Memories: Visiting Pinterest

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. You may be looking at the title of this post and thinking "Make memories by being on the computer visiting Pinterest?" Well, obviously I don't mean ignore your kids by surfing the net...I mean use all of the great ideas on Pinterest to create more memories with your children. There are tons of activities, photo ideas, gift idea, and so much … [Read more...]

Memories: At home plate decorating for under $10

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I was skeptical at first. How can you decorate plates at home. I decided to try it after I saw this cool idea on Pinterest. I am working on a project to get kids involved in the kitchen. I thought wouldn't it be neat to have them help make their own bowls to eat out of. I took some white bowls from our cabinet. We wrote our name and year on … [Read more...]

Memories

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. One of my husband's favorite ways to relax is to go fishing. He has passed this love down to our 3 year old and had a chance to get the baby into the sport this past week! While on our family vacation we went out fishing with my parents and the boys had a blast! In fact, Zachary (the baby) managed to catch TWO fish at the same time! They weren't … [Read more...]

Memories: Spa Day with Kids

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I love to take care of my skin and my pocketbook. I was taking a bath one night and low and behold it was interrupted by three children. They were very intrigued by my face mask. The proceeded to touch it and try to scrap it off. The little one even screamed and ran away. I decided it would be fun to make face masks with the children. We … [Read more...]

Memories: Visiting Family

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. This may seem like a no brainer but one of my favorite ways to make memories with my children is to visit family! We have a big family and it's spread up and down the East Coast, with the closest being 2 hours away. We make it a point to see them as often as possible but with the furthest family living 13+ hours away we only get to see them once … [Read more...]

Memories: how to keep them

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I love my kids and I love to record them. The problem is I am so challenged with technology. I have tons of  videos and old movies. I had no idea how to make them into to DVDs. I searched on the internet and I found the Sony VRDMC6 DVDirect Compact Size DVD Burner with AVCHD Recording. The reason why this device is so important to me is having … [Read more...]

Memories

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. My son is really "into" rockets right now and my husband has really embraced this hobby. They have put together several rockets and seeing them work together, bonding over this shared interest is extremely touching. Rocket building and launching is magical time for my 3 year old and provides memories that I know he will keep forever. My … [Read more...]

Memories: Charity

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I am really working on teaching my children to be charitable. I have started scanning the papers for events in my area to attend and support. The power of social media and with the internet is very easy to find events that speak to your interests. It is also a great way to get you to try new things or to challenge yourself to do things you … [Read more...]

Memories: Taking a car trip

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz.   Do you ever play memory games with your children? We play them in the car all the time. It is a great way to amuse them and increase their auditory memory. We play the alphabet game where you name items in ABC order. We make it harder by applying rules like you have to name animals. We also love to play the exhaust the alphabet game … [Read more...]

Memories: Water Fun

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This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. It's summer and to many of us that means water fun! At the end of the summer last year we bought a pool on clearance. My boys love playing around in water so I knew it would be a great investment. It's only 3 ft deep so both boys can stand and be fine, but it's deep enough to practice swimming and allow my youngest to get more comfortable in … [Read more...]