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03 Nov 2015

An Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece that You Can Make with the Kids

  Thanksgiving is fast approaching; and if it’s your turn to host the holiday festivities this year, you may be hard-pressed to find a few easy, unique, and creative ways to decorate your home. Don’t make it more complicated than it has to be. Your decorating answer could be right

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21 Jul 2015

Back-to-School Printables: Themed Water Bottle Labels, Snack Toppers, and More!

  It’s that time of year again… It’s time to start preparing for back-to-school! (I can hear parents cheering right now.) You’ve had a long summer full of camps, skinned knees, curing boredom, and more. Now it’s time to put a smile on your face and prepare the kids for

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20 Jul 2015

Back-to-School Clothes Shopping 101: What Your Child REALLY Needs and How to Not Break the Bank

It’s that time of year again – between the commercials, store signs, and your children who are growing ever anxious at the fast approaching new school year, it’s undeniable that back-to-school season is in full swing. According to the National Retail Federation, families like you and I are spending a

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23 Jun 2015

4 Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ways to Keep your Kids Cool this Summer [Activities Featured on AMHQ with Sam Champion!]

We’re officially in the summer season. You’ve probably heard the words “I’m bored” more than you care to. It’s too hot to just let your little boogers run around outside, and the few activities that you do have will probably only hold their short little attention spans for only a few

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15 Apr 2015

Kids Grow Up Fast! Here are 15 Celebrity Kids Who Seemed to Have Grown up Over Night

  I’m convinced that, as a parent, if you blink, you’ll miss your kids growing up. I swear that yesterday my twin 4-year-olds came out of their room three inches taller sans all of their baby fat. It happens fast! They look like little… big kids! They’re no longer the

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03 Mar 2015

10 Unbelievable Facts About Some of Your Kid’s Favorite Animated Films

  Parents tend to have a love-hate relationship with children’s films. Although most are an absolute joy to watch, children’s innate penchant for repetition often times make kid’s films the bane of our existence. I mean, you can “find Nemo” but so many times in a given week right? In

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26 Feb 2015

5 Educational Lessons Your Kids Can Learn from the Family Dog

  Has your little one been asking for a pet? – A pet of the four-legged, furry, “arf-arf” variety? I know your knee-jerk reaction may be to say no; but you’d be surprised to find that there are some actual benefits to making a dog a part of the family.

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29 Oct 2014

5 Brilliant Ways to Get Your Kids to Do Their Chores

hether you’re ready for it or not, the holiday season is almost upon us. There will be family members visiting and dinner parties to plan. To make it through, you’ll need to get a system in place to keep the house clean, organized, and “showroom” ready. But there’s a dilemma…

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23 Oct 2014

11 Things My Father Taught Me (and What I Hope to Teach My Kids)

rowing up, my dad worked two jobs so that my brother, sister, mother, and I would never have to want for anything. We lived in a nice home in a fantastic neighborhood; and I left for college with a huge appreciation for my father’s sound work ethic and his fierce

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kids-and-glasses
15 Oct 2014

What Experts are Saying About Kids and Glasses

’ve been “team glasses” since I was about six years old. I still remember my very first pair. They were bubble gum pink with an image of Barbie on both sides. You couldn’t have convinced me that my glasses weren’t’ the coolest things ever.  I vividly remember driving home from

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13 Oct 2014

Here’s What Happens When You Combine Disney Junior and Scarecrows in the Garden

  I have a set of 3-year-old boy/girl twins. Outside of the obvious benefit to this – like the fact that they have a built in playmate in one another – I’ve also found that coming up with Halloween costume ideas for the two of them can be ridiculously fun.

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