Monthly Archives October 2014

Priorities

“So, Mom? Instead of an allowance, can I just buy three songs on iTunes every week?” “I don’t think you should spend your whole allowance every week. Let’s just do one song. At some point you might want the money you’ve saved for something else.” “I doubt it. Music is my life. Music and soccer….
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The Smell of Pumpkin

I was challenged by the SITS girls to write a blog post about The Five Senses of Fall. I chose to write this blog post about the Smells of Fall.  Have I mentioned in previous blog posts how much I love Fall?
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The Carve

“Hey, Mom? Should we carve the pumpkins soon?’ “I think we should wait until closer to Halloween. It’s been so hot, if we carve them too early they’ll get all moldy.” “Yeah but the black furry stuff is the scary part!”
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White Chocolate Wonderful Cookies

I’ve been trying new cookie recipes lately and an idea came to me to make White Chocolate Wonderful Cookies. I bought White Chocolate Wonderful Peanut Butter from Target (I believe Trader Joes might have it as well) and hadn’t really used it a whole lot. I figured this would be the best use for it,…
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Fire Safety for Preschoolers

This week was Fire Prevention Week. I took Baby Bear to our local fire station open house. They had lots of different fun things for kids to do, but I think that the most important thing that they teach kids is fire safety. Baby Bear and Mini have lit candles for religious reasons and are…
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Apple Quick Bread Recipe {whole grain + sugar free}

My girls love to help me cook. Baby Bear wanted to make apple muffins, so I whipped this up with their help! Ingredients 2 cups Trader Joe’s Multigrain Baking & Pancake mix 2/3 cup yogurt, milk, or sour cream 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 egg 1Tbl vanilla extract 2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup grated apple…
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Science-y

“Mom? Last night I had a dream I was with Albert Einstein and he was showing me a wormhole.” “Wow. Really?” “Yeah. I think I had that dream because the thing I’m best at drawing at is wormholes. Well, wormholes and ice cream cones.”  
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Children: The True Teachers

Lately we have been opting (now and then) to stroll around the block, as opposed to visiting the playground. And let me tell you, these Autumn walks have felt like paradise to this daycare provider! The kids are often just so happy, adorable, and downright angelic. I mean, look, in the photo above, Thomas even…
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