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10 of the most outrageous signs spotted at the Women’s March

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Oh my gosh, weren’t we just here? While there are so many things I would rather do than march, here we go again.  I’m resharing this old post from the…

woke teen book list for future voters

Woke Kids Book List – Raising Informed Future Voters – Instant Download List

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We have two teens in our house that can vote in 2024.  The responsibility weighs heavy on their generation.  We are a family of readers.  We have always encouraged our…

That time my kids called ‘baloney’ on the Easter Bunny

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Time to reshare this epic moment where our big kids figured out the Easter Bunny.  I miss these fun little kid moments so much.  If you still have littles who…

Hearts On the Door Valentines Day

“Don’t Forget My Hearts Mom!” Easy Valentine’s Day Tradition

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Door hearts is our favorite Valentine’s Day Tradition.  During the month of February we love to shower our kids with this fun and completely free activity.  This is a simple…

something I want

Christmas List FREE Printable – Something I’d like, Something I need…..

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It is time to start our reasonable Christmas lists! In our family we do three presents and a personalized stocking.  Our four presents are “Something I want, something I need,…

3 reasons why I am not sending you a Christmas card this year.

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It is the time of year that so many of us are thinking about Christmas cards. You don’t have to send holiday cards. It is fine.  The holiday season is…

Its OK to not buy school pictures

It’s OK to not buy school pictures

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It is that time of year again. Back to school is here with budget busting purchases around every corner.  I have found that we are able to keep our costs…

Schitts Creek Family Costumes

Schitt’s Creek Costumes

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Schitt’s Creek is one of the best shows of all time. We discovered it years before it became an Emmy award winning show and still will rewatch episodes.  This popular…

Peter Pan and Wendy Costumes : Boy & Girl Twin Costume Ideas

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Peter Pan and Wendy is one the sweetest group costume ideas ever.  Peter Pan and Tinker Bell are a very popular choice, but we chose Peter and Wendy Darling for…

Cleft Palate Repair Surgery printables

What to expect with Cleft Palate Repair Surgery (Plus free printables)

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Cleft Palate Repair surgery is an uncomfortable reality for children born with cleft palates. Our youngest child has had two cleft palate surgeries to date with one more possibly on…

Online teaching tools

Distance Learning Ideas for Teachers

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With the Pandemic being stronger than ever, most schools in the United States have made the difficult but necessary decision to do most of their teaching online. Online learning provides…

homeschool tips during school closure for corona virus

How do you Home School? 10 tips to get you through.

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In light of the Coronavirus global pandemic, I have been asked several times about how we manage to home school our kids.  While this isn’t really affecting families that already…