Mommy hands

The Phenomenon of Mommy Hands

Friday, December 14, 2012

Do you remember the days when you would rush to get ready to hang out with your girlfriends? The hours spent picking out nail colors at store? Then of course the hours you would spend painting your nails - ensuring they looked professionally done.

I had a friend who had one of those fancy heat lights that were supposed to dry your nails into a perfect rock hard shine in sixty seconds - it always took longer!

 I'm sure there are least a few of you who know exactly what I'm talking about (and not just the nail dryer thing...). Maybe some of you are still enjoying these times with friends, and maybe others are back to a season where life has time to spend on nails. But I'm sure many of you are like me, and in the season where nail care means making sure they don't get too long or jagged...

Children

Christmas Traditions & Cozy Book Hop

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Here are three books I enjoyed that open up the conversation about three Christmas traditions that are often lost to the overwhelming commercialization of the holiday.  Granted all three are not short or quick reads and therefore not great for real young kids, but they are great tools once your kids are old enough to start questioning.


Christian

Every Perfect Gift

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Every Perfect Gift (A Hickory Ridge Romance)
By Dorothy Love

“Whoever says nothing ever happens in a small town ought to spend a few weeks in Hickory Ridge.”  Do you feel like nothing ever happens in small towns? This story could easily change your mind!



I know a few of you have read this one (as I finally decided to take the time to read it thanks to your reviews!) so I'd love to hear more from you in the comments about this story.

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