Category Archives: Toddlers/Preschoolers

Crib Sheet Tip/Trick to Save Time and One’s Sanity

Crib Sheet Tip/Trick to Save Time and One’s Sanity

What do you do if your newborn, infant or toddler wets the bed, or has massive amounts of spit up, or gets sick with throw-up in bed in the wee hours of the morning or all night long? With my first born child, we would change the sheets multiple times a night and eventually weRead More

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As We Role Past 500: Counting our Irish Blessings

As We Role Past 500: Counting our Irish Blessings

Did you attend a St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Are you feeling lucky this year? Well, we WiseMommies are feeling exceptionally ecstatic, green, and lucky this year. Last week, our pot of gold was delivered in the form of 500 likes on Facebook for our blog and we are already nearing 600. Yeah!! Thank you to allRead More

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No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

When we went through foster care/adoption training there was a lot of education. My husband and I went to class weekly that totaled over 30 hours of training, if only every person had to get this kind of training to become a parent! During one of our classes we learned about brain development and nutrition.Read More

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Kissing the Blarney Stone & St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Kissing the Blarney Stone & St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

Have you ever kissed A Blarney Stone? What about “THE” Blarney Stone in Ireland? In order to kiss it, you have to lean, really lean, backwards, holding on to an iron rail, but after all the trouble you will be bestowed the gift of eloquence. The feature picture shows my French girlfriend kissing the BlarneyRead More

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To Love, Honor and Launder?

To Love, Honor and Launder?

Laundry gives the greatest meaning to the word Chores, with a capital C. Especially since the birth of my twins, I have developed a real love-hate relationship with laundry. A couple of months ago, I even wrote and posted, “How and Why We Can Be Thankful For Laundry.” As I also mentioned in that post,Read More

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Loving my Singleton this TwinZone Tuesday

Loving my Singleton this TwinZone Tuesday

Today’s Twinzone Tuesday post is actually an empathetic salute to my singleton son. When all my friends were expecting their second child, I remember their excitement in preparing their older sibling, and I observed the trials and tribulations of many friends incorporating a newborn into the family and introducing them to the older sibling…..Sadly, veryRead More

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

To embrace Random Acts of Kindness Day we asked guest blogger, Jolea, to share how she shares Random Acts of Kindness with her young children.  When I brought my first child home from the hospital 6 years ago I felt honored to have him in my life. My outlook on life was forever changed asRead More

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5 Riddles and Puzzles about Twins

5 Riddles and Puzzles about Twins

Are you good with solving riddles and puzzles? Imagine you are locked in a room with a zombie and must solve riddles to find a key that unlocks a door letting you escape being zombified? How well might you do with solving riddles then? Today is TwinZone Tuesday where we talk about twins and multiples.Read More

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Animals Used to Predict Game Outcomes Worldwide

Animals Used to Predict Game Outcomes Worldwide

Want to predict the outcome of a big game, tournament, world cup event? Simply ask your pet and test their skills at being a worthy oracle. Over the years, as I’ve become more attuned to my husband’s love and following of the World Cup, I’ve noticed a trend of animals being used to predict theRead More

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What You Should NOT Say to a Mom of Twins

What You Should NOT Say to a Mom of Twins

With the pregnancy and birth of my first child, unintentionally deprecating comments from strangers or family members directed against me didn’t really bother me. I’m a pretty go-with-the-flow sort of person and when strangers make remarks I usually classify their comments into two categories, #1 They mean well and were trying to be nice andRead More

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