Cut Out Overwhelming Toy Clutter With Pley

What is the one thing that clutters your home the most? For us, it's the massive amount of toys my kids have amassed, especially after the holidays. This wasn't such a big issue when we only had 1 child and a play room. These days we have double the toys, plus the play room had to be converted to a bedroom leaving us with less space for toy clutter.And what's the worst part? My girls don't play with half of the toys they own on a regular basis. By the time we sort through everything they are either no longer interested in the toy we set out to find among the masses, or half the parts have been … [Read more...]

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WILD KRATTS: AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURES Available on DVD

Educational shows full of fun and adventure are huge hits in our house, and I've got a new one to share with you today. The Wild Kratts have a new DVD out that hit shelves on January 5th, and it's definitely a must have if you have a little Wild Kratts fan in your household. My oldest daughter and my nephew are both practically obsessed with Wild Kratts, and "Wild KRATTS: AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURES" is the DVD to watch while unwinding from a long day at school right now. The WILD KRATTS: AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURES DVD:The "WILD KRATTS: AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURES" released on DVD January 5 from PBS … [Read more...]

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When Preeclampsia Steals Your Family Plan

Isn't it amazing how you can make all the plans you want, but everything can turn out so differently? Nothing is ever guaranteed.  There are days when I'm so thankful for the life I have, but I still feel a bit of an emptiness over things that weren't meant to be. That's hitting me especially hard now that my last baby is closer to 3 than 2. When Ben and I were newlyweds in our very early 20's we would often sit down and discuss our "family plan". There were talks about how many kids we wanted to have. We began planning for 3, but knowing that there has only been 1 boy in each … [Read more...]

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