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Sweatpants Mafia

I’m a member of the Sweatpants Mafia. For the purposes of this blog and its title: Sweatpants: juicy velour, denim (jeggings or jeans), or yoga pants. Mafia: my group of friends/acquaintances/kiddie classmates, who have a mostly common set of values; who are … Continue reading

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When Is My Belt Ceremony?

Twice a week you will find me at my local Karate America. I’ll be sitting there for an hour and a half entertaining first my oldest and then my youngest as they take turns with their taekwondo classes. I’ll be … Continue reading

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A Great Father’s Day Gift for Dad & Kids

Last year while at a July 4 party, I discovered a game that was fun for adults and kids, ladder ball. Honestly, it never occurred to me to let the kids play. Why would it? We had sidewalk chalk, bikes, … Continue reading

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Keys as a chew toy? I think I might faint!

I’m a complete germaphobe, it’s true, but I think I’m a toxinphobe even more.  That’s why when I recently saw a friend’s daughter playing with keys I nearly passed out.  Thanks to my constant googling, I know that some keys … Continue reading

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“Reward system” or “bribery” it doesn’t matter what you call it. It works.

Today was “transition day” at my boys’ preschool.  They go to school year round, but the summer is camp-like with lots of outdoor and water play, games, and activities.  The school uses the playful summer months to get kids accustomed … Continue reading

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Obsession: Free, Customized Movies for Kids

Right off the bat I have a confession, I have a tendency to get obsessed with projects.  At the moment, I’m completely obsessed with making videos of things that my boys are interested in.  It’s super easy and free for … Continue reading

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All you need is love…and peace…and toys!

Two boys.  That hardly makes me an expert, but I still have a lot to say (any of my friends could tell you that).  I’m that mom.  The mom that thinks about everything her kids eat, watch, hear, play with, … Continue reading

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