"So, pretend my name is Maralynn and my parents are both dead." Well, the name is very original, but I'm sure you can imagine the shock that gives a mama's heart when she hears her sweet daughter's pretend play, where...
Picture this... you're walking across your living room floor and, in the short trip, you stumble over all manner of toys. You step on a tractor, a lego, and have to kick a stuffed animal out of your way....
Ahhhh, having a baby can be such a blissful time. The newborn stage is quite a dream. Babe sleeps pretty much anywhere, anytime. Snuggling them to sleep is idyllic {and let’s face it, we like being able to nap...
Sometimes a hug makes all the difference... We had a full day of fun ahead and only one hour before departure. I made the mistake of hitting snooze twice instead of getting up and moving. I was in the middle...
Some of you might have a baby book for your little ones. You might like a nice organized collection of baby pictures and lists to fill out. I am not sure if it was out of laziness or just...
There are so many worries going into this school year compared to any other. Will it be safe? Will the children go five days a week to school or only two or three? Will we have to switch to...
“Hey, Christine. Is that your blue car I see speed past my house after school every day?” At 16, it might not have mattered who was asking, the answer was likely "yes." On this day, it was a popular...
We asked Mid-Michigan Moms around the area to help us compile a list of books we'd recommend from our own home libraries, so you can keep yours stocked with good stories too! From the youngest littles through the pre-teen years...
On a Thursday morning a visitor arrives at our door. There was much anticipation for this visit. Not only because we haven’t had many people at our house recently due to the stay-at-home order, but because of who was...