Monthly Archives September 2014

Mmmm

“So, Mom! Come look at the cake me and dad made you! It has dark chocolate, peanut butter pretzels, peanut butter, and coconut oil, and some other stuff but those are the main things. We followed a real recipe, kind of. We smushed everything up and then pushed it really hard into the pan and…
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Old School Blogging

I read a beautiful blog called “An Inch of Gray” which is authored by a mother who lost her 12 year old son a couple of years ago in a freak accident. Weston was the exact same age as her son, Jack when the accident happened, and the horror of that event really stuck with…
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There He Goes

“Here you go, Mommy,” Andrew said with his ting 2 year old voice, setting the trowel down beside me. I smiled brightly down at him. “Scooping.” “Thank you, Andrew!” I exclaimes, and he grinned back. “Welcome, Mommy! Bye bye!” He trundled off and hopped into his little plastic car. Shutting the door, he turned the…
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Bob’s All About Me

My name is Robert. I like to be called Bob. I am 8 years-old and I am in 1 grade. I have 0 sisters and 1 dog brother. My favorite food is ovcotoe. My favorite color is blue. My favorite sport is handball. My favorite game is Minecraft. My favorite book is Harry Poter. My…
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The View From Here… And There

Friday night I had the great pleasure of reading one of my blog posts aloud, at the 2014 BlogHer Conference in San Jose. My post was chosen, along with eleven other blogger’s work. The writers participated in a live reading called, Voices Of The Year. The post I read is titled “The View From Here,”…
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Raising a Bilingual Child~Hebrew Speaking Toys

raising bilingual children I found this amazing store that has toys, books, games and DVDs in Hebrew that ships to the US. It is really expensive for my inlaws to send toys and books and I have been trying to find a store like this since Baby Bear was little. We got this really cool…
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Simple 4 Ingredient Strawberry Vinaigrette

This salad dressing is simple to make and light and fresh to the taste. Ingredients *1/4 cup soy sauce *1/3 cup rice vinegar *1 cup of sugar (less if you prefer) * 3/4 cup strawberries, sweetened All you have to do is throw all for ingredients into a blender, pulse it a few times, and…
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Back To School Adventures

Dropping the kids off for their first day of school wasn’t hard for me. There was the usual madness, and ours was compounded by the fact we weren’t able to go to Open House. Both children were nervous, The Older because any sort of change is cause for anxiety, and The Younger because she started…
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The First Month Is Always The Hardest

School has started. We have been trying so hard to get back into a routine. It isn’t easy, especially when we have to be up and out an hour earlier to drop Lex off at middle school. For now the 3rd graders go to the middle school until the new school is finished, which means…
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Unicorn Food, Mermaid munchies and all things Princess

Baby Bear has been really crazy with her eating habits.  One would think that when you get an endless supply of “kid food” at camp that Baby Bear would eat so well.  Not so for this picky eater. You might remember this angelic face from last year that would eat about anything! But lately food…
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