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Mom's heart stops – but everything is fine

September 30, 2008 – 5:05 pm

I was writing a post about a discipline issue I had with my 6-year-old son last night when I got a call from the school. I was about to hit “publish” when the voice from …

Savvy Mommies sale coming up – sign up now

September 29, 2008 – 3:22 pm

I received this press release and throught I would pass it along. The money-saving Savvy Mommies Bi-annual Children’s Consignment Sale and Boutique will be held 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at Spring of Life …

When meatballs make a good breakfast

September 29, 2008 – 1:08 pm

Friday morning I went to the kitchen to discover we were out of milk, hashbrowns and eggs. Given that those are the three staples my kids eat for breakfast, I had to improvise. I took …

Moms, need something to do this weekend?

September 26, 2008 – 1:38 pm

We’ve got a few team meetings this weekend, but if I had the time, here’s what I would do:
Desert Breeze Park, just south of Ray Road between Rural and McClintock roads in Chandler, sounds like …

It's September. So why are Christmas songs in my car?

September 24, 2008 – 11:59 am

About a week ago, my daughter (once again) found the pile of CDs I keep in my car (yes, CDs. Not an MP3 player – which I wouldn’t have a CLUE how to use in …

Mom, I want the camera

September 22, 2008 – 12:26 pm

I cleared out some of the pictures on the digital camera this weekend and found these. Since most of the photos in my scrapbooks are of the kids – I probably should keep them. But …

Scholarship available for high school seniors

September 19, 2008 – 11:44 am

I received a notice about a scholarship open to Arizona high school seniors. The deadline has been extended to Oct. 3. It is for a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year). Here are the details:
The Arizona …

Mom, five more minutes? Pleeeeze!

September 19, 2008 – 9:59 am

I need to write my story for work, but I just keep thinking about an evening earlier this week. After a very, very rare dinner “out” with the kids (Panda Express counts as “going out,” …

Mothers and More

September 17, 2008 – 1:19 pm

I received this press release and thought I would pass it along.
The East Valley Chapter of Mothers & More will hold its annual Open House on Monday, October 6 at 7:00pm at the Arthur & …

Tag in the kitchen? Why not?!? Ball in the house? Bring it on

September 17, 2008 – 10:05 am

I don’t know how it started, but sometime in the last two weeks, a mean game of tag-in-the-kitchen started in my house after dinner.
Every night after dinner.
My 3- and 6-year-olds are loving it. And to …