How to teach responsibility : That can grow with your child


How to teach responsibility ?:  I have been thinking alot about one of the prompts I was given to write about for my last Pley post “How do you teach young kids about responsibility?”  My oldest is 15 yep,  just turned it last month.  I have to say everyday, I am more and more in […]

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16 Ways To Teach Kids to be Grateful

kids playing with toys from Pley

16 Ways To Teach Kids to be Grateful:  With 2 kids and a limited budget.  I feel teaching expectation and gratitude  has always been very important learning toys are not a requirements when we go to the store or anywhere.  When my son was younger, I remember being in a large store (the one with […]

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Don’t be Angry Mom

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Toys Toys Toys they are everywhere in my home. My daughters is 10 1/2  and her room is a field of toys and books.  When you walk across you take the health of your feet into jeopardy.  Her closet which leads to our storage space, I only get to every few months because of her […]

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Verizon Gizmo Gadget Review and Video Review

Gizmo gadget watch phone by Verizon review of the features. Safety and how to use it. Also a video review done by kid and parent.

Verizon Gizmo Gadget Review : I was recently at a Verizon event. During event they provided me a Gizmo Gadget for review.  This week it has been fun getting to know how to use the Gizmo Gadget Watch Phone. The Gizmo is geared for kids who are not ready for a smart phone but still […]

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How to make a 3 headed dog


How to make a 3 headed dog Cerberus for a school project.  Step by step how to make a 3 d sculpture for a school project great for those Harry Potter book report projects or Latin class. My son had to a  7 grade Latin Project he decided to make a Greek mythological creature of […]

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Finding Time for Happiness

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Finding Time for Happiness:  Everyday I am crazy busy (notice the name of my blog? )  and don’t have enough hours to accomplish all that I would like to do.   I would love a minute to read those stack of books I have sitting in the coner of my bedroom, or finish the quilt […]

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Arden Summer Camp Review

Arden summer camp review

Arden Summer Camp Review:   My daughter had the opportunity to go to Arden Theater’s Drama Summer camp.   She loved this camp,  I really can’t say enough hope much my daughter enjoyed every moment.  She beyond excited to attend the 1st day, only to return at the end of the day bubbling about how awesome, amazing, […]

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Visions of the week past

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Wordless Wednesday : Visions of the week past

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Dinner Rules & Menu Planing

Dinner rules

Menu Planning I always try to make dinner a sit down event  in my house.  I might get a little lazy on Saturday but I really like the connect time with my kids.  As my children get older I always have a few rules for dinner: Dinner Rules: No Phones or text Respect everyone’s time […]

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Philadelphia Flower Show for the Kids

Philadelphia flower show for kids

Philadelphia Flower Show for the Kids: This year I was able to go to the press preview of the Philadelphia Flower Shower.  It was fantastic the theme this year is Movies,  it is perfect for family.  This year show is collaboration between Philadelphia Horticulture Society and Disney.  The displays were based on Disney owned movies,  […]

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