Our family finally joined Netflix. We love it! #NetflixKids #Family #ad

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This post about Netflix and why we are loving the Netflix Kids selections is sponsored.  I am so sick of paying money for cable television for dozens of channels we never watch.  I'm also sick of paying money for cable television channels that are NOT child friendly and seem to "hug" kid's channels in the ...

Why on earth do I need life insurance?

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Why on earth do *I* need life insurance, when I've been a stay home mom for just about 8 years now? I haven't been a source of income for our family, so why would life insurance be something we need? Thanks to my Ambassadorship with Genworth, who sponsors this series of posts,  I've been learning ...

Free Weekend Family Fun Activities

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Creating memories with our children is worth cherishing.  You don't have to pull out your wallet and fork over big money to have fun with your kids.   Hopefully you will find something do to from this list of Free Weekend Family Fun Activities.  Thanks Coupons Are Great for the list! American Girl: Various days throughout ...

Huggies Snug and Dry Diapers for Moms on the Move! #HuggiesTester

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Spring is in the air and our family is on the move everyday! We love to take advantage of the beautiful weather to get up and out of the house. Whether it be exploring a new park, shopping, or just playing at a friends house, we are constantly on the go. With a toddler Oil ...

Tyson commits to providing nutritionally balanced school meals

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Next year is going to be the year of changes for many, including my son- he'll be going to school all day, and having lunch at school for the first time.  As many parents are, I am concerned that the meals and options offered to school children in cafeterias are more healthy than not.  My ...

Check out our new Toilet Paper Birdfeeder my 3 year old made from ItsySparks!

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I'm smitten with the idea of the monthly subscriptions that are available to consumers.  For kids, most of these subscriptions offer craft ideas, with everything you need, right inside the box....and one of the companies who makes these boxes, ItsySparks, contacted me about doing a review of their ItsyKit for little ones. Our April kit ...

The time I gave up nothing to be with my everything…for love

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When I was little, and well into my teen years I hurled angry, hurtful words at my dad.  "You aren't my FATHER" I would scream, when he'd try to parent me.  And worse.  As I grew older and matured, though, I started to see clearly and understand.  My dad was my father.  He is my ...

Make Every Day a Big Day Starting with Breakfast #PCBigDay

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Schools' ending, summer's almost here....and kids will be free to play, to camp, climb, crawl, kick, swim and all kinds of other fun things for the summer. Scholastic and Kellogg's Frosted Mini Wheats have created a "Big Day" campaign where they challenge parents and kids alike to make every day a "Big Day."  Sounds easy ...

My Mother’s Day Plans include unplugging it all #SocialBlackout

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It's Mother's Day weekend and as much as I love you all, dear friends, I won't be online much.  Especially not on Sunday, Mother's Day itself.  Why is that?  I want to unplug, unwind and just chill.  All day.  I won't lie, it will be hard, because I've always got my phone right there, or ...