Tips on Getting Kids off the Couch and Enjoying Physical Activities

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  It can be challenging for a child to do the recommended amount of daily physical activity. School demands, busy family lifestyles and of course television and other screened electronic devices that cause distractions fill up the day, but children who do not participate in physical activities on a regular basis can experience damaging effects Read the full article…

Prevent Hot/Cold Car Deaths: Help Save a Child’s Life

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    Since 1998 (when the statistic was followed) – 700 children have died in hot/cold car related accidents.  Parents, grandparents and caregivers accidentally leave their children in hot/cold cars. That was always one of my greatest fears.  The other one was leaving an infant car seat behind the car and backing over it. The Read the full article…

The Light Keeper Pro Saves us Money While Keeping the Lights On!

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  I received a Light Keeper Pro in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own. This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     Read the full article…

Apple and Eve Organics Juice – A Great Option “On The Go” with Coupon

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   Thank you Apple and Eve Organics for sponsoring this post!  This post may contain affiliate links  If you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     I worry about bringing juice in the house.  I don’t like the Read the full article…

The 7 Health Benefits of Shakeology

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  This post contains affiliate links.  This means, if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     When I started on my health journey, I was very resistant to drinking shakes.  I thought real food was ideal – Read the full article…

Earn $5 Cash Back when you Purchase Scott® 1100 at your Local Sam’s Club

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      Has there ever been a time when you have needed more? In my house, with four kids, there is always something going on.  There is always something we are running out of. I don’t know about you, but it seems that I am always going downstairs for another toilet paper roll.  Either Read the full article…

Bonding with your Baby: An Interview with Dr. Sears

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  This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     I was thrilled to have the opportunity to speak with Dr. William Sears, attachment parenting expert and the author of Read the full article…

Bad Weather Fun: 4 Water Safety Activities your Children will Love

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    Chances are at some point this summer, your day-at-the-pool plans will be sidelined because of the weather. But being stuck inside doesn’t mean your kids can’t have some fun and learn about water safety in the process. Each summer, I do some research ahead of time to find activities that will help me Read the full article…

I Can Have it All with all Free and Clear with Money Saving Coupon

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    I’m a typical mother.  If I had to list all the stuff I have to do during the day, we would be here forever.  Plus, it’s boring – and I am sure nobody wants that. I really don’t have time to mess around.  I have done mess around and I don’t want to Read the full article…

The Parents Guide to Room-by-Room Recycling with Picture Book Recommendations

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This post may contain affiliate links. If you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     Green living expert, Sara Snow, gives us comprehensive tips on how to reduce and reuse in every room in our house! Unfortunately since Read the full article…

Giveaway: A Musical Experience for the Entire Family

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  I received Looney Tunes Musical Masterpieces in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  If you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.       Sponsored by:  Warner Read the full article…

The Flintstones and WWE Stone Age Smackdown – Review and Giveaway

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  Thank you to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for providing a copy of The Flintstones and WWE Stone Age Smackdown in exchange for an honest review.  This post may contain affilite links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to Read the full article…

Kidz in Sports – Ways to get Kids Involved, Interested and Loving Physical Activity

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    I think almost anyone would agree that we are having a problem getting kids eating right, up and moving.  If you don’t agree, check out this very extensive study by the NIH.  The obesity problem starts young.  When we raise children with bad habits, they grow up to be adults with bad habits. Read the full article…

Veronica Mars is in Theaters Now! Enter to Win a DVD ETA May 2014

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This Giveaway is sponsored by Warner Home Video. Despite this, the opinions stated herein are 100% my own.     Pictures courtesy of IMDb and Wired     I thought this would be a fun giveaway for some Veronica Mars Fans – or someone just interested in having a fun night out.  Have you heard Read the full article…

#TalkPink for Breast Cancer Awareness – $50 GC Giveaway

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I received compensation for this post. All the research and opinions stated herein are 100% my own.       Recently, the effectiveness of breast self exams (BSE) has come under fire.  The National Cancer Institute has said that BSE may not be effective in finding cancer early.  If a lump is produced, the cancer Read the full article…

Kilter – a Great Game for the Entire Family

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  I received Kilter in exchange for an honest review – but the opinions stated herein are 100% my own.         I’m gonna be honest.  After blogging, homeschooling, running kids around to and fro – I just want to sit down and relax.  Maybe watch a little TV – and go to Read the full article…

Outdoor Fun – Squishable Baby Style

Outdoor Fun

It’s important for kids to have a lot of fun outdoors.  It’s summer after all!  I don’t force it, but it really is essential.  Vitamin D production is essential.  You can’t stay in all day, right? Here are a few things the kids like doing outdoors. The kids and I are attempting to have a Read the full article…

Daddy’s Birthday

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Today is Dad’s 47th Birthday. It’s was a very busy day – with no school. The original plan?  Make a cake, kids make cards, and then go on a picnic. Well, it didn’t quite happen that way,  He went to work – so that was the optimal time to do everything.  We first made an Read the full article…