5 Things Not To Forget Homeschooling in December

  There seems to be a list of things one tends to forget for each season for me, the list in December is one of the most annoying. I thought I would share a list and maybe it will help you not forget such things too! 1. The Holiday Party Most homeschoolers have a group […]

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Approaching and Preparing Children for a Big Move

Talking to kids about moving

Moving from house to another can be an emotional event for anyone, but particularly so for children, but you can prepare your child to help ease them into a new home and neighborhood. Follow the following steps to help your child handle both the news and the upheaval of the move in a healthy manner, […]

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NaNoWriMo – The final Hours!

     National Novel Writing Month There are only about 12 hours left to the 2012 NaNoWriMo and if your like me, your looking at blank pages and running into walls in trying to meet that 50K goal. I think I can…. I think I can….  or so goes a famous little book I think […]

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Texting while Parenting: Are Smartphones Endangering Your Child?

Since the 1990s, child injuries in the United States have fallen steadily, thanks in part to strict regulations on everything from playground equipment to nursery cribs. Recently, however, there’s been a sudden and significant increase in childhood injuries. The potential culprit? Smartphone use. Based on emergency room statistics, the number of nonfatal childhood injuries rose […]

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Five Things Nobody Tells You about Breastfeeding

Studies have shown that it’s beneficial to both mom and baby to breastfeed. According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, breastfed babies have an incredible 20 percent less chance of dying between ages 28 days and 1 year than babies who are not breastfed. They are also less likely to develop allergies and […]

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Strings of Love – A Fun Birthday Tradition

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   Family Tradition As my husband and I get older we more and more see the value and importance of having tradition. I have to say he and I have really rather carved our path over the ears from choosing to get married without family support when I was 18 to 14 years later, choosing […]

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Tips to Saving Money This Holiday Season

     Reduce Do you really need to spend so much on those you love every single year? Would they still love you if you spent less? This is an option many of us don’t want to consider, but we should! People before stuff, and certainly before money. On your death bed will you be […]

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Christmas: Adding to the Collection

  Holiday traditions are common. Everybody has their own, regardless of how big or small they are. As years go by, people outgrow the same old traditions, which is why they add to them (instead of eliminating them). Such activities not only help families bond together on Christmas but also make it easy for them […]

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NaNoWriMo – Day 29

 50,000 words in 30 days! This means one should have over 48,000 words by now. Do I? No, that might mean that I wasn’t the mother of 4. Of course it is easy to blame the children and not my growing skills in procrastination. Can I call is research? 50k words in 30 days is […]

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10 Fun and Festive Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

10 Fun and Festive Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

It’s that time of year again when Christmas is upon us. Everyone is busily decorating the house, and the kids want to help. Check out these fun and festive decorations that they can make. Popcorn Ornaments Stringing together popcorn is an age old favorite in that youngsters have enjoyed for decades. Fun flavored popcorn gives […]

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