Unlike the back-assward days of the 1950s, I, for one, do not always believe that Father knows best. However, as much as it might pain me, I've gotta give credit where credit is due. And sometimes, every once in a blue moon, my husband actually comes up with a semi-brilliant parenting strategy.
Like many households, getting our kids ready for bed at night…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 11, 2011 at 9:49am — No Comments
It's almost the end of the summer...and what awesome adventures have we gone on? None. Why? Well I can't get ANYTHING done. Nothing. EVER. Half way into any chore I get sidetracked by kid A fighting kid B or kid C taking kid A's toys. Then I give up and we don't get to go have fun. And this happens every. single. day.
Ugh. I'm in such a rut and today started off worse than normal. Usually I wake up earlier than everyone because I need time to wake up or I'm a monster, and it's the only…
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I’m a warrior, a road warrior. Well, among other things. Really. Just hear me out.
Being a family of six limits our options when it comes to travel. Heck, being a family of six limits us financially in several respects, because as you can guess six times any dollar amount usually equals much more than most people can afford.
Hence, over the last few years this family has become a band of road warriors, trekking it across…Continue
Added by Maria-Theresa Servillon Sigua on July 31, 2011 at 1:57am — No Comments
I first met Ella through the mom bloggers club. Her willingness to help provide free books to young readers touched me hugely. I was so impressed with her good samaritan ways I wanted to find out as much as possible about her. My intent is to help Ella get some exposure so parents can find out about what services she makes available. I proudly present to you today, Ella Johnson.
Can you tell the readers about yourself?
I was born in England. I…Continue
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** Kids pick the most awesomely inopportune times to take a dump.
** Summer = an impromptu game of kick-the-can on a random Monday night.
** Goatdog is about to become a street dog.
** I wouldn't do well in that Little House on the Prairie.
** If Tuesday and Wednesday had a Facebook page, I would NOT…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 29, 2011 at 1:11pm — No Comments
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When your kids are eerily quiet for any extended period of time, nine times out of ten it's because they're trying to burn your house down. But every once in a blue moon, the stars all align, and the pip squeaks somehow actually manage to..... *gasp*..... play quite nicely together. Sure, you might have to pay them for that momentary bit of peace and quiet, but we…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 26, 2011 at 11:16am — No Comments
I would love to win this trip to Villa Roma Resort - you can win it today!
I will be co-hosting a Twitter party where this prize will be given away today.
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** Naked is evidently the way to go this summer.
** As much as I love my husband, I really don't think I'd tackle someone trying to throw a pie in his face.
** Chopsticks actually help get my kids to eat their veggies.
** My son thinks I'm a car and driver expert.
** I am NOT a car and driver…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 22, 2011 at 10:10am — No Comments
If you've ever wondered where all the germs go to party, I'm pretty sure I figured out their favorite stomping ground. Just visit any given water park, and you'll surely find a whole gaggle of germ dudes and germ dudettes gettin' their freak on. How do I know this? Cause my family just spent this past weekend at one, and I've got the mental scars (and the super sexy fever…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 20, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments
Dear Liquor Store,
Perhaps you may have heard some rumblings about the impending summer vacation that's about to pounce on the town here any day now. Yes, kids will soon be out terrorizing the streets and pimping lemonade hardcore on every effing corner. They will be changing their clothes 357 times a day, thereby creating even more…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments
(This story must be prefaced with the fact that it was nothing short of a miracle to get my son to write anything in school at all. His poor teacher had to practically hypnotize him to get any kind of writing topics to emerge from his little brain. So yeah, this story's about a giant turd, but hey, at least the kid wrote a story, right??!!)
Once upon a…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 3:34pm — No Comments
So if you're anything like me, you're trying your damnedest to find something for your kids to do so that they don't kill each other over summer vacation. And that "something" would preferably be an activity that keeps 'em occupied for a long stretch of time, perhaps even long enough for Mama to have a well-deserved glass of wine and maybe even *gasp* take a pee in…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments
** Cruise control scares the shit out of me.
** When you travel with kids, it's a trip. When you travel without them, it's a vacation.
** 99.9% of the water at water parks is a combination of urine and ick. Probably.
** Trying to get your kids to sleep at a water park is like trying to get a nun to pole…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
I want to share a Awesome opportunity with every one here at MBC. I am offering a wonderful discount to families interested in traveling here to Brazil!
Everyone needs to go to my site www.mamiknowsbest.com and see all of the great experiences that I share about Bahia Brazil.
I have been living here for more than 3 years now with my 4 children and husband and we have cool family fulfilled adventures always. I…Continue
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