Author Archive: Ashley B
Ashley is a Writer, Stay at Home mother of 4, not to busy to take time to slow down and smell the flowers. I also teach a Mommy and Me Dance Class to share my love of dance.
I found out today that a few weeks ago was Random Acts of Kindness Week! I’m disappointed that I missed it, but I’m glad that it was brought to my attention. I remember hearing about random acts of kindness, or RAOKs, when I was in my late teens or early twenties. The premise is that […]
My son had a birthday last month, and he ended up with a pretty big wad of cash for an eleven-year-old. Immediately, he thought of all the things he could now afford to buy: Pokemon cards, Beyblades, a remote control car. Whee, spend, spend, spend! My husband and I glanced at each other. Traditionally, we […]
Have you seen TLC’s Extreme Couponing? On the show, shoppers talk about how they stock up on items that they purchase for free or for a few pennies each. Usually these couponers have huge piles of merchandise in closets, under their beds, and in their attics, cellars and garages. They might have 100 tubes of […]
We recently had friends come to stay with us for a few days. One of our house guests was an adorable 18-month-old. Since my own kids are big, I hadn’t been in the toddler-proofing state of mind for quite some time, so I had to really think about how to make the house safe for […]
When my kids were toddlers, we found a stray kitten outside. It was a teeny tiny, pitiful little thing, and I had to bottle feed him for a few days before he was able to eat softened food. The poor kitty was so grateful to have been taken in off of the streets, that he […]