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Disney World Tips – Planning Your First Disney Trip

We took our kids (ages 2 and 5) to Disney World in October and had a blast. I learned a few things that are worth sharing. Here are some things to keep in mind when you are planning a Disney trip with small children: TRANSPORTATION: There are advantages to taking a car from the hotel to […]

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Great Learning Web Site for Kids

My sister-in-law told me about a great educational web site her son is using at home and at school called starfall.com. I showed it to my daughter and apparently she uses it at school, too.  Now that I know about it, I can create a shortcut on our desktop, so she can have another way to […]

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Time Has Passed and I Didn’t Get It

Another thing to add to my ever-expanding new years resolution list is to take more video. Pictures are great, but when my kids are older, I don’t want to look back and be sorry the time passed and I didn’t get it. I totally take for granted the cute things my kids do every day. I […]

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The Volunteer State: I Miss My Paycheck

I am in the volunteer state. Literally and figuratively. I live in Tennessee and I am a stay-at-home-mom. Huh? What? What are you taking about? I am saying that staying home with kids is kind of like volunteering. You choose to do the work and its rewarding, but there is no paycheck. When you are working, […]

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Vicks Trick for Coughing Kids

Heard this great tip from my pal, Lori. If your child is coughing at night, wait until they are asleep and put Vicks VapoRub on the bottoms of their feet and put socks on them. She swears by it. (She says it works on adults, too). Here’s hoping it helps you and your child get some […]

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Your Time is Valuable. Make a Yes List and Say No More!

There are all sorts of people in your life who will suck you dry if you let them. Being polite and a having a desire to please others often leads me to put other people before me and sometimes even before my own family. It sort of sneaks up on me and I don’t even know I am doing […]

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Dear Kiddo – Making Memories That Will Last a Lifetime

From pictures and video to scrapbooks and blogs, there are many ways to record events and memories of your kids. But the one that means the most to me is a simple letter. When my first child was born my husband and I wrote her a letter when we were in the hospital. The letter […]

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