Mission Impossible: Kid-Free Weekend

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Sponsored by:   Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to have a fun weekend with your spouse while the kids are with their grandparents, discover new places to eat, and enjoy a movie. Last week, Jerry and I celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary. It was on a Tuesday night and thanks to… [read more]

Inside Out: Movie review, free printables and a giveaway!

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If you haven’t seen the movie Inside Out yet, you are in for a treat! I don’t know how Disney PIXAR does it again and again, but Inside Out is truly one of my favorite movies this year. Read on for my Inside Out review, free coloring pages and a $100 Fandango gift card giveaway!… [read more]

Learning is fun with Tiggly Words

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Summer is here. In fact, at my house it’s been summer for a couple of weeks and we are already spending our days at swim lessons, camps, having picnics and playing with friends. That said, there is still plenty of down time and yes, mom and dad even have these things called jobs that sometimes… [read more]

10 Instagram accounts to follow today

10 instagram accounts to follow today, andrea updyke, just is a four letter word

If you follow me on Instagram, you might notice that I am a little bit obsessed with Instagram. It’s my favorite social network and I just love looking at photos from all around the world, sharing my own and even leaving comments (yes really)! I was thinking over the weekend about what makes me really… [read more]

Parenting a child through the death and loss of a friend

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Oscar has two weeks left in his Kindergarten year. Looking back over the past 10 months, it’s incredible to see how much he has grown, how his skills have developed and friendships formed. One such friendship was with a sweet boy named Denny. Oscar was invited to Denny’s birthday party early in the school year… [read more]