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De-clutter with Brain Dump by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We have too much crap in our house.  I repeat, we have too much CRAP in our house!   This has been my mantra through most of 2010, and my kids can repeat my diatribe verba ... Read on »
Nurses Envy by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Although my mother was a nurse and went on to teach nursing, I never pursued her career. Whether it was the blood or science that turned me off most, I’ll never know; fac ... Read on »
My Review of Mid Thickness Coir Two-Lips Coconut Fiber Novelty Doormat - 1′6″ x... by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Features: Mid Thickness Coir Two-Lips Coconut Fiber Novelty Doormat - 1′6″ x 2′6″ BEAUTIFUL MAT! By Karen, Mother of 4 from ... Read on »
Early Childhood Education - Acquiring Sign Language by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting One of the keys to surviving in a tilted economic system in which opportunities to achieve a decent standard of living will be limited is versatility – and the ability t ... Read on »
Could be a CSN Christmas by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’ve been on this de-cluttering kick lately - ravishing everything written on getting rid of clutter (Surely this absorption of “knowledge” isn’t a way of procrastinating ... Read on »
Fill Up On Cookies! by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I follow most rules I’m given or imagine . . . except when it comes to eating. I like to eat what I want and when I want. A bowl of Rocky Road ice cream before bed fills ... Read on »
Sassafras by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When I was given the opportunity to participate in a blog tour for the book, You’re Not the Boss of Me by Betsy Brown Braun, I was immediately interested.  The subtitle, “ ... Read on »
Savings Guide for Parents by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting One of the toughest jobs parents have to face is the responsibility of saving up for the family. It can be a difficult lifestyle to adapt into especially for first-parents ... Read on »
Tree vs. Footprint by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting “My blog is carbon neutral” is an initiative, originally started in Germany by the “Make it Green” program, that has the goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. They p ... Read on »
Easter Inclinations by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I always have great intentions to do all these wonderful Easter crafts with my children . . . and then reality hits me like a ton of bricks.  Not sure why this time of yea ... Read on »
Travel Snacks - WFMW by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We just got back from a whirlwind Spring Break road trip.  We stayed in New Orleans for a couple of days, drove on San Antonio, TX,  for six days, then headed back to New ... Read on »
More Books Without Clutter by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I hate clearing books off the kids’ shelves, I mean they’re BOOKS!  You don’t throw out things that are GOOD for you, do you?  But the truth is, we simply have too many (’ ... Read on »
Timely e-book from Sylvan Dell Publishing by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting In light of the recent tragedy in Haiti and Chile, Sylvan Dell Publishing is doing its part to help parents and teachers educate children about earthquakes. For the entire ... Read on »
Lazy Mama-WFMW by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sometimes I give myself a hard time.  You see, ultimately I’m lazy.  There!  I said it.  Out loud.  Where others could hear it.  If I toss a piece of paper in the trashcan ... Read on »
Sylvan Dell Publishing Rocks! by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting MOVE OVER KINDLE MT PLEASANT, SC - Sylvan Dell Publishing goes LIVE this week with its next generation eBook, proving the company represents “so much more than ... Read on »
Watch The Skies for Daniel X by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Well, I never did get around to posting the “follow-up” final review after finishing the first Daniel X book. We DID finish it and loved the story - from beginning to end (m ... Read on »
Extra, Extra, Extracurricular by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When I was pregnant with our 4th and lounging the summer away at the water park trying to stay cool, another mom of four welcomed me to the “freaky four club.” We discussed ... Read on »
Frugal Friday Fettish by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When I was a little girl, I drove my mother nuts by rearranging my room every week or so. I wasn’t trying to bug her; instead I was seeking some sense of “newness” in my li ... Read on »
Frugal Friday is Taken by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I love it when I come across a great idea, don’t you?  You just can’t pat yourself on the back enough!  I’ve been struggling to find an inexpensive ball rod set for the doub ... Read on »
A Place for Everything by Karen H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When I have the time, I keep the house pretty clean, rotating those big tasks (like cleaning the oven, scrubbing baseboards, washing windows, and dusting ceiling fans) per ... Read on »