A Better World for Kids: A Game for Good

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Whether video games on consoles or a computer or apps on phones and tablets, games are everywhere these days. Most are for entertainment, but many these days are focusing on education and positive thinking. Though I don’t want Sweet T or Gus to be constantly staring at a screen, I appreciate that there are games […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks

Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks for Fall

It finally FEELS like fall around here now. Today we’re celebrating with these cute little turkeys for an after school snack. Hoping the kids gobble them right up! (*groan*) Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks Print Thanksgiving Turkey Snacks Author: Jenn Recipe type: Snack Cuisine: Kids Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins   Your kids are sure to “gobble […]

Fall Sensory Table

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It’s October. They tell me it’s fall. I’m not really convinced since the high here is 87 degrees today. I know that come January I’ll be grateful I don’t have to pour hot water on my car just to get the door open, but it would be nice to experience a fall and spring like […]

7 Tips for Starting Preschool

Tips for Starting Preschool

In some parts of the country, school is just now starting back. I know this thanks to Facebook and all the adorable photos mama’s are posting! We joined in last month on Sweet T’s first day of preschool. Sweet T is a little introvert and doesn’t cope well with change. Now that she’s been in […]

Protected: How to Apply Essential Oils to the Ear

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Mom Guilt Bingo

Mom Guilt Bingo

Feeling some mom guilt today? Of course you are! Let’s make a game of it. Mom Guilt Bingo is perfect for Mom’s night out, where you’re already feeling guilty for enjoying the break you are taking from the kids. Everyone gets a free space for looking at their phone at the park. If you have not used your phone at […]

Support your child’s immune system this school year…without putting her in a giant hamster ball.

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*Note: The wording of this post has been changed from the original in order to ensure FDA compliance and may not read as smoothly as it was intended As a self-confessed germbophobe, I used to get pretty nervous at the start of winter. My solution? Keep each kid in a hamster ball. Ok I didn’t go quite […]

Toy Story Birthday Party Theme

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Sweet T turned 4 years old this week and we celebrated with a Toy Story birthday party. It was actually a Woody and Jessie western party to be more specific. Buzz got left out of the festivities and plans to appear solo at Gus’ birthday instead. Even though this was a celebration just for a […]

7 Tips for an Epic Picnic {$50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway #CleanItForward}

7 Tips for an Epic Picnic

School may be starting back, but that doesn’t mean summer is over. Nature didn’t get the memo that the kids are in school and fall clothing in is stores. That means it’s still picnic time! Tips for a Picnic 1. Leave the kids at home. KIDDING! Sort of. The last time we attempted a picnic […]

Rainy Day Activity Jar

Rainy Day Activity Jar with over 50 Activites

This rainy day activity jar has over 50 easy ideas for keeping little ones busy on days when playing outside isn’t possible. Most are fun or crafty but there are a couple of chores mixed in too. Whenever you hear “I’m bored” just reach for a slip of paper and complete the activity. Repeat as […]