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16 Things Moms Should Filter Out of Their Lives

From the moment your first child is born, you join a group, a clique so to speak. You are a parent, one of many parents who understand your new life, your new purpose, and of course the reason why you might be “too busy” to do anything these days. But it isn’t exactly like that........ read more

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Calm Your Child’s Emotions with the Glitter Calming Jar

Little ones often have a hard time handling their emotions. Try this simple parenting tool and see if it works for you..... read more

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The Water Hike: Our Educational Adventure to Find Clean Drinking Water

There are 800 million people in the world who do not have access to clean water.  Women and children are most often tasked with collecting water for their families each day.  On average they walk about 6km a day and carry up to 40lbs of water.   This takes women away from their homes and families....... read more

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Making Father’s Day Memorable with Family Fun

Father’s day is coming up this weekend, and is a great excuse to do something out of the ordinary and fun to show the dads in your life how much you appreciate them. In our family we have a pretty simple formula for mothers/father’s day, a crafted card from the kids, something sweet, and a....... read more

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Tricks to Help Kids Eat Healthier Food with Less Fuss

Mealtime can be stressful for parents, and hard for little ones.  Like all other aspects of parenting there’s no clear solution to dealing with a picky child, but here are a few tricks that have helped me through meals. Family Dinner Time This cannot be overstated.  In my opinion the absolute best way to improve....... read more

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Terrariums: A Fun-for-the-Family Science Experiment in 5 Easy Steps

I love doing science projects with my kids, well with my big kid. The only science experiments my 9 month old partakes in is figuring out which items are and are not edible. Children are naturally inquisitive, and giving them activities that teach them to question and observe their world help shape them into little....... read more

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Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Your Family this Summer

Summer is quickly approaching, and with it the question of sun protection comes up, especially for parents with young children. EWG, known for their skin-deep website that rates the safety of cosmetics and beauty products, just put out their sunscreen guide for 2014. It is a great resource to have at your fingertips when you’re....... read more

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