Little Passports Coupon Code & Unboxing!

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My parents got each of the kids a Little Passports subscription about 9 months ago. Sweet T and Gus both look forward to the arrival of their monthly packages so much so that I often have to hide them until we’re ready to do them together! Little Passports is a great subscription “box” for kids […]

5 Reasons To Have Your Child’s Birthday Party at Shakalaka!

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We just celebrated Sweet T’s 7th birthday at Shakalaka Extreme Air Sports! Here’s what we loved about the experience and why you’ll want to have your next party there too. 1. Personal Party Attendant – Janel took care of everything from unloading our car to cleaning up the party room when we were done and a […]

How Much Do You Know about Your Child’s School Nutrition Program?

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The challenges of feeding picky eaters are a part of my daily reality. Yours too? Now imagine you need to feed hundreds of picky eaters on a daily basis with exacting government nutrition standards and a limited budget. That’s what thousands of workers in school nutrition are tackling each day! Thanks to the School Nutrition […]

Get Your Free Growth Chart from Mott’s! #WatchMeGrow

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Mott’s®. All opinions are mine alone. Despite being the pickiest eaters known to man, my kids are miraculously growing. Sweet T is in first grade and has shot up by an inch since Kindergarten. We’re probably most excited about Gus’ growth since he’s small for […]

I was a mom, but I felt like an outsider. Welcome to “The Otherhood.”

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I came to motherhood a bit later than my friends. We seemed to start on the same track. We spent our early 20’s at bridal showers, dreaming of our future families and arranged marriages between our children. But, while everyone else started popping out babies left and right, I spent 7 years waiting for my […]

5 Tips for Picky Eaters

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This is a sponsored post for which I’ve received free product and/or compensation, but the opinions are 100% my own. Finicky doesn’t begin to describe my kids when it comes to food. In the past, I begged, bribed, and pleaded with them to eat regular meals and try new foods until one day I gave […]

After School Survival Tips for Moms

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Snapple®. The opinions and text are all mine. Ask any parent with kids in school and they’ll confirm that weekdays between the hours of 3:00PM and 5:00PM are notorious for being difficult. Why? Your children have been in a controlled, structured environment all day […]

Transitioning from Breast to Formula: 5 Tips

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Whether you’re planning to return to work, experiencing complications, aren’t producing enough milk, or just decide that breastfeeding isn’t what works best for you and your baby, transitioning from breast to formula is something lots of moms will experience during their child’s infancy. You’re not alone, and Walmart wants to remind you that mothers know best […]

Mildew Free Bath Toys

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In the last couple of years, I’ve seen several articles making the rounds about how to get mold out of bath toys. My initial reaction was “gross!” followed by “ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat.” I mean, I’m doing good to keep the toilet clean and now I’ve got to add bath toys to the […]

5 Ways to Make School Mornings Less Stressful

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Are you a morning person? Good for you! I’ve always been a night owl, but even if you’re an early bird the responsibility of getting a family up, at ’em, and out the door in the mornings can be overwhelming. I didn’t realize just how overwhelming until Sweet T started elementary school and Gus started preschool […]