I’ve known for a while that Jack is growing up. I mean, the signs are obvious. He’s getting taller, gaining weight and talking. Oh the talking.
As much as I see the signs, I think Jack growing up was something I wanted to ignore. I was doing pretty well at it. That
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Today we have a guest post from Lisa from The Party Works. She is offering tips to throwing your kids a birthday party minus the stress.
Every time you think about throwing your child’s next birthday party, you may feel overwhelmed, especially if you have more than one child and therefore have to
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This year, Jack is really getting into the Halloween spirit. Last year? Not so much. He was super excited until it came time to put on the costume and go door to door. I think this Halloween is going to be his year. He’s really pumped about being a construction man. So am
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Jack’s birthday is right around the corner, in October. This year, we are taking a bit of a different approach. Before, we always did them at a family members home. We also had two parties, one for each side of the family.
This year, we are having only one party. Plus, we let
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Pretty soon, I’ll have to make the decision on whether or not to send Jack to an actual preschool next year. His current daycare has started preschool with him, but I’m not sure how it’s going to go. I’ll have to ask myself, is Jack ready for preschool?
Being the researcher that I
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Jack’s daycare started her preschool curriculum and I couldn’t be more excited. He on the other hand, was a little leery. I tried talking it up about how many fun things we was going to learn and etc. This is what he said to me, “But Mom. I don’t know my numbers and
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These are the years where Jack is soaking in all sorts of information. For over a year, he has known his colors, shapes, can count to 10 if he wants to and say the alphabet, again if he wants to. I try to turn every day things into learning opportunities by doing the
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Jack is such a kill lately. I know he doesn’t mean to, but everything he say’s is so funny. I thought I’d share some of favorites from the past week.
We were out shopping and all of a sudden, Jack has his head on my butt as we were walking. I asked him
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Like any 3 yr old, Jack loves for me to read books. I’d thought I’d share some of our current favorites, the Llama Llama books.
We’ve been reading this one alot lately.
I couldn’t have bought it at a better time. Since we are starting a new daycare/preschool in a week, I
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Over the past weekend, we went to the annual Tulip Festival in Orange City, IA. It was a really good time to see all the tulips in bloom and we had a blast as a family. We went to see the tulips, watch the big parade, eat some Dutch food, and ride some
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