Family Date Night- A “Blue” Ribbon Dinner

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Here is a fun family date night that is sure to please everyone! Several months ago, I was talking to my sister in law about ways we can each add some fun to our family dinner tables. The dinner table is the perfect setting to talk about our days and make memories with each other, yet often times we get in a rut and we don't use this valuable time to its full potential. So the two of us came up with several ideas we wanted to implement with our own families and the idea I am sharing today just … [Read more...]

How to Make Dinner more FUN- The Family Dinner Project

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Several months ago, my sister-in-law and I were talking about ways we can add a little more fun to our family routines- specifically our dinner-time routines. We both agreed that the dinner table is an ideal gathering place to connect with your family and create lasting memories. But with all of the tasks and responsibilities we have as parents, it is easy to fall into a “dinner-time rut” and lose some of that excitement and joy. Raising children is no walk in the park; in fact, it’s one of the … [Read more...]

Life, According to Me- A Darling Child’s Journal

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As a mom of 4 little kids, I often wish I could take a peak into their young minds and see what it is that makes them think, feel and act how they do. Do you have children? Nieces and nephews? Students? You get it, right? I adore these kids more than anything in the world, but sometimes I worry that I’m not communicating with them very well, like I might be missing a teachable moment or something to help them grow and learn and feel safe, valued and loved. While expressing my thoughts on … [Read more...]