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4 Self-Care Habits That Will Boost Your Child’s Mental Health

Self-care is something we do intentionally to sustain our physical, mental or emotional well-being, and as parents it can be hard to find time to do. As it turns out, learning to take care of ourselves from an early age can set the precedent for making it a priority in adulthood. Learning self-care in our

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12 Gorgeous Fall Mantle Designs

Now that summer is over, it’s time to get in full-time decorating mode. Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s- you’re home is going to be decked out for the next 5 months so get ready! No matter how big your mantle is (or your budget), you can create a beautiful focal point for your

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10 Fun Pumpkin Crafts For Kids

Whether we’re picking them, carving them, or enjoying them in our daily lattes, pumpkins are an essential part of the fall experience. Not only are they totally delicious, but they also provide some pretty great crafting experiences, especially when it comes to the little ones. If you’re not ready to give your kiddo free reign to

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7 Creative Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies

You know the struggle—dinner time rolls around, and all of a sudden there is unstoppable complaining, crying, and a complete meltdown at the table. What happened? You had the nerve to serve your kids some vegetables. How dare you! No one wants to fight this battle night after night—it’s exhausting. So, spare yourself the fight

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15 Sizzling Summer Pedicure Ideas

Before we know it summer is going to be here. The sun will be shinning, the weather hot, and we’ll all be wearing our sandals day in and day out. That means our toes are going to be exposed for anyone and everyone to see, so we’re definitely going to need to get a pedicure

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7 Pumpkin Cookie Recipes To Get You Excited For Fall

Even though we are still in the throes of summer, we can’t help thinking about the cooler days of Fall. To get you excited, we’ve rounded up some delicious pumpkin cookie recipes that embody the spirit of Autumn and will have you asking, is summer over yet? Source: TwoTwentyOne.net 1. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies There

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10 Beautiful And Functional Organization Ideas

Figuring out how to store and organize items in your home can be a confusing and frustrating task. It’s hard to decide the best places for things as well as how to store them so they don’t look ugly or unsightly. Luckily, there are some very clever and beautiful ways to store things in your

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10 No Bake Cookie Recipes To Keep You Out Of The Kitchen This Summer

Cookies are delicious no matter what time of year, but in the summer no one wants to slave over a baking hot stove. That’s why we love no bake cookie recipes! They are quick, simple, require no oven and are just as tasty as their warm counterparts. Keep reading for our collection of fave no

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10 Ways To Make A Small Bathroom Look Big

We all have that one bathroom in our home that feels like the inside of a sardine can when you walk in. It’s hard to believe that any bathroom could ever be that small, but alas, so many homes have this problem. It’s very hard to see how any change you make in such a

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To the Lonely Mom: It Gets Better

I’m a naturally quiet person––content being alone, reading a book in public, going places solo. And it’s worked well for me for most of my life, being the confident person that I am. So you can imagine the shock when I became a mother, never to be left alone ever again, only to wind up

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5 Of The Best “I’m Bored” Activities On Pinterest

Ahh, summer. The season of freedom and creativity, where the days are open to imagination. As true as that is, our kids also run out of steam and it’s not long before we start hearing the dreaded “I’m bored!” Instead of telling the kids to go paint the house, like my grandmother told me, whip

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These Summer Salads Will Make Your Next Picnic Perfect

The word salad persists as the bane of childhood existence, along with the words broccoli and spinach. Later, you find out salads flow with the seasons and can mean the inclusion of all sorts of delicious goodness. That said, don’t discount the power of a salad when it comes to packing for a picnic. A

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5 Fun Foil Art Projects For Kids

Looking for a fun new art medium for the kids? Try tin foil! When you’re out of construction paper and don’t want to make an extra trip to the craft store, head to the kitchen and pull this inexpensive and fun roll out for some extra fun foil art projects for kids. Source: CraftyMorning.com 1.

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6 Personal Stylist Secrets For Getting A Functional And Stylish Wardrobe

A legend exists that somewhere there is a woman who wakes up every morning and knows exactly what to wear. Is it you? Not quite? I know, I have been there too. It all began with frustration I am a fashionista and former shopaholic who had an overflowing closet and always ‘nothing to wear’. About a

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7 Perfect Peach Recipes

Peaches and summer are synonymous, and we have to get our recipes in before the short summer peach season is over! But good news, they aren’t just for dessert! There are tons of delicious ways to incorporate this summer beauty into your breakfast, lunch and dinner. Keep reading for some perfect peach recipes to enjoy

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7 Simple Ways to Give Back to Your Community This Summer

Summertime is finally here, and that means it’s time for beach trips, camping, picnics and spending afternoons at the community park. It’s also a fantastic time to figure out how you can give back to your community. Bringing your kids along during their summer vacation is a fun and easy way to introduce them to

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15 Amazing Bathroom Organization Ideas

Why is it that the bathroom is always one of the most unorganized rooms in the home? I mean organizing toilet paper, nail polish, hair tools, cotton balls, Q-tips, etc. is not the most exciting. Not to mention that there’s usually not a whole lot of space to organize everything you need in the bathroom

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10 - My Busy Children

Ramblings Of A Working Mom; Giveaways, How To Make Housework Easier, How To Raise Bilingual Children, How To Buy Chemicals-free Food. Funny Things My Kids Do And Say.

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Helping Your Teen Find A Healthy Balance With Social Media

Some days were made for technology. You sit down to watch a show on Netflix and before you know it, you’ve gone through an entire season in a day. Whether you call it binge-watching or therapy, It happens to all of us. You may even let it happen with your kids from time to time.

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5 Stylish Orange-Colored Glasses And We Need One Of Each

Orange really is the new black when it comes to this year’s newest trend––orange sunglasses. Whether you rock the mandarin frames or go all out with orange-tinted lenses, you can’t go wrong with some of these fresh sunnies this year. Stop viewing the world as rose, but through these trendy orange-colored glasses! Source: Nordstrom 1.

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Our Top Picks for 2018 Summer Swimsuits

Whether you love hitting the water with the kiddos or prefer hanging out in the shade all covered up, summer is here! Even the most anti-water mamas have to strap on the suit to be prepared for water parks, splash pads, pools, lakes and the beach because kids always end up beckoning us in for

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7 Fruity DIY’s That Will Make Summer All The Sweeter

Summer is here! Celebrate the warm, long days by whipping up some fruit-filled summer DIY’s like the ones’s we’ve found here. Most of them can be made in an afternoon, but you’ll be able to enjoy them the whole summer long. Source: KarasPartyIdeas.com 1. Watermelon Mason Jars Whether you’re hosting a summer soiree or just

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5 Spicy Pepper Cocktails To Enjoy This Summer

  Move over sweet, fruit-infused cocktails––there’s a new cocktail in town and it’s all about the SPICE! Pepper Cocktails are hitting center stage this summer and they’re going to cool you off and heat you up, all at the same time. We’ve rounded up some delicious and unlikely pairings of black pepper and your favorite

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10 Tips for Navigating Summer Vacation With Tweens

It’s the time of year that every parent loves and dreads in equal measure: summer vacation. School is out and our kids are home, from the most energetic kindergartener to the surliest tween. It’s tempting to park them in front of their electronic devices and leave them there until school starts again, but if you

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6 Tactics for Surviving Long Flights With Young Kids

Just this month, our family of three headed across the United States and the Atlantic Ocean for a European vacation. Coming from California, that means we all boarded a flight that was a little over 10 hours, and with a 5-year-old-in tow, it was an adventure to say the least. While I can’t call myself

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9 - The Mommy Trials

Life is all about trials and tribulations, especially when you become a mom. A blog all about rude awakenings, mindfulness, sarcastic but clever articles about everyday mommy stuff, as well as millennial recipes and organic beauty tips.

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9 Important Questions To Ask On A Preschool Tour

Getting prepared to send your little one off to preschool can be difficult for any parent. Not only are you mentally preparing yourself to send your baby off to school for the first time, but trying to find the best preschool that works for your family can be challenging. Once you’ve honed in on the

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Promoting A Healthy Body Image With Your Teen

Before social media was so prevalent in our lives, movies, TV shows, and magazines drove much of teenage body image. With the rising popularity of social media, people easily can hide their flaws by posting only positive pictures and statuses and it can be very difficult for teens to decipher what’s real and what isn’t.

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4 Important Things To Know About Your Child’s Teeth

Your child’s teeth are incredibly important, not only because they help them eat and speak, but also because they affect facial development. As a mom, you may already know the basics of children’s dental health, but it can be difficult to judge exactly how much dental care they need. It isn’t just about preventing cavities,

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