Fall Allergy Cleaning Checklist #HealthierHome

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Fall is here, and if you’re like me you worry about allergy season. When the seasons change, my family finds ours flaring up often. In the past, we’ve been reactive and scurried around to find solutions for our horrible allergies. We quickly learned the importance of being proactive when it comes to combating them! There ...

Citi Private Pass Youth Sports Clinic with Henrik Lundqvist

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This is a guest post from my friend Rob.  He and his wonderful wife agreed to attend the Citi Henrik Lundqvist ProCamp  for me and cover the event for my blog.   “Best camp ever!”  Those were the words from my 11 year old as he got undressed out of his goalie gear after an intense ...

Build a Boxtroll and Win! #BuildABoxtrollSweeps #TheBoxtrolls

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With just under a month until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26), the kids decided they wanted to make their OWN Boxtrolls.  We saved some shipping boxes (the kids wanted to make themselves Boxtrolls, I decided we should start on a smaller scale...). Really, what you need are some cardboard boxes and your imagination.  Maybe ...

Messes aren’t always a bad thing #HappiMess #DeltaFaucet

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You know those days, when you look around your house and want to cry, because there's just messes everywhere you turn? But then, when you take a step back, you realize, that a lot of that mess is actually a HappiMess, and a feeling of gratitude washes over you? I live with Lego bricks all over ...

5 ways to keep active kids healthy #HorizonB2S

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My kids have spent the last few months swimming, diving, playing tennis and running around like crazy. Most of the time they are in the water, either here at home or at the swim club. The rest of the time? My girls can usually be found upside down, doing cartwheels, really, any gymnastics skills. ...

Drive Safe Today Day #DriveSafeToday

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Drive Safe Today Day is an event that shows Progressive’s human side -- an observable pursuit outside of providing innovative insurance. The purpose is  to affect driving behavior and make the roads a little safer for everyone.   I have 3 kids. If you’ve been around here at all, you’ve likely seen photos  of them.  They are my ...

The little things

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This post brought to you by Huggies and Kleenex. All opinions are 100% mine. As I sit here listening to the kids playing (nicely) together, hearing my husband putter away upstairs on a project, it's striking me how powerful the little things are in life. The big things are, for sure, also important, but so often, ...

Legacy of Aid: August is the Anniversary of the Benefit Concert

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Legacy of Aid: August is the Anniversary of the Benefit Concert  Byline: H. Art Taylor, president and CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance For over forty years, the benefit concert has served as one of the most easily recognizable forms of aid for charitable organizations.   It all started back in August 1971 when George Harrison called a few ...

Back to school safety #LifeLockUltimatePlus

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It’s back to school time again, and a common subject that comes up is that of safety. While that’s always something to worry about (especially when you’re a parent), back to school time brings up a whole bundle of concerns in itself.  Back to School Safety How will your child get to school?   Can they walk to the ...

#ElfBirthday Twitter Party August 27 8-9pm ET

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You may have one or you may have seen them around but no doubt about it, The Elf on the Shelf is most definitely a holiday tradition for many families. It's another way to add some fun and excitement to holiday time (and if you know me, you know I LOVE holiday time...) We love ...