Meaningful Mother’s Day Ideas – from a Dad

I am pleased and proud that my huband, Doug, is guest posting and sharing meaningful Mother’s Day ideas. He has always been a thoughtful guide as he taught our girls to show honor and love to their mother. I have been blessed to be on the receiving end of the deal. They no longer need . . . Read More: Meaningful Mother’s Day Ideas – from a Dad

Swirl Pancakes and more for International Pancake Day!

In honor of International Pancake Day, we are making swirl pancakes. Similar to funnel cakes, these are made with less oil and make a crisp pancake. Cooking with kids and having breakfast together is a great way to connect and make a memory. Do you have a favorite pancake memory? My mother made Micky Mouse . . . Read More: Swirl Pancakes and more for International Pancake Day!

Post-it Note Book

A fellow parent educator gave our group these adorable little post-it note books. She simply made a cute cover for a post-it pad. I thought they would make fun books for our kids to make that would encourage them to write. However, they could also be used as a little Mother’s Day gift or . . . Read More: Post-it Note Book

Babies, Toddlers and Screen Time

I don’t intend for this post to be overly negative, but I am concerned. I’m concerned that screens (iPads, phones, computers, and etc) are being overused by very young children at the baby and toddler age level. There are many concepts that children can learn through the use of hand held devices. But grown-ups, please . . . Read More: Babies, Toddlers and Screen Time

Snow Cream Frappuccino


Ten inches of snow encouraged me to go to our readers in search of a new snow ice cream recipe. Then to address grown-up tastes we made a snow cream frappuccino. Your kiddos will love helping make this winter treat.

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