Monthly Archives November 2012

Your Child’s Speech and Language: The First Word

As I was writing up my post on development for months 12-18 I realized that there is so much great information about the first word, that I needed to dedicate an entire post to them! Yes…I am going to use hundreds of words to talk all about your child’s first. What is a Word, Anyway?…
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7 Things To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

So your kids ended up with full buckets of treats on Halloween night and you don’t know what to do with all that candy. My three girls got a ton of candy and there is no way I am letting them eat all of it themselves, and my husband and I certainly don’t need it….
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Potty Training

no more diapers I wish I could take more credit for Baby Bear giving up her diapers for big girl pants but she decided on her own that she wanted to use the potty! About a month ago she asked at my mom’s house if she could go “peepy potty” and continued to ask a…
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Soy Americano

photo “Mom, today in school we learned the José song.” “Wow. Tell me you don’t mean the Star Spangled Banner.” “No, not that. It’s like this, ‘José can you see…’” “That’s the Star Spangled Banner and it’s not ‘José can you see,’ it’s ‘Oh, say can you see,’ and I’m pretty sure that thinking that…
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Broccoli Quinoa pilaf

This stuff makes a wonderful, healthy, protein packed side dish, or a super filling vegan entree. Dig in and enjoy. Oh, and extra points, its way easy to make! 2 tbsp oil or margarine (or butter if you’re not going for vegan) 1/2 onion 3 carrots 1 large broccoli crown 1 cup quinoa 2 1/2…
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Twice

“Mom? What if we had two lives?” “What do you mean?” “I mean like what if you could live to be one hundred and then die and then come back and live another whole life?” “Some people think we do.” “Mom, I think I’m one of those people.”
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The Last Two Weeks According to My iPhone

I keep meaning to get on here with some meaningful posts about things that have been on my mind lately, but then I’m just too exhausted – physically, but mostly mentally. Then I think I’ll hop on just to briefly fill you in on my fun craft weekend…but then I have somewhere to be or…
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Peach Pie Crescents

I love crescent rolls! Don’t believe me? In the past I have made Apple Pie Crescents, Candy Crescents and Pizza Crescents. Today’s tasty treat was inspired by the dollar store. Oh dollar store, is there anything you can’t do? I came up with the idea for these Peach Pie Crescents as I was strolling the aisles of the…
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Noted

“Mom, I’m just going to wear my ninja costume for Halloween.” “That’s a good idea. You’re so cute in that.” “You can’t be a cute ninja, Mom. I told you before. It’s called handsome.” “Right, sorry.” “And I’m a ninja so I’m also mysterious.”
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