Printable Preschool Chore Chart

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My little one is allllllllllllllllllllllmost reading. She's so close. She's just not there.  But my little one, she's a helper kid, and loves having a list of things to do just like her mama.  She's also a big fan of crossing things off that list.  The apple didn't go far..... Anyway, I decided to go into ...

Little Life Lessons from Mom #KeepGoodGoing

My mom and me, circa 1979? and probably the last photo taken of us together.

This post brought to you by New York Life. All opinions are 100% mine. Did your mom have little bits of wisdom that seemed so small when she said them, but later in life you realized were just profound truths?   My mom did.  Be the friend you want to have. A smile can make a BIG difference. There's always ...

Shared moments with family and friends #nibblers

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I'm feeling eleven kinds of nostalgic today. Maybe it's the weather, Mother's Day next week, turning 40, my baby finishing preschool next month.  Maybe I'm just sentimental. I don't know. But so many moments are flooding into my memory, new moments, old moments, forgotten moments, treasured moments. The common theme to all of my moments ...

10 Reasons to stop drinking soda #goH20

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I like the taste of most sodas. I won't lie. I have a sweet tooth with a mind of it's own. I love root beer.  Birch beer. Sasparilla.  So good. I am trying to stop drinking soda, though, for a plethora of reasons.  Really, it's just not good for us. Recently, I was challenged to ...

LEGO Friends Building Toys for Girls #LEGOFriendsCGC #CleverGirls

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We are a big fan of LEGO® as a brand in our family. We have spent many hours together building things together.  Every holiday we like to build something as a challenge that goes with the holiday. (Turkeys are really hard to make, FYI). When we were starting to look at what we wanted for a ...

Why I grow my own food

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This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. There are 4 main reasons why I grow things. There are many other reasons, but I'm sure you can understand the 4 main reasons why I grow my own food. Reason #1: My husband.  I love him, and while he gets on my nerves ...

Do your kids drink milk?

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Do your kids like to drink milk?  I have 2 kids who love milk.  They will drink it all day long if I let them (I don't).  But my other child?  Not likely.  Unless it's flavored, she won't touch it.  That's a whole new ball game. MilkSplash is an innovative new milk flavoring that is perfect ...

Going green in the bathroom #Moms4JNJConsumer

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Happy Earth Month, my friends. We try to make all months Earth Month, but especially in April, it's good to raise awareness and see what's going on in the world to protect this beautiful planet we live on.This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and ...

Bedtime Routines #GNLightsOut

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This is a sponsored post about bedtime routines for older kids written by me on behalf of GoodNites®. So you have a non preschooler. I do, too. Does yours like to go to bed? Or do yours? (I don't know how many kids are in your house). Because mine don't. Well, the older two don't.  My 4 year old will ...