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Se7en Things I Should Be Sharing With My Kids…

March 31st, 2010 · 4 Comments

I can’t believe it’s almost April, whatever happened to the year – it just whizzed by and I realize how short my time is with a house full of kids. Today was mundane and long and we all could have done better!!! We resolved it with early to bed and a heap of stories… But […]

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Tags: Kids · Thoughtful Thursdays

How To Keep Se7en + 1 Kids Busy All Day…

February 17th, 2010 · 26 Comments

I am often asked how on earth I keep my kids busy all day, but seriously I don’t!!! I don’t keep a list of rainy day activities… I don’t keep a list of any activities!!! I don’t have a boredom jar full of ideas, in fact I don’t seem to have many sufferers from boredom. […]

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Se7en Practical Ways To Say Yes…

January 27th, 2010 · 31 Comments

Well last week my 30 minute post was Se7en Silly Reasons Why Mom’s Say No… and did you guys all have something to say. Go and read the comments folks, they are well worth the read!!! So I thought I would write a follow up with “se7en sneaky ways to say yes to their silly […]

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Se7en Things I Would Like My Kids to Learn From Doing Chores…

August 13th, 2009 · 23 Comments

In the spirit of answering readers questions I recently wrote a post on Discipline, which led to a question on chores. And so, this week I thought I would respond to the question of chores and what I am hoping to achieve by giving our kids chores to do. Now chores is a word that […]

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How to Discipline Se7en in Se7en Steps…

July 29th, 2009 · 25 Comments

I know I always say: “Ask whatever you like and I will answer it…” And ask you do!!! Socialization (for home schoolers) and discipline are the two topics my readers ask me at least weekly and the two questions I never really answer! So I thought while we are having two weeks off school I […]

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Se7en Tips on Surviving Sibling Rivalry…

May 8th, 2009 · 24 Comments

A question that popped up in our comments a short while ago was how to deal with sibling rivalry… and the endless squabbling… My kids aren’t saints and we have our fair share of squabbles but my first thought is: Well rested, well fed and lots of fresh air seems to do away with about […]

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Se7en Reasons Why Children Don’t Play Anymore…

April 22nd, 2009 · 50 Comments

I have had this post rumbling around my head for about a week and it is just jumping to get out… so here it comes… My opinionated opinions are launching themselves, yet again! So many people say to me: “Well kids just don’t know how to play anymore?” And they leave it hanging waiting for […]

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