‘Are You My Mother’ Sensory Tub

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After our Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sensory Tub, I thought it would be fun to do more sensory tubs inspired by some of our favorite children's books!  The Are You My Mother? Board Book is one of Little Brother's favorites lately.   Thankfully, a quick check around the house and we had all of the necessary "characters", except for a dog...how ironic.  Our dog Sage came … [ Keep reading… ]

Open Arms Series: Persevering through the Adoption Process

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Guest Post by Tiffany Hi! I’m Tiffany, and I’ve known the lovely author of I Can Teach My Child since she was a little girl! Watching her grow, get married and be a wonderful Mom is such a joy (plus, I learn a lot from her blog). Jenae offered the opportunity to add the topic of Adoption to her blog and I am thrilled to share our story. My husband and I always considered adoption because I … [ Keep reading… ]

Homemade Fruit Chewy Roll-Ups

Homemade Fruit Chewy Roll-Ups

  I first found this recipe in the latest issue of Martha Stewart Living.  We were really excited to try these fruit chewy roll-ups...especially since we found a 2lb. carton of strawberries super-cheap at Sam's! Here's the recipe: 2 lbs. of fruit (or 4 cups...we used strawberries only, but you could use any type of fruit) 1/2 cup of sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice  1.  Wash the … [ Keep reading… ]

Dazzling Diva Bows: Giveaway (4 Winners)

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*This giveaway is now closed.  Be sure to check back every Monday for another great giveaway!*   After my post yesterday, it is evident that I am completely crazy about my boys.  I love them with every fiber of my being and wouldn't wish for life to be any different.  There are times, however,  when I see adorable girly outfits or bows that I think how much fun it would be to have a … [ Keep reading… ]

A Lesson Learned: The Bond Between Brothers

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One of the most precious things in life right now is watching our boys love on each other.  They are crazy about one another.  I am so, so thankful.  I can't tell you how happy it makes my heart to see our boys playing, laughing, hugging, wrestling, kissing, and cuddling with each other.  Little Brother is at the age now where he is actually a playmate to Big Brother instead of just a "baby". … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link-Up

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Lots of great activities and ideas were shared last week.  Here are just a few:   These sponge towers from Toddler Approved look like lots of fun!  They're a great way to use the leftover sponge strips after making sponge balls. Have a little trying to learn to recognize and/or spell his/her name?  These name puzzles from Hoerner Homeschool are a genius idea! Geoboards are … [ Keep reading… ]