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Top 10 Reasons To Hate Silent Saturday

Top 10 Reasons To Hate Silent Saturday
by Gina Valley

Today was Silent Saturday on the soccer fields.

It’s also known as All The Parents Complaining About Not Getting To Cheer For Their Kids Day. I noticed some grandparents getting in on that, too.

In case you aren’t familiar with the Silent Saturday Movement, just think of it as a kind of glorified time-out for the over-zealous (i.e.

Top 10 Reasons My Kids Can’t Help In The Garden

Top 10 Reasons My Kids Can’t Help In The Garden
by Gina Valley

I bought a couple flats of flowers this weekend.

My parents are coming to visit next week, and I want our yard to look less like the local plant graveyard while they’re here. Assuming we get all the flowers planted, surely even I, with my two black thumbs, can keep them alive for the week of my parents visit.

Top 10 INSANE Things I Uttered On The 1st Day of Spring Break

Top 10 INSANE Things I Uttered On The 1st Day of Spring Break
by Gina Valley

It’s only the first day of spring break and I already sound like I’ve lost my mind.

I haven’t. I just have kids.

Kids love spring break.

Humor Funny Humorous Family Life Love Laugh Laughter Parenting Mom Moms Dad Dads Parenting Child Kid Kids Children Son Sons Daughter Daughters Brother Brothers Sister Sisters Grandparent Grandma Grandpa Grandparents Grandfather Grandmother Parenting Gina Valley Top 10 Insane Things I Uttered On The 1st Day of Spring BreakI tend to head into it under the impression I love it, too. I always have grandiose plans for what we’ll do with a week void of school responsibilities.

Hide & Seek With Your Garden Tools

Hide & Seek With Your Garden Tools …Gina’s Favorites
by Gina Valley
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Playing Hide & Seek With Your Garden Tools

This is the time of year when many of us are busy sprucing up our gardens.  It is invaluable to have the right tools.   I recently came upon a supposedly helpful list of twenty-seven essential items to assemble prior to beginning to revitalize one’s garden for spring.