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 ...

Back To School Lunch Ideas

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Whether you choose to feed your child all natural foods, or something quick and easy, you’ll need to come up with back to school lunch ideas! Of course, most kids would be satisfied with a sandwich and a snack every day, but sometimes it’s nice to change things up for them! 1. Pasta Salad. If your kids ...

How To Save On School Supplies

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Before you know it, the kids will be headed back to school! Before that happens, you’ll want to make sure they have plenty of school supplies in tow and they’re ready to go! Back to school supply shopping can be pretty intimidating, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Follow these tips to make the ...

Must Have School Supplies

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As you prepare for back to school shopping, there’s a few supplies you’ll most definitely want to grab! Some of them are extras, so if you’re trying to stick to a strict budget, you may choose to forego them, but this list has the best of the best when it comes to school supplies! 1. Paper! Of ...

On colic and babies #ReducedCrying

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4:00am and I'd been up for more than 24 hours. Sleep wasn't anywhere in the near future either. My body had begun to operate in autopilot, and I'm sure that even my reserve tanks of energy were exhausted. How did this used to be so easy to do when I was in my college years? ...

Get a haircut and donate a hair cut #ShareaHaircut

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During the entire month of August, Hair Cuttery hosts its largest charitable program of the year- ‘Share a Haircut.’  The program provides haircuts to children in-need. By taking your child (18 and under) to Hair Cuttery for a haircut (just $13 at our salon), you are also donating a haircut to a child in need ...