Monthly archives: April, 2013

Purple Week!

Purple Week!

I have to admit that my home preschool activities have been lacking the past couple of weeks. I haven’t been making very elaborate sensory bins or art activities, and have mostly just let the twins play and explore outside. I think their natural environment offers them far more learning and sensory experiences than anything I

Moving Resources Part 2

Once you have narrowed down your choice of cities to live in, you still have the difficult task of finding a home! As I mentioned in a previous post, your realtor will be your greatest asset. It does help, however, to look for yourself as well. As things come up on the market that you

Outdoor FUN!!!!

Spring is finally here!! We have vegetables sprouting, the trees are blooming, and the grass is growing!! Moving to New Jersey in the winter after being in Texas for two years what quite the shock to the kids. It was difficult for them to be cooped up inside for three months, and I am so

Together with Boston

My heart is heavy after the tragedy in Boston. I wish that these terrible things didn’t keep happening. I do not remember bombings and shootings from my childhood, maybe they didn’t happen when I was a kid. I wish that I could turn on the news and hear something positive. I wish I could shelter

Spring Break

We made it home safely from our adventures in Ohio and Michigan, and I am glad to be home! I LOVE being close enough to visit the family, but I am exhausted. I need a vacation from my vacation!! While in Ohio we were able to visit my grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins in

Driving (Me Crazy)

We have been traveling for the past few days. We drove from New Jersey to Ohio and spent a few days with my mom, and now we are in Michigan with Brad’s family for a few days. It’s wonderful being close enough to drive, and I always look forward to our trips. BUT, sometimes the

Vacations with Kids

Over the years, we have traveled a lot with the kids. Whether it be home to visit family or moving across the country, driving in a car with kids for hours and hours can be intimidating to say the least. I’ve found that most times it works out fine, but some days are a disaster!!