Author Archive | kristalr

Family Calling Card

Staying Connected with the Family Calling Card

Valentine’s Day dinner with The Hubby is always one of my favorites. We vow not to chat about the kiddos, and this year was no exception – that is, until our last bite of dessert when I exclaimed, “We’re creating mommy calling cards as a fundraiser for the PTA!” He nearly choked on his white […]

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Property Laws of Toddlers: How To Survive the Rules

You may have already heard of the “Property Laws of Toddlers.” We learn life’s parenting lessons one Cheerio/Lego/SOCK/day at a time. It started so innocently as the new year rolled in and we carefully chose our “words for 2017” to be Abundance and Acceptance. Nevertheless, I am a firm believer that our children are sometimes better teachers to […]

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"If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time."  ~Winnie The Pooh

Mastering My Mompreneur Skills

First of all, who are these Mompreneurs? We balance the role of being a mother while being an entrepreneur. Therefore, we are mompreneurs.  There is quite a debate over the term Mompreneurs because it can be demeaning. For the sake of my loving message below, I am referring to kick-butt mommies bringing their dreams to life for all the world to see. […]

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Teaching our Children Tolerance, One Kolache at a Time

Teaching our Children Tolerance, One Kolache at a Time

As small children, some of our fondest memories were made at The Czech Festival in Wilson, Kansas. My family is Czechoslovakian and one of our favorite treats is the kolache. The locals sold them fresh from their kitchens every summer. This kolache is a family tradition. It helps me appreciate my culture and embrace the customs that make our world […]

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