Parenting

5 Simple (and Fun) Activities To Do with Kids This Summer!

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The summer months inspire plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy as a family. The hot weather calls for swimming, while the bright sun beckons you to enjoy the outdoors. Summer is a time to create long-lasting family memories and have fun with the kids. Our family summers tend to include a few beach trips, outdoor […]

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Protecting Your Children’s Online Privacy at School: 6 Tips from a Blogging Mom

Kids

Having a child in this digital age is nothing easy. While our parents had plenty to worry about in raising us, they did not need to be concerned with protecting our online safety. There was no question about sharing our photos and information online, no social media release forms to sign at school, and no […]

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Good Behavior Reward Idea for Preschoolers: Paper Bag Treasure Chest! {Kids Craft}

Kids

Sometimes in parenting, you need a little help to motivate your kids or reward them for good behavior. This is especially true for younger children like my four-year-old son. Something that seems to work in his preschool class is their treasure box. Every Friday, kids who had good behavior throughout the week are able to […]

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3 Ideas for a Fun (and Safe) Fourth of July with Your Family!

Parenting

Celebrating holidays is a great and easy way to have fun as a family. Our family celebrates some holidays more than others, but with the kids, we’ve found that even a minor celebration can open the door to learning about traditions, history, and culture. Growing up, the Fourth of July was not a major holiday […]

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5 Essentials to Pack in Your Pool Bag for Safe Fun with Kids {Video}

Parenting

We’re very lucky to have a community pool in our neighborhood and this summer we’re trying to put it to good use! My girl knows how to swim, but my 4-year-old is still learning and will hopefully be taking lessons soon. In the meantime, trips to the pool with him have to be carefully planned, […]

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