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How do you get your kids to eat like that?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Disclaimer : I know I will get my time with a picky eater and I do NOT want to come off as a know-it-all mom because honestly, those mommies drive me nuts. How DO you get your kids to eat like THAT? This is the question I get emailed, twittered, asked more than anything else […]

~Farmers Markets Make Us Happy~

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Have you noticed that everyone is happy at Farmers Markets? People are excited to be there and the atmosphere is wonderful! This is the ONLY time my husband is excited to go on shopping trips with us. Seriously, who could go to a Farmers Market grumpy? You don’t have to go to pick up things […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Guilt

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Going through a hard time with one of my girls and feeling guilty. Guilt…motherhood…started the first minute my daughter was born. Oh no, should I have gotten that epidural? Is it really as unsafe as everyone said? After 3 1/2 hours of pushing she finally came out. She must feel terrified; I feel horrible. My […]

The Great Divide: Life with four kids ages 11 to 1

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 in Parenting Tips, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Today’s guest post is by Emily Hill. By day she is the mother of four children; by night (okay, and day too) she is the co-owner of georgie tees and a contributing writer for Boutique Cafe, Polliwogged and her company’s blog, freshly baked. A little background first. After our two girls were five and three […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Something for Mommy

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

I try to stick to the theme of my website (parenting/kids stuff) but sometimes I just feel like posting about something Mommy likes. Hopefully my readers don’t mind if I do that once in a while! It has been kind of a stressful week at the I Never Grew Up home–stressful in both good and […]

Wednesday: Mid-Week Ramblings—Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Want to trick your whole family into eating a huge plate of vegetables for dinner? I do it every week and my family cannot get enough of my Spaghetti Squash recipe. I feel wonderful serving it to them because it’s about as healthy as it can get and they have fun eating it because it […]

Grandparents Week~Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings–Being a Grandmother

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

Think happy thoughts and you will fly.  Peter Pan was right. I currently have 16 happy thoughts that never fail to help me to fly over the doldrums the ho-hum, the not so fun part of growing up or in my case of growing older.   Grandchildren are my happy thoughts. They can lift me into […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Mini Fruit Pizza

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

I have to preface this by saying this is a healthy pizza that preschoolers can make! I made Fruit Pizzas for a wedding once that were beautiful, full of tons of sugar and a lot more complex. THIS is definitely not that recipe but my girls thought it was pretty darn good They were also […]

Wednesday: Mid-Week Ramblings–Cooking With Fair Trade Products

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

As a family, we love to cook together, it is a wonderful time to have fun and bond as a family. Cooking with your children has numerous benefits: It teaches your children mathematics, gives your child a sense of pride and accomplishment, will help your children try new things and they are also more likely […]

Wednesday: Mid-Week Ramblings—Listen

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 in Nature, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

I have made a simple to do list for you to get done today with your children. (Images from www.realtater.com) To Do: Ignore your other To Do lists for a bit Go outside Be still Listen Listen to the rain, snow, wind Listen to spring arriving Be still Listen Relax Love