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I’m the queen of the half-done project

May 19, 2012 – 7:11 am |
I’m the queen of the half-done project

Blame it on my genes, my schedule, my silly brain. Maybe I can blame motherhood, career plans or the fact that I need to buy groceries more than once a week if I want my …

Checking in on: Finley and Oliver

February 1, 2012 – 8:09 am |

Oh, I love good craft ideas.
So I was so happy when I looked over at Finley and Oliver on our EV Mom Bloggers Connect page.
There are not one, but two adorable Valentine’s Day crafts. You …

It’s time for moms to GET OUT

January 31, 2012 – 12:54 pm |

Moms, if you need a break — and a massage — here’s your chance.
The next Mom’s Nite Out event is coming Wednesday. The event is hosted and organized by Choosing Love blogger (and EV Mom …

Moms: How are you going to take care of yourself this year?

January 3, 2012 – 10:05 pm |

As many moms can attest, sometimes we are the last ones to bed at night, last to eat breakfast (if we eat at all), last to go to the doctor when we are sick. Sometimes …

When it’s chaos inside, reach for the door

December 31, 2011 – 1:20 pm |

The holiday decorations are scattered on the dining room table, gathered from various rooms in the house. There are baskets of clean laundry in the loft (and the hallway and my room). Dirty dishes overflow …

Let the kids lend you a hand this holiday

December 22, 2011 – 2:28 pm |

My kids are at home with daddy this week as I finish writing a few stories.
To keep them busy, and from arguing, I handed them tape, scissors (gasp!), wrapping paper, and the gifts we’ve made …

Do you give your kids’ teachers a holiday gift?

December 19, 2011 – 2:09 pm |

Each year, I try to remember and give my children’s teachers a gift. Most years, it’s a coffeehouse gift card. Sometimes, we make it personal. I try to remember the after-school care instructors and bus …

When blogs go silent for a bit

December 19, 2011 – 6:56 am |

Sometimes, life catches up with you.
That’s been very true the last few weeks. So this is me, apologizing, for being silent on the blog.
Do you blog? Do you find you have dozens of ideas about …

What’s hidden in your car?

December 1, 2011 – 12:25 pm |

You know what happens when you get your car detailed? You find your missing glasses and Bluetooth, a dozen books the kids are reading, more than twice that many pencils and pens, and more single …

Would you pay a fee for your child to enter a restaurant?

November 30, 2011 – 10:24 am |

Last night I took the kids out to eat, sort of. We hit a local Mexican restaurant for take out, but I did have to take all three kids in with me to collect my …