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It’s so nice to have the Carnival of Family Life back in the islands. We’ve got a lot of great posts from past as well as new contributors! Yeah! So grab yourself a cup of coffee and settle in for some great reading. The Carnival is back in town!
Do you know what you kids really think about your appearance? Well, Mary of Almost Somewhat Positive never has to worry about that. Although, I think I’d rather be kept in the dark! Read her hilarious post in What do you get for the girl who has almost anything . . .
What would you do if you spent good money to see a movie only to have the child behind you constantly talk and kick your chair? DigitalRich had that very thing happen to him. See how he handled the situation in Showdown at the Carmike Cinema Corral.
How do you get your child to sleep alone in his/her own bedroom? Christine of Are We There Yet? is asking the same question. Read about her situation in When Your Child is Afriad to Sleep Alone. BTW, love the new site!
Rory from hamelife shares this wonderful family tale about Grandad’s retirement party. It may have been his party but it turned out to be Ankoo Robbit’s day instead. Read about it in Grandad’s Retirement Party – Yeah Right!
Miscellaneous Mum of Miscellaneous Adventures of an Aussie Mum is having some issues with her paper boy/girl. Read about in A New Dimension in Domestic Happiness.
Ammy of Tiggerprr’s Scratching Post is going through a bittersweet moment. Her uncle recently passed away but he left behind a treasure of wisdom planted in his family. Read about it in The Principles of the Butterbean.
Can you imagine giving birth to an 11 pound baby? Well, Kelly from Pass The Torch must be SuperMom to have gone through a delivery like that! You have to check out the adorable photo of “C” when he was first born in Happy Birthday – Dock Jumper. He’s now celebrating his 8th Birthday!
Tips & Advice
What are some of your resolutions in regards to playing with your kids? Kerri of Play Library has some great suggestions in New Year’s Resolutions. For those who know me, you know I’m currently having a problem with #1!
Our Furry Friends
Check out Chrisdolley’s cute photos in Festive Overindulgence: A Kitten’s Guide to Weight Watching over the Holiday Period. Looks like his little felines may have enjoyed the holidays a little too much!
In order to try and increase member participation through leaving comments, I’ll be giving away either a box of chocolate covered macadamia nut candy or a bag of Kona coffee to the person who visits (and comments on) the most submissions. You have all this week to make your rounds and the winner will be announced at the next carnival edition. Please include that you’re visiting through the Carnival of Family Life to help me keep count. I’ll try it for this week and see how it goes.
And speaking of the next edition, next week we’ll be having a brand new host . . . Kevin from More4Kids!
Owner of An Island Life. A mother to 3 beautiful girls and flight attendant . . . living a blessed life in Hawaii.