Halloween Pregnancy Announcement

We are adding one more little one to our brood, and since we decided to tell everyone in October we decided to come up with a pumpkin inspired pregnancy announcement. Jack-o-lantern Family To make our family of jack-o-lanterns my husband painted faces on pumpkins for each member of our family.  We got hats for the […] Read more…

5 Activities to make Dish Duty Fun – For Kids

My husband and I recently came to the conclusion that our children are old enough to help more around the house.  This largely came about because the house is never clean, but also because they need something to do besides reading Harry Potter and begging to play the Wii.  We’ve given them a variety of […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 5

It’s time to play again:)  This week I included several singing games, but if you can’t stand singing just sub out those activities for some of your favorites from past weeks.  Either way, play and have some fun with your kids this week. YouTube Karaoke – My girls love finding their favorite disney songs or […] Read more…

30 Minute Playtime Ideas – Week 4

It’s summer which means I like to spend as much time outside as possible, so a lot of the activities my kids and I are doing this week are outdoors.  Still all of these fun things can be done in 30 minutes or less, and it is such great bonding time with the kids. Badminton – […] Read more…

Kidknows Thermometer Giveaway Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Kidknows Thermometer Giveaway!  Our 3 lucky winners are: Tammy Brunn Sue Schmidt & Karlene Hamm. Congratulations!!  If you did not win and would like to purchase this thermometer for a child or teacher in your life you can go to http://kidknows.net. Read more…

Happy 7/11 – Free Slurpee Day

Free Slurpee Day Today we went to the library where my children were able to participate in storytime with our storytelling neighbor.  They did the story of the Tortoise and the Hare complete with actions and songs.  They didn’t want to leave until I told them they could get a Bill Nye the Science Guy […] Read more…

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