Entries from December 2009

The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook Giveaway

December 29th, 2009 / 3 Comments

Let’s end 2009 and begin 2010 with a giveaway! How many of you are making a new year resolution to eat healthier? Or a resolution to keep a tighter budget? Or a resolution to eat out less? To accomplish all those worthy goals, here is a book that is invaluable: The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook. […]

Christmas traditions

December 22nd, 2009 / 4 Comments

Before I leave off for the year 2009 to enjoy Christmas vacation with my family, I want to leave you with a quick recommendation that I believe will benefit your family. Each year I read this book to my children at Christmas time. The Tale of the Three Trees is a moving story with a […]

Reclaiming Christmas in the home

December 14th, 2009 / 2 Comments

I happened to come across the Shrek Christmas show on TV last week. I am not a fan of Shrek movies. I think some of the humor and themes are not appropriate for kids while making itself out to be a children’s movie. Anyway, back to the point, this Christmas show had Shrek trying to […]

Winner of Billy Fun Wheels

December 10th, 2009 / No Comments

Congratulations to Jenni for being picked by random.org as the winner of the Billy Fun Wheels!! (Maybe the randomizer was drawn to your toilet paper wrapped “baby Jesus”!) Thank you to all who entered and told us about your Christmas traditions. You inspired me to give an extra ounce of effort at making Christmas a […]

How do you handle the stress of Christmas?

December 7th, 2009 / 1 Comment

The New York Times article points out an interesting observation. While spanking is now socially unacceptable, shouting has become the new spanking for some parents. I posted a series on Controlling Our Anger because I know this is a big issue for us parents. It was for me when my children were young. The New […]