May 05 2010

Would you buy a burger-scented candle?!

White Castle has come out with a "burger-scented" candle that promises to waft the fragrance of burgers and onions throughout your home. WHAT?! Who would WANT that?! Would you buy it? What food would you want your home to smell like?

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May 05 2010

Funny "Mom phrases!"

"You'll shoot your eye out...," "Your eyes are bigger than your stomach...,""Clean your plate, there are starving kids in Africa!" We're remembering fun "Mom phrases" today. What funny thing did your mom say or do?

We love Anita Renfroe's "Mom Song"...she's got all the good "Mom phrases" in there! Check it out

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May 04 2010

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day!

It's Teacher Appreciation Day today! Been thinking of our favorite teachers. Who was your favorite teacher and why? Are you a teacher? If so...THANKS! We love you!

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August 2012
Aug 31 2012

Colorado 9th Grader Saves 17 Studens

Colo. 9th grader steers school bus to safety. CBS News

 

A Colorado 9th grader helped steer his school bus to safety after a bus driver fell from his seat and got stuck, leaving the wheel unattended.

Jeremy Rice, 14, told CBS Denver affiliate KKTV that the driver was knocked out of his chair after taking a sharp right turn mid-route in Colorado Springs Thursday morning.

"While we started turning he hit the curb and he fell out and he got stuck and he was asking everyone to help," Rice said.

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Aug 31 2012

Parenting Responsibilities

Parenting Responsibilities: 10 Things You Are (and Aren't) Responsible for as a Parent. Shine from YAHOO!

These days, we're bombarded with mixed messages about how to parent "the right way." It's easy to buy into advice from the media, relatives, and other parents and start to worry that we're doing something wrong. Part of the reason this is happening is because adults, just like kids, are over-stimulated. We're more wired and connected, which means we're receiving more outside input than ever before.

 

What you are not responsible for:

Making sure your kids are always happy.

Getting the approval of others.

Controlling your children.

Your children are not puppets and you are not a puppeteer. 

What you are responsible for:

Making tough decisions that are not popular ones.

Teaching your child to function independently.

Holding them accountable.

Do your best.

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Aug 31 2012

Feeling Inspired, Proverbs 3:6

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