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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…

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…

Easter

Easter Bunny in our Backyard!

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Pro tip – Photoshop a picture of the Easter Bunny in your back yard and show it to the kids! This is a favorite memory for our kids. This is…

lucky 13

Lucky 13

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Lucky thirteen.  So my tiny baby is thirteen years old. I am having some feelings. Please enjoy a sappy picture walk through baby and toddler pictures along with my thoughts….

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…

How my kids have monetized “Barfing” Season

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I have one amazing tip for helping moms and dads when it comes to barf season. This is also a great tip for kids that are looking to make a…

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…

teacher not an action hero

I’m a teacher, not an action hero.

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Yesterday, when I picked my 6.5 year old twins up from school, my daughter told me that they had not one but two fire drills. My first reaction should have…

arming teachers

I am an elementary school teacher. This is why you don’t want me to be armed.

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I have come to the point where I can no longer watch the videos of the most recent terrorist attack in a school setting. I can’t watch anymore because every…

back to school

The Most Important Measure of Back-To-School Success

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With the school year upon us, moms across the nation are jumping into action. That includes you and me, sister! We have a crap ton of stuff to do, and…

donate your hair

Things you shouldn’t say to a boy growing out his hair to donate.

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  Two years ago my son’s life was forever changed.  A friend was diagnosed with cancer. I remember the prayer requests, the “I am sure it is nothing” reassurances, and…

Moana Kakamora printable

Moana printables and activity sheets

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Moana was the hit animated movie of the holiday season in 2017.  Now with Moana and Maui spotted at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and even Aulani – she is more…