Pick Your Battles

Pick Your Battles

“Pick your battles.”  This was important advice from mom and dad while growing up.  I didn’t realize that I would need this advice more than ever as a parent.  I am learning -more and more as my kids get older – that picking your battles is an act of patience and love. Picking Your Battles… 

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Play Doh – Unexpected Science Experiment

Play Doh - Unexpected Science Experiment

Play Doh is the ultimate kid toy – right up there with Legos and Barbies.  This morning I stumbled into an unexpected science experiment with play doh.  I kind of assumed that play doh never went “bad” as long as you packaged it up tightly after each use. After getting the play doh accessories out… 

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Summer Bucket List

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Are you looking for some ideas for your bucket list? I have seen some fantastic and inspirational summer bucket lists the last couple of weeks.  My favorite  is from one of my favorite blogs, whatever. I put together our list of things to do in the summer and have to say, I can’t wait!  If… 

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How many more days until…

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If your kids are anything like mine they relentlessly ask, “How many more days until ____?”  Fill in the blank with everything you can imagine – birthdays, Christmas, go to the park, Halloween, etc.  I decided I needed a better way to let them count down the days to the next exciting event in their… 

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