Category Archives: Parenting

Can your kids be friends?

Do your kids fight? Do they argue over the silliest things? Do they drive you insane with their petty jealousy? Maybe it’s time for a family vacation! My kids are almost 6 years apart in age so the sibling dynamics … Continue reading

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Goodbye Winter Olympics, Little Passports Will Carry the Torch

As we bid farewell to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, it’s a good time to continue the history lesson with our kids.  My oldest (almost 11 yrs old) is pretty aware of the World and our own country but my … Continue reading

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In Defense of Mommy Wars – How to Fight Fair

Almost every day I am diffusing one Mommy War or another (as a moderator of a Facebook group) and I’ve learned a few things in the process. Why are there Mommy Wars?  Moms are naturally very passionate and when it … Continue reading

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Co Sleeping With Older Kids

I’m not sure how it happened but in the next few weeks/months I’ll have an 11 year old and a 5 year old!  My kids aren’t babies anymore.  I’ve been calling the youngest on our “Tot” or “Toddler” for 2-3 … Continue reading

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Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular #seaworldspooktacular

This past weekend our family was invited to Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular (thank you Sea World) for their kick off weekend.  We packed up the family and drove 1.5 hrs over to Orlando and enjoyed a spooktacular day at Sea World. … Continue reading

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Homemade Chicken Nuggets by Weelicious Lunches (Review & Giveaway)

What’s in a chicken nugget?  I don’t even want to look at the ingredients of processed nuggets to see if there is anything that I can pronounce but I doubt there are many natural ingredients listed.  In an effort to … Continue reading

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Back to School with Bentos

Bento: a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.  Bento’s can be arranged in “kyaraben” style (character bento) to look like popular anime or comic book characters or they can be “oekakiben” (picture bento) style to look like … Continue reading

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Why I Love the Library

The school my kids are going to this year doesn’t have a library.  It’s a small charter school and the location they attend is brand new so they haven’t even begun building their library collection.  Each teacher has their own … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

This year for Christmas I wanted to share something very special to me.  Every year as a child my dad would read us The Christmas Story that his father read to them as children.  On Christmas morning my brother and … Continue reading

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Do You Have an Eco-Princess?

Lil’ B is almost 4 now and everyday I see her trying to be more like me.  She loves putting on her “lipstick” (it’s actually a tube of chapstick) and is always asking me to put makeup on her while … Continue reading

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