Category Archives: Parenting

Living Simply with Children – Tips on getting rid of toys

Dont laugh. I know it sounds like an oxymoron. It CAN be done. As I write this post, I am getting ready to simplify and downsize even more than I already have. I’ve said it before, but I will say … Continue reading

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This child can be so very insistent. I was giving the boys haircuts tonight, and he INSISTED he wanted to be like Papa. So here he is: No, this really wasnt the haircut I wanted to give him, but its … Continue reading

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The Picky Eaters Adventure

I am a picky eater. I always have been. I hated fighting with my parents over food. Nothing says dinner time fun like the timer being set, and the threat of a spanking if you dont finish your food before … Continue reading

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Cereal in the DVD drive = Bad

The kids thought it would be SUPER FUN to see what happened if they put some some cereal in the dvd drive of my computer a couple of weeks ago…It wasnt just any day. It was a day that Nathan … Continue reading

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Two-Year Molars

Is it just me? Two year molars are the WORST EVER! I am happy to announce that Ronan has FINALLY cut *one* molar. We’ve only been working on these since…October or so. The sleeplessness, the crankies, the non-stop comfort nursing, … Continue reading

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Unschooling Update, feeling successful!

So far, I havent blogged much about unschooling. Neither of my boys are “school age”, but I’m so impressed how letting them lead in their learning is going. Over a month ago, Brecken got a piece of paper and wrote … Continue reading

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Potty Learning

Its that time! Ronan has become very interested in potty learning. He peed 5 or so times on his little potty the other day. How EXCITING! Of course, anyone who has ever been through potty learning with a child knows … Continue reading

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