Parenting

There’s an App for That

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We’d planned on finishing our bee boxes today, but overnight our plans changed rather quickly. We went from thinking of making the top bars for our boxes to making sure we had extra Ginger Ale and Kleenex – oh, and plenty of Tylenol. Little Buddy started not feeling well yesterday and then as the night…

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Children’s Advent Calendar Printable {Free}

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I absolutely love Christmas! It is without a doubt, my favorite holiday. I just love everything about it. The smells of Christmas trees, cookies baking, and cooler weather in the air. The sights of bright Christmas lights, houses decorated in their holiday best, and stockings hung by the mantle. I love the sounds of Christmas…

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Nine Isn’t Too Old

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For Little Buddy’s birthday, we surprised him with a trip to Disney World. My job was to distract him in the back of the RV as we were getting close to the gate. When my husband called us to the front, his excitement brought tears to my eyes. Excuse the blur, he wouldn’t exactly stand…

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Electronics Time for Kids

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We’re struggling with time allotments for electronics at my house – television, computer, video games – the whole lot! It seems like forever that Little Buddy has been allowed 30 minutes a day for electronics. Some days we honestly go over that time and some days, he doesn’t even turn anything electronic on except for…

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Halloween Costumes and The Elusive Smile

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I’ve been taking a trip down memory lane today looking at Halloween costumes from our previous eight years of trick-or-treating. We started with Mickey Mouse. Little Buddy wore that costume around for weeks. He would drag it like Linus’ blanket with him and then start putting his hands in the gloves when he wanted to…

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Let Me Hold On To These Moments

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I’m working on focusing in on the little moments of life – not just the big and grandiose. The little fractions of a second when Little Buddy is deep into his play and oblivious to the fact that I have a camera tracking his every move for just a little while. We went to see…

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