It was a normal day. We had just come back from some late morning errands. I got everyone back in the house and lunch started. Driving home, we were discussing everyone having dinosaur nuggets. Enthusiasm and cheer erupted from...
I'm a mom in the 21st century. I always look for the best deals, and the easiest way to get them. It just comes naturally to my parenting repertoire. I mean, I've been using grocery pick up for years...
Moms, we know you are busy, so very busy. We also know that on any given day there is so much you are thinking about, stressing over and planning. Date night should not be one of those things. It...
Come On, Get Happy! Happy hour is a wonderful invention! And luckily, many fabulous places in Colorado Springs offer this aptly named hour or two of discounted beverages and bites. Taking advantage of this time can definitely save money. The other...
I've lost count of how many times I have carefully planned a week's worth of meals for my family, but when the day comes to make the pre-scheduled dinner, my motivation dwindles. Usually, it's because I've planned something like...
Howl-O-Ween at Great Wolf Lodge Have you been to Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs? If not, October is such a fun month to go check it out for Howl-O-Ween fun!  Great Wolf Lodge will be celebrating the entire month, from...
They used to say it took a village to raise a child. Is that still true, or is one maxed-out set of parents all that's needed? I read that in raising children today, more is required of parents than...
I admire those parents who craft each piece of food into a cute animal. But I will never be that parent. I buy things he likes (or things I think he might like) and put one small serving in each compartment. Sometimes, I cut them into bite sized pieces to add more speed to the lunchtime equation. The bento box allows him beloved social time with his friends AND plenty of time to eat his entire lunch.
You put on your bulkiest oven mitt. Armed for a possible alien encounter, you turn the knob to release the pressure. Steam gushes from the top and you cover your head to protect yourself from any possible debris. You then you hear a friendly chiming sound. You twist open the lid, and to your amazement, you have the most beautiful looking pot roast you have ever seen. Julia Child would scratch her head in amazement at the sight of it.
As parents, we all want to make a positive impact on our children and do our best to raise them well. The single most valuable thing you can do today as a mom or dad is to share a...

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