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Kindergarten Kids – A Whole Week of Vacation?

Problem:  When we were kids, I had Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday off for Thanksgiving. That’s reasonable, right? One wouldn’t really question that. That’s pretty much what the work world does, too. Well, thank goodness for me, I had a chat … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 44: Don’t ever think, “How bad can it be?”

Before we get into this, let’s just be honest, that’s just good advice for all of life any time, anywhere. But, in relation to kids (and only one way of the many it applies), here goes: Problem: It’s mid-summer, school is eons away. Eons. And your kids have … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Traveling with Kids (Tips II)

Today, I have a guest post from Danielle Birch. She gives some much appreciated pointers on traveling with children! ___   Now summer is upon us, many of us are taking our annual family vacations. From visiting relatives, to spending … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

We always have great Independence Days over here. It’s just about our best family holiday. I’m not sure if that’s because the girls don’t have high expectations because we don’t talk about it before the event, or if we’ve just … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

My kids love me. They stick by my side. In fact, it’s hard for me to get away, for anyone else to help them, to put on their shoes, to dress them. My kids want me. What an ego boost. … Continue reading

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Toddler Tricks – 92: When Everything Changes, Stay the Same

Problem: You’re going to visit family, or friends, or someone far away where it’s not quite a vacation, but not quite not. You need your children to behave, but with all the changes to routine, new faces, and new pecking … Continue reading

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They Don’t Know They’re Sick

We’ve just gotten back from a beach vacation, which ended up, of course, being a day of travel, anight of interrupted sleep, an hour at the beach, and intense illness for the remaining day. Just as we were leaving for … Continue reading

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Natalina and the Quest for Elevators

When we last left our heroes (Dulce and Natalina, of course), they were tucked up all comfy-like in their carseats on the long trek back from Orlando. But the whole story hadn’t been told. Little Lilly took on her travels … Continue reading

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Epic Journey

I have never been so happy about fake fruit in a bowl in my life as I was last night. Remember last year, we ended up at a hotel after our Christmas Odyssey? A year later and we’re at a … Continue reading

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Traveling Travesty

7:30 p.m. “Lilly, you a monster, okay? Okay Lilly?” “Okay!” I watch the three-year-old twins running around the airport terminal, full of laughter and games, shrieking and giggling away. It’s so nice to see people actually happy to be in … Continue reading

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