Posted 8:00 PM 5/8/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Brigid
Did you know that today is Teacher's Day? If you have a special teacher, or mentor in your life, today is a good day to give them some extra attention. Mother's Day is just around the corner too! There is no shortage of things one can make for the special people in their lives, but sometimes (More)
Posted 9:00 PM 5/7/2014 by Blog Contributor
With summer just around the bend, the season of family road trips has officially commenced. Whether you intend to visit distant relatives or journey to an exciting new destination, traveling with children isn't always easy. Don't be deterred: traveling with your kids can be a breeze, as long as (More)
Posted 8:00 PM 4/29/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Jessica
How often does your kid come home from school and you ask, "How was your day?" only to get a one word response like, "OK". Or maybe you ask, "What did you learn today?" and get, "Nothing". I know these are the responses I get when I ask my daughter these questions, so why do I bother? Well (More)
Posted 8:00 PM 4/29/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins
Parenting is a touchy subject. It's an emotional issue because it's easy to interpret any advice as something you aren't doing right. It can make you feel mad, guilty, or helpless. With that said, read the following with an open mind.
Overall, I think as parents (I have a 2 ½ year (More)
Posted 8:00 PM 4/28/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Brigid
With Spring in the air here we have been observing the flowers, bees, bugs, birds and butterflies. Since butterflies are so naturally beautiful, we decided to make one large one for decoration.
Posted 8:00 PM 4/18/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Brigid
Eggs lend themselves to be decorated nicely. They are naturally ornamental. Every year we usually make some eggs that can be used as decoration for years to come. When we pull them out every year it's easy to see which ones stand the test of time, and make the cut to be used for decoration.(More)
Posted 8:29 PM 4/11/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Brigid
I was about to embark a long road trip from California to Colorado. I try to have projects on hand that are easy, portable and be done anywhere. I thought friendship bracelets seemed like the perfect thing. I haven't made them in a while and with summer on the horizon it feels natural to revisit (More)
Posted 8:00 PM 4/11/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Savannah
Before you get all excited, this post is not a license to scream, punch, throw a temper tantrum or see how many dishes you can break in one session in front of the kids.
What it is, is a fresh perspective on how hashing it out with your significant other in the presence of the kids from (More)
Posted 8:00 PM 4/9/2014 by My719Mommy Blogger - Camille
Colorado Springs has so much beauty! Garden of the Gods is definitely abounding in it. If you have yet to go- STOP and go schedule it on your calendar!
I recommend stopping by the Visitor and Nature Center to grab a map if its your first time. It can get confusing if you don't know where (More)
Posted 8:00 PM 4/8/2014 by My719Daddy Blogger - Dr. Kurt Perkins
It's estimated that 1 in 30 kids (youth up to age 18) are depressed. Teens especially have it rough, but is it because of just the emotional things that happen in life like a family member passing, parents getting divorced, or being bullied at school? Honestly, those circumstances have been (More)
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