5 Tips for Taking Texas Bluebonnet Photos With Kids

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Bluebonnet photos are the few¬†occasions¬†that I can force the entire family out the door, somewhat dressed to capture photos of the kids together. This past weekend we headed out take some pics, in hopes of actually having all of the kids in 1 photo. 4 kids together at the ages they are at – are […]

Cereal Box Crafts

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Does your family consume ungodly amounts of cereal? Mine does. It’s obscene, that’s if I am not around. While I am trying to stick to more of the granola and whole grains, the husband has a weakness when giving into the kids when it comes to cereal (particularly Lucky Charms) and Ovaltine. I totally blame […]

Moving Near Christmas with 4 Kids is NOT a Good Idea

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We MOVED! After 9 months of sheer torture preparing a house to go on the market, a long hot summer with 4 kids at home and then selling a house, packing everything that you’ve owned the last 10+ years with 6 people and temporarily moving into an apartment until we found a home. I am […]

Technology Tickets – Limiting Your Child’s Screen Time

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Recently I attended the Activision Games for Girls Summit and a topic several of the moms were discussing was in regards to whether or not to limit your child’s screen time. Screen Time and the Kids In our house, screen time is defined by any electronics for our kids. These can include: TV, computer, iPod, […]

Can Computer Games Help Your Kids Learn?

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Last week Jen and Barb discussed if computer games can help your child learn. As a mom to 4 kids, each of my 3 older kids love technology. While my 19-month old isn’t on the iPad or computer everyday, the other kids are. We do set hard limits as to how much time they can […]

Life of a Working Mom

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working moms are guinea pigs in a scientific experiment to show that sleep is not necessary to humans.

The hours are endless as a working mom. Between kids and your job, the responsibilities and to-dos are overwhelming!