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31 Memories to Make in October

October is finally here, and for most of the country, that means we’re finally starting to feel fall weather. Some of us even have to wear sweaters! We’re all about…

Boys Love Silly Moms

The conversation was about to end.  I was driving cross-country with my young sons.  It was a three-day road trip from Louisiana to Colorado.  I was on the phone with…

30 Ideas for Pent-Up Energy on Hot Days

School’s out, and the kids are in—because it’s hot. Real hot. But, you know, not enough to actually affect all that energy ricocheting off the walls of your house—and the…

Neighbor Kid Nuisance or Hospitality?

My doorbell rings and I see three little faces peering in the windows on either side of my front door.  Since they are staring me down, I have to open…

Cool Summer School

When I was a child, my favorite summer moments happened in the library. Yes, beach days are fun, but I’d rather spend time scanning shelves of books. How crazy is…

Celebrate July with a Cool Blueberry Treat!

This Summer try making this yummy treat with your kids while berries are in season and everyone is looking for a way to stay cool! In a blender mix together:…

Summer Fun Bingo

Summer days can start getting long after a few weeks as kiddos begin to complain that they are “bored!” While I do enjoy participating with my children in fun activities,…

“Surprise Ride!”

A Surprise ride Have you ever heard of a “Surprise Ride”? Here’s what you do: Moms, put your heads together with Dad (or if necessary, do it yourself). Sometime, whenever,…

22+ Books for Boys

Tuesday is library day this Summer.  My son is only 5 and is just learning to read but when we enter the library he makes a beeline for the comic…

The 3-2-1 Cake

All Summer long on Mondays we’re making or building something. Today we baked a cake. But baking a cake doesn’t have to take long or be complicated to be a…

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