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Family Recipe: Brown Rice Crispy Treats

Family Recipe: Brown Rice Crispy Treats

Most of us love a good rice crispy treat as an afternoon snack! With the help of The Food Network, we found a new way for your family to enjoy this childhood favorite.  Not only ...

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Activity Ideas for a Day at Grandma & Grandpa’s House

Activity Ideas for a Day at Grandma & Grandpa’s House

Although I did sign my daughter up for a few weeks of camp this summer, she also spent a lot of time at my parents’ house. I figured it would be a good balance and ...

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Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

Back-to-School: First Day of School Traditions to Start

For my daughter’s first day of Kindergarten, I figured a photo would make the perfect first day of school tradition. I ordered a cute “First Day of Kindergarten” sign for her to hold while capturing the ...

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Coping with Kindergarten Bullying at School

Coping with Kindergarten Bullying at School

This week, I had to send a note to my daughter’s Kindergarten teacher. The other night I had picked out my daughter’s outfit for school – colorful, cute Adidas leggings and a matching top. In the morning, when ...

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Hands-on Activities for Teaching Kids about Social Responsibility

Hands-on Activities for Teaching Kids about Social Responsibility

In February, I took my daughter to our local Pottery Barn Kids store to participate in a Valentine’s Day campaign they were doing in support of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. At the event, ...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

When I was younger I would always make my mom a Mother’s Day gift. As I grew up, I started purchasing gifts that I thought she wanted – a new pair of sneakers, a book ...

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Telling Your Child They’re Going to Disney World

Telling Your Child They’re Going to Disney World

My daughter was at the perfect age for our recent family trip to Disney World. She’s young enough to still believe in the ‘magic’ of the whole experience but at an old enough age that she ...

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Going Green Taste Test for Picky Eaters

Going Green Taste Test for Picky Eaters

My daughter has always been a picky eater. There are only a few dinner menu items that I know she will actually eat and she always orders the same thing when going out to restaurants. ...

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Frozen-Themed Children’s Birthday Party

Frozen-Themed Children’s Birthday Party

Frozen has most definitely been the theme of the year for kids. And it’s one that I approve of. I love that the story of Frozen emphasizes the importance of true love and family. A ...

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Transitioning to Kindergarten: Part 2

Transitioning to Kindergarten: Part 2

Over the summer, I was really nervous about my daughter’s upcoming transition to Kindergarten. Now, more than halfway through the school year, not only am I amazed at how much my daughter is learning this year, but ...

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