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How did the Hipster burn his tongue?

He sipped it before it was cool.

(I don’t know who made this, so if you do let me know so we can give them credit.)

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by | January 29, 2014 · 8:03 pm

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

Pour Salsa on top of chicken breast and slow cook until it shreds easily with a fork. Serve over rice with favorite taco toppings and Fritos Chips.

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by | November 21, 2013 · 8:57 pm

Trick or Treating: You’re doing it right.

Trick or Treating: You're doing it right.

This is how my angels trick or treated this year, and it was so fun to see how many houses LOVED it. Even the ones who aren’t Doctor Who Savvy, got a kick out of it.

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by | November 4, 2013 · 1:52 pm

A note on parenting aimed at the Halloween Hitler in Fargo

A note on parenting aimed at the Halloween Hitler in Fargo

This story has gone viral.  A woman in Fargo, SD has taken upon herself to dole these cards out to the trick-or-treaters she feels are moderately obese.   Other kids get something else.  You can find the story here: http://www.thedenverchannel.com/web/kmgh/news/u-s-world/woman-plans-to-give-obese-children-letters-instead-of-candy-on-halloween

One of the first hiccups in my parenting journey was sitting in a WIC office, being told that my 6 month old was too skinny. They were so concerned, they suggested adding entire sticks of butter to her diet. It worried me as, as a first time parent I was doing everything by the book and that seemed not only disgusting but horribly unhealthy. Being starving students didn’t matter… At the risk of high medical bills, I took my daughter to the pediatrician to see what was “WRONG” with my baby.

We were told that she was just tiny. She had been growing and developing consistently and was right on track in every way. For years, this weighed on my mind. She was such a little peanut and was consistently in the third percentile all the way up into 2nd grade. Every check up, exam, or sick visit I asked and they showed me her growth chart. Right on track. Now in 5th grade, she’s in the 25th percentile for weight, still a skinny minnie.

Now,…About this moron in North Dakota. I cannot imagine, worrying over a child who was borderline over weight, hearing doctors tell me I wasn’t doing anything wrong, or knowing there was an issue and trying to fix it while kids at school made comments or bullies tormented away at my baby’s self esteem. I imagine the break of a holiday with the family going door to door, getting a treat and being complimented on costumes and looking cool or cute and then hitting the door of a woman who says: You’re almost too fat. You don’t deserve to be part of this holiday.

Ick. It makes my skin crawl. This isn’t done out of love. It is done out of a need to control. A need so strong, it doesn’t matter who it hurts, as long as she plows her ideals into the public.

Now, a word on parenting “helpers” with good intentions:

No one knows what is in the heart of children and parents, what the reality of issues are or if there really are issues your five seconds of introductory judgments hint at. What ever the reason, put on some big girl panties, mind your business and keep your own back yard tidy.

When I grew up people worried about children’s health, gave out fruit and veggies or toothbrushes, pencils, spider rings, etc.. instead of candy.

Anyway, I guess my over all sentiment Here is: Yes, it does take a village, but every village has an idiot.

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by | October 30, 2013 · 9:44 pm

Halloween!

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by | October 23, 2013 · 1:45 am

Rose twist/ponytail

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Take a princess twist into a ponytail. Twist sections of ponytail around the hair tie, pinning it into place. Leave a section.

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by | October 14, 2013 · 1:45 am

Time to Harvest Grapes!

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Write text here…

 

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by | September 28, 2013 · 10:50 pm

Free Printable: Weekday Schedule

Free Printable: Weekday Schedule

Print off, place in a picture frame, and use a dry erase marker to personalize it.

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by | August 17, 2013 · 4:09 pm

Our First Digi Kit Freebie

Our First Digi Kit Freebie

Click on the photo to download the kit, and if you like it, let us know. I might attempt another, bigger kit.

 

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by | August 5, 2013 · 3:52 am

Using Your Past

Sofa Quote GVB

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by | July 23, 2013 · 10:44 pm