Kylie loves to paint nails. She’s been dubbed quite the nail artist in our small town. Anywhere she visits, she’s either pulling out her nail polish, looking through someone else’s stash. Sadly, she’s not allowed to paint her (or my) nails in the house, because the smell gives my husband a headache. That all changed [...]
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Until last month, I’d never heard of Moshi Monsters. I’m so eager to get my kiddos thinking of things other than Legos and Star Wars, that I put just about anything else in their hands!
What are Moshi Monsters, you ask? Well, I had to ask that, too. When I received the Moshi Monsters Character [...]
When you think about Mommy’s Bliss products, I’m pretty sure that the first thing that comes to mind is the Gripe Water. It was with me. Because we used the Gripe Water with Jett when he was younger, Mommy’s Bliss is a brand we trust. When I learned about Mommy’s Bliss Sweet Slumber line, I [...]
I read a few posts, on Facebook and in my news apps, that Punxsutawney Phil was being indicted for lying about Spring being right around the corner! Not too long after that, I saw a meme that said something along the lines of “Spring needs to man up and show Winter who’s boss!”
It’s April, and [...]
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in the first decade of the 21st century the number of stay-at-home dads more than doubled from 81,000 to 176,000. Also, 45 percent of family caregivers are now male. 40 percent of people caring for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients are male as well. The image of “male as breadwinner” [...]
Here is a picture of Papa (my dad) and his youngest grandson. Jett is number seven for Mimi and Papa, and daddy is just as much in love with this one as he is the others. His patience runs thin with the kiddos pretty quickly, and he runs out of gas faster now that he [...]
A 2008 Reader’s Digest article titled “Light in the Dark” introduced the world to triplets Sophie, Emma and Zoe Hooker, who were then seven years old. The triplets were born prematurely at 24 weeks, and a potentially fatal infection caused physicians in their neonatal unit to administer several different antibiotics. Unfortunately, the medications were ototoxic, [...]
This week, my grandmother, Lorene Oliver, went to see Jesus. She graced the world with her presence for an awesome 88 years, and she’ll always be known for the smile you see below, and her faithfulness to the Lord, her church, and her family.
9/19/24 – 3/27/13
When I was growing up, I remember Grandma lived [...]
Scientists first synthesized the molecule Bisphenol A (BPA) in 1891. Since then, it has become a component of nearly every plastic produced in the U.S., from baby bottles to wholesale plastic bags to polyester. Within the past few years, government agencies all over the world, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, have become concerned [...]