Monthly Archives: August 2012

Preschool Pointers – 1: The Apology

Problem: You’re kids throw a fit in public. They scream in that old lady’s ear. They bang into that other mom while running from you. They’re just generally be bad and uncontrollable. You’re embarrassed. Again. Solution:

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Guest Post – Ten Twin Quotes to Remember

Today I am lucky enough to have Debra Johnson writing for me. She is a twin herself, and has collected a few quotes aimed at twins and parents of. I know that over some of our rough spots, I’ll shake … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhyme Remix

I ended up writing this for another project I’m involved in, and I thought you might enjoy it, too. Welcome to Darlena’s nursery rhyme remix. In the great green room, down by the bay, I spied a hammer, head, shoulders, … Continue reading

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Recipe Monday – French Onion Pot Roast

This is even easier than my regular, throw everything in there, pot roast. I didn’t have potatoes this time, so I made mash for it to go over. RECIPE:

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Toddler Tricks – 103: It’s Okay to Say Okay

Problem: Your kids move slowly and are incredibly easily distracted. You could be taking them to the most fun place on Earth and just before you leave, they’d want to play one more game, or splash in a puddle or … Continue reading

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The Bissel Steam Cleaner – A Less Than Stellar Review

My carpets are wrecked. The main reason for this being that I have almost four-year-old twins who like markers and playdoh and mess.  But I had been able to keep up with it for the most part. Until a few … Continue reading

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Eight Things Parents are Scared about when Raising Their Kids

Being a new parent is an exhilarating time – one filled with much joy, but also many new worries. The dreams you had for your baby when he or she was in the womb are now a reality, and it … Continue reading

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