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20 (Mostly) Free Summer Activties

20 (Mostly) Free Summer Activities.

Running out of ways to keep your littles busy in the summer? Look no further! We have plenty of cheap or free ideas ready for you! From science activities to nature learning or just plain fun - we have ideas that should work for nearly everyone!

Added by Jessica on August 31, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Yes! it's finally Bedtime

Hey dolls, Happy Sunday. Wrapping up August with a revisit to an old post I thought was relevant since school has arrived once again. Summer can be disruptive to a bedtime flow because of the later Sunset and all the fun activities. Getting back into the swing of things can cause stress and anxiety.

 Bedtime for kids can either be fun or full of drama.

You had a long day at work or you have spent your day home with the kid’s one task after another and when 7:30 rolls around all…

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Added by Mari Corona on August 28, 2016 at 4:53pm — No Comments

You know you are The Queen of Suburbia When Your Life Changes Over New Couches

Last Saturday my life changed.

No I did not get a promotion, we didn't move and Lord knows there is no pregnancy announcement coming.

Friends- we are getting new couches.

Those who know me already know that this is actually big news in our home.  Those microfiber monsters have been a real point of contention in my marriage for years.  You see when i was preggers with the twins I was a bit hormonally whacked and all over the place emotionally.…

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Added by kristin mccarthy on August 19, 2016 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Titus 2 Word Study Part 3: Motherhood

Titus 2 Motherhood

Hello, dear ones! Please join me for a word study on motherhood. Even if you are not a mother, you can use what you learn in other relationships. You are an example to the children in your life, whether that is a niece/ nephew, or kids in the youth group at your church. Also, I encourage all Godly women to find…

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Added by Amber Dover on August 12, 2016 at 2:21am — No Comments

Amy Hannah's Writing Life

My Writing Life

 

For a few seasons, I have had a gaggle of unpublished adventures nesting in my attic.   I have both nourished and disciplined these ideas and scribbles.  But, it wasn’t until March of this year that I was given the…

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Added by Irene Roth on August 10, 2016 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Tales from the Target- Part 1

Shopping with kids is zero percent fun guys...

We spend a lot of time and money at Target.  We live about one minute from our local Target, it's a SUPER Target and it opens before 9 am.  It is where us early bird suburban moms hang.  The morning employees at our local Target basically know us by name.  If we don't visit three times a week they get kind of nervous and wonder what is up.  I don't like to worry them.

So today we had already been to McDonalds, the park and…

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Added by kristin mccarthy on August 2, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Bedtime for Batman Book Trailer

When the sun sets, a young boy prepares for his greatest adventure… bedtime! Follow along as he dons a high-tech uniform (his pajamas), cleans up Gotham City (his bedroom), and scales a towering skyscraper (his bunk bed). Find out more at http://www.capstonepub.com/library/products/bedtime-for-batman-1/…

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Added by Sheila English on July 17, 2016 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Don't Compare Your Insides to Someone Else's Outside

“Don’t compare your insides to someone else’s outside.” I first heard this quote years ago, well before the rise of social media. Now, more than ever, it speaks volumes to me.

As far back as middle school, and possibly even elementary school, I remember girls comparing themselves to one another. It didn’t stop there. Girls judged: on looks, on clothes, on choices of friends, on anything and everything. It’s so much a part of…

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Added by MyPurseStrings on July 16, 2016 at 10:12am — No Comments

#SharkWeek Themed Boys Swimwear

Post originally appeared on Frugal Nesting June 25th, 2016

Shark Week Boys Swimwear

  1. Colorful Sunglasses (Item #140155183) 2. …
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Added by Alea Frankwick on June 29, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

A Celebration of Yoga: For International Yoga Day

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As today is International Yoga Day, I wanted to reflect on everything that is brilliant about yoga, the benefits that it brings to adults and children and how it has helped me over the years. This is the day to celebrate all things yoga!
Firstly, a little bit about my yoga story. I started doing yoga back in 1998 with the help…
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Added by Steph on June 21, 2016 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Crash Course in Saving....

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As parents some of us find it difficult to start saving. Many of us have 401K/403B plans through our jobs so we believe that’s saving or some think how can I possibly save any money, there’s never any left over?!?!?!?!?  As parents we need a rainy day fund, especially if you have a children, a car, a house or WHATEVER!!! There will always be a time when the unexpected happens.

I started saving early in life, so I was able to buy my first home at 28 years old.  I knew…

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Added by Kristen Ford-Stevens on June 8, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

A letter to the Struggling Mom

 

  Being a woman, the title of this post alone is a very hard thing to admit to. Admitting that we struggle causes us to feel that we aren’t good enough or that we’ve failed in some form. But, I find it an appropriate time to be bold and reveal some of the thoughts I face on being…

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Added by Mattelyn Harke on June 4, 2016 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Teach your Kids the Very Basics of English in a Digital Manner

In today’s time, every toddler and growing kid is a gadget freak. You cannot help but buy them gadget or video game of their choice. However, wouldn’t it be better if you provide them with educational video game that not serves their interest but also educates them and makes them smarter!

Before…

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Added by Karen Cole on May 25, 2016 at 9:39am — No Comments

From City to Suburb: Top 5 Toys for Outdoor Play

When we lived in a city, my kids went to the playground daily. In my stroller basket, you could always find the essentials: helmets, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, and balls. Then we moved to the suburbs, a somewhat rural suburb, where we no longer walk to the park, and kids ride in cars and buses. Would our playground toys gather dust in our new home? Happily, minus the stroller, my city kids have stuck to their roots. And yes, our first big purchase for the house was…

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Added by MyPurseStrings on May 18, 2016 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Happy Mental Health Day: What Moms Like Me Really Want for Mother’s Day

For three-hundred-sixty-five days a year, it is Mother’s Day. No sick days. No lazy Sundays. No Netflix and Chill days. I don’t want Mother’s Day. I want a Mental Health Day.

Suspend your disbelief, mothers…

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Added by MyPurseStrings on May 4, 2016 at 11:28pm — No Comments

Gaining weight with my Italian Au Pair!

Well, Ariana has been my Au pair for about a month now, and I have gained at least 10 lbs!

Its not only the deserts, Salami Dolci, and Tiramasu, its the pasta meals loaded with  ingredients like heavy cream, sausages and other delicious yummy pork sausages and veal.

Whats a mom to do?  The kids are licking the plates, and I am tipping the scales!

I asked her to make something with a vegetable and she made broccoli rabe with sausage links, yes it was delicious, but not…

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Added by Annie Barile on May 2, 2016 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Help your children to have Healthy Eating Habit!

Every parent wants the best for their children. They can do anything for their children. When it comes to the food, children have the various tantrums for eating the healthy food. Today, most of the children love to eat the street and the junk food that can have the bad effect on their health. Sometimes it becomes very difficult for the parents to decide what to do and what not to. In this situation, you can take the help of the website like…

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Added by Karen Cole on April 28, 2016 at 4:35am — No Comments

Cleaning Hacks for Slackers | SLACKER MOM’S Guide to Housekeeping

Last minute playdate with a sancti-mommy? Surprise visit from your mother-in-law? Never fear. SLACKER MOM is back with a brand-new episode.  In this video, we share our cleaning hacks, some serious and some… not so much. Because you’re already keeping tiny humans alive. Who has time to clean?

 Cleaning Hacks for Slackers | SLACKER MOM’S Guide to Housekeeping…

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Added by Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on April 26, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Green Toys + Pledge to Play + Giveaway!

Did you know it’s Earth Month? Earth Month begins on March 19th and runs until Earth Day, on April 22nd.

To celebrate Earth month, week and day, I am doing a giveaway from an amazing company Green Toys! Green Toys is an eco-friendly toy company. They use 100% recycled materials and US-based manufacturing to create toys for all ages.

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Added by Erin Huiatt on April 19, 2016 at 11:05am — 1 Comment

An Introduction To Mandalas for Children

     Mandalas are wonderful. Our Universe is a giant mandala and I have discovered over the years the many benefits of painting or coloring mandalas either simply or in a complicated fashion. The benefits seem to be amazing and long lasting no matter what road you take. So I started using mandalas with children and it helps them focus, de-stress and relax very quickly. In this day and age of pressure and fast paced…

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Added by Patricia Rose Upczak on April 17, 2016 at 12:54pm — No Comments

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