I asked JDaniel what he had in this mouth. I thought he had picked something up off the floor that he shouldn’t have and put it in his mouth. As only a nineteen month can he looked at me and said, "Teeth." Continue Reading
Step 1 - Decide how many days you would like to count down with activities- The entire month of November.- 12 Days of Thankfulness ( start 12 days until Thanksgiving with day 12 being Thanksgiving).- Choose the number of days that what works for your family.Step 2 - Create a Countdown to Thanksgiving1. Write daily Thankful activities on slips of Continue Reading
JDaniel is a hugger. I couldn’t be happier. At first he would only hug me. Then he progressed to his dad and grandparents. Now he hugs his friends when we leave their houses or say goodbye at a play date location. These are not just I am leaning my head on your should hugs. These are wrapping your arms around you and squeezing hugs. The best part Continue Reading
My husband and I hold hands when we pray before dinner. JDaniel has seen us do it for months. He reached over a month ago to hold hands with his grandfather during a prayer and then didn’t look like he was going to repeat it. Recently I felt a little hand covered in spaghetti reach over from his high chair and tug at my sleeve during the pre-meal Continue Reading
I was contacted by Mom's Influence and asked to share some wonderful resources available for free to help make safe choices about car seats and to help use car seats properly for maximum safety.Here are the resources:Twitter:An actual safety expert mans the @ChildSeatSafety account on Twitter, and they will continue to answer any questions that Continue Reading
This site has tons of resources for mom's of toddlers and preschoolers.There is a wonderful book list on pumpkins. There are a number of books just on pumpkins and not Halloween. There is also lots and lots of activities to do with your toddler. Please check this one out if you have young children. Continue Reading
Heath Bar Apple Dip8oz. Block Cream Cheese1/2 Cup Sugar3/4 Brown Sugar1 tsp. Vanilla1/2 Bag Heath Bar BitsDirections:Cream together cream cheese, Sugar and Vanilla. Stir in Heath Bar bits with spoonServe with your favorite type of apple wedges.This was awesome! Bridget let the apple wedges sit in a little orange juice so they wouldn't brown. It was Continue Reading
This is a simple pumpkin craft that JDaniel and I were able to do together. I cut a circle out of construction paper.
JDaniel and I used orange and green bingo markers to create spots the orange circle. Then added a green stem and attached it to black construction paper Voila! We painted pumpkin with very little mess.
Later I hung his Continue Reading
I read a blog entry on Southern Savers during the summer about sending expired coupons to military bases overseas. She decided to adopt a base in Gaeta,Italy. Apparently they are able to use them for up to six months past the expiration date on the coupon at their commissaries. Today JDaniel and I went to the post office to send off coupons Continue Reading
As a member of Pssst.. I was sent a can of the Progresso’s High Fiber Chicken Tuscany Soup. I heated it up and served it with grilled cheese sandwiches today for lunch. We are working on eating foods that are high in fiber and low in fat. This product totally fits the bill. It is full of chunks of chicken, beans, and vegetables. It has nice Continue Reading
JDaniel and I set out to rake the leaves in front of our house yesterday. We both rakes in hand made our way from the shed in the back of the house to the leaves scattered everywhere in the front. He was excited about helping mom do a big person’s job. At first we did rake the leaves. I raked them into piles and he raked them out of piles. Next he Continue Reading