Monthly Archives November 2014

Thankful Tree

I am thankful for… food my house myself trees phones teacher adam shcool dad soccer mom paper books friends my derpy stuff “This a great list, Bob. What’s that last one mean? ‘Derpy stuff’?’ “It means cruddy stuff.” “What cruddy stuff are we talking about?” “I don’t know. I heard someone say it at school.”
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Edible Math Fun for Preschoolers

Baby Bear loves patterns and numbers, so we took some of her M&M snack and played some games during our tea party. You don’t need anything special for counting with little ones. Even your food can do! Start with easy things like numbers and counting. Then move on to color sorting, sequencing from most to…
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A Gift a Day: Grocery Bag Holder and Fleece No Sew Hat

The grocery bag holder evolved out of my need to hold grocery bags in a convenient way that didn’t take up a lot of wall space. I found a tutorial for making one out of a kitchen towel, using a few pieces of elastic to scrunch the top and bottom and attaching a ribbon for…
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Oh Dear, Santa

“Mom? I’m putting those new Minecraft Legos on my Christmas list.” “But, remember? Those new ones don’t come out until next year.” “I’m not worried. I’m sure Santa has connections.”
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Alphabet hopscotch

We are taking advantage of the last precious warm days outside. Baby Bear is learning letters in preschool, so I try to find fun ways to reinforce it at home. You don’t need anything special do this besides chalk.
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The Short List

“Guess what, Mom? I’ve decided that now is a good time to make my Christmas list.” “Oh, okay.” “I’m not asking for a lot though.” “All right.” “Mom? How do you spell computer?”
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Civics

“Mom? Are you voting for president today?” “No. These are mid-term elections. We have two more years before we vote for a new president.” “Have you ever met a president?” “Kind of. About twenty years ago, I was waiting for an elevator in an office building in Beverly Hills. When the elevator doors opened, inside…
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~Bedroom Updo~

Baby Bear is growing so fast and is so tall that her little toddler bed is getting too small for her. We looked and looked for a solution for her new bed. I thought about a bunk bed since she shares a room with Mini but I couldn’t find anything that I loved enough to…
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Sillies

“Mom! Mom!” “What are you laughing at, crazy pants?” “I can’t… breathe! I’m laughing… too… much!” “You’re getting a little hysterical.” “Ah ha ha ha! Hey, Dad! Mom says I’m historical! Like George Washington!” “That is actually not what I said.” “Ha ha ha ha! I’m  historical! I’m historical! I chopped down a cherry tree!”
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