Unusual Toys for Toddlers


My kids have too many toys to count. Princess still likes dolls, but she’s mostly into board games and crafts these days. As for her little brother, he prefers unusual toys. Most days you’ll find O with his cars and trucks. In fact, he loves his toys so much that he never goes anywhere without them and…

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At What Age Should a Child Move From Crib to Bed?


I’m not sure that there is a specific age to transition a child from crib to bed. While most children make the switch sometime between ages 1 1/2 and 3 1/2, I think it all boils down to the individual child. According to BabyCenter, it’s probably best to wait closer to 3-years-old to move a…

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Baby Dies at Daycare, Now Mom Demands Change


Are We Done Having Kids?


If you look at the arsenal of baby clothes and gadgets that are piled up in our basement, you’d probably think that we are not done having kids. Just the other day my hubby got sick and tired of looking at the mess downstairs and decided to do a clean sweep. He also demanded that…

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5 Spooky Things to do on Halloween


We had a great time on Halloween this year. It was actually my first time trick-or-treating and also the first time we went trick-or-treating as a family. Even though the holiday is over, I’m still reeling from all the excitement. That said, here are five spooky things to do on Halloween. Visit the pumpkin patch. We…

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The Awesome Perks of Being a Work-at-Home Mom


It’s hard to classify myself as a stay-at-home mom because I still have my had in so many jars. I’m still a freelance meteorologist. I also work a lot from home and I must say, there are some awesome perks of being a work-at-home mom. The one advantage of being at home is the flexibly. It’s…

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Teaching Kids How to Carve a Jack-O-Lantern

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I’ve never carved a pumpkin in my life. So teaching our kids how to carve a jack-o-lantern wasn’t exactly something I thought I’d be doing. That’s where having an American born husband who celebrated Halloween growing up comes in pretty handy. As a child, my family never celebrated Halloween. I was usually the only kid…

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Potty Dilemma at the Pumpkin Patch


Taking the kids to the pumpkin patch has become a tradition. We’ve taken Princess so many times that we’ve lost count, but this is O’s second visit. As is usually the case, there’s always a dilemma when we take the kids anywhere. The pumpkin patch in our area don’t have bathrooms, but they do have…

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