Monthly Archives July 2012

Hello there

I know I’m terrible at posting.  We are trying to enjoy our Summer.  Kings Island, movie theaters, Cincinnati Zoo and whatever else we can find to do.  Doctor appointments and therapy visits round off our weeks.  We’ve seen Endocrine (nothing new, rediscussing GHT), Pulmonary (started a couple new meds, discussed BiPap and IVIG), Gastro (started…
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Weekend Wrap-Up

This weekend went by quickly.  Rob didn’t make it home until 7:30 in the morning on Saturday and had to leave this morning at 2 a.m., so part of me wonders if he was even here at all or if I imagined it. I have to be honest, I was a little bummed out this…
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Food Fun Friday – Pretzel Bark

I recently purchased some pretzels for a snack for the kids and myself. I was thinking about how I love chocolate covered pretzel rods. In fact, we even made some ourselves this past Christmas. This gave me the idea to make some pretzel bark. It is super simple to make and the kids just love…
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Rainbow Fish Torn Paper Craft

It’s summer…which means heat, beaches, vacations…so we have been reading books and doing crafts that revolve around the ocean and it’s life! This month we are loving The Rainbow Fish and have been doing some fun activities to go along with it. First up? A simple (but fun) torn-paper craft. I did this one with…
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5 Healthy Ways to Handle a Crying Child

We love our children and our little babies, but sometimes when they are crying, it’s just a hard knock life for us! There are a lot of ways to handle your children screaming, fussing, and crying, but some methods are definitely superior to others. Today’s article for Moms is about 5 ways that you can…
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Limits

photo “So, Mom? You’re saying it’s okay with you if I have these kazoos, you just don’t want me to play them?” “Not all at the same time, no.” “So one or maybe two or three at a time is okay?”
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Thursday: DIY Homemade Twix Bars

Are you ready to break your diet? Or planning to reward yourself for something? Then prepare your sweet-tooth for a treat. Cookie (shortbread) Ingredients *1 cup butter/margarine, softened (either by 15-20 seconds in the microwave or by being left out until room temperature) *3/4 cup powdered sugar *1 Tbs vanilla *2 1/2 cups flour -Mix…
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In the Swim

photo “Dad, swim class today got out early because the pool got con-tam-in-ated again.” “What happened this time?” “Desmond barfed a mango yogurt.” “Oh, no.” “Yeah, I’m pretty sure it was mango.”
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How to Get That Thing Out of Your Nose By Bob Rosenberg

If you’re on the couch and you accidentally put your hand under a cushion and then you accidentally pull out a piece of foam and then accidentally shove it really far up your nose, then you need to tell your mom. She’s going to make you go in the bathroom while she puts pepper under…
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