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When Miss M was just a baby, I tried to find educational opportunities wherever possible. For example, if I needed to use the microwave, I would get the food or drink ready, place it in the microwave then go find Miss M before starting it. ...
How NOT to Freeze in Iowa

How NOT to Freeze in Iowa

Have you been watching the weather reports lately? A blizzard just whipped through Iowa and closed us down. The snow plows weren’t even out. Neither were the tow trucks. As DH so politely puts it… “Where’s this globa ...
You Never Know What You’ll Find

You Never Know What You’ll Find

I’m a big fan of stretching a buck.  Doesn’t matter what you call it – cheap, frugal, tightwad – it pretty much boils down to the fact that money doesn’t grow on trees.  Although many parents recited that same ...
Because Kids Keep Growing

Because Kids Keep Growing

Miss K just turned 5 this past week. As I tucked her in the night before, she said “I’m going to be bigger tomorrow.” “You sure will be, Honey. You’ll be 5!” We said our good-nights and I looked forward t ...
Doing Pajama Day in Style

Doing Pajama Day in Style

The other day at school was pajama day for Miss M’s kindergarten class. The entire class showed up for school in their pajamas, equipped with sleeping bags, blankies, pillows and stuffed animals.We have done this pajama thing each yea ...
Not a Slave to Fashion but…

Not a Slave to Fashion but…

I vividly remember giving my parents grief when I was in junior high about absolutely needing a Forenza sweater or maybe even an Argyle. That’s what all the cool girls had and even most of the not-as-cool girls. At my old school, fash ...