Vacation Packing Lists

Packing List for Mom Clothes: -bra -panties -socks -tank tops -casual short sleeve tops -casual shorts or Capri pants -dresses (panty hose) -athletic tops -athletic bottoms -athletic jacket/fleece -long sleeve tops/sweaters -jeans/pants -pajamas -slippers or warm socks -rain jacket -warm jackets Accessories: -Belt -Hat -Jewelry -hair bands -sunglasses -gloves, scarf, hat Shoes: -Flip flops -casual […]

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The Poop Cave

[This is an excerpt from my book Parenting Young Children With a Teacher’s Perspective and a Mom’s Heart.  Find out more about the book here]   For years now, men have been given dedicated square footage to use as their “man caves.” Their given domain allows them to reside in the garage, a basement, a playroom, […]

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The Do-It-All!

Before Roku, On Demand, and DVR’s, rainy days at the beach consisted of watching midday cable television, which meant lots of infomercials. One weekend when I was young, I remember watching an infomercial multiple times for a product called “The Do-It-All.” According to the spokesperson the gadget was a must-have! We were either really bored […]

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A Day in the Life of Mom

In the comical Christmas classic movie, Elf, Buddy meets Miles Finch, a children’s author, at his father’s office and calls him an elf. After a few minutes of being offended Miles gets very upset, so Buddy calls him an angry elf.  My husband and I help out in the nursery at our church. One December […]

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Bop It!

Do you remember the game called Bop It? I had completely forgotten all about it until I saw the interactive game being played in an old Gilmore Girls episode. Toy companies have made a few versions, but I remember playing the original Bop It. The first Bop It had three instructions; players could either “Bop […]

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The Gift of Affirmation

What awards have you won? What titles have you earned? Close your eyes and relive those moments when you have become the recipient of a prize. Your heart skips a beat, your confidence is boosted, and you leap from your seat when the announcer says “Nominations are in and ….____ (your name) is the winner!” […]

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