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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 …

This is NOT a New Year’s resolution post

December 30, 2010 – 8:15 am |

This is NOT a New Year’s resolution posting.
It is more of a “get back on track” blog that happens to come, well, a few days before New Year’s.
I don’t have exercise equipment in my home. …

Kindergarten online

October 7, 2010 – 2:11 pm |

Helping my son understand school work is taking some time at night and I’m worried my daughter, in kindergarten, is getting short-changed.
Each night my son has 15 minutes of reading and a page of reading …

Bugs, slugs and other creepy things

January 7, 2010 – 10:52 am |

My daughter came home from school yesterday and explained to me that bugs are “bad.” “They’re gross, creepy and ants are the worst.”
I just laughed out loud. I’ve TRIED not to create a girly-girl, freaked …

A lazy Arizona Sunday is just what the doctor ordered

January 12, 2009 – 1:38 pm |

I spent much of Sunday resting under a tree in the park near our house. It was a perfect January in Arizona, and I was recovering from a very long week. My kids were riding …

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

September 17, 2008 – 10:05 am |
Tag in the kitchen? Why not?!? Ball in the house? Bring it on

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 …

When work hits home

September 9, 2008 – 5:04 pm |

On Monday, I had the chance to meet the elder Nielson family of Mesa. In case you missed the story (see evtrib.com), the Nielsons’ son, Christian, 29, and his wife, Stephanie, 27, were in a …

Quiet moments can sometimes be the best

September 8, 2008 – 12:03 pm |

Sometimes, the quiet times are the best “mommy” moments. I had one this weekend with my kids. I’m a huge fan of our nighttime routine – mainly because it means my daughter, 3, and son,  …

Mom, let's watch the Olympics

August 27, 2008 – 9:53 am |

Monday night we finished dinner and as I tried to move the children upstairs for bath my son says, “But mom, we have to watch the Olympics!”
It was very exciting for two weeks as we …

We're back to reality

August 18, 2008 – 3:57 pm |

Summer vacation is over at the Reese household.
So how come it doesn’t feel like much has changed?
Forgive my absence. My family took a much-needed vacation the first week of August and then we flew back …