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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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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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01 Oct 2014

Want Home “Cooked” Meals from your Kids? Target’s Toy Emporium Can Help You Get Them!

  My 3-year-old twins have a bit of a double blow when it comes to their birthday. Not only do they have to deal with having to share their special day with one another, but their birthday also falls at the beginning of December. Their dad and I are left

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05 Aug 2014

The Discipline Issue: 5 Ways to Introduce Positive Discipline to Your Child

  A hilarious contributed piece by Gareth Cartman Here’s a problem, and feel free to contribute with your suggestions in the comments below, please. My two-year-old daughter thinks discipline is funny. Perhaps I’m not doing it right. Perhaps I’m cracking too easily and letting her off. Either way, when I

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30 Jul 2014

Free Dinosaur Party Printables: Triangular Bunting, Cupcake Toppers, and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Birthday Party Invitations

  If you’re looking for a cute and unique theme for your toddler’s birthday, why not do dinosaurs?! The possibilities are endless when it comes to throwing a dinosaur themed birthday party. You can turn pretzel sticks into “dinosaur bones” and grapes and melon balls into “dinosaur eggs”. Throw your

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11 Jul 2014

63 Restaurants Where Your Kid Can Eat for FREE (or Almost Free) [Infographic]

  We’re a family that’s on a budget; so I’m sure you can imagine that when we are able to scrape a few coins together to go out and enjoy a meal together as a family that I definitely want to get my money’s worth. With that being said, I

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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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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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02 Oct 2013

How to Survive Halloween Without Traumatizing Your Preschooler [Bonus printable included!]

  It’s October y’all! Whether you like it or not, Halloween is fast approaching. From spooky signs in retail establishments to scary movies on every channel; Halloween is unavoidable this time of year. Now, all of this may be great for you guys who enjoy the sweet feeling of adrenaline

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13 Jul 2013

Why Potty Training Is the Devil and a $50 Amazon GC Giveaway

Potty training is the worst. I had absolutely no clue that the potty training phase of parenting takes up like an entire six months or so of your life — Unless, that is, you’re one of those power parents who knows one of those Jedi mind techniques

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