Category Archives: Toddlers/Preschoolers

Puddle Jumpers vs Life Vests when Boating

Puddle Jumpers vs Life Vests when Boating

With Labor Day approaching many will be soaking up final summer days poolside or lakeside. So I’m excited to have one of our readers guest post today about her experience in boating and being poolside with twins. Several months ago, I wrote a post “Swimming Safely with Twins and Multiples.” From this post, I hadRead More

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The Perfect Pair of Shoes

The Perfect Pair of Shoes

Everyone is always looking for that perfect pair of shoes. Let’s start with children/perfect pair: the shoes that younger and older kids can easily put on and off by themselves; they can safely run and actively play in; they are versatile enough to wear with nearly any outfit; and, best of all, they are THERead More

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A Summer Visit to the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower

A Summer Visit to the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower

I had read about the summer activities on the GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower earlier in the summer and knew this would be something fun for my son and I to do before he started kindergarten. They offer two weekly programs for families during the summer to participate in addition to enjoying the 360 degree viewRead More

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Technology for Kids: Our Review of Tech EdVentures in Dallas

Technology for Kids: Our Review of Tech EdVentures in Dallas

What can kids at the age of five do with electronics beside manipulate a remote for passive TV viewing or phlegmatically educate themselves via an iPad? At Tech EdVentures in Dallas, kids as young as four can learn how to use solderless breadboards, batteries, LEDs and resistors to create electronic circuits; create green energy electricRead More

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Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

Choosing a Baby/Toddler Stroller

However you call it: stroller, buggy, carriage, pushchair, baby buggy, pram, or perambulator, your choice of stroller purchase has a direct impact on your child’s language and brain development. Choosing a stroller that allows your child face you, referred to as toward-facing or face-to-face, is most beneficial. In the UK, there has been such aRead More

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Beth’s Bean Soup

Beth’s Bean Soup

Total cost for the meal $10-15!!! (cost broken down at the end of the post) The below recipe feeds my family of six for three meals. This dish is great to freeze and reserve which is exactly what I do with it. When I make it for a group meal swap, so enough to feedRead More

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Move over iPad the Robots are in town

Move over iPad the Robots are in town

A debatable and hot topic these days is if iPad applications and computers actually entertain and educate. The iPad educational market is something to be reckoned with, no doubt. Many parents think that if their child, the younger the better, can navigate through a program on an iPad then they are not only self-educating butRead More

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Swimming Safely with Twins and Multiples

Swimming Safely with Twins and Multiples

Rain showers bring May flowers and then just like that it is swimming season. This time of the year always has me thinking ahead about water safety and equipment needs. Having a backyard pool, and three very young boys, water safety is a huge concern and enforcement in our household. I was fine with handlingRead More

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How to Appreciate NO Housework Day

How to Appreciate NO Housework Day

Don’t you just love a good excuse to NOT do housework? Well here is a great one, today April 7, 2015, is No Housework Day. So kick up your heels or boots, and feel relieved to have a valid excuse to do NOTHING around the house but enjoy the day. I’m actually right in theRead More

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10 Great Memory Verses for Boys & How to Teach Them

10 Great Memory Verses for Boys & How to Teach Them

As Christian moms, we all know that hiding the Word in our young ones’ hearts will benefit them for the rest of their lives. Let’s be honest, though… how many of our kids jump up and down when we tell them we want them to memorize something? We want our boys to be warriors forRead More

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