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Geeking Out

I took a stroll around cyberspace today and found some amazing candy for the Mom Geek in me. At the Imagination Tree, I found some simple craft projects and book references. She has two little ones at home and I … Continue reading

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Pretend Hats

It’s really sunny today and my daughter says that everyone needs a hat and sunblock! [slideshow] This was a great exercise in differentiating between big and small. With a little coaching, she managed to find the right-size hat for the … Continue reading

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Tattoos are the New Stamp

Of all my childhood memories, I clearly remember collecting stickers and keeping them in a brag book for my friends to admire AND eagerly waiting for the end of class to get my hand stamped with a star. Flash forward … Continue reading

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Dough!

Before I had a child, dough meant slapping my hand on my forehead a la Homer Simpson (Doh!). Clearly, I have never been inclined to anything culinary and still struggle with it to this day. But these days, dough means … Continue reading

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Macaroni and cheese

And the theory still stands: kids eat what they prepare – even if all they do is sprinkle the cheese on top. They ate so much the snack was equivalent to dinner! What does your child enjoy making?

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Toddler Go Kart Racing

Schumacher and (ma)Claren met up on the racetrack today with brand new machines (toy containers), ready to burn some rubber. Their engines (the yayas) were revved up for a win. But alas after two rounds around the track, their engines … Continue reading

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5-Step Playdate Program

The day started with a buzz. The house was tidier, the kitchen was brewing, the toys were laid out. It’s playdate day and we were hosting. Everyone was busy doing something, least of all my little co-host. She napped on … Continue reading

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(Play) Dating

Play dates are called dates for a reason. It starts with meeting each other, being attracted to each other’s kids and/or mom and/or parenting style. Interest is conveyed. Numbers are exchanged. Scheduling commences. Dates take place. And you decide, should … Continue reading

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Priceless

# of days I’ve read to her:  365 more or less # of times I’ve counted her little toddler toes: 365 more or less # of times I’ve counted the ducks in the lake: 365 more or less # of … Continue reading

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ABC, ABC

I’m not a fan of TV for my child. I have a fear of an eventual addiction that would display zombie-like behavior.  Save that for adolescence right? So in terms of media, there’s TV..there’s Dvd.. and then there’s YouTube.  A … Continue reading

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