We planted trees behind the smokehouse long before paths were made. Stones and walkways came next. Then, one sunny day, with my baby toddling at my feet (her fists full of dirt) I poured sand, hauled brick and laid a smokehouse floor to create a playhouse. The Book was the motivator. We wanted a hidden … Continue reading Fun Friday: The Secret Garden
Heading into summer and getting antsy about those summer kids? Don't panic! First of all, take it from an OLD mom : You’ll miss time with your kids once they’re grown. But let’s get practical here. The Type A Lady knows summer’s not all a bed of roses (I have the battle scars to prove it.) … Continue reading Ten Tips for Summer Fun With Kids!
I hate loud noises. Balloons popping. Guns shooting. Fireworks exploding. Give me a nice quiet evening. I’m good with that. Every July 4th is a challenge. Since I was a little kid, I’ve spent July 4th with my hands firmly clasped over my ears. This year was no different. My nephews’ fireworks were fantastic. … Continue reading How the Type A Lady Spent Her 4th of July
OK, Type A girls and boys....We're heading into summer. School’s almost out and I know you're getting antsy about your kids running around without a list of "To Dos" to keep them busy! Don't panic! First of all, take it from an OLD mother -- You’ll miss this time with your little ones once your … Continue reading Summer Fun With Kids