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Do you want to encourage your kids to read more? Reading is a skill that needs developed and practice does make perfect. With any new skill, the more you do it, the better you become. It’s easy to make your child a reader! I am a huge bibliophile and read at least 1-2 books every Read more

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Wouldn’t it be great if your kids did their own laundry? With a family of 5, we do a load of laundry every single day. It’s one chore that never seems to end.

It’s simple to encourage kids to help with laundry and will make laundry much easier for mom and dad in the long run. I’ll show you step-by-step how to get kids involved with the laundry process. It takes time and patience, but it’s so worth it!

My 11-year old daughter is completely independent with her laundry and my 8 and 6-year old boys fold their own laundry and assist with many parts of the process. It’s made the family laundry routine easy and fun.

How to Get Kids to Help with Laundry: Read More…

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Top 10 Educational Games for Preschoolers!

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Do you have a preschooler or young child? This is a great age to implement family board game night and start a new family tradition. Board games teach children important skills, like turn taking, cooperation and help lengthen their attention span. Some games will even teach letter and word recognition and encourage their fine motor skills.

So, as a parent, what games are best for young children? You want to make sure the game is fun without being overly challenging or frustrating for the child. In my experience as a parent of three kids, now ages 10, 8 and 6, here are the top 10 games that my kids loved! Hope this list gives you some new family games for your family game night. Read More…

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smarty pants probiotics

Have you thought about your kid’s gut?

There are all sorts of bacteria and some are bad, but there are also good bacteria that is necessary. That’s where probiotics help. They promote good gut bacteria and overall digestive health.

I’ve always given my kids a probiotic with any antibiotic treatment to help decrease the side effects of the antibiotic. Now, SmartyPants gummies has a prebiotic, probiotic and Wellmune® complex that help not only digestive health, but also support the immune system*. Read More…

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sale on diapers

This is an awesome deal on natural baby products from diapers.com with two combinable coupon codes! Through 10/16, take 20% off natural and organic products including Seventh Generation, Earth’s Best formula, Burt’s Bee, Babyganic and more with code FALL2016. This discount always applies to select baby food, clothing and skin care products. There is a huge selection of products included in this sale. Continue Reading …

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20 Cutest Halloween Costumes for Babies!

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I absolutely loved dressing my little ones up for Halloween. Costumes for the youngest members of are family are incredibly cute! Today, I’m sharing some amazing Halloween costumes I found this year. If you needed your daily dose of cuteness, this will do it! Continue Reading …

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Back to School Essentials Checklist!

Are you stressed about kids going back to school? It seems like the last few weeks before school starts are hectic making sure kids have everything they need for school. I’ve created an easy checklist to ensure you have everything they need to be successful at school. Continue Reading …

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Seven Tips to Encourage Kid Chefs!

Disclosure: Contains affiliate link & Kidstir box provided for review. All opinions are mine. Does your child love to cook and bake? My 10-year old daughter is a master chef in training. Her passion is baking and experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen and her skills have improved so much in the last few Read more

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Disclosure: Contains affiliate link. Do your kids love to craft? The Green Kid Crafts subscription box is full of hands-on, eco-friendly crafts for preschoolers and kids ages 2-10. The boxes are designed to enhance creativity and encourage STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) learning. Each kit includes up to eight fun crafts based on Read more

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