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Geometry Don’t Fail Me Now

Geometry Don’t Fail Me Now

Way back in school, so may people said “What am I going to need Geometry for when I grow up?”  I’m a mom now and I can say that geometry is crucial in knowing how to cut things to prevent sibling arguments.  Think cake, br ...
When Mom Doesn’t Want to Read it AGAIN

When Mom Doesn’t Want to Read it AGAIN

When I was a kid, I was in 4-H.  Throughout my 4-H years, I recited that pledge so many times that it became ingrained into my subconscious.  To this day, I can still spit it out without missing a single beat.  There are a lot of things in ...
A Turtle Walked into a Bar

A Turtle Walked into a Bar

I haven’t figured out why my mornings are so chaotic, but I think it has something to do with having a kindergartner that doesn’t move very fast in the mornings.  After getting her off to school, I grab a quick yogurt or piece o ...
A Package Inspired by Van Gogh

A Package Inspired by Van Gogh

Over the years, I’ve seen some interesting product packaging… but this one takes the cake.  I opened the box and this is what I found. No, this isn’t a gift from some deranged stalker.  They are Coosh headphones. It’ ...

I Did Spy It…Oh, I Guess Not (Giveaway)

When I was the age my girls are now, we didn’t have video games.  We played with dolls and worked our way up to board games like Sorry, Parcheesi, Winning Ticket and Monopoly.  I love board games and will be the first to admit that I ...

Kids Have it Easy These Days

When my dad was in school, he had to walk to school barefoot.  In the snow.  Uphill.  Both ways.  Uh-huh.  He told me so and I’m not going to argue with my dad.  Things sure were different when my dad was young than when I was.  When ...

Putting the Mystery into Parenting

Being a first-time mom is tough. I’m not a new mom, but I’m forever feeling like a rookie at the job. Miss M, my oldest, just entered Kindergarten but I still feel new to so many things. I guess with the first child, there will ...

You want to put a thermometer WHERE?!

It’s been a heck of a few weeks. Miss M has been sick – running a temp off and on for over a week. Miss K woke us up in the middle of the night last night with a fever of her own. It reminded me of a awesome product that I revie ...

Like I Need Another Obsession

I love to read.  Really, I do.  When I was very young, I remember my mom taking me to the library in Muscatine, Iowa and letting me pick whatever I wanted.  Bobbsey Twins, I tell you.  And Beezus and Ramona.  And one of my all time favorite ...

"Mom, Can I Feel Your Hair?"

Posts have been kind of scare lately, I know. It isn’t for lack of stuff to review or giveaway; it’s just that we were away on vacation. Nothing fancy, just a trip to see my mother-in-law. It was a rewarding trip though because ...