You know how sometimes time seems to just stop? You're standing in the warmth of the sun watching your kids smile, hearing them laugh, your heart swells with love and pride. You're overwhelmed by the beauty of these little people's souls as well as the awesome world around you. And you know that this moment will never happen again.They'll be grown … [Read more...]
What am I doing?!
Since weeding some things out of our schedule, to allow for more down time at home, this week has been pretty mellow. We slept in, skipped some field trips, and the kids had time to relax, get bored, play with toys they've forgotten they had. I thought it would be great, that's just what I wanted, right?! We've been doing so many field trips and … [Read more...]
Cookies For Cancer Bake Sale this Sunday!
Team G's Cookies for Kids' Cancer Bake Sale Sunday, September 30, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT) http://teamgbakesale-eorg.eventbrite.com/# September 30th, 201210am to 5pm4 locations in Santa Cruz County1) Surf City Coffee in Aptos2) Fresh Prep Kitchens/Baskin … [Read more...]
Fantastic Fields Trips in Santa Cruz County
Great Field Trips or day trips with kids Field trips to take with the family, school, or group of friends. And you don't have to go very far! With the weather so nice it's hard to stay indoors! So I don't! These are some of the wonderful field trips I've had the pleasure of experiencing with my kids. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful … [Read more...]
All About Dinosaurs
As I've mentioned, we've been learning about dinosaurs the last few weeks. Along with checking out every book and movie we could find at the library, we bought and played Dinosaur Bingo, found fossils at a local State Park, (see my post about fossils), found a book with facts and games for my son's Leap Pad (pre-Ipad type of electronic book), and … [Read more...]