All Blog Posts Tagged 'family' (964)

Dinner is Done! Meal Assembly Kitchens

The meal prep/assembly shop concept has been around for a while. But I had personally never experienced it before. Why would I, I thought? Our family understands the value of family dinners and we do all sit down to dine together at least 4 times a week. And I know how to cook and – most of the time – enjoy it. Why would I ever need a meal prep service?…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on January 18, 2011 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Kids Off The Couch: The January Radar Screen!

New Year's Resolutions

The Latest Mommy Wars played out in the Wall Street Journal

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Added by Pamela Saunders on January 18, 2011 at 5:36pm — No Comments

How Can I Help?



And in desperate times, you look to older siblings for help!



With the recent death of both grandpas, I was left feeling like I needed a bit of help and support. I had six jetlagged kids up at random hours (some with fevers),…

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Added by Julie Cole on January 18, 2011 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Attention Children: The Bathroom Door Is Closed

Please do not stand here and talk, whine, or ask questions. Wait until I get out.



Yes, it is locked. I want it that way. It is not broken. I am not trapped.



I know I have left it unlocked, and even open at times since you were born, because I was afraid some horrible tragedy might occur while I was in there, but it's been 10 years and I want some PRIVACY.



Do not ask me how long I will be. I will…

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Added by Kristy Canton on January 16, 2011 at 11:16pm — No Comments

For All Moms

We are sitting at lunch when my daughter casually

mentions that she and her husband are thinking of

"starting a family."



"We're taking a survey," she says, half-joking. "Do

you think I should have a baby?"



"It will change your life," I say, carefully keeping

my tone neutral. "I know," she says, "no more

sleeping in on weekends, no more spontaneous

vacations...."



But that is not what I meant at all. I look at my

daughter, trying to… Continue

Added by Kristy Canton on January 16, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments

Whats Important

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, When 24 hours in a day is not enough; remember the mayonnaise jar and 2 cups of coffee.



A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly, he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and start to fill it with golf balls.



He then asked the students if the jar was full.

They agreed that it was.



The…
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Added by Kristy Canton on January 16, 2011 at 11:06pm — No Comments

Word Art

As crazy as the holidays get, one thing I really enjoy doing over the winter break is collaborating with Munch to make art for the family. This year I was inspired by the "subway art" I've seen in many DIY blogs.



I began with this- one of several paintings Munch did a couple of summers ago when she was just beginning to explore with paint. I never cared for the muddiness that came from the brown and was just waiting to paint over it.… Continue

Added by Janice on January 16, 2011 at 12:52pm — No Comments

How to Breathe LIFE Back into Your Marriage

Does your marriage feel like it needs resuscitating? Maybe it’s time to breathe some LIFE back into your relationship:

L = Laugh. Your husband still wants to have fun with you. Take time to do things together. Enjoy one another. Smile. Laugh.

I = Intercede. Couples who pray together stay together. The rate of divorce drops to less than 1% among husbands and wives… Continue

Added by JENNIFER FLANDERS on January 13, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Flying with kids- What goes around comes around

In the past week I have read a few stories about traveling with kids and the disparity between those who travel with them and those who don’t. Of course the latter group is highly against the former being anywhere near them when they're traveling, especially flying . We parents know that most kid-less travelers wish our families would take a kids-only airline somewhere or better yet, stick to the back of the plane with a sound proof partition around us. We get it. They’re looking for a…

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Added by Tawanna Browne Smith on January 11, 2011 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Oh Heavenly Day

On the menu for dinner tonight:

Penne with tomato sauce

Salad

 

The water was boiling in a pot on the stove and Monica was falling apart.

Fussing as she paced throughout the kitchen, clinging to her high chair and

then to my leg and then back again.…

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Added by Roz Addler on January 9, 2011 at 12:09am — No Comments

Money Saving Tips for Families in 2011



money saving tips for families in 2011

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Added by Heather Shaw on January 7, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

How to celebrate Valentine's Day without flowers and a box of chocolates

Now is the time to start planning a special Valentine’s Day celebration for your main squeeze/spouse/partner.

And special does not mean typical.

First of all, avoid the clichés say NO to Chocolate and Flowers.…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on January 7, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Valentine's gifts for kids

Say I Love You this Valentine’s Day with a thoughtful gift for your child.

Homemade Card:  Kids love crafts, so make a heart-shaped personalized card for your child.

No Candy: Skip the candy for Valentine’s Day. Many kids still have chocolate left over from Christmas, and the Easter Bunny is just around the corner!…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on January 7, 2011 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Valentine's Day parties aren't just for school

 

When the winter blues start to set in - Valentine’s Day warms things up with red and white, and lots of fun!



Valentine’s Day is big celebration at school. This year, why not bring the celebration home, and host your own Valentine’s Day party. You don’t need to be Martha Stewart,… Continue

Added by Charissa Cowart on January 7, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Should Kids Get Paid For Chores And School Performance?

This is a tough question... On one hand it may be a bit confusing to tie allowance directly to chores because we should be teaching our kids to help around the house when its needed, not just when it is part of their "to do" chores.  Also, it can be very easy for parents to lose track of the chores that have actually been completed. A…

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Added by Kristy Canton on January 4, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Interview With Mr Coupon of TLC's Extreme Couponing...



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Added by Heather Shaw on January 3, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

The Hanging Carrot

Packing up, leaving the house in a cluttered disarray of wrapping paper and toy pieces, and hurrying off to the airport at 8 a.m. just before the holidays, I felt nothing but dread as I looked ahead to our day of travel.



First a two-hour car ride to Orlando where we would drop the car off and wait for a shuttle to the airport.  Once there, we would have to check the bags in, go through security, and wait around to board the plane while trying to keep two toddlers amused and calm.  The… Continue

Added by Darlena Cunha on January 3, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments

The Gift of Irony

Pa on his last day at the farm with Oma and his 16 grandkids

 

Two years ago I was pregnant with my sixth baby and boarded a 15 hour flight with my five small children. I was horrified to discover that the airline had put me beside a small child…

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Added by Julie Cole on January 3, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your kids

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for couples or adults. Help your kids get excited about V-day with these Valentine’s ideas like games and fun surprises. You can even create your own traditions with your kids.…

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Added by Charissa Cowart on January 3, 2011 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Resolution Solutions for You and the Kids!

Saved By Love

     So you've read through my previous posts and questioned if my tone would lighten up a little. After…

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Added by Heather Shaw Riggleman on January 2, 2011 at 4:53pm — No Comments

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