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How many children do you want?

I get this question quite a bit…along with the question “are you guys done yet?” My usual response is “no, not yet..I am still waiting to feel done”. This response … Continue reading

September 29, 2008 · 1 Comment

Teaching your child to swim

Check out this new page I added to my website. Teach your child how to swim. If you are looking to teach your preschooler or toddler how to swim, this … Continue reading

September 27, 2008 · Leave a comment

Fighting with the 5 year old boy

My little boy loves to fight. He pretends that he is a Jedi master and that he is battling the evil forces of the Dark Side. HE pretends that he … Continue reading

September 21, 2008 · 4 Comments

MRSA: The Painful Lesson as to why I need regular pedicures!

Ever since the birth of my children, cosmetic and feel good procedures for mommy always come last. Most of the time, they don’t even happen at all. So it is … Continue reading

September 15, 2008 · 3 Comments

Preschool Lesson Plans for Parents

If you are looking to teach your preschooler at home or if you just want to spend some fun quality time with your child, you need to check out preschool … Continue reading

September 12, 2008 · 1 Comment

Thanking our Soldiers

My sister was in the airport last Friday night, waiting for her flight, when she got the chance to witness a remarkable sight. Two men dressed in full military gear … Continue reading

September 6, 2008 · 1 Comment

Loosing Ella

There are so many memories that I have of her. So many blurred, Kodachrome memories etched into my subconscious of muggy New Orleans nights, white beans and rice, and manicured … Continue reading

August 28, 2008 · Leave a comment

Mom accused of trying to sell 5 year old daughter for SEX

In San Antonio, a mother and her boyfriend were arrested for trying to sell her 5 year old daughter for sex. The unidentified informant contacted the FBI and they were … Continue reading

August 22, 2008 · 8 Comments

Dad Lets Kid Drop High School to Watch Movies??

I read an absoultely amazing article today. David Gilmour let his teenage son drop out of high school and watch movies. Shocking I  know, but in all reality it was … Continue reading

August 22, 2008 · 1 Comment

Naptime vs Bedtime

Every day I have the same internal battle..do I put my 3 year old down for a nap or put her to bed early that night. If she doesn’t take … Continue reading

August 22, 2008 · Leave a comment

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