Reading to Your Preschooler

Reading with your Preschooler

Is your child starting preschool this year? If so, your child is on an exciting path filled with learning and growing. Your preschooler will learn important skills that will serve as a foundation for their educational career. One of these skills has to do with reading. Your preschooler will receive instruction on the basics of… 

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Hiking Trails: National Wildlife’s 2014 Fall Hike & Seek™ Schedule

Hiking Trails

Growing up I was always enjoying the great outdoors. On the weekends you could almost guarantee if we weren’t at home we were fishing at Walker River, Camping at the Reservoir or Swimming at Walker Lake. We knew that adventurous spirit was just built into us on the day my little brother and I took… 

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Chaos and Summer Fun go Hand-in-Hand #PGeverday #sponsored


I was reading an article on P& about the End-of-School Madness and started to think how I never really minded the End-of-School rush that much, I would always get excited for summer vacations, I loved having all my kiddos home and they way life slow down.  Oh boy has that changed.  Last year our summers… 

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Simple, Easy, Fast Breakfast Ideas for Busy Families… #PlatefullCoOp #spon

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Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the products to share my breakfast ideas with you. Opinions given are my own. As you can imagine life with six kiddos can be something short of chaos.  I usually make gourmet breakfasts on the weekends, but the week days are… 

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Birthdays: A year in review…


August 28 Princess Birthday September 3rd Momma’s Birthday September 23rd Cheerleaders Birthday September 27th Piper’s Big Day October 2nd The Big 17 October 5th Our Littlest Princess October 25th Daddy’s Birthday (Warrior Theme) December 31st My son’s Birthday Shwoo and that is a wrap!  Happy 2014 Folks, 2013 was a blast! Share Some Love…

Family Time: Christmas Tree Decorating 2013


December 1st and we are finally getting our tree up.  It has been event after event so we are just a bit behind.  We barely unboxed our tree and fluffed the branches when the kiddos couldn’t wait to get under it.. The next step was PapaBear and JBear’s job…  Hanging up the lights.  I just sat… 

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What I’ve Learned: Her First Cheer Competition


Bright and early Sunday Morning we were up and at it.  It is my cheerleaders second year, but her first competition.  One of our Cheer Moms opened up her home to 11 of our girls, 12 parents and one photo bombing little brother We all brought something yummy to eat breakfast casseroles, tamales,  juices, fruit… 

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Helping Your House Cope with Winter

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As the famous TV show Game of Thrones states, ‘winter’s coming’. Reports in the news recently have suggested that this winter could be one of the harshest for some time in the UK. Experts have warned that both below average temperatures and above average snowfall are expected, with Scotland bound to bear the brunt of it. This type of extreme cold can put an enormous amount of… 

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How am I SMILING IT FORWARD™ with Tylenol #SmilingItForward #ad

Smiling after Cast

I’m SMILING IT FORWARD™ because… life is crazy and we could use the help. This weekend has been an eventful one to say the least. Friday began with PapaBear on an ambulance ride to ER. An overnight stay for observation. A Birthday party the next day for our two year old. Then came Monday which wasn’t bad until PapaBear stopped feeling better. … 

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