Monthly Archives June 2014

The Science of Headaches, Explained

This is a sponsored post from Excedrin. Tension-type headaches are your common, “everyday” headaches (they can feel like a giant rubber band squeezing your skull). Nearly everyone will have at least one tension-type headache at some point, and it’s estimated that up to 80 percent of adults experience them on an occasional basis. But what’s…
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Say Aah

“Mom?” “Yes, Sir.” “Since they said we don’t have strep throat or anything, maybe they should call it Not-So-Urgent Care?”
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My 6 Year Old Lo…..

How did this happen so fast?? My baby, my last baby, is 6. That is a huge milestone in our family. She is going into first grade, she’s not so little anymore, she’s starting to have “grownup” conversations, she’s funny, she has many friends now, I’m not the center of her world, but she still…
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Microsoft Office 365 Simplifies Life for Busy Moms

Brought to you by Microsoft Office Juggling work, friends, family, playdates and more can be challenging. Unfortunately, the business of daily life doesn’t always fit in a neat schedule. Being able to access important information whenever and wherever is crucial in keeping your family connected. Check out this video to learn more about how Office…
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Brothers at Play

Playing with others has never been high on Danny’s list of things to do – nor has it come easily to him. He loves his brothers like nothing else, though, and wants to play with them…even when he doesn’t know how. There is a lot of fighting, a lot of mine not yours. He loves…
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Pinterest Fails: Fizzing Paint

So, I found this awesome blog post with fizzy sidewalk paint. How great for my boys! Outside, paint, mess, and science fizzing. I set to work one lovely morning! The recipe called for 1 box of baking soda, 1/2 cup of corn starch, and warm almost hot water to get the thickness. I put a…
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Places I’ve Pumped #2

Back in February, I was in charge of putting on our district Science Fair. Over 300 students (high school and middle school) from across our district come present their projects and over 130 judges interview them. It is a long day that is the product of months of planning. It is held at the state university…
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My Ladies And A Book

This is a photo of me, my mom, and her mom, my Gram Melva. We took this photo on a Mother’s Day weekend trip to Cambria in 1996. If you’ve had the opportunity to read my piece in the Moms Are Nuts humor anthology, then you are already quite familiar with my Gram Melva. If you…
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