Posts tagged ‘children’

Fancy Builder

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 in Children Product Reviews

The girls don’t even know that THIS is their playhouse, that “Santa” is dropping it off for them the week before Christmas. They are going to just die. Fancy Builderhas built us a custom playhouse that they are using in some shows and then giving to us right before Christmas.  ACTUALLY, do any of you […]

Wednesday: Mid-Week Ramblings–Writing to Your Children

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

I write to my children once a month, you could maybe call it journaling for them, but mostly I love writing to my kids about how much I love them. Some months it is about a fun vacation we went on, a hard time they are having and sometimes it is something as simple as […]

Thursday: Importance of the Arts—Religion

Thursday, May 1st, 2008 in Thursday: The Importance of the Arts

Back in 2001 I was working on the event staff at the McKay Events Center. One of my shifts was during the Dalai Lama’s visit to the university. I was in such awe of him, his beautiful teachings and his love for humankind. I was also terribly disappointed, as I looked around not even 1/2 of the […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Abby and the Big Girl Bed

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008 in Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

We just moved into our new home and I thought it would be a good time to have my 2 yr 2 month old girl start sleeping in her “big girl bed” This has brought on a new level of tizzy fits I didn’t even know was possible, hitting and lying. I help her lie […]

Tuesday: Weekly Book Review—Bringing Back Your Favorite Books from Your Childhood

Do you remember favorite books from your childhood? Here are two of mine. Hey Al by Arthur Yorinks (Author), Richard Egielski (Illustrator) The plot of Hey Al! is of a janitor who lives in a dingy apartment on Manhattan’s West Side with his dog Eddie. One day a large bird appears in their bathroom window […]

Thursday: The Importance of the Arts—Raising Cultured Children

Raising Cultured Children By Kathy Bishop & Julia Whitehead, authors of The City Parent Handbook Early grade school is the sweet spot for broadening your kids’ cultural horizons. Why? Well, kids of this age are often as much into learning as they’ll ever be. Their attention spans have lengthened, so slightly more sophisticated fare isn’t […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings–Raising Active Children

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

While I was going through my old books from my childhood and I came across one I had forgotten about. It was a Teddy Bear exercise book that my Mom would use for fun with us during the winter months. During the months that it was nice outside we were always encouraged to play outside. We […]

Saturday:Shopping!—A Must Have Parenting Book

Saturday, April 5th, 2008 in Parenting Tips, Saturday: Shopping!

Scream Free Parenting by Hal Runkel I discovered this author one morning on my local radio show. He used to do a spot right after my husband’s radio spot ( and I decided to check out his book. Some of my friend’s had heard of him through the Today show, where he has appeared a […]

Sunday:Entertainment Review—New Web Site for Children

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008 in Sunday: Entertainment Review Could this be the coolest Internet game/website for kids? YES! I love it that much! Avatar sites are all the rage these days, especially for kids. They have many to choose from, most tied to commercial products like dolls or whatever. Sponsored by the New York Zoos and Aquarium & the Wildlife Conservation Society, […]


Friday, February 22nd, 2008 in Uncategorized

I never grew up is a blog to assist mothers in everyday life. From help with, choosing the right nanny, buying the best toys, and tips to educating your children at home is an interesting and informative blog to check out every single day. I, Vanessa was a nanny in Boston and Salt Lake […]