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    Get to Know You Questions for Kids

    Get to know you questions for kids. Whether you have kids or not, I am sure you have encountered a child at some point in your life. Some adults are great with kids and are able to keep them occupied. Others are not so lucky. If you are in either of those categories, here is a great list of questions to get to know the child in your life. Even if you are a parent and you communicate with your child, those conversations or questions may become the same thing over and over. Maybe it is time to throw in some new questions to make your child think and express…

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    To My 5 Year Old

    To my now 5-year-old. How has it been 5 years since you were born? Where have those 5 years gone? Related: Letter to my Toddler Son Happy birthday to my 5 year old Oliver is now 5. He is my firstborn and oldest son. He is the one who made me a mom and it is crazy to think that was 5 years ago. Oh, to be 5 again and look at the world differently. To have such an imagination, that anything and anywhere can become a play area. In the past year, we have had a roller coaster of a life. With selling our home and moving in with…

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    Out With the Old, In With the New. Goodbye, 2021!

    Out with the old, in with the new. Hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. I know I am a little late but honestly, our end of the year was a bit rough with our family being sick. If you would have asked me a year ago where our family and life would be, I definitely wouldn’t think it is where we are at now. Related: DIY Electric Fireplace Out With the Old We started off 2019, with a long-awaited DIY project. We installed an electric Fireplace wall in our home. You can read about it by clicking above. Then, we turned around and…

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    5 Tips I have learned from Potty Training Boys

    Tips I have learned from Potty Training Boys. I have two boys and have almost successfully potty trained them both. That would make me an expert, right? WRONG!! I have learned so much in both experiences and honestly, each child is different, so what worked for one, might not have worked for the other. So, I would like to share with you what I have learned from potty training. Related: 8 Signs Toddler is ready to potty train This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. 5 tips I have learned from…

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    Summer Essentials for Kids

    Summer essentials for a refreshing day with your kiddos. Memorial Day is behind us which officially starts summer. That means kiddos are out of school and are constantly going to be outside. Some fresh air is good for everyone. Getting outside and soaking in the sunshine is the best way to spend the summertime. Finding the perfect items to keep your kids happy makes summertime even better. Here are some ideas to keep your family cool while having a good time outdoors. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. Rakuten If…

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    Memorial Day Activities for the Whole Family

    Memorial Day activities. Summer is fast approaching and I am here for it. I enjoy the sunshine and the outdoors about as much as my boys do. With the warmer weather, comes the official start of Summer and that is Memorial day. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. Memorial Day is the last Monday in May and is the holiday to honor and remember those who have passed while defending our country. For most, Memorial day is full of picnics and family time. But we also need to keep in…

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    What They Don’t Tell You About Newborns

    What they don’t tell you about newborns. Finding out you are pregnant is a great feeling. In a few short months, you will be holding your little one. But with all that joy comes some chaotic moments. You may think you have read every book and are prepared, but I’ll let you in on a little secret. YOU AREN’T! Nothing prepares you like the actual experience of motherhood. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. What They Don’t Tell you About Newborns Related: Glamourous and Gross of being a Mom The…

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    What Moms Really Want for Mother’s Day

    What Moms really want for Mother’s Day? Mother’s day is sneaking up on us this year. If you did not know it is this coming Sunday. I feel like the first few months of the year has just passed us by. Where does the time seriously go? But that may be another post for another day. Related: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2021 Mother’s Day Mother’s day has dated back to the ancient Greeks and Romans where they held festivals in honor of mother goddesses. But it did not become an official holiday until 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson signed a measure declaring the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day.…

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    Baby Girl Middle Names

    Deciding on a name for your coming bundle of joy is an amazing experience. Although some couples struggle with deciding on the perfect name. They finally agree on a first name for their new baby and then realize that a middle name has been chosen also. Of course, middle names aren’t as important as a first name but should also be just as special. (And please don’t be the parents that give your kid three middle names). Here is a list of the cutest baby girl middle names. The historical reason behind a middle name was to honor a relative or godparent. Until the 19th century it was not uncommon…

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    Baby Boy Middle Names

    Deciding on a name for your coming bundle of joy is an amazing experience. Although some couples struggle with deciding on the perfect name. They finally agree on a first name for their new baby and then realize that a middle name has been chosen also. Of course, middle names aren’t as important as a first name but should also be just as special. (And please don’t be the parents that give your kid three middle names). Here is a list of the cutest baby boy middle names. The historical reason behind a middle name was to honor a relative or godparent. Until the 19th century it was not uncommon…