Archive | November, 2012

Tuesday’s Tip: Be Aware of Your Influence

Take a moment to sit back and reflect on your life.  Ask yourself these questions; Am I a happy person the majority of the time? Am I a positive influence on others? Who or what are the positive influences in my life? (Family, friends, media, music) To be honest I never really even considered a […]

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PinyPon Party (vlog)

Guess what we did? Here are a few hints…. We hosted a Mommy Party! Sponsored by PinyPon and it was a blast! Watch the clip to learn more (oh, and just to warn you when I recorded this I was extremely tired so, enjoy!). Here are a few pics of the masterpieces the girls made… […]

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Turkey Talk and Tots’ Trot Scavenger Hunt at the Park!

A couple of weeks ago we met up with our playgroup in the park to Talk Turkey! The kiddos made turkeys. The moms helped their kiddos make their very own little turkey and the kiddos were prompted to come up with things they were thankful for this thanksgiving. The things they are thankful for at this age is priceless. When I […]

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Moms’ Timeout Show: Acts of Kindness with kiddos and Wassail!

We wish everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

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Tuesday’s Tip:Traveling with Children

With the Holidays vastly approaching travel is inevitable, and along with travel comes the travel torture. We all know it, even if you have been blessed with the best little traveler in the world eventually tormenting repetitive comments cometh.                                Some of the classic tormenting chatter we hear in the car:  •Are we there yet? […]

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Moms’ Timeout Show: Simplifying Thanksgiving (includes a Giveaway)

Calling all moms! As moms we are no stranger to the act of giving.  However, at Thanksgiving we moms tend to have a different type of challenge. The challenge of finding the balance between perfection and reality, so that Thanksgiving can be enjoyed by all, including mom. Sometimes we get too caught up in the […]

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THE Tailgating Game of the Season! (GIVEAWAY)

Here in the Midwest November means two things, Thanksgiving and Ohio State vs. Michigan college football game. Being so close to the Ohio Michigan border often means families are divided. So, during the border battle, you often find deeply intensified rivals. There have been some crazy stories of Ohio State and Michigan fans going head […]

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Bathtub Fingerpaint

I have come to realize that every minute of every day has the potential for a learning opportunity. When in the car the kiddos enjoy spelling and sounding out words on signs and our toddler enjoys yelling out the colors on traffic signs/lights and alerting me of any trucks or busses.  Though this can be […]

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Preparing for Advent: Final Installment of Best-Selling Series! GIVEAWAY (great Christmas gift)

The momentous third and final volume in the Pope’s international bestselling Jesus of Nazareth series details the stories of Jesus’ infancy and boyhood, and how they are relevant today in the modern world. Ultimately, Jesus’ life and message is a story for today, one that speaks to the restlessness of the human heart searching for […]

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Acts of Kindness Countdown to Thanksgiving

Last November our family lived 30 days of Gratitude which was extremely fulfilling.  This November we are doing something similar but this time there will be more order to the activity and the children are involved in preparing the activity…Acts of Kindness Countdown to Thanksgiving! The idea is kind of similar to an Advent calendar. […]

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