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September 25, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

The Golden Season

We are now smack dab in the middle of my favorite time of year. FALL. After a long, hot summer, my family comes alive in the fall, along with the…

The Year of Us
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September 15, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

The Year of Us

Punky’s fourth year was a significant one. It was her last year at home with me and I did everything I could to make the most of it. Each day…

Our Fall Lullaby Mix
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September 5, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Our Fall Lullaby Mix

When Punky was born, I bought an inexpensive CD player for her nursery. I stocked a shelf beside it with a few of the most peaceful CDs I had in…

Boy, Interrupted
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September 3, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Boy, Interrupted

Some of my favorite shots of my 4-year-old come when he doesn’t realize I’m taking pictures. But when he notices what I’m doing…. Watch out!

A Bright Idea for Your Kid’s Boring Brown Bag
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August 23, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

A Bright Idea for Your Kid’s Boring Brown Bag

Like most elementary school students who bring lunch from home, Punky has a permanent lunch box. But she also brings a snack to school each day. I pack her snack…

Turn Your Vacation into Fun Education
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July 26, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Turn Your Vacation into Fun Education

School is now but a distant memory for most of our kids, along with at least some of what they learned while they were there. At 4 and 7, my…

Cool Fun for Kids (and a Great, Easy Craft!)
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July 22, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Cool Fun for Kids (and a Great, Easy Craft!)

Like me, many of you have entered that uncomfortable time of summer when it’s really too hot to take the kids outside. My 4 and 7-year-olds tend to wilt quickly…

Summer Magic
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July 14, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Summer Magic

Thanks to Plum Organics for sponsoring my post about fun kid photos and the stories behind them. Enter Plum’s “Babies for Yum Caption Contest” on Facebook and you could win…

How Our Garden Grows
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July 12, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

How Our Garden Grows

I have always, always, ALWAYS wanted to have a backyard garden. However, I have a slight problem: I have killed every single plant I have owned. And there’s another small…

Let Them Blow Bubbles
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June 30, 2011 posted by Lindsay Ferrier

Let Them Blow Bubbles

It was one of those days. The kids were complaining, the housework was mounting, the writing deadlines were approaching and I? I was having a Calgon moment. Don’t even pretend…