Confession… I Have an Easy Kid

If you are a reader of my blog and have been for a while then you know I have two children. As babies neither were sleepers, one out lasted the other and didn’t sleep through a single night for his … Continue reading →

Gym1 Helps At My Home! 

Last year Santa brought us Gym1 and it has been heavily used. While my daughter uses it for sensory input, my son uses it to improve his strength.  My daughter lives on it!  It has made positive behavioral improvements in … Continue reading →


Why I Am Rejoicing in This Mess

My memory on Facebook today showed my second grader, five years ago at 2 1/2 completing K level worksheets.  My comment at the time was that she was so good at it that it was scary.  If you had asked … Continue reading →

Simple 2×4 Turkey Centerpiece

Do you want a make a quick and easy centerpiece craft with your children/students for Thanksgiving? This is so simple and can be used as a keep Sale for years. It requires minimal supplies too!  First you will need a … Continue reading →

Target Toy Deals Hot*****

Today only Target has 25% off almost all their toys. Some exclusions due apply. Legos for instance are excluded, yet select Legos are 20% off.  Combine this deal with an extra 5% Back by using your Red Card and an … Continue reading →

Coming Up For Air

Just when I thought I was only three steps behind I’d fall back another two steps making it seemingly impossible that I’d not only never catch up, but ever find comfort in my new position. There are many things in … Continue reading →

Because of These I Shop There

This morning the added hour meant early morning grocery shopping was a breeze! I drove the fifteen minutes to Wegmans. On the way I passed by plenty of other grocery stores in fact there are at least ten closer. I … Continue reading →

When Time Change Used to Break Me

Porcelain and glass are both fragile, one wrong move and they could shatter in to thousands of tiny pieces that can’t be built back up. When I was a mom to young children, much of my days were spent trying … Continue reading →

The Halloween Hangover 

Yesterday it was this… Today this black cat is only one of the many dear darlings ready to scratch out the eyes of unsuspecting adults with anger. It’s the Halloween hangover. While a Tuesday night Halloween is better than a … Continue reading →

Kanoodle … Smart, Fun Stocking Stuffer

Santa brought Kanoodle last year in my son’s stocking, it retails for about $12.99, we have all enjoyed this small individual game/puzzle. It has various levels and is perfect for fiddling with during waits such as at a restaurant or … Continue reading →