Monthly Archives August 2012

DIY Mini White Water Rapids

Today we have Carla from Preschool POWOL Packets sharing this super fun white water rapids activity you can do with your littles! This would be a GREAT activity for a hot day outside, or you can adapt it as an indoor activity (bath time?). This is great for working on vocabulary such as in, out,…
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Modest is Hottest: How to be Stylishly Modest

Modest is Hottest and now with the fashion industry catching on to what the Quakers have been sharing with us for centuries we don’t have to sacrifice fashion for modesty. I have a funny story to share about Quakers and modesty.  Back in one of my counseling classes in grad school there was a sweet lady who…
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Food Fun Friday: Easy Homemade Butter

I am always trying to find food that my kids will eat consistently. They are very hit or miss with things. One day they will clean something off their plates and the next day they won’t touch it. Lately, I have a had a hard time getting to eat bread whether in a sandwich or as a…
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10 Sandwich-Less Lunch Ideas

As promised here is our great list of Sandwich-less Lunch Ideas.  We have made all of the recipes below and they are yummy and most of them are easy. The ones that require some preparation, I serve it for dinner the night before and make enough to pack some in their lunch.  This list is going up…
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An Orgasmic Birth? Um, Yeah, I’ll Have What She’s Having!

With the due date of my baby steadily creeping up. I’ve been inundated with checking things off my MUST DO/ MUST HAVE list. Found a pediatrician I’m in love with. Check. Been accumulating cloth diapers and accessories. Check. Secured a midwife and birthing center. Check. If you read my previous post Apparently Midwife is a…
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*Hot Topic* Friday – Mom’s going on Vacation

I’m going to be testing out some new potential “Weekly” posts…. First one up…. *Hot Topic* Friday! Where I share a hot topic, give my opinion and then see what ya’ll have to say about it! ~~~~~Mom’s going on Vacation~~~~~ Hot Topic: So, a hot topic we are all hearing about this week, No! Not…
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Why Am I Such A Cry Baby?!

So at 31 weeks Baby Bean is on the fast track for development. Fingers and toes have been here for a while- as evidenced by the thumb sucking we caught at the first ultra sound and the playing with toes at the third one. But now, eyes and ears are developed, Baby Bean is even blinking…
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Ready, Steady

photo “Tell me how you’re feeling about the first day of school, Bob. How are you with it?” “I’m good. I think I’m good.” “I’m glad.” “I don’t know exactly what they’ll do there but I’m sensing I’ll have fun.”
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First birthdays

I don’t know why first birthdays are so hard.  This is the 4th time I’ve done a first birthday, the 3rd with a living child. We did cupcakes & presents with friends today for Allison.  Her birthday isn’t actually until Monday, but today worked best.  Anyway, I was totally in the moment while IN the…
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How To Be a Roadie by Bob Rosenberg

When I was little and I went to my dad’s music shows, I was just a baby size person still so I couldn’t help anyone. I just did sleeping mostly and hung around and did baby things. That’s different now. If you are old like me, you can be a roadie. Roadie is a name for…
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