Should I homeschool my kids?

by Stacy-Ann Gooden posted in Mom Stories High school is a distant memory for me. But it feels like it was just yesterday. A friend and I reminisced about those days when the only responsibility we had back then was making sure we completed our homework assignments and showed up for class. The conversation quickly… […]

Teaching my kids about setting goals for the New Year

by Stacy-Ann Gooden posted in Mom Stories Setting a New Year’s resolution is something I’ve been doing since I was a little girl. Every year my mom would pull me to the side and give me the “start off fresh speech,” as I called it. I found myself trying to avoid her around the new… […]

7 cute banks for kids to encourage saving

by Andrea Updyke posted in Products & Prizes A couple of weeks ago we had a bit of a mishap. We were all hanging out in my oldest son, Oscar’s bedroom and our two year old accidentally knocked Oscar’s ceramic piggy bank onto the floor. Of course it shattered into a million pieces right along… […]

Adorable winter wardrobe inspiration for your kids

by Jennifer Borget posted in Tips & Tricks This post is part of a sponsorship with Dreft. For more baby clothing tips check out 5 tips for organizing your old baby clothes. Confession: I have a shopping addiction. But it’s not an addiction to any kind of shopping, particularly shopping for my kids. I don’t know what’s… […]

Easy pizza breadsticks your kids will love

by Kami Bigler posted in Life & Home Merry Christmas day! I hope you all are enjoying time spent with those you love. With kids home and out of school for the next week or so, you are probably looking for quick dinner ideas. Most kids love spaghetti, and most moms love it because it’s… […]

5 ways to entertain your kids on Christmas Eve

by Denise Cortes posted in Tips & Tricks Every year my extended family gets together to celebrate the holidays on Christmas Eve. There is lots of food, love, laughter and gifts. But the gifts don’t happen until the stroke of midnight and it is Christmas day. Until then, we have to find ways to entertain… […]

Bond with your kids while decorating these festive Christmas cookies

by Leah Speer posted in Life & Home These cookies are phenomenal!  Over the years, I’d beg my mom to make dozens each Christmas. As many of you know, I have very little patience for baking.  Very little…as you can see in my drippy iced cookies in this photo. But, once I had children of… […]

Immune Boosting for Kids

Last year, my family and I made it through the whole winter with only one cold! Think that’s impossible? It’s not, and I’ll tell you how we did it. For starters, we made sure the usual precautions were taken – ate lots of vegetables and fruit, drank lots of water, practiced good hand-washing, and made […]

How to Survive Holiday Parties With Your Kids

The festive season is upon us. Festive party invitations are arriving via email and in the mailbox.  Some invitations may be adult only parties, but some may include the kids. Depending on the age of your child or children, heading out to a gathering of work colleagues, distant family members or friends of friends might […]

Household Chores

Kids can create some of the largest messes you can imagine.  How quickly your perfectly clean house can be turned up-side-down.  Picking up after your children and not making them assist in cleaning, can be setting you up for trouble down the road, so tt is never too early to start with the chores. Start […]

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