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Summer camp or summer school?

February 25, 2010 – 12:42 pm

Believe it or not, it’s time to think about summer. I realize we’ve just had days of cold, rainy weather (with more on the way). I know the calendar only says February.
But I’ve already received …

‘Mom, what about dinner?’

February 25, 2010 – 10:28 am

The past few weekends have been a bit chaotic at the Reese household. But nothing, I suppose, tops Sunday.
After picking up my son from his grandparents and spending a few hours at Ikea, the four …

Spring fever hits so the cleaning can wait

February 19, 2010 – 12:14 pm

I wanted to snap a few pictures showing the current state of our house, but this is the only one I got done this morning:
However, I think it sums it up.
The weather is nice. The …

With a baby coming, remodeling deadline moves up

February 16, 2010 – 5:10 pm

The pending arrival of our third child has sparked a flurry of activity at the Reese house, not the least of which is a desire to finish a two-year plus remodeling project.
OK, maybe it’s three …

Let the (pregnancy) questions begin

February 11, 2010 – 9:59 am

So my kids started with the baby questions quicker than I anticipated.
In fact, the first DAY we told them, my son saw me eating pizza. “The baby is going to like that,” he said.
Then he …

Life's surprises come in small packages

February 10, 2010 – 4:00 pm

For five years, my husband and I have debated having another child.
We hesitated for a number of reasons: my age (old enough to be “at risk”), the kids getting older (now 5 and 7 …

Crib recall announced

February 9, 2010 – 12:31 pm

All Generation 2 Worldwide and “ChildESIGNS” drop side cribs have been recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) after reports of child deaths. For more information, see the CPSC Web site. The cribs …

Keeping it clean: Chasing after dog and kids

February 8, 2010 – 11:51 am

I had two crazy events happen at my house the last few days… of course they revolved around the children and the family pet.
Both were those situations where if you have 45 minutes to get …

'Operation sleep' appears to be (somewhat) working

February 5, 2010 – 2:41 pm

About a month ago I wrote about how we’ve had some sleeping issues in our home – as in children NOT sleeping! After weekend away with my mom (who was exposed to my daughter’s nighttime …