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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

This WAHM Gets Organized ~ Well at Least a Little

As an affiliate marketer and niche blogger I find myself having to remember a MILLION differnet urls, usernames and passwords.  Which I’m not very good at. I keep the sites I go to a lot in my favorites bar in Firefox, but it’s a pretty small space for a busy blogger. The usernames and passwords … Continue reading

Making Magic In the Middle Cookies

I’m not much of a baker, but it is the holidays, and these cookies looked just too good to pass up. So Hanna and I decided to tackle this delicious baking project. She and I have never really baked together before. She loves to cook, so she was all about it. She helped pour the … Continue reading

Free Gifts Mom Can Give Herself for an Easier Holiday

Image via Wikipedia I know as a work at home mom I am working ALL the time. It seems there is always something to do. In this holiday season (and really all year long) it’s smart to remember to take some time away from all the work, and even the dishes and spend some time … Continue reading

Hanna’s first Christmas Tree

Well, not exactly. We had a tree her first Christmas, but she probably doesn’t remember that, and last year we didn’t have a tree. This is the first tree she will remember I imagine. I wasn’t really planning on getting a tree this year either, but when we went to the Christmas party earlier this … Continue reading