MUSIC REVIEW: Rachel Buchman-Sing a Song of Seasons

MUSIC REVIEW: Rachel Buchman-Sing a Song of Seasons

I found Rachel’s cd purely by accident…I bought it on ebay thinking it was someone else’s cd (same album name, who knew?) I am SO glad I stumbled upon it!! Its just awesome!! Rachel sings very simple, child-like songs with little or no accompaniment. Usually just an acoustic guitar or maybe some unobtrusive background percussion (not drums). Very simple, very […]

MUSIC REVIEW: Francie Dillon-The Toy Box

MUSIC REVIEW: Francie Dillon-The Toy Box

This is a dear friend of mine, who is a VERY TALENTED children’s artist! I have heard Francie live on many occasions, and know her personally as a fantastic, loving, fun mother, with a bubbly, lovable personality! Her CD has fun singable songs, as well as a story that intertwines the songs…lots of fun! Please visit Francie’s website for purchase […]

MUSIC REVIEW: Dragontales Soundtrack

MUSIC REVIEW: Dragontales Soundtrack

We LOVE the Dragon Tales show on pbs, and have always thought the songs are awesome! This first album of Dragontale songs is just WONDERFUL! Very fun movement songs! I used to use many of these songs all the time at circle time when I ran a “Mommy & Me” program out of my home. HIGHLY recommend to anyone with […]

MUSIC REVIEW: Raffi-Baby Beluga

MUSIC REVIEW: Raffi-Baby Beluga

I used to sing the title song to Maeven all the time…and the book that goes with the song is so cute too! Raffi is one of the greatest children’s musicians of all time…and this is one of his most famous songs…you just can’t not know it!! The rest of the songs are great too! Very singable for little ones. […]

Today is Baelin’s Birthday

Sunday, 4/17/05–Baelin’s BirthdayI woke up this morning thinking about Baelin. My sweet precious angel baby. And I immediately was reminded of my current precious little boy as well and had to lay in bed on my back to get him to kick me (he’s just like his brother…he hates me being on my back, lol) so I could feel him […]

emotional wreck

i don’t know if its the migraines or the hormones or what…but it seems like lately i’m just an emotional wreck. everything stresses me out…i had a breakdown yesterday…i am not a cryer…not even a whole lot when my son died…although it was a lot for me, but you’d have thought i would have cried for days on end, i […]

OW my aching HEAD!

2 migraines yesterday…not one, TWO!! then i’m pretty sure i got another while i slept last nite. knocked me on my ass all yesterday…most of the migraines i get these days are usually quite mild…not yesterday. my head STILL hurts this morning! oh man, all i keep thinking is that after all this, this baby better survive. well of course […]

OK so i suck, LOL

i’m not so good at this blog stuff…i am real good at writing to my egroups and my own personal journal, but can’t seem to find the time for this darn thing. lol. well i’m going to start trying again…let’s see… i’m pregnant again. after losing baelin last april, this pregnancy happening again so soon after losing my son at […]

update on life at the smith’s

life has been hectic around here…i usually forget i even have a blog. well, i guess i should update this. so my website www.mommychats.com is coming along nicely…and the partnership with mothering magazine (www.mothering.com) is slated to kick off sept 1. so i need to figure out the darn banner rotation program i have! i am going to be charging […]

well i’m obsessive

so i haven’t been posting being i’m not happy with the graphics…is that anal or what? i can’t post my daily thoughts because my blog isn’t pretty enough! WAH! lol! i have someone who’s supposed to be helping me create a pretty blog but i can’t get her to respond to my emails now. she started the process…but now that […]

New Tricks

Animated Emoticons [img]http://www.websmileys.com/sm/happy/042.gif[/img] well that’s pretty cool…i just found this great new trick! adding smileys! woohoo! i’m slowly getting this… [img]http://www.websmileys.com/sm/happy/050.gif[/img] [image]http://users.pandora.be/eforum/emoticons4u/crazy/1087.gif[/image] it doesn’t seem to be working though…argh!

aaaaaaah, i caught the bug!

ok, i really need another hobby like i need a hole in the head…argh! i have caught this blog bug now and i don’t know how i’m going to squeeze in the time! now i’m obsessed with finding just the right page design. not happy with these sunflowers. they’ll do for now, but i continue to pour over templates and […]

so here i go…

a-blogging i will go, a-blogging i will go…. ok so here i am in the land of blog. people who know me will think i fit right in. i like to talk. and talk and talk. typing is just as easy actually…so typing and talking on a pretty themed page. i can go for this! lol. first things first…i need […]