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Boy Crafts

It is the dreaded moment of the week: the dropping-my-son-off-at-Sunday-school moment. All is going well until the teacher meets us at the door, bends to my son’s level, and makes…

Saying “Yes” to a Mess

It was late Thursday afternoon. It had been a long day and I was very ready for my husband to walk in the door so I could have some back-up…

The Truck That Loved Ice Cream

When our kids were young we had an old pickup truck. This silly truck had a love for ice cream which seemed to hit at the oddest times. Most often…

Family Fun Memories – Want Some?

Have you ever taken your family camping? Wait, don’t stop reading … even if you think that sounds dreadful! There is much to gain by a weekend away in the…

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:…

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