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This Week’s Buzz: April 21st – April 27th

Let It Go, Let It Go

Um, I read this blog (hilarious) and this article (depressing) this week, and I think it’s time we all pour ourselves a big steaming cup of perspective. AmIright?

We too have been bitten by the Frozen bug. Loved getting a double top secret bootleg copy from the mean streets of NYC from our Auntie in the City for Christmas; loved when one of our guys slept with his Olaf toy (for which we *may* have paid expedited shipping but otherwise was a somewhat reasonable purchase) on Christmas night. Had a blast at the screening at our elementary school, loved getting our picture with the lifesize Olaf created by the a-mah-zing art teacher. And then we moved right the frick on. No $1,000 dresses in a 4T (how many of us spent less on our wedding dress??), no angry rants on the Disney Store FB page, no setting an alarm to hit an online store when it gets restocked at midnight west coast time.

Perspective. If you are spending…

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Buzz This Week
Monday, April 21st

  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt Bonus Day at Milburn Orchards
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Tuesday, April 22nd

  • 10am-10:30am Story Time and Craft at Linvilla Orchards
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Wednesday, April 23rd

  • 11am Book in the Nook at Delaware Museum of Natural History
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Thursday, April 24th

  • Happy 4th Birthday, DCM - tons of great birthday celebrations throughout the day and through April 27th
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Friday, April 25th

  • Wilm Film Festival 
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  • 5pm-9pm Pajama Night at Color Me Mine in Glen Mills 
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Saturday, April 26th

  • Wilm Film Festival 
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  • Art & Garden Celebration at Pocopson Elementary School
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  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Spring Into Nature At DEEC 
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  • 2pm Wake Me When I’m Sixteen: The Sleeping Beauty Story
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  • 10am-4pm Ag Day at the University of Delaware 
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  • 1pm Meet Linvilla’s Barnyard Friends 
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  • 10am Friends of Bellevue Big Pond Event 
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Sunday, April 27th

  • Wilm Film Festival 
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  • 2pm Wake Me When I’m Sixteen: The Sleeping Beauty Story
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  • 2014 Splash & Dash benefitting Chester County Food Bank & Westtown Schoolread more
Save the Date
  • April 29th Growing Together…Parenting the Plugged-In Child at St. Aloysius Academy A Seminar Series Presented by Nemours 
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  • Saturday, May 3rd 6th Annual Hear We Go 5K Run/Walk takes place throughout the beautifully blooming grounds of Nemours Mansion & Gardens
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I Was So Embarrassed…

At my youngest son’s Pre-K parent teacher conference I was so excited when the teacher brought out his drawing journal.  Open to the first page, “This is my Mom going to the bathroom”.  There I was, sitting on the pot with a big red crayon grin on my face!  Ha!  This was a playful embarrassment but other times our children can really make us cringe.  Like the older child with an attitude or the public tantrum.  These moments can be very challenging.  What is the best way to defuse the situation but also teach your child that this behavior is rude and unacceptable.  Here are some suggestions have worked (and not worked) for me. The Public Tantrum Doesn’t it seem like there are a million tantrum triggers while we are … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Buzz: April 14th – April 20th

Here It ComesDon’t look now, but some crafty supermom out there has ALREADY been on pinterest to find the perfect end-of-year teacher gift. She is—while you are sitting on the couch reading this on your iPhone while you half watch whatever is on … [Read More...]