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TOP 5 RIGHT CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

    I have a love / hate relationship with car seats. Why? I LOVE the protection and safety they afford our little ones. But I HATE that there are a million to choose from and that the best type for your child may change as your child grows. There is one brand that checks most boxes and comes the closest to a universal seat …more on that later.   For now, let’s focus on making sure the car seat we’ve...

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7 Must Read Books for Expecting Moms

    I’m a book lover. And I research topics to no end when I want to make sure to have accurate information. As a mom, I’ve found certain books to be lifesavers for certain seasons of motherhood.   The following list of 7 books are a must read for any expecting moms, whether it’s her first or her umpteenth baby.   I’m going to present each book in a sequential order. So consider reading book...

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    Screen Time Reality   Kids today are surrounded by digital devices. They were born into a digital age. We parents continually try to navigate this reality, determining the role tablets, computers, smart phones, and television should play in the lives of our children. The advice out there on screen time seems to contradict and even shift right before our eyes.   So is there a science to screen time? How can...

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Grammar Can Be Fun!

Grammar Can Be Fun!


Posted By on Apr 23, 2016

    I’ve discovered grammar can be fun for kids!   I’ve laughed till tears run down my face!  My 8 and 11-year-old nephews cracked up begging for more!  My 4 and 6-year-old daughters were engaged, laughing, and wanted to do this every chance they get!  What is it?   Mad Libs Junior   I’d played Mad Libs occasionally, and yes it’s been moderately fun.  So I decided to...

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    Bodies in motion, doesn’t that perfectly describe our young children? Do your little ones have a hard time sitting still for a story or are you perhaps wanting to encourage gross motor activity over sedentary activities?   This list of Top 15 Children’s Books for Bodies in Motion is perfect for encouraging movement for any gender! And they are fun stories for the fidgety ones as well; they can act out...

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How To Make Time For A Better You!

Updated from original publication on October 26, 2015, as part of the series called 31 Days of Methods In Madness. To read all the articles in the series click here.   Why do we as Moms tend to neglect ourselves?  Why do we feel guilty when we take personal time – or even just contemplate taking time for ourselves? At a place of business, a scheduled break is mandatory, right? Could we do the same for ourselves?...

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