THANKSGIVING TRIVIA CARDS | bet you haven’t heard these ones

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thanksgiving trivia cardsHere we are, so close to the day!

I don’t doubt your entertaining skills, but why not throw out these Thanksgiving trivia cards to help you inform and entertain? Everyone loves to read random useless facts that don’t pertain to daily living, right? That’s right! These facts also might be a great emergency topic for those desperate times when you realize you have nothing to say to your Uncle Ted. After you discuss the weather, of course.

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3 Things That Matter Most to Your Kids

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Until our children become parents themselves, they will never know how much we do for them or understand our level of dedication.

Being a mother means loving someone so fiercely that it scares the hell out of you.

It’s also exhilarating in the most beautiful way. Your heart is open, exposed and vulnerable to both the bliss and heartbreak that comes with caring for these little ones. Everything that happens in their childhood echoes into their future and that’s a pretty daunting notion.

What if we screw up? What if we’re too harsh? Too soft? Are we giving them too little attention or too much?

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A Complete Pumpkin Theme Tot School Lesson Plan

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It’s time to plan for a week of pumpkin themed tot school!

I love fall. I know everyone says it, but I swear I love it WAY more than they do. I love it so much that I sleep in a bed of brightly colored crisp leaves from my backyard. Also, I put pumpkin spice into more than just lattes. I have pumpkin spiced toothpaste, lotion, eye drops and car gasoline.

It may be selfish of me, but I see tot school as another opportunity to completely submerge myself in the feeling of fall. There’s something so nostalgic about this particular season and who isn’t a sucker for nostalgia? I also want to make memories for my children in hopes that they continue to celebrate and make a big deal out of each season and holiday.  Some people may call it brainwashing… I call it love.

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