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Making Mom’s Feel Special

On Mother’s Day we celebrate the women who nurture and raise our families, lead us to our first day of school, and share in each small achievement. She is superwoman of the household. However, on this special day, let mom throw her feet up and give her the royal treatment she deserves.

Mother’s Day Has Gone To The Birds!

“Rat-tat-tat,” there it goes again. What could it be? Like me, my dog thinks someone is knocking on the door. I open the door only to find there is no one there. I stand wondering if the wind is hitting my wreath. I close the door and begin to concentrate on the tasks at hand. A few minutes pass and, “Rat-tat-tat,” there it goes again. What’s going on? I open the door look around but no one there. I study the wreath, turn it over, swing it back and forth, and nothing, there’s no sound. I shrug and go inside.

Here Comes Easter

Here are some easy ways to celebrate Easter

The Strength Of Love Endures In All Moms…Even Mother Birds!

“Rat-tat-tat,” there it goes again. What could it be? Like me, my dog thinks someone is knocking on the door. I open the door only to find there is no one there. I stand wondering if the wind is hitting my wreath. I close the door and begin to concentrate on the tasks at hand. A few minutes pass and, “Rat-tat-tat,” there it goes again. What’s going on? I open the door look around but no one there. I study the wreath, turn it over, swing it back and forth, and nothing, there’s no sound. I shrug and go inside.

St. Patrick’s Day – Let’s Get It Together For Fun!

Have you ever thought about the significance of the shamrock or clover as it is most commonly called? The clover is an important plant in Ireland because it symbolizes the new year of spring on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17. Are you ready?

Frugal And Creative Christmas Gift Wrapping

If you dislike all the waste of paper wrapping—why not spend a little time making fabric gift bags? There are tons of Christmas fabrics available and a simple gift bag can be sewn up very quickly.

“Is There Really A Santa?” Tips For Answering The Santa Question

What are you going to say when you hear the Santa question? Will you stumble over your words? Will you tell a half-truth or perhaps lie? Will you be tempted to avoid answering the question in an attempt to preserve the mystery and your personal enjoyment for one more year?

“Mom, Can We Do the Thank You Notes Now? Please!”

Valerie has two children. Her son is six and her daughter is thirteen. Both enjoy doing thank you notes. Since this phenomenon seemed so bazaar to me, I asked her to share her secrets for getting children to not only do thank you notes, but to enjoy the process as well. What follows is a compilation of my discussion with what I consider now to be the foremost world’s authority on getting kids to write thank you notes.

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