First Day of School: Harder For Parents or Kids?

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I’ve heard parents say things like, “I can’t wait for school to start. I’ve had enough!” I can certainly understand that some may feel overwhelmed and need a break from their kids. Believe me, I’ve been at the point where I want to rip my hair out. My four-year-old is constantly running off at the mouth […]

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How to Throw an Awesome Fairy Birthday Party

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On the heels of Baby O’s fabulous Baptism and birthday celebrations, the pressure was on to plan on awesome birthday party for Princess. Some people suggested we combine everything into one big bash. But that would have been hard to do considering Princess is at such an active age. Besides, she’s been looking forward to an […]

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Choosing the Perfect Kids Cards for My Daughter’s Birthday

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #KidsCards #CollectiveBias Princess gets a boat load of toys for her birthday every year from friends and family. But in addition to receiving cute dolls and fun games, she gets some pretty awesome cards. Who knew kids cards could be so cool? […]

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How to Make Bedtime Fun With Frozen

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #FROZENFun #CollectiveBias If you haven’t heard of Frozen the movie, then chances are you’re living under a rock. Princess has watched it so many times that I’ve lost count. Like most kids her age, she knows the songs. Heck, […]

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Family Fun Summer Series: Salute to America

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It’s not everyday we get to take the kiddos to see a concert and fireworks. This weekend my hubby and I did just that. For our “Family Fun Summer Series,” we thought the kids would enjoy it. Besides, it was free! Well, actually our tax dollars fund these types of events. But, whatever. The town hosts different […]

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End of School & Gearing Up For Summer Fun

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I don’t know where the time went. After a brutal winter, the months have been flying by. It’s the last week of school and the kids are so excited. It’s a good thing my hubby reminded me about getting something for the kids’ teachers. I was able to run out yesterday to pick up something […]

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How Many Boo Boos Can a Child Get?

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It seems like every other day Princess needs a bandaid for a boo boo. Sometimes I’d get a phone call from someone at school informing me of a scrape on her arm or leg. The teacher usually would start off by saying, “She’s ok.” Then she’d fill me in on all the details. I’d say nine out […]

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Easy Way to Perfect a Wash-and-Go Routine

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Summer officially arrives this Saturday. But, it looks like Mother Nature has decided to give us a little preview of the season this week. With highs near 90, Princess has been sporting her curly locks. That said, Sunday has become our designated “hair day.” Here’s how we’ve perfected her wash-and-go-routine: 1. Cleanse hair with Shea moisture’s Carrot and Mango […]

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Disney’s Maleficent: Princess Aurora Inspired Twistback

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If you ask Princess who her favorite Disney Princess is, she’d probably say Aurora. The other day all the girls were asked to dress as Princesses, and all the boys as pirates. I resurrected Baby O’s Halloween costume, which actually still fits. I wanted to recreate Aurora’s twistback, as seen in Disney’s Maleficent.   I […]

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Do you think Stay-At-Home Moms Have it Easy?

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I can’t front. There are times when I fantasize about being a stay-home-mom. How hard can it be? All you have to do is feed them, change their diapers, and put them down for nap time. You also have to make sure they don’t hurt themselves or destroy the house. Think that’s easy? Think again! […]

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Photos: Now This is How You Have Fun!

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The day began like most Saturday mornings – breakfast followed by cleaning the house. The plan was to then head outside and enjoy the nice warm summer like weather. But, the kids wanted to have fun being pulled around the house in Princess’s Doc McStuffins wagon instead. Baby O had a kick out of it. I […]

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DIY: How to Make an Awesome Father’s Day Card

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With Father’s Day just around the corner, Princess wanted to make an awesome Father’s Day card her Dad will remember forever. Store bought cards are great, but she wanted to add a bit more of a personal touch. Besides, it was a great way to keep her busy. She loves crafts! I have a playlist […]

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Frozen: 3 Easy Steps for Achieving the Elsa Inspired Braid

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Most days Princess requests her curly girl hairstyle, which is pretty much a wash-and-go with some sort of hair accessory. But recently she’s been requesting hair like Elsa from Frozen. I’ll just do a simple braid to fulfill her request. I may even get a little fancy and braid it off to the side like […]

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First Day at Dance Class

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I’ve been meaning to sign Princess up for dance class for a while. But, held off because I wanted her to focus on swimming lessons. Now that she’s getting older, I figured now would be a good time to add another activity to the mix. Plus, she’s been asking us about joining for the past […]

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DIY: Easy Way to Make Non-Toxic Kids Paint

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I wouldn’t consider myself a crafter. In fact, I’d say that I’m craft challenged. But, when I heard that you can actually make your own (DIY) non-toxic kids paint, I jumped at the opportunity. I found a few recipes online. But as with many cooking recipes, I had to put my own little spin on […]

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