Category Archives: Parenting

Sparkly Lemon Play-dough

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I am a big fan of play-dough. There are so many things you can do with it and so many ways to make it. I’ve used it for a sensory play activity, to teach numbers and shapes, to build fine motor skills and for pretend play. Also, I love to make homemade versions of things whenever possible. In the case… Read more »

11 Lessons A Toddler Can Teach You

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Here are some lessons that I’ve learned since Rosebud has brightened up my life. 11. Talk to the cats as if they will respond. Tell them about your day, get them involved in what you are doing even when you are brushing your teeth. 10. Always eat your veggies first. It’s the best part of the meal! 9. If anyone… Read more »

The Hamster Wheel, aka A Mom’s Morning Routine

Almost every morning, I feel like I’m on the hamster wheel. Running and running until I fall off which is when my work day starts. My morning routine starts with my alarm going off and me trying to shut it off as quickly as possible so it doesn’t wake up Rosebud. Then if I don’t start drifting off, I pick… Read more »

I Fired My Nurse

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The inspiration for this post came this afternoon after an experience at the grocery store. I hate grocery shopping with a firey passion for a lot of reasons which mostly involve the people I encounter there. This particular store plays some sort of monopoly where you get tickets every time you shop there. The only way you ever benefit from… Read more »