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Mommy’s Most Delicious Cinnamon Rolls

I LOVE delicious cinnamon rolls! But I rarely buy them because I know they are high in carbs and sugar. And not to mention expensive!

So recently I’ve decided I was going to learn to make my own. I’ve tested out some receipes and my kids LOVE this one in particular. In the words of my 8yr old son, “These are mommy’s most delicious cinnamon rolls yet!”

I combined two recipes to make this one work for me and then I added my own stuff  (like eggnog instead of buttermilk) .

And the point is DON’T BE AFRAID TO PLAY AROUND with the cinnamon roll recipes because they are so delicious they are going to get eaten anyway!

The two best cinnamon roll recipes online is one but The Minimalist Baker– super easy!   And by Sallys Baking Addiction , also easy and relish!

They both have beautiful blogs and since they are photographers the pics of their cinnamon rolls are gorgeous! For my delicious cinnamon rolls pic I used my Android phone and fluorescent ceiling lights. They look less appealing but believe me they ARE delicious!

Play around with these cinnamon roll recipes and see what happens.

cinn rolls going into the oven homemade cinnamon rolls








kids eating cinnamon rolls

experiment with them. The kids will eat them up!

My First Born Graduated from College!

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Those of us raising children must admit: we don’t know what we are doing! So when one of the children shows success we can’t get prideful. As a matter of fact for me it’s pretty humbling.

That said, I humbly and joyously announce that my first guinea pig just received his Bachelors Degree! He did it in 4 years, without us having to send him a penny as he has supported himself with his talents. I am a proud mom! We are estactic parents.

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The Paradox of Motherhood

mother paradoxMotherhood is such a paradox that it fascinates me! Here are just a few of my thoughts on this Mother’s Day!

Is Free Range Parenting Child Neglect?

The police took these kids into custody and called Child Protective Services! CPS held them for hours! No one called their parents! What the freak? That’s called kidnapping in my book!

The parents have a right to sue. I doubt if they will win because our human rights-especially as parents-are slowly being taken away. Stories like this undermines a parents trust not only in themselves but also in the system that’s suppose to protect us.

When the Anchorwoman says “we have become more conservative…” a better word would be “FEARFUL”. We are so fearful of the authorities that we don’t trust (or develop) our parenting instincts. Instead we run our children to the doctor with the slightest sniffle. We medicate our children when they mention a pain. We don’t allow them to learn necessary skills and therefore grow confident about their ability to navigate in the world; hence we have grown children living in their parent’s basement, playing video games with a minimum wage job and a college degree. We are FEARFUL and we are raising FEARFUL adults. Free range parenting is NOT neglect.

What was neglectful was the police detaining the children and NOT calling their parents! I agree with The Mirev’s attorney; sue the County for harassment.

Everyone deserves affordable legal protection for their families!


Should You Let Your Child Quit Lessons

child quit?If you know your child has a particular talent but doesn’t want to follow through on lessons and insists on quitting, should you let him/her?

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