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Places to Donate Your Child’s Old Toys

Places to Donate Your Child’s Old Toys

| December 31, 2012 | 81 Comments

Now that the holiday has passed and all the presents have been opened, are you finding that your child’s room is a little more cluttered than usual? That probably means it’s time to clear out some of the extra toys and things that your child has grown too old for or gotten bored with. The […]

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Cold-Weather Clothing for Kids With Sensory Sensitivities

Cold-Weather Clothing for Kids With Sensory Sensitivities

| December 18, 2012 | 51 Comments

All over the country, parents are getting their kids bundled up when it’s time to go outside. Although I live in a warm climate now, when my children were very small, we lived in New England. My daughter, in particular, is very sensitive when it comes to textures and fabrics. Many kids are like this; […]

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Holiday Shopping: Stocking Stuffers

Holiday Shopping: Stocking Stuffers

| December 17, 2012 | 82 Comments

The stockings are hung by the chimney with care… and in just a few days, Santa will need to fill them up! When I was a kid, our stockings tended to be full of candy, but there was always an orange in the toe of the stocking. Did Santa do that at your house too? […]

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Holiday Gifts for the Teacher

Holiday Gifts for the Teacher

| December 7, 2012 | 23 Comments

It’s that time of year again: You’re making your list and checking it twice, making sure that you have something for everyone. It might be easy to buy for your children, parents, husband and close friends, but it can be difficult to choose something appropriate for someone with whom you have a casual relationship. Whether […]

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The Many ways to stay Warm this Winter @TOMS

The Many ways to stay Warm this Winter @TOMS

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The cooler weather has finally arrived and it feels great! TOMS headquarters updates are great and we get them year-round. This update is “How we wear them” TOMS Winter Edition. In the winter edition of How to wear Toms is a great series because there are versatile styles for the whole family. When you buy […]

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Holiday Shopping: Mindbending Gift Ideas

Holiday Shopping: Mindbending Gift Ideas

| November 17, 2012 | 12 Comments

With the holidays quickly approaching, you’re probably making your list and checking it twice as you attempt to create a balance in the gifts that you buy for your children, nieces, nephews and other young family members and friends. The kids want gifts that are fun, fun, fun, and you want to give them something […]

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Lego Fun in 2012

Lego Fun in 2012

| November 10, 2012 | 9 Comments

Every year, toys get more and more technologically advanced, and less and less like anything we remember playing with as kids. Or do they? Some old school toys have made “retro” comebacks, and at least one never needed to come back, because it never went away in the first place. I’m speaking, of course, of […]

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Top 20 Toys for 2012

Top 20 Toys for 2012

| November 5, 2012 | 13 Comments

Walmart has recently released its list of the top 20 toys of the 2012 holiday season! Some years, it can be very difficult to get your hands on certain toys once they make the list. If any of these happen to be on your child’s Dear Santa list, then keep your eyes open for them. […]

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Holiday on a Budget: Making a Plan

Holiday on a Budget: Making a Plan

| November 4, 2012 | 19 Comments

Have you ever experienced buyer’s regret in January, once the credit card bills start rolling in reflecting your holiday spending? I know that I have.. there’s just something about the season that prompts many of us to overspend. Whether it’s decorations, special foods, gifts for every person that we know, holiday parties, new outfits, or […]

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Preparing for Black Friday

Preparing for Black Friday

| November 3, 2012 | 23 Comments

Black Friday is now less than two weeks away, and the most die-hard bargain shoppers are already compiling their lists and mapping their strategies! Some stores open at 10:00 pm on Thanksgiving itself, other at midnight on November 23, and still others between 3:00 and 6:00 am. Different merchandise is available in different places, and […]

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