Creative Tips For Getting Kids Excited About Science

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When the kids get out of school for the summer, the "summer slide" buzz begins. If you are not familiar, this is not the fun piece of playground equipment, but rather a regression of learning. You see, once the kids get out of school, they tend to turn off their learning and get into play ...

Shaun The Sheep Movie Marshmallows

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One of the perks of being a parent is being able to indulge yourself in childish things without being called out on it! You can play on the playground or eat an ice cream sundae for dinner or watch cartoons. You just need to be sure other kids are around, otherwise, people may look at ...

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 ...

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, ...

How To Avoid Summer Learning Loss

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There is a part of me that is glad to have the kids home for the summer. Being a kid at heart, I love hanging out with the kids. I have been known to get on the trampoline, play freeze tag or take a run down the slip-n-slide! What I hate is how much knowledge ...

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 ...

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 ...