Originally posted 2015-08-31 12:00:22. For today’s Pinterest recipe attempt, I found strawberry cheesecake fat bombs. Sounds kinda yummy and scary all at the same time. Either way I totally love cheesecake, so finding a way to have it that falls into the “diet” sounds like a great plan to me! I am sure you can…

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Originally posted 2015-08-10 15:34:37. I took off Friday and I was awoken at 7am by my daughter screaming “MOM! I am ready to play my TOY!” Now I was in a deep sleep and had no idea what she meant by this new toy, but I begrudgingly got up and ready for the day. After…

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Originally posted 2015-06-28 15:17:49. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Topics this week: Steel City Con! Website! Dates: August 7th – 10 – 9 August 8th – 10 – 8 August 9th – 10 – 5 Price: Single Day Pass – 20$ 3-Day Pass – 40$ Main Topic: https://www.yahoo.com/tech/five-ways-to-break-your-kids-screen-addiction-and-85327297754.html http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Your-Children-Away-from-TV http://www.abundantmama.com/creative-ways-to-break-a-tv-habit/ http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/managing-your-childs-screen-time/ Case…

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Originally posted 2015-06-27 16:50:40. Title: The Lorax Director: Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda Release Date: March 2, 2012 Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 86 minutes

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Originally posted 2015-06-21 15:56:40. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Articles used this week: Parenting News: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/parents-under-investigation-after-11-year-old-121600960882.html http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jun/17/because-i-said-so-four-little-words-tha/ Gaming Addiction: http://www.video-game-addiction.org/ http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/features/video-game-addiction-no-fun http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-set-limits-around-video-game-use.php http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/JBA.1.2012.1.1 From the DSM – proposed May 2013 http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/Internet%20Gaming%20Disorder%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201407/internet-gaming-disorder-in-dsm-5 Wiki of info! – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_addiction Think that you or someone you know may be addicted to video games? Call 866.869.4530…

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Originally posted 2015-06-19 13:01:16. Quality vs Quantity of Time Study In recent parenting news was an article posted in the Washington journal by Brigid Schulte regarding the lifelong question of ” What is best for your children quality time, or quantity of  time?” For the first time ever, a “large-scale longitudinal study of parent time…

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Originally posted 2015-05-23 12:28:28. Title: Labyrinth Director: Jim Henson Release Date: June 27, 1986 Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Adventure, Family MPAA Rating  – PG Running Time: 101 minutes

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Kids grow fast, and they sometimes need some responsibility, and still a good companion to play, so dogs tend to be the preferred pet for most families. But, there are a number of facts to take into consideration, including, but certainly not limited to: the size, temperament, energy label and time to dedicate to it…

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Title: Moana Director: Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker, Chris Williams Release Date: November 23, 2016 (US) Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 1hr 47 mins Starring: Auli’i Cravalho as Moana Dwayne Johnson as Maui Rachel House as Gramma Tala   Kid Friendly Rating: Moana is an animated Disney adventure about a Polynesian…

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Title: Trolls Director: Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell Release Date: November 4, 2016 (US) Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 1hr 32mins Starring: Anna Kendrick as Poppy Justin Timberlake as Branch Zooey Deschanel as Bridget Kid Friendly Rating: Trolls is a cute, colorful adventure inspired by the tall-haired troll dolls that first became…

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It has been and continues to be a busy month. Not all of it has been good. I was told on the 1st that I should prepare for the death of my mother. She died during the night. While I am obviously upset it was not unexpected. She suffered from Dementia and had long ceased…

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This one was easy! We homeschool and this year we have chosen Veritas Presses Literature!  Grade Three includes some awesome classic reads such as: Charlotte’s Web Homer Price Misty of Chincoteague The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe The Magician’s Nephew Peter Pan The Emperor’s New Clothes The Random House Book of Fairy Tales Stuart…

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  Hey! Elyntia here! How much do you guys love Minecraft??? If you’re like me and my kids, you practically live it every day! So it is with great fanfare that I bring you a partnership with Some Awesome Minecraft!!! My kids and I have been playing there over a year now, and you won’t find…

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I took off Friday and I was awoken at 7am by my daughter screaming “MOM! I am ready to play my TOY!” Now I was in a deep sleep and had no idea what she meant by this new toy, but I begrudgingly got up and ready for the day. After a few minutes of…

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