Hey Raleigh, are you ready for Sesame Street LIVE? One of our favorite summer activities is to take the kids to a fun show. We loved seeing Elmo last year two years ago and I am really looking forward to this year’s production. Here in Raleigh, NC, Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music! is playing from May 31-June 2 (6 shows [...]
Hey hey it’s Financial Literacy month, and while it seems like there is a “month” for everything, I think we could all use a little schooling in the finance department. No? Just me then? Here’s the thing, despite the many major purchases we make within our lifetimes, be it college, cars or homes, our children [...]
I recently had the opportunity to review a Shamzees pillow cover. You may have seen the commercials for this “as seen on TV” product, advertising these “pillow eating friends”. They are brightly colored animals or monsters that act as a decorative pillow cover, stuffed animal, trusted friend. Basically, anything your child can dream up! We were [...]
The other day in the late afternoon we decided to spend some time in the yard playing, coloring with chalk and if your name was Calvin, practicing how to use the front steps. I was standing guard to avoid the inevitable face plant and realized that it was the perfect time of day. I got [...]
My boys have quiet time/nap time after lunch. Sometimes we eat together and other times I feed them so I can enjoy my meal in peace. Really it’s something like this…. Don’t act like you don’t do it! You enjoy that ice cream, Mama. Happy Friday!
Oscar turned 4 years old at the end of January. We had a fun party, celebrated his birth, and played with toys and friends. He is four. And I don’t know about other moms, but four has had it’s ups and downs for us. Four is so unbelievably independent and smart that I don’t know [...]
We have read to Oscar from a very young age, especially at bedtime. We still do, but now that he is four, he is really becoming more interested in the stories. I even made this reading comprehension printable to talk about the stories we read and watch. I love it! I think reading is so [...]
It’s been one heck of a morning so I am going to indulge my inner screaming hulk-ette and give in to a rant. Feel free to grab some popcorn and follow along. I should back up. When Jerry and I got married and decided to have children, I started to match up our features to [...]