All Blog Posts Tagged 'time' (158)

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I am VERY close to finishing my long-awaited Ebook, “50 Amazing Ways To Steal Time With Your Kids – A Parent’s Journal”.

I have spent much of this past year thinking about and creating this collection of 50 unique and diverse ideas to share with you, but I am finally about to wrap it up.  I will be releasing this book in late September.

This book was designed to cover a vast spectrum of ideas.  Most of them can be fit into an ordinary day with just a bit of planning, while a…

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Added by Karen Peterson on September 1, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

My BEST TIPS for Back to School Shopping

I just had the BEST, BEST day with my 6 year old.  She’s about to head into Grade 1, and we hit the mall for some back to school shopping together.

Do you look forward to back to school shopping or is it something you dread as the school year approaches?

I love shopping for anything or anyone, but I’ve learned that shopping with 3 kids can be a challenge… each waiting for the other to try on different items.  Eventually the boredom sets in and it’s hairy-scary…

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Added by Karen Peterson on August 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Mommy on her own

As Mommies, we have very little time to ourselves. I know there are lots of days where my little guy follows me around the house because he "wants to be in the same room as me." That is sweet, but I don't appreciate it when that following me around includes the bathroom.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on July 25, 2014 at 6:29am — No Comments

Technology Orphans

We've all heard the expression 'football widow', but have you heard of a 'technology orphan'? I use this term to describe children who do everything they can to get their parent's attention while the parent has their nose stuck in their smartphone. 

I may be a grandmother of five, but do get it.  I am guilty of reading a book, playing a game, or texting (or all three) on my phone while watching TV. And I see nothing wrong with occupying yourself on the phone while waiting in a line or…

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Added by Lorraine Wilkie on July 23, 2014 at 10:36am — No Comments

The Importance of Story Time

When you were a child, do you remember having story time with mom and dad? Grabbing your favorite bedtime story from the bookshelf, curling up under the blanket and turning off all the lights except the lamp next to you. Anything was possible then. It was your chance to visit new and exciting worlds,…

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Added by Mom Bloggers Club on July 9, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Scheduling some unstructured playtime

I have Mommy friends who have taken on a third job as chauffeurs. But they don't work for Uber. They work full-time jobs, take care of their families and then cart their children off to a variety of activities. They spend their evening hours away from their homes and behind the wheels of their cars. In the attempt to give our children lots of opportunities to learn instruments, play sports and learn conversational Mandarin, we have…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 24, 2014 at 6:26am — No Comments

Your phone is mine

My son likes to pretend that he has a cell phone. He'll walk around the house with a toy car case against his ear (he has pretend phones, but he likes to use that case), and say things like, "Yeah. Yeah. That sounds great. Let's do that then. OK, gotta go. Bye." He'll tell me that one of my coworkers is calling me, and I'll tell him to ignore it because I don't take work calls at home while I'm making dinner. He'll reconsider and then…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 23, 2014 at 6:45am — 2 Comments

Final Orders written by Irene Helenowski

  

 Final Orders

This series of books began with ‘Order of the Dimensions’, where Jane and her team of graduate students work, with their professor, on a box, which can transport people into different dimensions.

In the sequel, ‘Revised Orders’, Jane is tempted again by her friend Amber to enter the box and the adventures in different dimensions continued.

In this third book, there…

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Added by Susan Keefe on June 19, 2014 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Revised Orders by Irene Helenowski

Revised Orders

In the first book of this series ‘Orders of the Dimensions’, Jane Kremowski and her team of graduate students work with their professor to make a box which will enable them to visit other dimensions.

In this, the sequel, encouraged by her friend Amber, Jane, yet again finds herself persuaded to enter the box.

This a sequel, in every sense of the word, and so I would strongly…

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Added by Susan Keefe on June 18, 2014 at 9:43am — No Comments

Family dinner time: There's an app for that

When I was little, I was an avid reader. (Despite my 100 challenge last year, I'm hesitant to describe myself that way now, because I find it difficult to find the time to read.) I used to read after school, before school and sometimes in the middle of the night with a flashlight (sorry, Mom). I remember one time I tried to read at the dinner table.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on June 16, 2014 at 6:28am — No Comments

Power of the Pen!

Some people would say that the cost of silence is free. Those people are not mothers. There is always a cost. Like when your toddler is having a full on tantrum during the 2nd hour of a 14 hour trip so you give him the remaining ½ of a chocolate bar knowing full well that it will leave the worst mess on him, the car seat, the car, etc. but your sanity and that of your husbands is well worth the mess.  Or maybe you plopped junior in front of the TV…

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Added by Kat Tom on May 20, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments

May 2014 Parenting Tip-Mother’s Day Edition

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Added by Ellie Hirsch on May 7, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Why Mommy needs alone time: Part 2

My last post left off with an annoying child in a grocery store and a study about children being more aggravating than they used to be.



Let's deal with the child first.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on April 18, 2014 at 7:55am — No Comments

The effects of second-hand television

My son and I are in the grocery store, and the nice man bagging our groceries sees my son's Batman-logo t-shirt.

"Cool…
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Added by Lauren Markman on April 14, 2014 at 6:36am — 2 Comments

Operation Make Time: Me Time

Part of the Operation Make Time posts, I finally got to spend some time for ME.

Operation Make Time: Me Time

Added by Jennifer on April 2, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

What's on your media diet?

I read the term "media diet" the other day. (Is that a thing now?)

I have given some thought (probably not enough) to the foods that I prepare for my family and the ways to make them healthier, but I have never thought to apply the idea of "diet" to non-food items.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 31, 2014 at 6:15am — 2 Comments

Why I love our Wednesdays

Wednesdays are the best days of the week for me - Wednesdays are our family days.

On Wednesday mornings, I try to do something special with my son before I take him to school: Give him a new maze to do; complete a worksheet; read a short book together. It's my way of spending those few extra moments with him that he wants and needs.…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 19, 2014 at 6:16am — 2 Comments

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Added by Lisa Cash Hanson on March 11, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments

The Time Portal 5: The Nazi by Joe Corso

Escapism at its best!

About the Book: What if you discovered a portal that took you to the 12th Century, where you met, fell in love with, and married a princess, had a child together, and then you discovered that you might never see them again?

Lucky finds himself in this peculiarly unique situation when he discovers he no longer can access The Time Portal.

Because of obligations in the present, Lucky…

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Added by Susan Keefe on March 3, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

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