12 Fun Kids Activities

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Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids? Consider these 12 fun activities that are perfect for summer, winter, boredom, or rainy days. It’ll be hard to run out of fun with these awesome activities.   12 Fun Kids Activities DIY: Fluffy Flip Flops Tutorial ~Mommy Enterprises Easy Flowered Headband Tutorial for Kids ~One Creative Mommy Birthday ...

How to help end child hunger

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One of the hardest things to think about for me is a child going hungry.  Food uncertainty.  Child hunger.  Call it what you want, but call it something, give it a name, and give it some air time.  There are so, so many kids going hungry all the time- like 22 million school-aged children alone. ...

Five Tips To Avoid Getting Car Sick This Summer

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nauzene Kids for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Once school is officially out for the summer, my family and I usually hit the road. We love to travel to different locales, both local and out of our area. We are lucky to be ...

Math games using Common Core Standards

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Summer is here and we are in full summer mode! Tons of time hanging out by the pool and hanging out with friends every day. BUT part of me, like many parents, starts worrying about the dreaded summer slide. So many kids fall behind in reading and math. My kids read all the time, they ...

Summer Safety Tips

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Summer is a fun and exciting flurry of pool parties, bbq's, boating, picnics,  fireworks, beach days, and more for most of us.  With all the fun and activity unfortunately comes accidents- summer is known as trauma season among medical professionals and is also National Safety month.  The good news is that many issues can be avoided- ...

Summer Water Safety Tips For Families #WorkForceStories

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Can you believe it is summertime already?! My kids are super excited to participate in all the summer activities we usually cram into those few precious months of summer vacation. One of our favorites is to head to the pool or the beach. Whether you are heading out the back door to your own pool, ...

How To Avoid Summer Learning Loss

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There is a part of me that is glad to have the kids home for the summer. Being a kid at heart, I love hanging out with the kids. I have been known to get on the trampoline, play freeze tag or take a run down the slip-n-slide! What I hate is how much knowledge ...

How to Prep for Your Overnight Babysitter

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In college and for a few years after, I did a lot of babysitting to supplement my (low) income.  Since I was over 22 and had my own vehicle, I quickly became a hot commodity in my sisters' circles of friends, and had a fairly steady stream of overnights, weekends, and even a few weeks ...

10 Tips for Planning the Perfect Children’s Birthday Party #TimeforHoodsie

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Children’s birthday parties are the perfect time to make memories and celebrate another year of your child growing older. Creating a birthday party that is both memorable and fun can be easy when you give these 10 tips for planning the perfect children’s birthday party a try. The key to a great party is keeping ...

Mom clicks her way to a simpler day

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about the clicks that help to get us through our day.  Seatbelts clicking, car seat buckles, doors closing, bells ringing, doors locking, they are all part of our routines, whether we think about them or not. Check out the cool infographic Lysol made compiling some of the clicks that ...