Lego Love: Brick Fest Live – Philadelphia

Young Innovators Fair LEGO ad #STEM

This post is written in exchange for free passes to Brick Fest Live.  All opinions are mine alone. Save $3 off tickets with code USFAM3 @usfg My boys are all about blocks. And building. And destroying and then rebuilding.  All LEGOS all the time! It’s fun to watch how Cbear explicitly needs to follow all […]

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Happy Egg Hunting


BGB was totally into Egg hunting this year.  For about two weeks she kept telling us the Easter Bunny was on his way and that Easter was coming soon.  I’m not sure what put that bee in her bonnet, but she was all in and it was so much fun to watch!   Our morning […]

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Paper Mache Basketball Decor

Kids Craft OREO Coca-Cola Zero™ #GreatTasteTourney ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GreatTasteTourney #CollectiveBias It’s been more than a decade, but I vividly remember the energy on campus during my final semester of graduate studies. Our small little university was making big news when they made The Big Tournament that […]

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Adventures in Feeding Therapy

picky eater child

The boys have always been picky eaters. I can recall venting here about both boys and their refusal of food, or celebrating small victories like when C  finally ate a hot dog or slice of pizza.  Cbear started to grow out of it around 4 1/2-5 years of age. At 6 years of age, B […]

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Just Us Girls


I love the boys, but … sometimes a slower pace is needed. A day when I don’t hear myself saying, “Don’t stick that in his nose”, or “Please don’t get changed in front of the windows”, or, “For goodness sake, please aim IN the bowl, not around it”! Some days, having my 3 year old […]

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