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Family Fun

Day One… a bite out of the BIG APPLE!

by Mindy Lockard on June 22, 2010

As you know I hopped a red eye last night, or what it this morning…? More like nightish morningish, depending on the timezone. Never the less I’m here and vertical thanks to the help of this… and this. My first stop in the Big Apple was this beautiful building to see one of my favorite […]


Summertime Playground Manners

by Mindy Lockard on June 14, 2010

With summer just around the corner, at we are gearing up for June’s issue, Summer Social.   The beauty of summer, aside from the weather, is the many social opportunities! This month’s issue is here to make sure we get the most out of each social opportunity becasue let’s face it, when we feel confident we enjoy […]


Horsing Around!

by Mindy Lockard on June 2, 2010

Back at the ranch, we did a little horsing around.  Which our little cowgirls loved… did I say loved?  I mean LOVED! So in the spirit of the ranch we made these fun stick ponies as a birthday activity for Elle’s birthday.  To be honest I wasn’t sure how they were going to go.  But […]


Getting our Words Confused.

by Mindy Lockard on April 6, 2010

I had just situated myself… laptop on lap, coffee within reach, creative juices percolating.  Maggie: Mom, I’m playing church. Nose in computer Me: Great Mags! now I was in the groove…. feelin’ the manners juices flowing. Maggie: We are about to sing.  Me: Sounds good! Maggie: Will you sing with us? Oy, the Church/Mommy guilt duo. […]


Keeping the Winter Blues Away!

by Mindy Lockard on January 14, 2010

The middle of January brings some dark days and cold nights.  There are a few things that are helping to keep my winter blues away… First, the January/February issue of is now officially available.  I am so excited about this issue.  I honestly think it’s one of the best issues we’ve produced.  There are […]