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Kindergarten Kids – Eat your Food!

Problem: Sometimes, kids are picky eaters. And sometimes (like in my case) they just don’t like to eat at all. At 5 and a half, my kids stand at 44 and 43 inches respectively, and weigh 40 and 35 pounds. … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 10: Plan your Snacks

Problem: Your kid wants a bite of cereal, then a bite of peanut butter, then half a string cheese. Sounds like last week’s problem, right? Well, there’s another half to the solution of wasted food, and whining over snacks. Solution:

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Preschool Pointers – 9: Portion Control

Problem: Your kids want crackers. Then peanut butter. Then apples, candy, pretzel, cereal. In that order and right away. Obviously they’re hungry, but if you listen to each of their demands, you’ll have food sitting all over the place because … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 94: Pack a Lunch

Problem: You have a lot of things to do. Too many things to do. How can you go to the splash pad, and the pool, and stop at a park, while getting all your housekeeping done and keeping everyone sane? … Continue reading

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Cake Pops – A Review

    Perfectly rounded, bite-sized deliciousness, dipped in colorful frosted coating, and sprinkled for effect. Placed on a stick like a lollipop for a no-mess, classy bite of sweetness. Could anything be more decadent? More delectable? My children saw these … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 78: Please, Please Eat

Problem: I don’t know about some of you, but mealtimes in this house have gone from lovely, relaxing breaks in the day to full-on abject misery that can last for hours. In fact, sometimes it feels as if we are … Continue reading

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Guest Post – My Body as God’s House

If you’ve been following along at all, you know we’re not very religious around here. As such, I am always super interested in those that live their lives in accordance to some of those guidelines. Rebecca at “Blogging With Goodly … Continue reading

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Pass the Butter

Man, what happened to that butter, you may be wondering. My twins. These days, the highlight of their dinner experience is buttering their own bread. We lend them our dull knives, which they’ve learned to ask for by name (I … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 55: The Juice Box

Problem: You’re going to the park / playground / mall / beach wherever. You’ll need portable drinks that won’t spill during carry, can be easily manipulated by a toddler, and are less likely to get sand / dirt in their … Continue reading

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Don’t Hold Them Back

I find in many ways, I’m holding my kids back. Not really on purpose, but either for convenience’s sake or just pure cuteness, there are certain things I don’t want to end. Take eating, for example. We just got back … Continue reading

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