Rice Krispies wants to know what’s hard for your kids to digest #HardtoDigest

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What's hard for your kids to digest?  Around here, the things that are hard for my kids to digest, in no particular order: This is a sponsored post, opinions are my own. 1. Film cameras.  Blank stares when we showed them. 2. The concept that no, mommy was not around the week God created the earth. 3. Wearing underpants EVERY ...

DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Halloween Shirt

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  Disclosure: This DIY skeleton Halloween shirt post was sponsored by Hub Network through their partnership with Circle of Moms. While I was compensated to write a post about Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash Costume Contest, all opinions are my own. What you need to make the DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Halloween Shirt: Glow in the ...

And with the blink of an eye, summer is gone #CherishedChildhood

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It's over.  Summer, that is.  We did something new this summer, the kids and I, and had a blast.  We laughed, we played, we swam (a ton) and learned a lot.  We made new friends, visited with old, and have so many new memories. Memories that I will cherish - and hopefully, my kids will ...

Pretty Poppies for Back to School ($100 Gymboree Giveaway)

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This post about Pretty Poppies for Back to School is brought to you by our fashion forward friends at Gymboree.  I don't even think I have a lot to SAY about these pieces- I think the photos kind of speak for themselves.  Gymboree is known for quality clothing that comes in lines that mix, match ...

Cradle and Thread Baby Clothes that Give Back with Every Purchase

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I got a great package in the mail recently from the good folks at Cradle and Thread.  Cradle and Thread is a baby clothing company and it just so happens that I gave birth to my first child six weeks ago.  I received the Infant Starter Set which consisted of 2 short sleeve bodysuits, 2 ...

Home Depot Kids Workshops are fun and educational #DigIn

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We are a family that does our projects ourselves...we always DIY.  I think we've hired someone to do things exactly three times since we purchased our first home.  Naturally, our kids want to help and be part of our projects, but sometimes those projects just aren't suitable for little ones to be helping.  We try ...

The kids may leave your phone and tablet alone with the MG! (Giveaway)

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Attention parents! You may get your smartphone back- without having to get your kid their own!  Play MG (M=More G=Game) is an Android based gaming system designed for young people under the age of 18. It's got a nice-sized 4 inch touchscreen and over 60,000 apps to choose from.  Kids can use their own money ...

The Children’s Place Superstar Model Search- have you entered? Have you voted?

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Calling all aspiring – and adorable – models. The Children’s Place is launching its second annual model search this fall to discover its next superstar. Does your little star shine for the camera? Submit a photo of your handsome little man or darling little girl, and he or she just might win a starring role ...

Kidorable Hooded Towels (Discount & Giveaway)

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My kids have kind of outgrown all of our fun towels.  It's kind of sad, for me.  I know they will grow older, but can't they have fun and be super cute while growing older?  I was happy to see Kidorable’s current Hooded Towel promotion.  Adorable and FUN towels that are big enough even for my ...

5 Things I Never Thought I’d Say

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There are many phrases parents don't expect to utter until they have children....here are a few of my current faves!  Parenting sure is fun sometimes! 1. Please don't cut the cat's hair...your sister's hair... the dog's hair...mommy's hair.... 2. Please don't put stickers on your penis. 3.Please don't feed the cat waffles. 4. Please don't feed the baby the dog's food. 5. ...