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, ...

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 ...

GoldieBlox Building Toys for Girls #lookatgoldie #giveaway

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Last Christmas, we gave our youngest daughter 2 GoldieBlox sets.  It was the beginning of something beautiful.  Building toys- for GIRLS- that aren't super girlie, and aren't dumbed down.  My kids LOVE building toys.  All 3 of them.  My younger 2 are more into it than my oldest, but she still enjoys building too. Many ...

A Day in the Life of Our Tend Toddler

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What's a day like in our home? For our kids? Gee, I never really stopped to think about it, because, aren't "typical days" kinda boring? That's what I thought before I had the wonderful opportunity to be involved in a video project with Huggies. The camera crew arrived and set up in our house, and the ...

How To Save On New School Clothes

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As it gets time to start thinking about back to school and budget planning, you’ll have to start thinking about school clothes. Of course you want your kids to look nice, and if they grow like weeds like most kids, they’ll need some new clothes that fit! School clothes shopping can be a bit overwhelming ...

Best Backpacks for Kids

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Besides all the other costs that come with back to school shopping, you’ll also want to pick out a high quality backpack for your soon-to-be student! It’s hard to know what kind of backpack to get, especially with so little in the way of reviews and information! These backpacks are sure to be great for ...

Monitoring driving habits #StraightTalkTesters #giveaway

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The Safe Drive Car connection by Straight Talk is a really great device, which greatly decreases the worries of having a driving aged child. As part of Straight Talk’s new product category “connected life” the Safe Drive Car Connection helps you keep up with your teenager when they’re on the road, and allows them to ...