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Making Time to Exercise When the Kids Are Little

Making Time to Exercise When the Kids Are Little

| March 19, 2015 | 6 Comments

The spring seems to be second only to New Year’s Day, when it comes to resolutions about getting in shape. It’s getting warmer, we’re wearing less clothing, and we know that swimsuit season is almost upon us. As moms, we sometimes tend to put our own best interests and health on the back burner, but […]

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Backtalk: How to Stop Arguing With Your Child

Backtalk: How to Stop Arguing With Your Child

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

When your child was a baby, you had to figure out what he wanted based on his crying. When was a toddler, you had to teach him not to whine. School-aged kids are usually fairly easy to communicate with, barring the episodes of intermittent regression to crying and whining, but as they get through elementary […]

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Chores for Kids Age Appropriate Suggestions

Chores for Kids Age Appropriate Suggestions

| March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

We all know that our kids should be doing chores. Having responsibilities makes kids feel like valued members of the family, teaches them important life skills and helps prevent you from becoming overwhelmed with all of the jobs that need to be taken care of on a regular basis. I know that I probably don’t […]

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National Tooth Fairy Day

National Tooth Fairy Day

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

February 28th is National Tooth Fairy Day. Did you know that the tooth fairy is actually becoming quite generous? Over recent years she is leaving about 15% more money under the pillow of little ones that leave her a tooth. The Tooth Fairy is also more likely to leave more money for the first tooth […]

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February 20th is Hoodie-Hoo Day

February 20th is Hoodie-Hoo Day

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you live in the north then you are probably pretty tired of the winter. Snow storm after snow storm has pummeled the Northern Hemisphere and many residents are looking forward to spring. February 20th is Hoodie-Hoo Day. This fun holiday helps the north say goodbye to the winter so that they can welcome the […]

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Getting Ready for a Family Friendly Valentine’s Day

Getting Ready for a Family Friendly Valentine’s Day

| February 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

We know that Valentine’s Day is a day for lovers, but we also know that when you have children, it’s a day for showing that love to everyone in your household. If you can get away with your partner for a romantic dinner or, even better, a romantic weekend, all the power to you! Since […]

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Entertaining Your Kids So You Can Watch The Super Bowl

Entertaining Your Kids So You Can Watch The Super Bowl

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Super Bowl is just around the corner. If you have kids you know that it can be impossible to watch the game with little ones underfoot. Instead of just hoping that your kids will let you watch at least a little bit of the game, plan ahead so that you can easily be able […]

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Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

| December 22, 2014 | 55 Comments

By now, most of us have our shopping and wrapping done (unless you’re finishing up your wrapping after the kids go to bed!). You may be getting together with friends and family tonight, or you may be going to church for a lovely candle-lit service. Or, you might stay home and do your own thing […]

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How To Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

How To Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Halloween is fast approaching. As fun as it is for kids, it can be just as stressful for parents trying to keep their kids safe. Trick or treating usually occurs between 5:30 pm. and 9:30 p.m. This means that by the time most families head out the door, it’s pretty dark out which poses many […]

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Halloween Candy: Making Healthier Choices

Halloween Candy: Making Healthier Choices

| October 20, 2014 | 10 Comments

Have you already purchased candy for Halloween? We all have our favorites: My kids love anything chewy and sticky, whereas I usually raid their stash for anything chocolate! You might be concerned about the sugar, fat and calories (not to mention additives like food coloring) are going to affect your kids over the next week […]

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