Upgrade your summer shorts with this simple trick
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Summer Shorts Upgrade: Just the right length with personality

This post on summer shorts is sponsored by The Good Stuff and Related Articles:Summer Reads for KidsA Summer Chore ListPatriotic Rag Wreath Remember the days when holes in pants were considered messy and poor? When did we get the trend where pants are being bought with holes in them? It truly baffles me. I […]

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Traveling with the family? Read these tips for a successful, stress free vacation.

How to Travel as a Family with Tips from an Experienced Family of Travelers

I absolutely love to travel. It seems many of my generation have this pull to travelling these days. However it’s not always easy when you have a family in tow. Read more about local travel in our Backyard Tourist series. Some of my favorite family memories were when we traveled somewhere – Washington DC, Quebec, […]

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Ideas to get Kids outside!

4 Fun Ideas to Get Kids Outside

Experts say that children should spend as much as 3 hours a day outside. Meanwhile, most children are actually getting an average of 5-10 minutes a day playing outside. The health benefits of outdoor play are numerous, from better eyesight to decreased stress. Certain studies report that an hour of play outside each day is […]

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Strawbees Inventor Kit Review

I’m bored. Two words you never have to hear again when your kids have Strawbees. I received a sample of Strawbees for review. All opinions are my own.  It’s an age-old knowledge of experienced parents – boxes hold more fun than the cool new toy that was delivered inside it. Kids can find a million uses […]

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Kidloland Offers Entertaining App to Engage and Teach Kids

I received the Kidloland App download at no charge. All opinions are 100% my own thoughts. I’m going to get real here. The last few months I have not been the kind of Mom I really want to be. Working and going to school, and going through a pregnancy that has been more physically draining than […]

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Check out the gb Pockit stroller at Babies R' Us

gb Pockit Twitter Party

This post was sponsored by @GBChildUsa as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central. The days of bulky strollers and low-quality umbrella strollers are behind us! Have you seen the gb Pockit at Babies R’ US yet? I wish I had this when I used the stroller on a daily basis! So handy, so convenient, […]

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Keep sick kids resting with this sick kids basket
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The Sick Kids Basket to Keep Them on the Couch

When the kids are sick and have to stay home from school, having a sick kids basket will keep them from feeling bored. Thanks to Pfizer for sponsoring this post. The Pfizer Pediatric Platform products, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own. This post contains […]

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Finger snacks that both the adults and kids can enjoy?! Check out these snacks everyone will love.
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Weekend Bites Finger Snacks

This weekend, enjoy more small bites with these finger snacks for both adults and kids.  Visit my co-host Debi at Practical Parenting Ideas  1. Link up your any food related post below 2. Browse the linky, visit some new blogs, and share if you feel so inclined.  3. Please only link up 3 posts. This lets us […]

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Thrive Life Snackies makes Oatmeal more appealing to kids
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Getting Kids to eat Oatmeal with Thrive Snackies + Snackies Box Giveaway

This is a sponsored post. I received Thrive product in exchange for my honest thoughts.  Food storage. It’s something I believe strongly in. Over the last 6 months, I’ve been chatting with one of my dearest friends, Laura, about her new business, selling Thrive Life. She and I really get each other. We live on a […]

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Fuel Their Adventure + Free Coloring Page

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FuelTheirAdventures #CollectiveBias Every day should be an adventure, but getting the right start, and putting your best foot forward aren’t always easy. Thanks to DannonĀ® DanimalsĀ® Smoothies I’ve found a way to start the day with a smile, […]

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