Monthly Archives March 2012

Moments of Beauty

When I was young, the church that my family attended would have a time for congregation members to share “joys and concerns” for which they would like to have a prayer. Every week, one particular elderly woman who was known to be quite eccentric, would stand and share her “moments of beauty” with the church….
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Make Your Own Lava

Since The Older is still sick and we can’t go out and do anything, I pulled out my science experiments for kids binder that’s full of stuff I’ve collected for days such as this. The Older voted on Make Your Own Lava to start with, so that’s where we began. First I gathered what we…
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Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover Story Telling Necklace

OK I seriously had SO MUCH FUN with this book and the clip art I purchased at Scrappin Doodles! I had to make just one more activity to go along with this book! (If you didn’t already see them, I also made a barrier game and a fun feed-the-old-lady activity also). Jenna over at Speech…
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The Best

“I found the best stick in the world and it has three leaves and this acorn hat on it and I’m going to need to let it live in the house for the rest forever. You know what I mean, Mom?”
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Free Preschool Read Along Books Online

I love finding treasures on the internet! Today, in fact, I found a great one for free books online, and The Younger has been ‘reading’ for over an hour. I stumbled onto this site when I found out our local library does not carry downloadable audio read along books for kids, and I am beyond…
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3 Ideas for Straw Games and Crafts

I’ve been going through some old posts of mine and realized that we have done a lot of fun activities with straws. Not just any plain straws though. The kind I am talking about are these pretty guys. When you see them at your grocery store bursting with color, don’t just pass them by. Pick…
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Moo

photo “Mom? Today at school GiGi told me that chocolate milk comes from chocolate cows.” “What did you say?” “I told her to stop hallucinating.”
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"Need"

photo “Mom? How come they don’t play the Feliz Navidad song on the radio anymore?” “Feliz Navidad is a Christmas song and it’s not Christmas-time.” “Can we get it?” “I’m sure we can listen to it on the computer.” “No, I need the vinyl. I’m doing my own record collection, like Daddy.”
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It’s a Roller Coaster… Baby!

Last week on Tuesday, we got an inquiry from our adoption agency.  They were going to start working with a law firm in another state.  It was our choice whether or not this law firm would have access to our profile.  We were forewarned that adoptions in this state can cost upwards of $40k.  (Compared…
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