reading can be tricky sometimes. Children who would rather run around and be active physically may not see the "fun" in exploring through a story... at first. The key is to choose books that speaks specifically to their interest and personality. Allow them to select which books stand out to them - superheroes, all things locomotives, comedies, comics, holiday themed, etc. As they become excited about what they're reading, they'll want to do it more! Go a step further…Continue
Added by Jazelle on September 17, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Added by imperfectmom247 on September 16, 2015 at 1:20pm — No Comments
I have several problems with taking pictures on my cell phone.
The first problem is with my son. Every time I take out my phone to take a picture of him, he starts to pose and smile in an ultra cheesy way instead of the natural way he was smiling a few seconds earlier.…
Added by Lauren Markman on September 14, 2015 at 6:33am — No Comments
Camping isn't on our list of trips for this year (maybe next year), but I still wanted to introduce my kids to one of the great camping experiences ever... S'mores! There's just something about the ooey, gooey, stickiness of the marshmallows and the sweet, smooth chocolate that is enough for me to deem camping as one adventure that everyone must try... at least once in their life. (Of course, there is the beauty of nature and all the creatures you may not normally see, but I'm speaking…Continue
Added by Jazelle on September 10, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Labor Day has passed and most likely there won’t be many opportunities for swimming until 2016. Put those unwanted pool noodles to good use and re-purpose them as a pool noodle lightsaber!
If you’ve explored my blog, you know the only DIY I attempt and share is simple and inexpensive. My…Continue
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on September 8, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments
Labor Day will unofficially mark the end of summer. If you’re like me, you might be surprised it’s almost September! But although fall is coming, here are 5 Labor Day activities for a little bit more summer fun!
What is Labor Day? Exactly what it sounds like. It is a day to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on September 3, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments