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Kindergarten Kids – The Great Cleanup

Problem: Santa came and left a humongous mess in your house. Wrapping toys, boxes all around. It’s overwhelming, and PS your kids do not want to help you tidy it up. Welp, too bad, amirite? Solution: First, come to grips with the fact that … Continue reading

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Truly a Gift for All Moms

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and while I’m sure I’ll gobble up whatever it is my little darlings made for me in preschool (something scandalous involving nail polish…they won’t tell me anything more!), I have to think of my own … Continue reading

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Five Gifts You Need Not Get My Kids

Kids love presents. Be it their birthday, Christmas, or just as a nice surprise. Who wouldn’t, right? And I’ve noticed a lot of people who aren’t quite sure what the best kinds of gifts to get for three-four-and-five year olds … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 17: How to Hide Presents

Problem: You went out shopping for your kids’ Christmas presents, and you think, man, they’ll never check here! (At four, my kids aren’t looking for presents specifically. They’re into the Santa thing, hook, line and sinker.) But they will check there, and … Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Yourself While Buying Presents for Your Kids

Stop! Put that back on the shelf. Click it out of your Amazon cart. Now, think. Gifts are great, but they soon turn from presents to pasts, so make sure that thing you are buying is going to last (and … Continue reading

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The Morning After

Well, I finally did it. With the stores moving up Black Friday from 5 a.m. to 3 a.m. to finally midnight, I can actually go. And I did. I skipped WalMart. It was my first year. I didn’t need to … Continue reading

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Holiday Intensity

Christmas is for the memories.  Christmas is for the anticipation.  Christmas, at least when you’re the parent of two year olds, is not for the day, itself. On Christmas Eve, I excitedly brought down my horribly wrapped presents and placed … Continue reading

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The Santa Concept

Christmas has been so hectic.  Dragging babies across the country, presents, presents, different foods, different people, presents, a massive snow storm, and, well, presents. It’s amazing how quickly the girls took to the idea of Santa.  We hadn’t prepared them … Continue reading

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Where the Heck is the Tape?

I am the worst wrapper in the history of present wrapping.  I always start out with such good intentions.  I’m going to cut my lines straight and even.  I’m going to line the corners up and crease my folds.  I’m … Continue reading

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