Thursday, September 26, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
It's time to break out the fall shades! Snow will be coming soon and right now it's sports! As a mom this means evenings, afternoons, and weekends outside in the sun! I need something different to wear with my fall clothes! So, that means it's time to go shopping with those fall outfits in mind! Check out what I got for my fall outings!
I love to turn education into contests and ways for kids to earn other things. This way they associate achievement with learning from early on. Reading is a great way to expand your kids mind. Finding a way to increase the satisfaction they can get from reading is a great way to associate knowledge with power!
I'm a busy mom and some days it seems like everything that goes wrong could go wrong! One of the kids always seems to know this is occurring and have a break down of there own. Adding to the issues at that exact moment your bag always seems to somehow come off your arm and spill all over the ground. Uggh! No mom wants to deal with a spilled bag while trying to wrangle kids!
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Friday, September 20, 2013
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Sometimes we just need to get away with out hubbies and remember our womanly side. That's why I think it's important every few months to plan a big date-night One that fits your budget, but is above the normal date night you take as a couple. Making time for your relationship helps keep your family strong and reminds you of who each other are and who you are becoming. So, go out and look at some evening dresses to wear. Look up the events in your area for a play, symphony, or off-Broadway show if you aren't near Broadway Explore something that is outside the family life and completely focused on the couple side of your life. Check out an upscale restaurant coffee/tea shop, or martini piano bar after. Whatever you do, make it different and more of a splurge than your normal date night. Make a rule not to talk about the kids except for a midway check in and make a minimum complement rule. Note: compliments can't be given all at the beginning or end, but must be spread out throughout the night. This way if you find yourself at a lost for words halfway through the night you can use it at a chance for a compliment to be paid to help spur conversation and remind you of the good things outside of the family that your relationship is based on. We forget that their is life outside the kids sometimes and while taking too much time away from the kids is bad for the family, never taking a moment to focus on the relationship part of the family is bad as well. It's all about balance. So, every 3-6 months plan for a big date night and do something new or more of a splurge than you would normally do and work on building positively with each other!
Posted by Abby Billings at 2:05 PM
Friday, September 13, 2013
It's about that time for you pick veggie's I love picking my own produce. It means a day out with the kids doing something new, plus a good price on food for my family! I'm ready for the cooler weather and fall veggie's Are you ready for some Fall Festival Deals?
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Monday, September 9, 2013
I love clothes that can be worn while pregnant and after! It can be very hard in the last few months of pregnancy to find anything that fits, let alone makes you feel like a woman. Then, you have the baby and face not only the challenge of finding something that fits your in between body, but also allows you to breastfeed and look good, just adds to the stress of dressing while creating life. I know in past pregnancies there have been moments where I've given up the ghost and stolen my hubbies clothes, rubber-banded and pinned his pants and called it a day! Check out an awesome shop that can help this time of extreme fashion crisis in a woman's life!
I love fresh scents. It drives me nuts when you are in line somewhere and the person in front of you has on a scent that is over powering and has a touch of the strong-because-I've-been-over-processed-and-on-the-counter-too-long fumes. It follows you in a bad way out the door sometimes and you didn't even put it on! That drives me nuts. I prefer classic scents. Ones that are fresh and offer a hint of a smell to others instead of assaulting their nostrils!
We love to do yoga at my daycare. I'm always looking for new tools to use with the kids to help in their yoga journeys. We usually do our yoga on days where the weather prohibits us from getting out outside play in, little bodies need to release that energy somehow! Check out the latest yoga tool I'm adding to my collection!
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
I love books that have great messages for kids. One series that we have been review and love at the daycare is the Hugo Happy Starfish. The kids love to hear about this little guys adventures and see all the other sea creatures he meets. We were very excited to check out the latest adventure for little Hugo!
Sunday, September 1, 2013
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