A visit from Nanni: Things to do with grandparents!

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Fun things to do with grandparents start with a goodnight sleep! Thanks to Gymboree for sending us the Gymmies featured in this post. This post may contain  affiliate links, the opinions here are our own. My mom comes to visit about twice a year. She takes the train out from the east coast (a beautiful […]

Small Moments with our blogging family

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One of the hard things about living across the country from our family is that my children don’t get to grow up with their cousins. Now, I wasn’t super close to my cousins either, but we still saw them a few times a year. The wonderful things about some of my local blogging friends is […]

Creating Christmas Traditions with Kids

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For as long as I can remember, my mom has given us new jammies on Christmas Eve to wear for Santa. I always loved the tradition of opening that first gift. Now that I have my own kids, I wanted to continue creating Christmas traditions, but with a twist. Last year we opened our Christmas […]

5 cool things you can do for your kids teacher.

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Thank you to Gymboree for providing us the adorable fashions in this post about 5 cool things you can do for your kids teacher. 5 cool things you can do for your kids teacher. 1.) You know the class supply list your teacher sends home with your son or daughter? Make sure you get those […]

How do you Cherish Childhood?

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Gymboree. All of the thoughts are my own. Sebby, my oldest started kindergarten last week. As he grinned at me while waiting for the bus, I was reminded of how far he has come, and how quickly our little ones grow up. His younger sister, Quincy starts […]

Have you tried Gymboree Play & Music?

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This summer, while the big kids are in summer school, Edison and I have been spending some time at Gymboree Play & Music. It’s nice to have some time just for us and meet other kiddos his age too! Not to mention I get to meet other moms! We have an awesome teacher. Colleen, for […]