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How to Make a New Year’s Keepsake

How to Make a New Year’s Keepsake

How to Make a New Year’s Keepsake  How to Make a New Year’s Resolution Keepsake Another holiday AND another craft!  Ya’ll know by now how much I love making easy, fun and memorable keepsakes for holidays.  They make for a wonderful mommy & me project plus great to look back on year after year. Today,(…)

Overcoming Attention Deficit to Thrive

Overcoming Attention Deficit to Thrive

“Has trouble concentrating” and “does not work up to potential” found their way home on many of my report cards. I’m guessing I would have been diagnosed with ADD if there had been such a thing way back then. My stepson was diagnosed with ADHD and ODD (oppositional defiant disorder) when he was in elementary(…)

Help Get Your “i-Kids” Back to the Holiday Table!

Help Get Your “i-Kids” Back to the Holiday Table!

Written by Carew Papritz for Mom-Spot.com Have you experienced a holiday dinner when it seems like the kids are more thankful for their phones than their family?  With kids glued to their apps, screens, texts, and videos, we’ve finally reached the modern equivalent of that age-old parenting adage, “Be seen but not heard.”  Now our(…)

Alcohol Should be on the School Supply List. For Mommy

Alcohol Should be on the School Supply List. For Mommy

On Tuesday, my kids go back to school.  Let me repeat that so you understand.  ON TUESDAY, MY KIDS GO BACK TO SCHOOL!!!!! Can you tell that I’m excited? Don’t get me wrong.  I love summer break.  Treating poison ivy and bug bites is one of my favorite past times. And what mom doesn’t love(…)

So this is Motherhood- How to fend off a Mommy Meltdown

So this is Motherhood- How to fend off a Mommy Meltdown

Guest blog post by: Shannon Day We parents are more than familiar with the Evening Cyclone. It strikes weekdays between the hours of 4:00 and 8:00 pm. I’m not just talking about the mess.  I’ m referring to the routine involved in those hectic hours leading up to bedtime. I’m talking about the endless flow(…)

My Online Soul Mate. What eHarmony Can’t Tell Me

My Online Soul Mate. What eHarmony Can’t Tell Me

Originally published on January 18th, 2013.  We enjoyed it so much we had to run it again in time for Valentine’s Day. It’s one of my most plaguing questions….would eHarmony, the online matchmaking service that claims responsibility for five percent of U.S. marriages, match me with my husband of nearly 16 years?  If the two(…)