Praises of a Wife and Mommy was created for mom's like me. I like to share secrets, parenting advice, deals, the many arts and crafts that we do at our at home preschool, and most importantly share my faith. My many roles go beyond mom they also include, preschool teacher, Children's church teacher, youth pastor, wife, and one role I love Christ follower. Praises of a Wife and Mommy started small but is cotinuing to grow. I love to review products and hold giveaways.
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I am too embarrassed to actually take a picture of my dining room table to show you how icky and dirty it can get with 2 kids! Some of you could probably agree along with me on your own dining room table!
Some days I look at it and think have I ever cleaned this table off! Don't worry I absolutely do clean my table and often but each and every day my table gets so messy from food to crafts to who knows what else. My table is a typical wood table and I never have covered the wood but I am considering getting a table runner or maybe even a linen table cloth. I am in the need for some change and a room can be transformed with adding a little color by simple tricks such as a placemat, table runner, or tablecloth.
Yes, the hope would be keep my kids projects off of the dining room table and help keep me motivated to keep it clean. I have been making my kids have more responsibilities by clearing the table and washing it too which helps a lot.
I am in awe of the simplicity of the above table runner and you can find lovely designs like this at The White Company. It is elegant in white and the simple design with flowers is beautiful and would contrast great with my dark wood table. I think it would add so much class to my table but since I have never had a table runner before what do I need to know and how do I know what size to get.
Follow these great steps:
1. Measure your table- the common theme is your table runner should measure one-third the width of your table.
2. Table runners go directly in the center of the table.
3. Find a centerpiece to add more dimension to your table and bring out the beauty of the table runner.
4. You can use a table runner with or without a tablecloth.
Online degrees can often be the best option for moms who want to get back into education due to their flexibility and the wide range of subjects that there are available for them to study. However, online degrees are not always plain sailing, and to make sure that you can get the grade that you deserve, read on for some top tips for moms interested in taking online degrees. Choose the Right Degree Choosing the right online degree is vital to your success. Picking a subject that you are passionate about and that you have a natural talent for will ensure that you can breeze through your course and ensure that you have the motivation to continue even when you do struggle. If you are looking for an online degree that is perfect for moms, a Bank Street Early Childhood Leadership certificate can help you to advance your career in teaching, build upon your previous qualifications, and allow you to get a career that can be easily juggled with the commitments of parenting. Balance Family a
Last week we tried out the fizzing sidewalk chalk- click here to read that review. This week it is liquid chalk spray. They are a bit similar but yet different. Here is how to make it: Supplies: 1 tsp. washable tempura paint 1 cup of hot water 1/2 cup of cornstarch squirt of dishwashing liquid 1 squirt bottle- I found them at the dollar store 1. Add cornstarch to one cup of hot water whisking to mix so that there are no clumps. 2. Add one teaspoon of washable tempura paint and a quirt of dishwashing liquid. Mix well. 3. Pour it into your squirt bottles and shake well. 4. Go have fun!!! This kept my daughters attention much longer the the fizzy chalk last week. I also think this was easier to work with and just more fun in general. I love seeing the chalk wet but then to see it dry. I think it dried darker so it was fun to see the changes. :) Ready, Set, Go! Have some fun! She is my little model... she kept saying "take my picture mom." She is like her
What little girl or boy would not enjoy this sensory experience in the bath tub? :) Put your Easter eggs in along with the fake grass and have some fun! You can do an egg search and cover with the grass too! I think this is a new tradition in our house!