Category Archives: Wisely Enjoying Singleton and Twins

Family Friday: Smell the Roses

Family Friday: Smell the Roses

Every Friday we will share some ideas on how to improve your family values or life. The hope is that as you end a busy week and enter the weekend with your family that you can reflect on these ideas and connect as a family through them. If you ever come across something you thinkRead More

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Happy Leon Day!!!! What are in your plans?

Happy Leon Day!!!! What are in your plans?

Doesn’t it seem like EVERYTHING has to have a holiday? Well today is no exception. Today is Leon Day! Are you ready for it? How are you celebrating? Or maybe you are not celebrating, maybe you are doing acts of mourning? Or do you even know what I am talking about? Leon….hum, well, it isRead More

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Why Do I Use Cloth Diapers?

Why Do I Use Cloth Diapers?

First comes love, then comes baby, then comes….all the questions! When you talk with friends and family everyone asks “How are you sleeping?” When you see the pediatrician they ask “How much formula is the baby eating?” or “How often and how long are the nursing sessions?” When you and your partner have a minuteRead More

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The School Dilemma – White Rock Montessori Review

The School Dilemma – White Rock Montessori Review

>>>This is my personal review of White Rock Montessori located on Oats Drive based on a tour on April 28. I am not a school expert only a passionate parent who is looking for the right fit for each of my children and our family. I might have gotten a few things incorrect, again, IRead More

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What to do with stained baby or toddler clothing

What to do with stained baby or toddler clothing

Anyone have stained or torn clothes from kids, old towels/sheets, or clothes with holes and besides throwing them away you aren’t sure what to do with these items?  Here is a great option: Support the “Long Live Fashion Campaign” at H&M: unwanted clothes recycled for more fashion. Give H&M these used items, any condition, anyRead More

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Doing Something for the family (or really me)

Doing Something for the family (or really me)

Hi! How are you? Hola! Como Estas? Where have you been? What have you been up to lately? I have not written a blog since my birthday, October 15th. That was a pretty emotional blog post for me….my husband even said “I think you healed a lot from writing that post”. I think I did,Read More

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Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Make a Thankful Garden for those who care for your children. Instead of just giving a store bought gift or giving a gift card, why not have your child make a gift that also holds a gift card? The following is a very easy DIY gift card holder and you can put anything in itRead More

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Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Instead of just giving a store bought gift or giving a gift card, why not have your child make a gift that also holds a gift card? The following is a very easy craft. I like that the craft was easy for my son, 3 yrs old, to do with minimal facilitation from me, whileRead More

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Soccer quotes and giving thanks to mentors

Soccer quotes and giving thanks to mentors

This summer, my son had a blast from swimming, popsicles and playdates, to swim lessons, reading and soccer camp. One task that I always try to undertake, is to give a little thanks to every coach, mentor, or teacher that my son has. As a former teacher, I know what an impact those words ofRead More

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Road trip with infants and a toddler

Road trip with infants and a toddler

If you are thinking of taking a road trip with 6 month old twins and a 3 yr old, Don’t. I repeat, Don’t do it!! At this point, I’m sure you’re saying, well duh! Yes, we did do this, but it was more a must than a want. One of my best and dearest friendsRead More

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