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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Continued

My service as a Daytime Guardian Angel began shortly after Dr. Seuss's birthday, two short years ago. It was at this time that my husband and I agreed I could leave full time work as a local university Admin. Clerk, to begin babysitting. The goal was to make enough to replace my full time income… Continue reading Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Continued

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Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse~Planting a Truffula Tree Seed

As we continue our celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday, we enjoy easy and delicious afternoon snacks that follow the theme of our movie. Today, we enjoyed watching The Lorax. After, we used cashew nuts as our pretend Truffula seeds and planted them in our Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse, or our pretend dirt. The dirt… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Chocolate Pudding Mousse~Planting a Truffula Tree Seed

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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

Friday, March 2 is the birthday of the beloved children's book author, Dr. Seuss. His books are familiar to almost everyone. They were the first books many of us learned to read. His books teach beginning readers so many of their early literacy skills. Skills that include rhyming, opposites, the alphabet, beginning letter sounds and… Continue reading Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration

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Strawberry Creme Bars

A cool treat for a simple afternoon snack and pretty enough to be a fancy dessert Minutes to Prepare: 5 Number of Servings: 9 Ingredients 1 box Jello Instant Pudding Strawberry Creme 1/2 cup Cabot Greek Style Lowfat Yogurt vanilla bean 1 1/2 cup Milk 2% Nabisco Low Fat Nilla Wafers, about 24 cookies 2 1/2 tbsps Butter, unsalted… Continue reading Strawberry Creme Bars

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Opposite Day, Unfunny is Funny

Today, my bigs had their third consecutive snow day since winter break officially ended. Freezing temperatures have kept us cooped up indoors, battling cabin fever. It was time for me to take action. I had to think quickly, before the bigs and littles I babysit arrived. Times like these require creativity and a little nonsensical… Continue reading Opposite Day, Unfunny is Funny

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Minecraft Birthday Party

My middle son, Owen will be nine years old in a week. His favorite character is YouTube personality Dan TDM. He began watching Dan play Minecraft and has followed him for a few years now. Owen even dressed as Dan TDM for Halloween this year and I accompanied him as one of the personalitie's beloved… Continue reading Minecraft Birthday Party