Monthly archives: October, 2013

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

I hope everyone is having a great Halloween! Moving Mommy

Wordless Wednesday


Tuesday’s Trials

I think that we all have things that we struggle with as parents. None of us are perfect, and for the most part we do a better job than we think we do. That’s a good thing, because it means that we continue to strive to be better. One of the things that I struggle

Violence in Schools is… Down?

I read an article the other day titled Two Killings Do Not a Trend Make: Homicides Remain Rare in Schools. Seems ironic coming on the heels of two homicides in schools in three days, right? Statistically speaking, violence in schools is down from what it was thirty years ago. I think that statistics are valuable

Learning Apps for Littles

Over the last year or so I’ve been back and forth with myself about my kids’ use of technology. How much is too much? Should they be using it at all? I think the answer is different for everyone, but we do allow it in our house. We try to limit their screen time, although

Eco-Friendly Toy Companies

We are going to try this again! I apologize for the first draft, I was having technical difficulty with the site! As I look around our playroom, I see so many toys that are broken and destined for a landfill someday. I decided that this year, for the twins, we are going to ask for

It’s not the school’s fault if your kid is a lazy wuss

Clean Eating on a Budget

With my Why Organic post, I told you why I choose to eat organic. Today I’ll tell you how I manage to eat mostly organic with very little processed food on a $150 per week budget for a family of five. When I first started on this real food journey, I didn’t think we would

2013 Holiday Toy Lists!

I know, it’s only October. I absolutely LOVE the holiday season, and I thought I’d start passing along information to my readers as soon as I find it. The holiday toy lists are out pretty early this year and will be followed by the holiday toy books. I’m hoping this means that the Black Friday

Dealing With a Resistant Learner

My oldest has always been very receptive to anything he is taught. He enjoys learning and likes to show others the things he has learned. When he was little, if I would ask him what a letter or number was he would tell me proudly with a huge smile on his face. Ella is the