Monday, February 11, 2013

See Ya Later…

totally tots be backYou may have noticed that 2013 has been a VERY slow year for Totally Tots.  There’s a reason for this.

Totally Tots will be taking a bit of a break, and not adding regular new content during 2013.  We have enjoyed having writing teams for the past few years and are so grateful for the time many moms have devoted to filling this blog with ideas!

Jolanthe and I are praying behind the scenes and seeking God’s direction for this site. If you are one of our subscribers, we’d love for you to stay subscribed so you don’t miss anything if we post! We have a few ideas between us and are just seeking God’s will for our future here. It is our prayer that by taking a time of rest from regular posting and managing a writing team, we will be able to do this.

We DO hope to be back!

During our time off from posting, we will be making design changes, so if you pop in and things look different, that’s why!

A huge thank you to all of the moms {with a link for those who still actively have a blog/site we can share} who have contributed as a regular writer at some point during the time Totally Tots has been online. If you click her name, you can see all of the posts she has shared here at Totally Tots, click her blog name to see her own blog!

Jenn ~ from Mama Jenn Blogs

Jodi ~ from Granola Mom 4 God

Maureen ~ from Spell Outloud

Sara ~ from Happy Brown House

Sarah ~ from Simply Sarah

LaToya ~ from LaToya Edwards {formerly Christian Momma}

Valerie ~ from The Crafty Classroom

Michelle ~ from A Mommy’s Adventures

Cindy ~ from Along the Way

Carissa ~ from My Life on a Taffy Pull

Erica ~ from Confessions of a Homeschooler

Laura ~ from McTot

Jill from

Shannon ~ from Butterfly Wishes Wonderland Dreams

Laura ~ from 10 Million Miles

Julie ~ from Adventures of Bear

Christy ~ from Snacks & Stories

Tara ~ from Mommy Missions

Thank you to the ladies who no longer have a public blog to share: Heather, Traci, Erin. If I left anyone off, please forgive me {and let me know}  it’s just my forgetful mommy-brain!

In our 4 years online, I thought it would be fun to see the highest trafficked posts of all 4 years! 

Top Ten Totally Tots

Here are the Top 10 Posts from 2009-2012 on Totally Tots!

  1. Now I Know My ABCs ~ A is for Alligator
  2. Now I Know My ABCs ~ a is for apple
  3. Now I Know My ABCs ~ B is for Bumblebee
  4. Simply Made ~ How to Dye Rice/Pasta
  5. Now I Know My ABCs ~ A is for Astronaut
  6. Crafty Corner ~ Gobble Gobble
  7. From Tots to Teens ~ His Love
  8. Now I Know My ABCs ~ D is for Dinosaur
  9. Now I Know My ABCs ~ C is for Clumsy Crab
  10. Simply Made ~ Clothespin Games

Thanks for reading, we hope to be back!  You can visit us on our personal blogs if you don’t follow us already…

Jolanthe ~ Homeschool Creations

Carisa ~ 1+1+1=1


LettersandBookohmy said...

It was a blast getting to work with you on totally tots! thank you for the opportunity and friendship :)

Cassie Harding Osborne said...

I hope that your break and prayers come to an answer! Good luck to both of you! I know I have enjoyed reading your posts over the years.

Jackie said...

I really love this site and use it all the time in my homeschool planning but also understand that it has to be a lot of work. Thank you for all of the work you put into both this and your own sites too!

Carisa said...

Thanks Shannon! We too enjoyed having you in the early stages, you were such a help!

Carisa said...

Thanks Cassie! We hope to be back, we shall see!

Carisa said...

Jackie, thank you for the encouragement, we do hope to be back, and will be reorganizing content that is already here to make the site more user-friendly!

Love and Lollipops said...

I have always loved this site. It was one of the first I ever followed and I've never stopped. I'll definitely stay posted. Have a good break and I really hope to see you back. THANK YOU for all the wonderful sharing :) Georgia

Jolanthe said...

Thanks so much, Georgia!! :)

mleblancs said...

I haven't frequented this site in some time, but it is on my reader. When I saw See Ya Later..., I had to read.
Well... ladies, I cannot believe it's been 4 years. I remember when Carisa was discussing on her personal blog about starting Totally Tots.
A big congrats for such a successful run far.

I'm confident God has used this little place on the big web to His glory.
Mo from LivesWeAreGiven

angee said...

So sad to hear this, but totally understandable. I know I'll continue to peruse the "old" content. Thanx for all your work, and I hope to see you again in the future!!

John Milton said...

I really like how your class timings of your blog. I enjoyed reading your blog and it is both instructional and interesting.Thanks!

sharon john said...

Jolanthe and I are praying behind the scenes and seeking God’s direction for this site.

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Hope you finish the Seeds Family Worship printables (Seeds of Character and Character of God)!!!

Scamp bebe said...

Good luck to both of you!

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