4 Motivational Quotes about Dreams from Walt Disney

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I love Disney for so many reasons but Walt Disney’s belief in chasing one’s dreams is perhaps the number one reason I am so enamored with everything he has built.  He spent his life chasing his dreams, bringing them to life for others, and championing the importance of dreaming big. These four motivational quotes about dreams […]

5 cheap kindle books filled with jokes for kids

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This post contains affiliate links. Do you have children who love to tell knock knock jokes?  Mine do.  They never can remember the exact words so end up saying something nonsensical and end up laughing uproariously anyway. Oh, you don’t believe?  Well here is one of their favorite and often told jokes Knock knock who’s […]

On “Shame suits” and consequences

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This isn’t my normal type of post but I have something on my mind.  This weekend a local story of a teen that was punished for breaking her high school’s dress code made national news.  I saw the story pop up on my newsfeed from regular news outlet, as well as buzzfeed and uproxx to […]

Choosing the Right Child Specialists


photo credit One of the lessons I have learned over the years of diagnosing and treating my daughter’s pain has been choosing the right child specialists.  I went through a few specialists that weren’t really a good fit to get to the ones we have now. When she was younger the pain was much more […]

Sweet September: A giveaway for my Favorite Month!

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The weather is turning and a hint of autumn is in the air.  September is finally here. I love this month because it the humidity and heat will no longer be an oppressive weight grinding my energy into the pavement.  We’ll have at least a month of temperate days before Pea’s arthritis flares start up. […]

5 Tips to Cut Down Morning Madness!

5 Tips for Easier mornings

One of my goals for this school year was to eliminate crazy, stressful mornings.  Last year it seemed that an easier morning routine was out of reach.  We were constantly running late every day.  The important thing for our family when it comes to less stressful mornings is to develop a practical routine.  I am […]

Tips on keeping the younger sibling occupied during soccer

How to keep siblings occupied during soccer

With the start of the school year comes the start of the soccer season. Pork Chop, who’s six now, has been playing since he was three.  Things have gotten easier since my kids both know what to expect when it comes to soccer practices and games. This year, there was a slight change to the […]

DIY Glow in the Dark Window Clings

DIY Glow in the Dark Window Clings

A few weeks ago, Echo from The Domain of a Mad Mommy, shared a wax paper painting craft.  It looked like so much fun that I immediately wanted to try it myself with Pork Chop and Pea.  We ended up making some fun Glow in the Dark Window Clings for Halloween.  It’s been a while […]