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Gentle Mama

My mom bought some spring chicks. They are fluffy, fragile little things that bring sparkles to her grandkids’ eyes. When we visit, the kids crowd around the warm light and reach their hands in to touch the soft, new feathers. Share this:

The App Every Parent Needs

Yesterday, I had a load of laundry that needed folded and all three of my children were trying to climb into the basket as I was trying to pull stuff out of the basket. I sat them down on the couch next to me and gave them my phone so they would watch a ten…

DIY Essential Oil Diffuser Necklace

Essential oils are like flowers, they bring life and beauty…not necessarily to the eyes but to the olfactory bulb. 😉   The happy, energetic smell of lemon or a calming whiff of lavender is sometimes all this mom needs to get a little pick-me-up. Share this:

Happy National Sibling’s Day

Happy National Sibling’s Day! I love learning about other people’s families…what they look like, how they function, and all the juicy details of their particular unit. I met a lovely Korean lady a while back who shared that she came from a large family with eleven kids. Her eyes twinkled as she spoke fondly of…

Tales of a Mall Tantrum

I took my kids back to that dreaded place today. I shudder to even write it…the Mall. Last time we were there, I made the grave mistake of thinking my two-year-old and four-year-old were capable of sharing a sweet treat from Jamba Juice, after playing in the germ-infested play area. What’s a little sugar to…

There’s No Place Like Home

 I’ve always wanted to set my eyes on the vineyards of Italy or take hand-in-hand walks through the cobblestone streets of Paris with Mr. Coppertop. I dream of the adventure and romance, but when it comes to booking a flight, (other than the fact that I don’t have that kind of money) I find that…