Monday, April 27, 2009
When someone asks me what I do, I tell them I stay home with my children and I'm not in the least ashamed or embarrassed. I have learned that most people who don't think much of stay-at-home moms (SAHM) don't know what's involved and how much a family benefits and appreciates what we do. My children are only young once; I can get job later. Sometimes when I tell people that I am a SAHM,they say "Oh, so you have no education?" (I have a BS degree and social work experience), or "No skills, huh?" (I used to write million-dollar grants and teach special ed). I am comfortable with my answers, but a lot of other people are not. They think my education is going to waste. I answer those people with "I'm raising my children, and teaching them. What better use of my skills?" I do realize that this is a personal choice and everyone has to decide what is best for their family. If you do place your child in daycare-please stop by unanounced several times before placeing your child. And PLEASE trust your gut if something feels wrong. If you are able to afford a nanny, or someone who only watches 1or 2 kids, that isthe way to go. The smaller the ratio-the more one on one attention your baby will get.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Thursday, April 9, 2009
· 5 Butterfinger candy bars
Bake the cake according to package directions and in a 13 x 9 inch
pan. When it's done, and while it's still hot, punch holes in the
cake and pour the sweetened condensed milk over the top making sure
some of it sinks in the holes.
Do the same with the caramel ice cream topping.
Sprinkle on some of the broken candy pieces.
When it's cool, spread the Cool Whip topping on the top, and then
sprinkle the rest of the broken bars. Then drizzle more caramel all
over and then drizzle chocolate syrup in a zigzag pattern