Grocery Shopping: Fun and Learning With Kids

Grocery Shopping: Fun and Learning With Kids

When I have enough time I actually really enjoy going grocery shopping with the my girls aged 3.5 and 5.5.  We turn it into an fun experience filled with math and decision making.  I’d love to say that each shopping trip is this awesome.  It’s not.  Sometimes I’m in a hurry and I don’t have time to spend playing in the grocery store, but when we do, it’s so much more enjoyable for all of us!

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A Dream for a Family Friendly Workplace

A Dream for a Family Friendly Workplace

As a SAHM (work very part-time from home) mom and talking to other SAHMs I’ve really started to build a Village. We swap childcare, war stories and dream about how we can make ourselves happier and our lives more fulfilled.

During a conversation a few months back a girlfriend and I were talking and I remarked on what a great life balance it would be if you could have a good (well paying), fun and interesting career by way of job sharing.

 

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Turn Cardboard Boxes Into Castles

Turn Cardboard Boxes Into Castles

Every week I end up with about five of these pretty heavy duty large cardboard boxes from my weekly Farmigo fundraiser I do with the school. I try to reuse them if I can, but sometimes, they just end up soggy and wet from the rain. Today, I saved four of them and decided to surprise the girls each with their own castle to decorate however they like. This was a super special treat.

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Two Creative, Easy and Different DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

Two Creative, Easy and Different DIY Valentine's Day Gifts

Now we have two girls in school settings who are able to show their love to their pals through Valentine’s Day (or Friendship Day- as it’s called here in Berkeley) offerings.  I had planned on both girls making little handmade books to pass as their gifts.  Maren did, but of course, Maisy had a different (and BETTER plan).  She wanted to give out her homemade rubber band bracelets.  I thought I’d died and gone to Heaven.  

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