Merry Christmas from Our Growing Family to Yours!

Baby announcement for Christmas

I wanted to post a more personal note today letting you all know some exciting news from our household.Yes, that's right, baby #2 is on his/her way! We found out just before Thanksgiving and told all our family over the Thanksgiving holiday. We seem to have a theme going here with announcing pregnancies around the holidays. Ellie was announced over Christmas in 2011 and now this one over Thanksgiving!I am due in July 2015 and we got to see little baby "gummy bear" on the ultrasound this past week. Heart rate was a strong 176 and everything looks good so far.I have been oh so sick with this one, again. Which is why the blog has … [Read more...]

5 Christmas Activities for Kids – Good Tips Tuesday #50

5 Christmas Activities for Kids as featured on Good Tips Tuesday link up party. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I can't believe Christmas is NEXT WEEK!! Are you ready? Do you need some last minute Christmas activities for the kids this next week? We have rounded up 5 great ideas from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party for you today.5 Christmas Activities for Kids Christmas Decorations to Make with your Toddler - Syncopated Mama Free Printable Christmas Word Search - Super Heros and Tea Cups Christmas Scissor Cutting Skills - Pre-k Pages Shaving Cream Christmas Tree - Dabbling Momma Felt Tree Stacking for Christmas Busy Bags - Powerful MotheringGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good … [Read more...]

5 Festive Christmas Treats + Good Tips Tuesday #49

5 festive Christmas treats for the kids to enjoy! www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Are you looking for some fun festive Christmas treats this month? We have 5 great ones for you from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party.5 Festive Christmas Treats for the Kids Reindeer Gingerbread Cookies - Your Kids OT Christmas Pops - Cutting Tiny Bites Chocolate Raspberry Christmas Bars - Path Through The Narrow Gate Snickerdoodles - Kooky Carol's Kitchen Concoctions Christmas Sugar Cookies - My Sweet MissionGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this … [Read more...]

Lesson Ideas for Tot School And Preschool from CurrClick + Freebie & Giveaway!

Fun and engaging lesson ideas for tot school and preschool from CurrClick.com. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

It's almost January and that means many of us with young toddlers and children will be thinking of ideas for tot school and preschool for the coming year. Today I am teaming up with CurrClick.com, Curriculum and Classes in a Click, to share with you some great lesson ideas for Tot School and Preschool using CurrClick.com.If you are a busy mom like me, than using CurrClick to find all the activity and curriculum ideas you need if perfect. They are also offering a great Christmas themed freebie along with a great giveaway, so be sure to check that out at the bottom of this post. Lessons Ideas for Tot School and Preschool with … [Read more...]

4 Christmas Countdown Ideas + Good Tips Tuesday

4 fun Christmas countdown ideas for your kids this season. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

It's hard to believe Christmas is just 24 days away! Today we are featuring some great christmas countdown ideas for your kids from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party. Be sure to stop by each post, pin them, and let them know you can by from Good Tips Tuesday!  4 Christmas Countdown Ideas Christmas Activity Jar - Stir the Wonder Christmas Countdown Ideas for Kids - Planet Smarty Pants Elf on the Shelf Ideas - Growing Book by Book Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar - Dabbling MommaGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp PartyWe want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in … [Read more...]

Inspired to Give Gift Card Giveaway

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Would you like to be able to win $400 in giftcards to Amazon just in time for the Christmas shopping season? I am so excited to be able to bring you this Inspired to Give Gift Card Giveaway today.The bloggers of the Inspired Bloggers Network have gathered to add some SPARKLE and SHINE to your December with TWO $400 giftcards to Amazon! Team Shine I am excited to be on Team SHINE with these other awesome bloggers:Jaime Prideaux from Coupons and Freebies Mom Katie from Paradise Praises Mary Clendenin from The Encouraging Home Erin Woiteshek from A Bird and A Bean Lisa Tucker from Deliberate Moments Lynnae McCoy … [Read more...]