Things To Expect When Your First Child Starts School

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Warning: This article is part of “The Edge” series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are completely opposed to any and all swear words.Each September, my Facebook news feed is filled with first day of school pictures, pick up line rants, mom-taxi-cab exhaustion, and recaps of school supply scavenger hunts. Before this year I never … [Read more...]

The 12 Days of School (VIDEO)

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Since back-to-school is in full swing now, we thought we'd have a little fun with our own version of The 12 Days of School! Our Lil' Baby Gizmos got together to film this video and we think they did a great job!Don't forget to subscribe to our Baby Gizmo YouTube Channel so that you don't miss any great videos! … [Read more...]

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

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Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd!With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will be super hands-on this year. If the past tells me anything about our upcoming year, our learning will revolve around crafts. My children loves creating and I love seeing all their artwork. Craft time is a win win around here.Today I wanted to … [Read more...]

A Hot Lunch Brought from Home (VIDEO)

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School has finally started! Kids are happily back in their classrooms with their amazing teachers, fun friends and structured schedule that they thrive on. Last week when we visited our new school and met the kids' teachers for this year, we found out that my middle son's classroom has a severe peanut allergy and no peanut or tree nut products would be allowed to be brought to … [Read more...]

First Day of Preschool Blues

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As I drove the familiar route home, I glanced in the rear view mirror at his sweet face.“Tell me about your day, Mama?”I started explaining what happened after I had dropped him off at his first day of preschool. My first full day without my boy since he was born, I think.He scrunched his nose in dissatisfaction at the beginning of my story. “No! Tell me about MY … [Read more...]