children, education, growing up, imaginary friends, mindful parenting, movies, parenting, parenting tips, preschool, sponsored

Talking to Little Kids About Big Emotions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting companies that support this blog. #PlayNGrow #CollectiveBias Playing is the work of children. Dramatic play allows children to process emotions and situations they don't exactly understand yet. As guides for our kids, it's important… Continue reading Talking to Little Kids About Big Emotions

Blissdom, current events, Decisions, imaginary friends, running, tomfoolery

Decisions: February 2013 Edition

So. Why has it been almost two weeks since my last blog post? I don't even know what I've been doing. Socializing? A little. Laundry? Not so much. Working on my business cards for Blissdom? Uh, yeah.But I've made some decisions. Here's the run down:1. I'm not going on a cruise (free bathrobes or not).2. I'm… Continue reading Decisions: February 2013 Edition

birthday, clothing, family, fashion, girls, imaginary friends, mom blog, parenting, second child, stay at home mom, The Fresh Beat Band

Clothes + Obsession = Laundry

No, no - it's not me with the clothing obsession. It's my daughter. My two year old daughter.This seems like the kind of story I would exaggerate for comic effect, but I assure you I am not exaggerating: EVERY DAY she asks me, "Where's my Fresh Beat Band shirt?!"Every day. Usually? More than one time.… Continue reading Clothes + Obsession = Laundry

growing up, imaginary friends, mom blog, parenting, stay at home mom

Parental Peer Pressure: Bunny Edition

I have survived yet another holiday that I am supposed to make magical for my children. It gets a little tiring trying to keep up with all this magical holiday business.I am fine with celebrating most of the actual holidays (I'm just going to say it - Valentine's Day is stupid). The problem I have… Continue reading Parental Peer Pressure: Bunny Edition