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Happy New Year!!

Yeah, it’s 6 days late, but better better late than never! We had our last “Christmas” over the weekend in Tulsa with Ryan’s family. It always astounds me how much changing Hanna’s schedule and habits really messes with her. We ended up leaving late ~ like 6:45pm. This is a terrible time for us to … Continue reading

Do You Want to Be Right or Feel Good?

do you want to be right or happy

I have to say, New Year’s Eve is my favorite holiday of the year. I love the clean slate it brings, the new start, new beginnings. A whole new year to build and create as I wish it to be. Yesterday I spent the day making Venison Lasagna from scratch, thinking my husband and I … Continue reading

Rethinking Toddler Craft Time

As a recovering “all or nothing” thinker I often times need to stop and get some perspective on my ideas/beliefs about things, just to make sure I’m not having a relapse! Yesterday this came up with my expectations of “craft time” with Hanna. She’s 2 1/2 and I guess in my never ending quest to … Continue reading

Teaching Toddlers Colors

Now that Christmas is over, and things are getting back to normal, I actually have time to get back to work! Yay, it feels good.  Work is of course interrupted by the wee one frequently. I’ve been trying to think of something a little more “structured” but it’s hard since I don’t do structured well … Continue reading