31 Jan 2014

Groundhog Day Awesomeness: Kids Coloring Page, Seek-and-find, and the Lowdown on How the Superstitious Holiday Began

    Groundhog Day has origins that trace all the way back to the early 1800’s. The celebration began in central Pennsylvania as a custom originating from European weather lore. In the beginning, a badger or bear (yikes) was used as the forecaster instead of a groundhog. The superstitious holiday is celebrated every

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15 Jan 2014

Popular Baby Names for 2014 – The Predictions May Surprise You

  Choosing a baby name is serious business in America. Where in some countries you have to select a name from a specific roster, in the US, the sky is the limit. (Hm. “Sky”. I like that name.) With name suggestions coming from coworkers, neighbors, family, and friends it can

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13 Jan 2014

6 Adorable Winter Items for Kids that You Should Buy Right Now

*Some affiliate links included.   After last week’s insanely cold temperatures (It got down to SEVEN degrees here in Georgia. Craziness!) I’m sure you’re now acutely aware of how important it is to have cold weather gear on hand for the kiddies when the need arises. If, amidst the cold

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Things My Mother Taught Me
08 Jan 2014

32 Things My Mother Taught Me

  y mother passed away from pancreatic cancer about eight months ago. Naturally, the grieving process has been hard; but I’m now to a point where I think of nothing more than all of the wonderful things my mother tried her best to instill in me during the glorious 33

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03 Jan 2014

The Invaluable Lesson I Learned On My Twin’s 3rd Birthday

  ow that the holidays are over (thank the lawd!) I’ve begun to wind down and reflect on things that took place. Holidays in my family are especially busy given that my twins have a birthday in early December. (I have to deal with that weird birthday present/ Christmas present

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10 Dec 2013

Get Hip to Awesome Products and Stay Ahead of Your Kid’s Needs with Citrus Lane!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Citrus Lane.   remember being in grade school and being so excited when it was music day. It was every Thursday, and Mrs. Simms would come in with a brand new song to sing or a fun instrument for

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09 Dec 2013

From Diapers to Pull-Ups® – Potty Training Truths and Truisms from a Stay-at-home Mom

[box type=”bio”] This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pull-Ups® Training Pants.[/box]   It’s often times baffling, occasionally disheartening, and disproportionately disgusting – It’s potty training, and it’s a plight that every parent has to go through. My personal potty training story isn’t full of shiny

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22 Nov 2013

Uncommon Goods Is THE Place You Should Shop for the Kids this Holiday Season – Here’s Why

  I’ve been a fan of the unique gift site for years. Not just a watch-from-a-distance-and-wave-on-occasion fan. I’m a shout-from-the-rooftops-I-love-those-guys sort of fan. I’ve mentioned them and a few of their unique and brilliantly quirky gifts quite a few times here on We Got Kidz. What makes Uncommon Goods

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11 Nov 2013

The Truth About Being a Stay-at-home Mom – Infographic

f you’re a regular reader of my blog, I’m sure you’re well aware that yours truly is a stay-at-home mom. Now, with this title comes many falsehoods and misconceptions. A lot of my “9 to 5er” friends have preconceived ideas about what it is I do and don’t do on

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06 Nov 2013

Alphablock: Hands Down the Coolest Alphabet Book Ever Made

  efreshingly predictable in its alphabetical “A is for…” format, Christopher Franceschelli’s board book Alphablock is a book that you absolutely must have in your 1 to 4 year-old’s book collection. When a representative from Abrams books emailed me to inquire as to whether or not I’d like to review

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31 Oct 2013

Happy Halloween! Have You Seen These Twin Halloween Costumes Yet? Cutest Thing EVER!

…Okay, well I’m a little biased. My twin 2-year-olds are avid Dora and Boots fans. Over the summer, my eccentric little girl decided to piece together an outfit on her own that consisted of a pair of orange shorts and a pink shirt. At that moment I knew what my

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