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DIY Halloween Costumes!

DIY Halloween Costumes!

You don’t have to be an expert seamstress to make an adorable costume for your little one! Using simple items from a craft store, you can create these looks, too! Think felt, glue gun, embroidery thread, sequins, and pipe cleaners… super easy!

Having a Family Game Plan

Having a Family Game Plan

What’s your game plan for parenting? Do you have one? Are you intentional about what you are doing? Having a family game plan is vital to maintain a winning season. Here are some tips that you may find helpful.

Backpacks

Backpacks

Back to school means backpacks. Parents often worry about the weight of their child’s backpack and potential back problems. What do we know, and what should we avoid?

Gift Basket 4teacher! (aka brown-nosing a little)

Gift Basket 4teacher! (aka brown-nosing a little)

by Heather Murphy Surprise your child’s teacher with a back-to-school kit! Create a simple, budget-friendly basket with items you can find at your local big-box retailer such as Target, Walmart, a dollar store, or even grocery store. You can fill your basket with personal care items, classroom items, or items you think the teacher would […]

Mom, you’re their advocate!

Mom, you’re their advocate!

Sending your child off to school can be scary. Sending a child with food allergies and restrictions off to school is downright terrifying. Nevertheless, a few simple steps can give you the confidence needed to start designing a plan for keeping your little one safe.

The Facts of Lice

The Facts of Lice

Find out what Dr. Gregory Gordon suggests as the essential method for getting rid of lice.

5 BEACH TIPS TO HELP KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE THIS SUMMER

5 BEACH TIPS TO HELP KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE THIS SUMMER

The more prepared you are when visiting the beach with your children, the more fun you and your family will have!

SeaWorld Made Simple with Small Children

SeaWorld Made Simple with Small Children

SeaWorld, like other theme parks, is filled with roller-coasters and rides and LOTS of great adventures for older kids. But what about the younger kiddos? Here is a guide especially for the tiny tots.

After-Beach Bathing Kit

After-Beach Bathing Kit

Sweaty. Sticky. Sandy. Those are NOT characteristics of summer fun that I tend to enjoy, but beach trips with babes has definitely brought this on in full force. My solution – the After Beach Bathing Kit.

Do you need help creating a Summer Schedule?

Do you need help creating a Summer Schedule?

If you’ve heard, “I’m bored!” and “can I watch a cartoon?” a gazillion times, and it’s only the first week of Summer vacation, you may need to make a Summer schedule! Click here to see what you might want to include!

A Mom Like Me

A Mom Like Me

We can only be ourselves. The easiest mothering? When I’m me. When I hold myself up to the standard of other mothers, I will fail a thousand times. But when I’m me? Triumph is within my grasp. Because I am enough.

Egg Allergy: For Some Kiddos Eggs Can Be Rotten

Egg Allergy: For Some Kiddos Eggs Can Be Rotten

Who knew a tiny amount of egg could be such a big problem? Zeroing in on my son’s food allergies, and becoming an educated parent, has been a long, tedious and sometimes scary road.