4 Tips for Planning a Trip to Lancaster, PA

4 Tips for Planning a Trip to Lancaster, PA, facts about amish community (1)

Every year my husband and I plan a family vacation. Last year we visited Hershey, PA. We loved Pennsylvania so much that we decided to head to Lancaster, PA this summer. But, planning a family trip also has its challenges. Let’s just say when you have a toddler and a first grader who are interested in different…

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3 Reasons to Take Kids to White Post Farms

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When I was a child living in Jamaica, having goats and other farm animals were the norm. But, I can’t exactly raise farm animals in my suburban New York neighborhood. So each year we visit White Post Farms in Melville, Long Island to give the kids a little taste of  what it was like back home.   3…

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8 Things Every New Mom Needs

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreeToBe #CollectiveBias We often go into panic mode wondering if we have everything ready before the baby arrives. I thought I had all baby essentials when we returned home from the hospital. But, I quickly realized there were a few…

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Secret Life of Pets: My Interview With Kevin Hart & Castmates

Secret Life of Pets- My Interview With Kevin Hart & Castmates

It’s not every day you get to sit down with famous actors and talk about their latest work. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, and Lake Bell of the animated film, The Secret Life of Pets. Our 2-Year-Old’s First Time at a Movie Theater Prior to the press conference, I…

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Acro Gymnastics Challenge

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My family and I enjoy friendly competition like board games and physical activities. Now that summer is here, we love spending more time exercising outdoors. In fact, we recently came up with the idea of a daddy daughter acro gymnastics challenge. It’s a perfect way to get a good workout in while having quality family time. Princess is always…

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6 Easy Ponytail Hairstyles for Little Girls

6 Easy Ponytail Hairstyles for Little Girls

When you’re short on time and need to get the kiddies out the door without them looking a hot mess, quick and easy hairstyles are the way to go. During the summer months, we love to sport a wash-n-go. But sometimes my daughter likes to keep her curls up and out of her face. Here…

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3 Ways to Teach Kids Leadership Qualities

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We learn from a young age how to say please and thank you. But, it’s not often that you hear about how to teach leadership qualities. Let’s face it; not everyone is born a strong leader. But I firmly believe it’s something that’s taught and it’s something that I think every child should learn at…

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Videography Tips For Camera Shy Kids

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Every family has a camera shy kid. I should know, I was one of them, and videography certainly wasn’t my strong suit growing up. I have since broken out of my shell. However, O has inherited my shy gene. However, recently he made a special request that surprised us all. He told me that he wanted…

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