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Summer

Mom, Summertime Blues, and a Good Laugh

Ever had one of those days? The house has been flooded (twice) by a curious youngster with numerous rolls of toilet paper, the dog has turned shedding into an art…

Swimming Lessons

My youngest son does not have much fear.  He’s a leap before you look kind of guy.  When he was 2 years old and my oldest son was 4, I…

“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,…

Are You Ready To Party With Your Teens This Summer?

When my children were young, I had a friend whose children were mostly all college aged.  She shared with me that she very rarely said no if her children wanted…

How do I Balance Kids and Still get Work Done in the Summer? (Part 2)

Moms who work outside the home have a special challenge during the summer months. There’s the pull to enjoy our kids while they are at home and carefree without the…

Summer… Balancing Kids and Work (Part 1)

I’m very aware that I’m the only mom my kids will ever have.  I want to do a good job of being the mom my kids need at all times…

10 (Almost) Free Summer Activities for Kids

Moms have to be creative in the summer. During days when our little people are underfoot 24/7, busy moms need a plan to keep those little people busy, too, and…

Summer… When Kids are Carefree and Working Mothers … Aren’t

OK.  Summer is almost here. I should be excited. I am excited.  I look forward to seeing my kids carefree, playing in the sprinklers, and determining that this is surely…

School’s (Still) Out … Now What?

Editor’s Note: There’s a few more weeks until school is back in session. Have you heard these words yet? “Mom, I’m bored!” I heard them for the first time yesterday,…

Summertime Favorites

Summer is my favorite season of the year. I am a jealous guard over our schedule — we plan as little as possible to allow plenty of time for swimming, cookouts,…

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