Originally posted 2016-05-05 17:00:34. If your kids are anything like mine you find that every now and again there is an untouched trove of toys from either Christmas or some forgotten birthday. On rare occasions the kids may take these out but because of the time that has passed many of these little expensive treasures…

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Originally posted 2016-03-13 17:00:00. I was out shopping last night with one of my best girlfriends. She made a comment to me that at one time made me feel bittersweet. “I can by my full crazy self with you.” This made me happy because it means she’s comfortable enough that she’s not afraid of hiding…

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Originally posted 2016-03-06 17:00:29.   The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. -Dr. Seuss March 2nd was Dr. Seuss’ birthday! He would have been 112 years old this year.  To celebrate, we’re holding a coloring contest for the tiny humans in…

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Originally posted 2015-10-20 12:00:10. Oh man.  This way WAY better than I was anticipating when I downloaded it for my kids the other day!  My 7 yr old picked the boy Jessie for her first play through all the way. We made a Zombie in a building competition, battled a giant Wither boss that is…

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Originally posted 2015-10-13 12:24:03. And we are at it again! The Trouble Box is making a return to our household! I first talked about The Trouble Box back in June when our daughter was being super difficult and lost her listening ears. Pre-K Blues It now seems that with the start of Pre-K that the…

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Originally posted 2015-10-10 12:30:55.   Title: Spirited Away Director: Hayao Miyazaki Release Date: July 7, 2001 Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 125 minutes Starring: ● Daveigh Chase ● Suzanne Pleshette ● Jason Marsden Kid Friendly Rating: 9+. The movie features several spooky monsters and storylines, and some characters smoke and drink ambiguous substances. Click here…

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Originally posted 2015-09-15 11:45:39. About a week and a half ago I was contacted on Twitter by Crystalegion (@Mondschatten78) about this great company called The Crayon Initiative where you can donate your old or unwanted crayons and they will turn them into new ones and donate them back to hospitals, art programs, schools, and more! I…

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Originally posted 2015-09-12 08:36:23. Title: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure Director: Tim Burton Release Date: August 9, 1985 Genre: Family, Comedy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 91 Minutes

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Originally posted 2015-09-05 12:21:42. Title: The Book of Life Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez Release Date: October 17, 2014 Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 95 minutes Starring: ● Diego Luna ● Zoe Saldana ● Channing Tatum Kid Friendly Rating: A good Disney analog is the animated Hercules (1997). The film delves significantly into…

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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 2015-08-29 13:51:23. Title: Brave Director: Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Release Date: June 22, 2012 Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 93 Minutes

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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 2015-07-12 20:07:55. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Educational Gaming. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Main Topic Research Pages: What Makes a Good Learning…

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