Chaos x 5...It's loud, but full of love!
Blogger: Amy Maschue, mom of 5, designer of Modest Middles Nursing Tank Tops http://www.modestmiddles.com
BLOG.MODESTMIDDLES.COM

Green Cleaners: Some can be dangerous

Great list of safe and the dangerous household cleaners on yahoo. Each slide gives the A and F ratings. With little people & pets, I try to be aware of what I use, but some on the list were a surprise. http://health.yahoo.net/articles/healthcare/photos/best-green-cleaners#0


You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Mommy Brain Lapse

Just had biggest mommy brain lapse....went to the store FOR DIAPERS. Came home w/chicken, grapes, Tylenol. Back in the car for diapers. =)


You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Have fun in the store with the kids

Had fun in the store today with the kids playing “cart announcer.” We took turns talking into our hands (“mic”) describing what we/others were doing.


You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Breastfeeding Baby Goes to College

I'm sure many have heard re: the college professor who nursed her baby while teaching lecture. What do you think...planned publicity or just feeding a hungry baby? appropriate or not? http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2012/09/12/adrienne_pine_is_a_mom_the_american_university_professor_breast_fed_her_baby_in_class_so_what_.html

You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

A great place to bring your maternity & infant clothes!

Thought I'd let Phoenix AZ friends know that a great non-profit, Maggie's Place. takes donations of maternity and infant clothes. They support pregnant women through their pregnancy & beyond. Check them out =)

You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Can school be fun or is it just a kid's work?

Does anyone else feel like all the fun is being taken out of the school day? At my kids school they only have 20 minutes for lunch! That's not even enough time to eat. There is VALUE in play and interaction, not just academics. Want some suggestions? Check out 10 minutes for talking the blog.

I want to be a princess...

Photo: Had to get some back to school cleaning done. Here we are pretending to be princesses, whistling & telling stories while we work! =)
Dress up is a great way to practice role taking and perspectives! Kids love to pretend and when you pretend along with them, you can help advance the play and language all while making memories.

You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Did you "loose" yourself after having a baby?



For me, I love getting out for a quick bit to eat with my husband-even with a newborn, having a chance to enjoy his company without lots of interruptions and talk about politics or a grown-up movie gives me a second wind for handling all 6 of my little people the next day.


You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Scribbles to Drawing People: A window into your child's world

Want a quick way to see how your child's understanding of the world is growing? Hang up a pic gallery of your child's "family portrait". See how the detail change over the course of just a few months!

You can wear what you want while breastfeeding and still get 360 coverage with Modest Middles Undershirts. Wear the nursing bra that fits you best and MAKE ANY SHIRT BREASTFEEDING-FRIENDLY!

It takes 10 Minutes to do almost anything...get the baby dressed, give a bath, etc. Why not use that time to facilitate his/her language development? Get 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Raise a Strong Communicator in 10 Minutes a Day and find out how.


If your child has special needs, check out 10 Minutes for Talking: How to Maximize the Communication of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Communication Delays in Just 10 Minutes a Day! to get 500+ ideas to help parents maximize the communication of children with special needs in everyday interactions. You can INCREASE your child's communication using the activities YOU ALREADY DO EVERYDAY!

Can Screen Time be OK in Moderation?

Ever asked yourself, is my child watching too much TV, playing too many video games? Can videos and computer time be educational? Get the answers from a mom of six and speech-language pathologist---check it out at blog.10minutesfortalking.com
Blog Software
Blog Software