Category Archives: Parenting

Cake Pop Crayons

At my house my kids use crayons like crazy. They are very creative and create many masterpieces. The question is what do you do with all those broken pieces? Here are 2 ideas to use up your broken crayons. Melted … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things

I was thinking of my all time favorite movie, The Sound of Music. So, this morning I’m going to post some of my favorite things. Delsym Children’s Night Time Cough & Cold: I do not like to medicate my children, … Continue reading

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Yummy Maple Syrup from Indiana

It’s that time of the year again! Fresh, yummy, wholesome goodness that we call maple syrup. There is a sugarbush about 50 miles from my house and every year they have a free festival. My family and I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Punishing potty mouths

In a large family, there is always a feud going on. I generally let the fire burn out on its own. There are a few times when I will intervene, threat of violence, or potty mouth. My little red has … Continue reading

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Is it fun or is it learning?

Our homeschool is very relaxed, borderline unschool. Homeschooling kids with autism disorder is a huge challenge for me. Most curriculum choices tend to work only for a few months or not at all. My husband has paid thousands of dollars … Continue reading

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When good smoothies go bad

This morning I noticed that a bunch of bananas were going bad. Not wanting to throw them out I sliced them into chunks and placed them onto a baking sheet. I put the baking sheet in the freezer. I told … Continue reading

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Have you tried Tide Pods?

I am a penny pincher, in fact my friends use to say that I could pinch a penny so hard that boogers would come out of Lincoln’s nose. I didn’t think it was funny at the time. I try to … Continue reading

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