Parenting Advice! — You Asked

I found myself asked again what the one thing a new mother should get. A baby carrier of some kind! Mothers have been keeping their little ones on them for a very very long time though it has not been the trend in this society for while, it is coming back! But how does one […]

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If I won I would

#IfIWonTheLottoIWould Do you Gamble? It seems many people do, specially today! With the national Lotto, Mega Millions at a record high of over 600k many are waiting in long lines for hours to get a chance to buy into the dream of winning more money than most of us could spend in a lifetime. People […]

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Review — Earths Best Yummy Tummy Oatmeal

Bring on Breakfast!      Or rather, in this case Dinner!    Breakfast benefits a busy day for lots of reasons. But the biggest benefit isn’t from just any breakfast, but from a nutrient rich breakfast. Study after study, from as far back as the 1950s, have consistently shown that children who eat a well-balanced, […]

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Free Books! Hurry!

I know I am on a low stress vacation and not supposed to be on my beloved blog but I must, not only because I want to see the winner of the great Easter Giveaway tonight but because you should see this! Free Childrens book on Amazon for your Kindle, or Kindle App! I’m Squirrely  […]

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Dyson Vacuum — Giveaway!

Part of parenting is cleaning! Parenting can be hard enough without the right tools, or so says my husband. Like cloth diapers, the right thing can help make something not so fun a bit nicer. I loved fancy cloth diapers, they made changing time some how better. Who would have thought?The same goes for many […]

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Guest Post: Importance of Keeping Your Elderly Relatives Active

Importance of Keeping Your Elderly Relatives Active. By: Maria Mallaband    As parents, the importance of keeping your child’s minds active and healthy is imperative. Unfortunately it’s a fact of life that as people grow older, so too do their minds. It is it is important that relatives or children of the elderly adopt the same […]

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When did mothering become a mental disorder

  I am on vacation and I know I should not be blogging. I said I wouldn’t be. I must though, it is 2am and I must let these words spill onto this screen.  I saw a very harsh and inflammatory articular linked to on facebook and I will not give it credit here as it seems […]

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Guest Blog: The Positive Benefits Of Involving Your Children In The Food Selection Process

The Positive Benefits Of Involving Your Children In The Food Selection Process Children learn by observing others, making it extremely important for parents to set a good example when it comes to food choices. When children are involved in the selection process, they learn how to choose between healthy and unhealthy foods. The nutritional principles […]

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Guest Blooger! When Doctors Don’t Take Your Concerns Seriously

When Doctors Don’t Take Your Concerns Seriously By Stephen Gallup Recently, I was a guest on a nationwide radio call-in program to discuss childhood disability. A mom in Tampa contacted the show to fret about the fact that she believes her son has a developmental problem and “the doctors can never say yes or no.” […]

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5 Tips For Energetic Spring Clearing

Make Way for the Energy of Spring! 5 Tips For Energetic Spring Clearing By Elaine Seiler As spring comes to the winter climates, we humans seem to come alive with vitality. We are suddenly driven to plant flowers, tidy our yards, and clean, clean, clean. As you clean out your closets, pack up your woolens […]

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9 Benefits of Music Education for Kids

Nine Benefits of Music Education for Kids Keep Kids Learning Over The Summer By Laura Yeh Summer is almost here and parents are looking for ways to keep their kids entertained, engaged and learning. Kids who learn to play a musical instrument gain an outlet for their creativity that can bring them a joy for […]

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Don’t Back Down — The Bully Effect

One would hope that beyond school that a bully would grow up. Do you know one that didn’t? You might. There are so many of them in the adult world now even that there are laws coming together about this very issue! Cyberbullying and cyberstalking are not taken lightly. What happens online does not stay […]

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Is Mom Burnt Out

I am a bit burnt out honestly. It is a bit hard to admit it because no mother wants to look weak but the reality is that moms get burnt out sometimes, everyone does really. What really matters is how we handle it. I was looking at ways to de-stress, to have less things on […]

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Easter Giveaway!

This beautiful night light bunny needs a home for Easter! Enter the giveaway at the bottom for a chance to win! This White Rabbit Lamp is from the whiterabbitengland.com company. They are known for their elegance and quality. The company was started in England by two sisters who wanted to create lamps like the ones they […]

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Wordless Wednesday

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Happy Spring!

Happy Spring! I hope you managed to make it outside today! We managed some park time with all the children and I even managed to find a bit of spring color. “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.”—–Oscar Wilde 

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BEING ONTIME

Written by Fermin Washington This last week, I have been doing a lot of research using the clear internet in my area. I have a serious problem with punctuality. I am late basically everywhere I go. Whether it be to a doctor’s office, to church, to work, you name it, I will be late. It drives […]

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Natural House Review and Giveaway!

We all know probiotics are good for the body so maybe I should not have been so shocked to learn they are good for my house too. Did you know this? If not, let me explain! Natural House makes natural household cleaning products using the non-toxic powers of probiotics. Simply put we need to treat our homes […]

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Earth’s Best — Deal Alert

I just saw this on Amazon and wanted to pass it on! ‎46% off Earth’s Best Organic Tots Cereal Bars, Strawberry Banana, 5.3-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 6)- $13.22. Prices can change quickly so pay attention to that please! My children love these, I have even found evidence of my husband taking a few. His excuse […]

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Happy to be an Earth’s Best Blogger! — Giveaway!

a Rafflecopter giveaway <a href=”http://rafl.es/enable-js”>You need javascript enabled to see this giveaway</a>. I am thrilled to have been invited to be an Earths Best blogger. Earths best knows how much parents care about quality nutrition, they must know that Crunchy parents really focus on it. Organics are not something optional, they are sought out and […]

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Homeschool Science Fun — Rock Candy

Yes, we count making candy as a science lesson for all our children!  Sweet!  We used a recipe from another blogger that was basically 1 part water to 2 parts sugar.  We did double jars, one for the warm window, one for a cool dark closet.   It did look very nice for the week it […]

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9-Year Old Gave Birth

 In America we often talk about how bad teen pregnancy is. What about pre-teens? Before we jump into this lets look at some numbers the teenage pregnancy rate was the lowest in 30 years in 2005. It has since gone up a few percent but is much better than the 90%. Abortion is also a […]

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Have you tried – Become – yet

 Become is a site that can you help you buy everything from a 42 inch kitchen sink to fireplace tools target. I took the chance to search for something I need for my 20 month old. She suddenly have a need to draw and tries to draw on everything with everything. While I love waldorf crayons they can […]

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Make My Morning!

It has been a hard few weeks with so many being sick, bad news from loved ones, worry, pain, all mixed in with joy and hope and fun! Life is good. Mornings however are hard on our little family. We are night owls and we need to move our sleeping times back a bit as […]

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Off Topic — Gold Rush Alaska

  — warning, spoiler—    While chatting with friends someone mentioned this show, Gold Rush Alaska. It sounded really interesting. I love nature, the frontier life, and Alaska! So I started watching it and I found myself shocked at how blind the families seemed to be in the venture. Brave, but blind to go in with so […]

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Kind Words

 I wish I knew what to say when someone I care about looses a loved one. I don’t. I worry I will say the wrong thing, that I will make it worse. Not saying anything though seems wrong.   My grandfather taught me that kind words cost nothing and they make us rich if we use […]

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Utah Ignoring Reality – Passes Abstinence-Only Bill

   I never thought I would see schools in America so clearly ignore reality this badly.   Utah has passed a legislative bill to teach abstinence only sexual education. Without hardly a whisper this bill was passed.  Another step between reality and Utah.  I am worried for my daughters who might some day come across those who […]

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Direct Instruction and Exploratory Learning

One of the beautiful things about homeschooling is that I get to help pick what methods we use for learning. Of course publish schooling mothers know that not all learning happens at school. Too many though admit they hardly have time with their children as so many things demand their attention, and steal the attention […]

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Children’s Book Review: Is A Worry Worrying You

Book: Is A Worry Worrying You? Ferida Wolff (Author), Harriet May Savitz (Author), Marie LeTourneau (Illustrator)  Publisher: Tanglewood Pub Date: April 15, 2007 ISBN: 9781933718057 Suppose, just suppose, one hundred elephants come to tea and you discover you don’t have any tea bags.Uh, oh. What will you do with a herd of thirsty elephants?Now that’s a worry!But you can get […]

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