Author : Sarah

Written on Apr, 12, 2018 by in , | Leave a comment
broken toys

When you give a kid some toys, those toys will most likely break at some point. Then, that kid will look to you, their Mom or Dad, to fix those broken toys. If this scenario sounds at all familiar, you are not alone. But don’t worry, because I have found an awesome method to make the annoyance of fixing broken …

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Written on Apr, 05, 2018 by in , | 1 Comment.
birthday parties

When I was a kid, birthday parties were nothing but a group of your friends coming over to your house to play, eat some food, sing “Happy Birthday,” and have some cake. Then, somewhere over the following two decades, something happened. Birthday parties became big events, with themes, where you have to invite every person you’ve ever met, and every …

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spring

It’s finally Spring, according to the calendar, anyhow. While you may have the overwhelming urge to set fire to your house rather than do some Spring cleaning, try to resist it. With just a few easy touches, you can decorate your house for Spring to help you get out of that Winter funk. So open some windows to rid your …

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indoor playground

  Since I live in New England, and the ground is still covered with snow halfway through the month of March, my kids are getting a little stir-crazy, to say the least. And so am I. We live in a relatively small space, so during the wet, cold, windy, snowy months (which is about half of them), there isn’t a …

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Written on Feb, 27, 2018 by in , | Leave a comment
grocery shopping

I. Hate. Grocery shopping. I’ve written about how much I loathe it before, and my feelings have not changed in the slightest. It’s crowded, there are annoying displays in all the aisles, and they’re always changing the layout to try and trick us into buying stuff we usually don’t. I typically go grocery shopping on Fridays, as that’s when the new …

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groundhog day

I equate being a parent to being in the movie Groundhog Day. You ask your kids to do the same things day in and day out, getting the same exact response every time, hoping desperately for things to change. But they don’t. Kids always act surprised and indignant when you tell them they have to do something like, say, brush their …

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morning

If you’re a parent, you already know that it can be very difficult to get your kids up, out the door, and to the bus on time every morning. If this is something you struggle with, just follow these easy steps to make sure your mornings run smoothly, and your kids get on that bus, leaving you to clean the …

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Written on Dec, 05, 2017 by in , , , | 3 Comments.

With Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner, parents everywhere are probably doing what I’m doing right now – wondering what in the hell to buy for their kids! I find that the older my kids get, the more difficult it is to decide what to give them as presents. They have grown out of all the “little kid” toys, …

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Written on Nov, 09, 2017 by in | 1 Comment.
mom ninja

If you’ve ever watched the show American Ninja Warrior, you know the amazing feats those athletes conquer week after week. It’s SO inspiring, and while there are Moms out there who actually go out and train to become Ninja Warriors, I am not that Mom. So for Moms like me, I’ve come up with a more doable obstacle course comprised of …

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dogs

When I was a new mother, I had several people make comments to me comparing their new puppy to my newborn human, person. This never made me angry, as it does some people, but it certainly made me a little “eye-rolly.” While I have never owned any dogs, at the time I had been around them enough to know that …

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