Monthly Archives: May 2010

Catching up!

Wow, the last few weeks have been insanely busy for me! I feel like I haven’t even had time to breathe.  May 14th-15th Rani performed as a fairy attendant in Cinderella, a ballet presented by Mountainwest Ballet. She really had a wonderful time. Her dancing ability improved and she ate up being in the spot […]

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A Perfect Mother’s Day

Every year I say or think about the fact that I hate Mother’s Day.  I always hope that sometime I will have a Mother’s Day free of fighting. I always hope to have  clean house and I always hope to have sweet children and a husband who pampers me and gives me gifts and serves […]

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It’s Dance Recital Time!

This year’s Starz Unlimited dance recital is just a month away! The kids have been working hard all year in their classes. Rani has been taking ballet and clogging and Oliver and Finneas have been taking clogging.  This year the ballet classes are doing Alice in Wonderland and Rani is a flower.  For clogging, Rani […]

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Nose to Nose and Knees to Knees -Success!

A big THANK YOU to Emily for her suggestion of putting my kids nose to nose and knees to knees when they fight. Upon reading her suggestion I went in to the kitchen straight away where Rani and Ollie were fighting and told them they had to sit that way until they apologized.  Rani thought it […]

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It’s not working

OK it has now been a full month since we stopped using screens constantly in our house. Since April 6th 2010 my kids have only been allowed 1/2 hr of screen time per day if they asked me (most of the time they haven’t) and they have been allowed to watch TV/play the Wii on […]

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