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Family / Parenting / Personal By On November 18, 2017

November: A Season of Thankfulness and Preparation of Advent

Thanksgiving is upon me, and I’m getting pumped up for my cooking and baking extravaganza. I love Thanksgiving dinner: roasting the turkey, cooking all the favorite casseroles, making pies; my favorite part is setting a pretty dining room table with a nice centerpiece, all the family china, and the heirloom serving dishes. I love feeding everyone, and fortunately, they love…

Parenting / Reflections By On November 9, 2017

For New Moms From a Slightly Less New Mom

These last few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of talking to people expecting their first baby. I got to listen to their excitement, joy, and sometimes naivete. I’ve also spent time talking to plenty of women who are just learning what it is to be a mom, are struggling to adjust to what life with kids is, and feel confused…

Family / Parenting By On November 5, 2017

The Best Laid Plans…

There are days where all your planning goes well, and then there are days where it feel like everything falls apart, and that was today. My husband managed to swing a three day weekend, and today we went to an annual party hosted by some old friends. We were looking forward to a fun day of socializing, playing games, chasing…

Family / Gaming / Parenting / Reviews By On October 25, 2017

Gaming with Toddlers: DuckTales Remastered.

DuckTales: Remastered Sarah’s Rating: 7/10 Rated:E Platforms: Playstation 3, XBox 360, Wii U, PC, Steam, IOS, Android, Windows Phone Developer: WayForward Publisher: Capcom Genre: 2D  Platformer Yesterday was an exciting day in Player 3’s life. He got to complete his first video game with Mom and Dad; we completed DuckTales Remastered on the Playstation 3. DuckTales has recently been a staple…

Family / Parenting By On October 7, 2017

Adventure Time: An afternoon at the Connor Prairie Interactive History Park

I’m an absolute sucker for museums, and growing up outside of Washington D.C., I took advantage of the Smithsonian Institute’s many offerings regularly. I loved going downtown, picking a museum and wandering through it’s collections; absorbing the history, art or science at my own pace. However, with two little kids, museum trips are fewer and farther between, and focused on…