Archive | May, 2012

Age Appropriate Children’s Clothing

A few weeks ago I published a post titled; Mission Impossible: Raising confident children in a superficial and over-sexed society? In that post I addressed the fact that our little kindergartener wears a size 8 (thanks to the combination of daddy who is 6’-6” and mommy 5’-9”) and it seems like the fashion industry feels as […]

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Weekend Wonder, Awe, and Appreciation

We had such a wonderful extended weekend and I hope your family did too! Thought I would share the relaxing weekend we had in town.  It was so nice to just hangout around the house on Saturday, we literally did not go anywhere and it was beautiful.  Our toddler had fun picking wild flowers and […]

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Bloom Book Review and Skype with the author, Kelle Hampton

A few month back Table for More blogger, Allie, contacted me about this great opportunity.  She has been following the blog, Enjoying the Small Things for quite some time. Kelle Hampton, from Enjoying the Small Things blogs about her life and most recently a huge surprise she received at the birth of her second child, Nella.  Allie […]

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Pentecost Activities for Children

Pentecost is this coming Sunday, May 27, 2012.  Pentecost marks the end of the Easter season. The Story of Pentecost Pentecost commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit to the apostles. After Jesus rose on Easter, he appeared to the apostles over the next 40 days, teaching them the significance of what had happened to […]

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End of School Year Teacher’s Gifts: Lemon Sugar Scrub

Last year we had a Moms Spa Night with our playgroup and it was amazing! We had a massage therapist on hand giving massages throughout the night, there was decadent desserts, savory treats, wine, and conversations flowing like a river, it was the best!  The main event that evening was, Cortnie, the owner of Spa […]

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Stonyfield Sponsored Play date at the Park!

What started off as an unsure morning thanks to the weather forecast which called for a 60% chance of rain actually ended up being quite enjoyable!  The moms from our local playgroup met up with us at Wildwood Metro Park for what would be a fun-filled morning. The kiddos had so much fun seeing each other; […]

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How much are you willing to spend on a child’s B-day Party?

Ok, so I have gone to a significant amount of birthday parties this year. Between my 4-year-old and my 6-year-old social butterfly I have had the opportunity to observe many moms in this Birthday Chaos Mode. We have attended bug themes, princess themes, dancer themes, super hero, dinosaur, cowboy, you name it and I am sure there has […]

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Cystic Fibrosis, 65_RedRoses, and what you can do TODAY to help!

36 years ago, give or take a few months, there was a Respiratory therapist and a young man who volunteered at Cystic Fibrosis Camp. For those of you not familiar with Cystic Fibrosis here is some information: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children […]

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Flutter Your Worries Away at The Butterfly House

The first day of May brings about much anticipation and excitement for many impending events.   Big events such as, the culmination of the school year, the joys that will precede summer break, graduation celebrations, the excitement of Mother’s Day, and last but not least, Opening day of The Butterfly House! The Butterfly House is located in […]

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Mission impossible: To raise confident kids in a superficial and over-sexed society?

Being a mother of two girls my heart ached the other day when I witnessed a young adolescent girl walking down the street with short shorts, a halter top, and high heel shoes.  I wanted to yell out the window, “Honey, you are worth so much more than that”.  So this instantly got me thinking, […]

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