8 Internet Safety Tips for Kids, Tweens and Teens (This is TO the kids)

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It's past Christmas, and many kids have shiny new devices that access the internet.  I figured it might be a good time to share some reminders for all of us to think about and share with our kids.  We have to protect them and teach them to protect themselves! Here are 8 Internet Safety Tips ...

My House Rules for 2014

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Happy New Year's Eve, my friends. I can't believe that 2013 is coming to a close! Our year was full of ups and downs as each year has been, but nothing overly exciting.  Which is a good thing. Many of our friends had some devastating  years and for them, I hope 2014 brings a quieter ...

Shop for Huggies Diapers online and Other Baby Products

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This is a guest post about Huggies Diapers.  Opinions are my own. It is no secret that having a baby is a life changing experience! So, it is always best to prepare for the arrival of your baby, and one of the most important stuff for your baby is going to be baby diapers. Thanks ...

Create shareable video memories with Voyzee

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This is a sponsored post about video memories.  Opinions are my own. Whether I'm blogging or just hanging out with the kids, sometimes I like to tell stories - isn't that what being a parent (and blogger!) is all about? Voyzee helps me do just that, and makes it simple, too! I'm not the best ...

5 Tips for Safer Browsing

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This is a sponsored post sharing 5 tips for safer browsing. Browsing online is fun, but also has some risks. Lowering your risk of spam, viruses, and hacking can be done in just a few simple steps. Leave your own tips in the comments! 1. Creating a password should take a little brain power. Don't use ...

The joys of potty training #pottytrainingpants #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pull-Ups® Training Pants. Potty training has been one of my least favorite things about being a parent, but I also tend to make things way harder than they need to be. (Won't my husband be so proud of that realization?) When we used disposable training ...

Why video baby monitors are a great idea

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This post brought to you by VTech Communications. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the first baby purchases we made was a baby monitor.  When we were expecting our first, I couldn't justify (or so I thought) getting one of the new-to-market  video baby monitors- we had a small house and I was going to ...

Cherishing holiday memories #PCholiday

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Every year when we take ornaments out to decorate the tree, I share the stories behind each one as we take them out and place them on the tree.  This one, I tell my kids, was made by my sister Debbie, when she was in high school.  Even at 8, 6, and 4, I hear ...

8 Tips to Stay Healthier in the Winter

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During the winter months, many people are prone to illness. For children in schools, and many professions relating to health care, it can make us all even more susceptible.  The reason for this is that they have not or are not eating the proper foods that help to build their immune system. Eating properly is ...

Celebrating holiday MOMents with Sprout #SproutMOMent #CleverGirls #CGC

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Moms are lucky for so many reason, but one big reason is that they get to have some very special, and unique, moments with their kids. Now, not all of these moments are great ones - they can include temper tantrums, and having to be the one that says no to a begging child - ...