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The Great Planner Debate2

The Great Planner Debate

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a type-A, list-making, label maker-loving, calendar-obsessed fool. The command center in my house contains not one, not two, but three calendars!  Across the room is another calendar.  There are two more in our home office.  I have a desk calendar and daily diary book at my place […]

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4th of July Fire Safety - Featured

4th of July Fire Safety

When I was a kid, every year we would celebrate the 4th of July on our family property in the middle of nowhere.  The property was surrounded by cow pastures and there was no one to complain if we made any noise.  I remember my uncles setting off huge firework shows and the kids running […]

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Complicated Is Not a Dirty Word

Complicated Is Not A Dirty Word

Simple. Minimal. Effortless. Undemanding. These words have grown quite a following lately. Not because they are simply calming words, but because they are a new lifestyle. A lifestyle that strives for being totally 100% present, limiting chores and to-dos, and being able to do anything on a whim. And yes, if you have children, doing […]

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Craft Corner :: Earth Day

Plastic, plastic, everywhere! Did you know …. a few facts about plastic: 50% of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away The average American throws away 185 pounds of plastic every year. It takes 500-1,000 years for plastic to degrade. Not convinced yet? Head over to EcoWatch for a long list.  […]

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peeps easter with special needs

Easter Fun for Children with Special Needs

The hardest part about fun Easter activities when you have a child with special needs is finding something that will peak their interest. As a parent of a child with special needs, I found my heart breaking when my daughter couldn’t be included because the typical things were not fun or easy for her. So […]

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Craft Corner :: Paper Easter Eggs

I love finding crafts for my mini that allow her to be creative and also allow her independence in doing them.  I also like to find crafts that we can keep for years to come and display in our home. This paper Easter egg craft fit all requirements! We set off to the craft store […]

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This is Us and Fire Safety

This Is Us and How Not to Be Them

I have a shocking confession to make.   I am probably one of the only people on the planet who does not watch the TV show “This Is Us.” I have many friends who religiously watch the show and post their reactions on Facebook. Recently, I was intrigued by some of the posts made after one […]

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