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Traveling with PKU Kids

Traveling with PKU Kids

Traveling with PKU Adds Some Challenges to Our Vacation You may have read in other posts that my oldest two children have PKU. When Reagan was born with PKU it changed our world and how I have to think about food. When I was pregnant […]

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Book Review

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Book Review

Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun by Maria Dismondy &Illustrated by Kimberly Shaw-Peterson Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun is the story of Lucy, a little girl who loves to eat spaghetti on a hot dog bun. Lucy is happy just being herself until a boy in her […]

How I Cheat At Being a Working Mom

How I Cheat At Being a Working Mom

Being a working mom is tough. Your day starts at the crack of dawn and ends long after the kids have gone to bed. Not only do you have to make sure your kids are cared for, homework gets done, the house gets cleaned, everyone […]

What to Look for in a Preschool

What to Look for in a Preschool

Picking a preschool is a daunting task. Here are 12 questions you should ask to give you peace-of-mind that your child will be safe and happy.

ABCmouse.com Review

ABCmouse.com Review

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission if you click my links at no cost to you. For more info, you can read my disclosure here. If your kids watch Disney, Nick Jr. or other kid-oriented tv shows, you […]

A Dollar Store Art Project

A Dollar Store Art Project

I love the dollar store. I can get so many things of surprising quality for a dollar! When my kids needed something to do this summer, I knew Dollar Tree was in our future. It was time for a dollar store art project. Before we […]

Let the Children Play

Let the Children Play

Listen up moms! We’ve got to talk about an alarming trend I’ve been seeing in my mom groups lately. Example #1 Mom goes to group to get advice about how to help her almost-4-year-old learn to read. He just doesn’t seem interested and only wants […]

The 10 Best Things About Being A Mom

The 10 Best Things About Being A Mom

I only have six years of experience in this department, but here are the things that have warmed my heart since June 22, 2011. 10. Finding things that remind me of my husband or myself in my children. 9. The smile that’s only for mom. […]

International PKU Day

International PKU Day

Today is International PKU Day. As the mother of two PKU kids, this is something that effects my life every day. PK Who? Yeah, I know, most people have never heard of it. Actually, you probably learned about it in high school biology, but you […]

The 5 Best Things About Raising Boys

The 5 Best Things About Raising Boys

When we were sitting in the ultrasound room to find out the gender of my second child, the doctor announced almost immediately, “Congratulations Dad, it’s a boy.” No “Congratulations Mom”? When we decided not to find out the gender of our third child, people would […]