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The Lesson Planning Mommy – Hippity, Hoppity, Easter’s On Its Way

There are so many Easter books and adorable crafts for parents to do with your little bunnies!  These neat activities will surely get your kiddos egg-cited about Easter! Monday What We’re Reading: The Easter Story http://www.amazon.com/Easter-Story-Patricia-Pingry/dp/0824955315/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1328838234&sr=8-9   The Jelly Bean Prayer I can remember getting this sweet poem in my Easter basket as a young […]

Family Activity: Kool-Eggs

I found this AWESOME idea on Pinterest and i’m so Egg-cited to try it! Thanks, heyjenrenee.com! We’re dyeing Easter eggs with Kool-Aid…. I mean, why not? It smells fruity and will make some amazingly vivid Easter eggs! Are you ready to make some Kool-Eggs?!? You can usually pick up five Kool-Aid packets for $1.00, so […]

2016 Easter Egg Hunts in the Great Lakes Bay Regions

Saturday, March 12 11:00-11:15 am (2-5 years old) & 11:45am – noon (6-8 years old) in Bay City “Easter Egg Hunt around the Y!” at the Dow Bay Area Family YMCA, 225 Washington Ave., Member $3, Prospective Member $5.  ***RSVP: March 11 by noon. More Information: (989) 895-8596 Friday, March 18 6-8pm in Midland “Easter Egg Dip” at the Greater […]

Soccer Leagues in the Great Lakes Bay Region

BAY COUNTY: Bay Area Soccer Association (BASA)  989-225-4357 Register ON-LINE MIDLAND COUNTY:  Midland Soccer Club (989) 832-0895 or drewemrich@midlandsoccerclub.org Register ON-LINE SAGINAW COUNTY: FRANKENMUTH Frankenmuth Soccer Association, muthayso@gmail.com Register ON-LINE FREELAND Freeland Soccer,(989)781-8086 or nbarris@aol.com Registration is scheduled  Feb 2nd and 3rd from 6:00-7:30pm @ the Freeland Sports Zone , 5690 Midland Road  Freeland SAGINAW Saginaw Township Soccer Association, (989) 992-2684 or president@saginawsoccer.org […]

T-Ball/ Baseball/ Softball Leagues in the Great Lakes Bay Region

Are you looking for a T-ball/ baseball/ softball league for your child?  Here they are! Great Lakes Bay Miracle League (Games are at the Frank N. Andersen Recreational Complex, Bridgeport) 989.777.0940, ext. 222 BAY COUNTY: Auburn Leagues Auburn-Williams Baseball Program (William Township) 989-662-4241   Bay City Leagues Southwest League (989)233-3227 or (989)893-5470 South End League (989)714-8337; (989)484-0757 or (989)894-7102 Northeast League – baycitynwll@gmail.com St. […]

Frugal Ideas For Halloween Costumes

By. Lisa Brown I come from a long line of cheep frugal men and women. My mother has been known to tear apart a maternity shirt and make the cutest Easter outfit for my boys. Halloween was always filled with hours and nights at the sewing machine making us into whatever cartoon character we were […]

Poop Goes in the Potty

“POOP IN POTTY!” my 2-year-old son shouts, in reply to my question, “Where does poop go?”  This summer we start the adventure of potty training, and I am trying to get us in the right frame of mind.  My son is ready to make this step toward being a big boy; he can pull his […]

Little Hands are Helping Hands

I remember attending a play date once, at the house of a two-year-old boy, and being absolutely amazed when I witnessed him discard his used disposable plate.  The little boy’s mother told me that Jack, too, would soon learn to do little tasks like this, and she was right.  Even at a young age, your […]

Keeping a Sleep Schedule

Although not all parents do so, I believe that keeping children on a routine sleep schedule helps build structure that babies and toddlers need.  Because our oldest is now three years old, we are a bit more lax with him, but the twins follow the same schedule every night. Tips for following a schedule: As […]

My Sweet Girl – The Biter!

CHOMP! I heard it all too clearly, right before my 1-year old son burst out in heart-wrenching sobs. Oh no, I thought, immediately turning my attention back to the floor, where my children were happily playing together just moments earlier, that didn’t sound good at all. Upon inspecting the situation, it became apparent that my […]