Paper Flower Craft

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

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Do you need a perfect DIY craft idea for your kids to make for Mother’s Day? I have an idea for you!

My girls, Katie and Sophia, made these paper flowers for their Grandma for Valentine’s Day. My girls each made a flower. Their Grandma loved the flowers my girls made for her.

These flowers will also work for Mother’s Day. Each child can made a flower and wrap the flowers together when down.

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Going Bowling for the First Time

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Do your kids love going bowling? Do you remember their first time bowling?

Last month, my husband and I took Katie and Sophia bowling for the first time. The day before we went, our girls watched a bowling video and they were laughing and clapping with excitement.

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Trial and Error of Potty Training

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Have you started potty training your toddler(s) yet? I’m in the middle of potty training my girls. We started training at the end of January.

Katie turned 3 years old in October and she was starting to get interested again in going potty. I started potty training with her when she was about 17 months old. It was going pretty well. Katie was going #1 and #2 in the potty. She would have few accidents in her underwear. I spend so much time in the bathroom. I think that it was starting to get too much for her. Katie started fussing whenever I started talking about the potty. So I decided to cut back and try again later until she was ready.

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Sophia – Year 2 Album

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On February 19, Sophia turned 2 years old! I can’t believe how fast she is growing up. Sophia is becoming such a big girl.

I have a yearly tradition after my girls’ birthday to create an album on Shutterfly.com of their past year in review.

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Katie – Year 3 Album

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On October 21, my daughter, Katie, turned 3 years old. I can’t believe how fast the time as gone by. Katie has changed so much within the past year.

I have started a tradition since my girls were born by creating an album after their birthday on Shutterfly.com. It is fun to go through pictures of the past year and remember those different moments. Have you made an album on Shutterfly before?

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Pretend Play as a Little Chef

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Today I am guest posting on Kaitlin’s blog at An Apple Per Day. She guest posted on my blog couple weeks ago on why now is a perfect time for swimming lessons. I’m sharing about how my girls love play pretend as a little chef in their play kitchen. You can check out my guest post on her website here.

What do you think of this play kitchen area in my girls’ room? If your children love to play with food, tea sets, or kitchens, I know they would love this play area.

Is Your Toddler Afraid of the Dark?

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Are you a mother of a toddler or older children? Have you experienced your toddler being afraid of the dark or the shadows in the dark?

Few months ago, my daughter, Katie (almost 3), has discovered what shadows are. She was touching the shadow of her big Minnie Mouse and wondering what it was. I told Katie it was a shadow. So for few weeks all she talked about was Minnie Mouse’s shadow.

As time went on, Katie noticed a lot more shadows such as things in our house and things outside (ex: tree branches). She would even ask my husband and I if we were afraid. We of course told her we weren’t.

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Tips on Introducing Solids

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When it comes to starting solids for your infant, do you know where to start? When are they ready? What types of food do you feed your infant first?

I have two toddler girls of my own, Katie and Sophia, so I’ve introduced solids twice. It is a messy process, but my girls sure enjoyed the different flavors of the foods.

One of my readers requested some tips on introducing solids, so I thought I would share my experience with my girls.

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Mom Views: Two Kids, Back-to-Back

Words on Parenting Wednesday is a weekly post series on the subject of parenting. I’ll talk about any adventures we have with our girls to motherhood experiences to fun and games for children to featuring mommy bloggers.

*If you would like to guest post on my blog on the topic of children or any other topic, send me a message.

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Today I’m guest posting on Fatima’s blog at Motherhood Through My Eyes. Every Wednesday Fatima shares a mother’s view of motherhood in different challenges. This week, I’m sharing my view of having two kids back to back.

Here are Fatima’s questions to me:

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Nature Jars

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*If you would like to guest post on my blog on the topic of children or any other topic, send me a message.

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Do your kids love nature? My girls, Katie and Sophia, love being outside and discovering nature. Since they love finding things such as leaves and pine cones, I thought I would create a nature jar for Katie and Sophia to place things they found outside.

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