Holiday Traditions

Hi guys! It's been a long time since I've written a more personal article just talking about my day to day life. I'll be honest, raising two children is definitely kicking my ass. I'm not impressed with the stork who sent me two horrible sleepers. The sleep deprivation makes everything a thousand times worse. Anyway, …

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Daily Routine of a Home Daycare Mom

Like every other working mom out there, I established a concrete routine to make my home daycare business run smoothly. The children thrive with a structured routine, and it allows them to anticipate what will be happening next. This reduces anxiety and gives them the stability that regulates their behavior. Our days flow nearly the …

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Creating a Worthwhile Autumn Staycation

Life has become increasingly difficult with the addition of a newborn. Our schedules have shifted to accommodate his long list of needs, and we have needed to alter how we entertain my toddler as well. We've been forced to look into local activities to do as a family, and we've been pleasantly surprised at what …

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The Perfect Tea Party (Journalwithme#4)

I am not a big tea drinker, unless you count the endless cups of pretend "chocolate tea" from the singing teapot my daughter continuously pours. I've only been to one high tea event, and I felt like I didn't belong. It was classy, with little cucumber finger sandwiches and tiny desserts served on fancy china. …

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