My 8 year old has been fascinated with accents lately. Which made me remember....Amy Walker! She graciously appeared on my Facebook page one random day. I was mesmerized. I love accents. She's amazing. Here's … [Read More...]
I was given my first Easter Bunny sack in college, from one of the most creative people I know...my then future mother-in-law. For over 15 years now, I look forward to my bunny sack of treats. She knows I love … [Read More...]
1. Before you do almost anything...ask yourself "Is this a teachable moment for my children?"
2. Anytime you ask your baby/toddler/child a question...pause....give them TIME to think and speak. Bite … [Read More...]
I've moved a lot. Like....a lot a lot. One of the many things I've learned in hauling your stuff in and out of boxes, is that you learn quickly the things you love, the things you like, and the things you … [Read More...]
Rainy days...snowy days...there can be hours ready to be spent with 2 ingredients (when age appropriate)....marshmallows + toothpicks.
On this day we had 5 kids, ages 8, 8, 7, 5, & 4.
After some … [Read More...]
My middle daughter enjoys reading, but we're trying to nudge her to bookworm status. Her wonderful 2nd grade teacher is a huge inspiration to Ava in countless ways, but it was a recent class "snowball book … [Read More...]
Mom. Teacher. Wife. Cheeseball. A love for writing. And bacon. A mediocre camera. A crunchy floor. An open fridge policy. A half full cup, that often spills. Lots of laughter.