I hope your December has been going well. For us, the days seem to be flying by — the kids are on a countdown for winter break and we are all looking forward to family coming to visit for Christmas. And with guests in mind, we have a few activities we are working on to …
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for The Salvation Army. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. How many times did you drop coins into a Red Kettle this holiday season? It’s one of the things my kids look forward to when we visit the …
Halloween’s almost here and the kids still aren’t sure what they want to be that day?!?
Not to worry – here are a few SUPER EASY & super cute ideas for inexpensive costumes!
Are you working on any family goals (or resolutions) for 2013? When we were PK (pre-kids), all those resolutions looked different — get in shape, get a promotion, complete a few DIY projects.
But (as the experts say) ‘kids change everything’! 🙂
Let’s face it, most of us have been stuck inside too much lately. Running thru the mall, wrapping and baking, attending the kid’s performances and parties. We all spend a lot of time indoors at this time of the year.
Four-leaf clovers and rainbows are all the rage this week! Just check out any elementary school hallway, art room or any aisle at your local Target — you’ll see they’re all decked out for St. Patrick’s Day.
Discover & Explore is also celebrating the luck ‘o the Irish this week with these fun & fabulous activities shared on last week’s linky.
Birthday season is coming for our family.
Well, make that Birthday Season for everyone in my family BUT me.
I celebrated my special day last month – super great day! The kids made me pancakes and I didn’t have to run one errand all day long (now that’s a birthday).
So Spring is my time to focus on creating special days for my family.
I learned a long time ago that the memories our kids have of the holidays are not those picture perfect ideals that you see in magazines and movies.
In fact, some of their fondest memories of Christmases past are ones that I may not want them to remember – but for them, it’s what made the holiday special or different or just plain enjoyable.