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backyard discovery (featured)
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*This is a sponsored post for Oceanview Wooden Swing Set from Leisure Time Products™.  All opinions are my own. Basically, this swingset rocks. --- Does anyone else feel like our children are eating more junk food, playing computer and video games too much, and spending less time outdoors? Winter's chill only makes matters worse. Even...
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Game Day printables
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 Game Treat Printables How-to Video: So Many GREAT Ideas to Motivate! At our house we are full swing into basketball mode right now. One of my 7 year old twin girls has decided that she's a big fan of the game. She just started her games last week and you should see her on the court! She's giving those 1st grade boys a run for their money!...
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Picture Books Pinterest featured
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We are thrilled to welcome guest contributor, Kristin Ammerman, who is here to share a fabulous round up that anyone with kids will want to check out: Have you ever looked at the picture books that make the New York Times Best Seller list? It’s a long list... with the same repeating authors every week. Sure, these authors are fabulous and...
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by  |  posted under Crafting, Decorating, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Thanksgiving, Traditions
I love creating kid friendly spaces, especially around the holidays, and I've found that the best way to do this is to involve the kids. It's about this time of year that my daughter starts asking if we can work on Thanksgiving table place cards. She's been in charge the last three years and she takes her role very seriously. Here are four place...
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moving tips for kids
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We are pleased to welcome back Tanya, from www.twowisechicks.com, who is here to share a post that is super important and often overlooked - Moving with Kids. We are thrilled to have Tanya sharing her perspective with us! Let’s give her a warm, HowDoesShe welcome back!     I’m somewhat of a self-declared expert on the...
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25 Days of Christ featured
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25 Days of Christ 25 Days of Christ Our Favorite Christmas Tradition Yet! For a while my kids were enamored with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. There was a particular episode they loved in which Donald Duck went completely nuts trying to make sure he got his list to Santa. The 'List' was a detailed accounting of all the stuff he wanted and my kids...
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free thanksgiving printables thumb
by  |  posted under Boys, Family Time, Free Exclusive Printables, Free Printables, Fun With Kids, Girls, Thanksgiving
If you are hosting Thanksgiving and you have little ones to entertain, look no further. We've got you covered! Once again, we've teamed up with the ultra-talented Chickabug to offer an exclusive printable set for HowDoesShe readers. Just to switch things up a little, you can opt to print the color version, or use the included pattern/template to...
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by  |  posted under Family Time, Fun With Kids, Halloween, Video
  Scaring up Monster Mallows for Your Next Halloween Party Need a fun treat for those cute goblins and ghosts at your house? These monster mallows will be sure to hit the spot! Made with marshmallows, some melted chocolate, and your favorite cookie toppings, you can't go wrong! Oh and don't forget the candy eyes for an extra special...
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emotion pumpkins (featured)
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  We are pleased to welcome our guest, Sara Watkins, who is back to share some insights on fostering emotional intelligence in our children. What is emotional intelligence? Read on! My mother is a therapist. Growing up I was not a fan of her career choice. She was always talking about feelings. And not just with me, with my friends, my...
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so you think swearing is cute (featured)
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Just a few weeks ago, we took the kids to an amusement park.  While waiting for them to finish their ride, I watched the following scene unfold next to me. ____________ A mother and father held their toddler, talking to friends and laughing. "Listen to this...this is hilarious.  Johnny, what do you say when you spill your milk? "!#@*"...
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