Amber

The Tooth Fairy is Tired

The Tooth Fairy is Tired

No matter how completely amazing and awesome your mom was–I bet anything that there are a few instances in your childhood you can look back on where you vowed to yourself, “When I’m a parent–I will NEVER do that!” One of those moments came when […]

Love Is….

Love Is….

Love Is…. Sprinkly Strawberry Zoo Fun Cupcakes …

Amber’s Turning Five

Amber’s Turning Five

This week my baby turns Five. Five. Why does that seem so crazy, so old, so much more intimidating than the others? Five. The age where babyhood is truly left behind forever. Five. The age when you develop favorite colors, best friends, and you start […]

{nearly} Wordless Wednesday ~ Boo!

{nearly} Wordless Wednesday ~ Boo!

  Amberism: I’m going to “boo” him!  {referring to trying to scare someone} Happy Wordless Halloween for those who celebrate! Nicole Elliott

Quality Kids Clothing with a Carefree Attitude

Quality Kids Clothing with a Carefree Attitude

In addition to organizing our closet these past weeks I also took the opportunity to go through and par down all of the kids baby and outgrown clothes. While many baby and kids clothes are adorable there are things that need to go into consideration […]

Howard B. Wigglebottom And The Monkey On His Back

Howard B. Wigglebottom And The Monkey On His Back

“Howard had a monkey on his back because he was lying. And lying is NOT good!” ~ Amber You might remember that we first met Howard B. Wigglebottom when he was learning to listen.  We enjoyed listening to that so much that we jumped at […]

The Donkey No One Could Ride by Anthony DeStefano

The Donkey No One Could Ride by Anthony DeStefano

The only holiday related books that stay in our bookcase year round are those that have to do with Easter. The way I see it the story of Easter is relevant year round–every day in fact! This year Amber got The Donkey That No One […]

Encouraging Imaginative Play in Preschoolers

Encouraging Imaginative Play in Preschoolers

According to an article on Education.com when Preschooler’s engage in play that encourages their imaginations the benefits are Vocabulary Development and Communication, Planning and Problem Solving, and Imagination and Creativity. Pretty important stuff if I do say so!Because I’ve read this over and over I […]

Keep Kids Safe with the Parking Pal Magnet

Keep Kids Safe with the Parking Pal Magnet

Life with one child was, while not exactly easy, definitely manageable. I remember having a bunch of spare time on my hands when Amber was born–so much so that I did tons of digital scrapping, Facebook stalking, and then decided to jump into the world […]

2011 In Review

2011 In Review

As this year draws to a close a sigh of relief slips out of my lips. 2011 was most certainly the most difficult year I’ve ever had in my life thus far. It included several ER trips for me and Tyler, a lifeflight and ICU […]