helpful tips

With summer here, I thought it would be a great time to share a few ideas for building stronger family connections. 1. Don’t let Facebook (or other online activities) become the main place you build connections, institute “Face-Look”… Look your children in the eyes (face-to-face) and exclaim , “Face-Look status time!” then share what you […]

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Cookie School

by SomeGirl on January 12, 2011 · 30 comments

After meeting with a speech and language pathologist last Friday and discovering that my extremely bright, oldest son has some language and memory issues that have been exasperated by the great FRUSTRATION involved in learning to read, I set about to make a change in the way we do things around here. After a lot […]

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Please Don’t Judge Me By My Spots ;)

by SomeGirl on January 4, 2011 · 16 comments

Ok, I’m a little embarrassed to show you this post, but I think it has to be done… Many of you probably know the wonder vinegar does on glasses, but for those of you who don’t I’m here to share it with you right now! (A little fraddle for you, my sweet friends.) Here’s one […]

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Where Is All The Clutter? Where Are The Toys?

by SomeGirl on September 26, 2010 · 26 comments

So, my last post spurred a couple of questions from a good blogging friend, Laura at Common Grounds. She writes: “I recently read How Do You Decorate for Fall? on SomeGirlsWebsite. The post displayed pictures of Michelle‚Äôs home beautifully decorated for Fall (my favorite season, by the way). In looking at the pictures, I found […]

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Helpful tips from “MacGyver Moms” Like You

by SomeGirl on February 11, 2010 · 1 comment

Last night my husband and I were watching a DVD from the local Family video when it started skipping like crazy! I remembered hearing a tip about scratched DVDs so I looked it up and, believe it or not, here’s the link I found… MacGyver Tip: Smooth a scratched DVD with Pledge. Now, I’m not […]

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