Let’s make the roads safer for everyone

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Every day more than 500 children lose their lives in traffic crashes globally. Thousands are injured.   Every. Single. Day. As a mom, it's horrifying that so many children lose their lives. As a human being, it's horrifying that so many children lose their lives. Families are changed forever in an instant with every one of those crashes. Do you ...

Simple ways to make lunches fun

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Getting the kids off to school, dressed, and with a healthy lunch is no small feat. Give them fun and tasty lunches but make it easy on yourself by using a few cute, key supplies to think out of the box. First of all my kids love Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers ®  and in these easy ...

Getting girls excited about STEM

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Last week, my kids all had the best week of camp EVER.  Their words, not mine.  They spent the week at Camp Invention, immersed in STEM activities and having a blast. My kids are all about building things and taking them apart, and are always wanting to know how things work, run, go, stop, etc. ...

Summer Birthday Party Tips for Kids

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Summer is the perfect time for planning children’s birthday parties, as the weather is typically nice and kids are in the mood to have some fun. If you are planning a birthday party for a child this summer, you might be wondering how you can make it special and get away from the typical beach ...

12 Fun Kids Activities

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Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids? Consider these 12 fun activities that are perfect for summer, winter, boredom, or rainy days. It’ll be hard to run out of fun with these awesome activities.   12 Fun Kids Activities DIY: Fluffy Flip Flops Tutorial ~Mommy Enterprises Easy Flowered Headband Tutorial for Kids ~One Creative Mommy Birthday ...

How to help end child hunger

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One of the hardest things to think about for me is a child going hungry.  Food uncertainty.  Child hunger.  Call it what you want, but call it something, give it a name, and give it some air time.  There are so, so many kids going hungry all the time- like 22 million school-aged children alone. ...

Five Tips To Avoid Getting Car Sick This Summer

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Nauzene Kids for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Once school is officially out for the summer, my family and I usually hit the road. We love to travel to different locales, both local and out of our area. We are lucky to be ...

Math games using Common Core Standards

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Summer is here and we are in full summer mode! Tons of time hanging out by the pool and hanging out with friends every day. BUT part of me, like many parents, starts worrying about the dreaded summer slide. So many kids fall behind in reading and math. My kids read all the time, they ...

Summer Safety Tips

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Summer is a fun and exciting flurry of pool parties, bbq's, boating, picnics,  fireworks, beach days, and more for most of us.  With all the fun and activity unfortunately comes accidents- summer is known as trauma season among medical professionals and is also National Safety month.  The good news is that many issues can be avoided- ...

Summer Water Safety Tips For Families #WorkForceStories

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Can you believe it is summertime already?! My kids are super excited to participate in all the summer activities we usually cram into those few precious months of summer vacation. One of our favorites is to head to the pool or the beach. Whether you are heading out the back door to your own pool, ...