Parenting

10 Finger Sandwich Ideas for a Picnic with Kids!

Parenting

My kids love to go on picnics and though we don’t do it as often as they would probably like, we do enjoy an occasional picnic in the park or even at home! Yes, you can have a fun picnic right in your own backyard, porch, or even in your living room – we’ve done […]

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5 Ways I Get My Kids to Drink More Water

Parenting

Though it can sometimes be challenging, I know that as parents, we all want what’s best for our children and strive to raise well-rounded, healthy kids. The demands of our busy lives all-too-often get in the way, though. However, there are simple things we can do each day to help us lead healthier lives and […]

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15 Snack Ideas for Your Growing Tween

Parenting

As my oldest leaves her preschool years behind (far behind) and goes further into her tween years – and ever closer to her teen years – we are faced with new stages of her childhood. So much is changing and her body definitely needs fuel to keep up with those changes. My girl herself has […]

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5 Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas for School Mornings

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School mornings always tend to be busy – there’s making sure the kids get ready, getting yourself ready, preparing school lunches, and of course, breakfast. Before our recent move into a new home, our morning routine was actually not very hectic. That was because my daughter’s school didn’t begin until 9:20 am. (I know!) Trust […]

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3 Tips to Help with Cold & Flu Season in Your Home

Parenting

Sometimes it feels like our family is perpetually sick. I know that’s not the reality, but since at least one member of our family is usually dealing with sniffles and/or congestion, it really feels like it. Many times it’s allergies – I suffer from environmental allergies – and other times it’s random sniffles from germs […]

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