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Free pritnable Valentine's banner (featured)
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My kids love to help decorate the house for every holiday. I see picture perfect homes in all their beautiful holiday splendor and I think how wonderful it would be if my house looked like any one of the thousands of pictures I come across. But that would mean taking the decorating out of the hands of my kids and they would be devastated. They...
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Making your home a friendship factory, give those sibling rivalries the boot (featured)
by  |  posted under Babies, Boys, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Girls, Parenting, Uncategorized
How to make your home a friendship factory -give those sibling rivalries the boot! As famous as sibling rivalries are, I don't know any parent that relishes them. Most often they are viewed as the side effect of having more than one child. While I agree that often these rivalries are produced from circumstances outside our total control, I do...
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stress (featured)
by  |  posted under Family Time, Fitness and Healthy Living
Have you ever looked at your care-free children and thought, “Jeez, if only I could relax like that.” Well, you can. See, the thing is, most adults spend a good amount of time and money searching for peace and relaxation. They search and work so much for the cure for tension that they end up doing more harm than good. We often engage in...
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Manners Activities featured
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We've all been there---at a restaurant when your kid burps loudly after chugging an entire soda, or at a friend's house where she wanders into the pantry to help herself to a snack.  Young or old, how do we teach kids good manners?  Here are some fun activities that teach good manners to toddlers and teenagers alike! 18 Fun Activities That...
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5 Ways to Soothe A Child's Cold Symptoms At Home (featured)
by  |  posted under Babies, Beverages, Boys, Do It Yourself, Family, Family Time, Girls, Parenting, Recipes, Uncategorized
5 Ways to Soothe A Child's Cold Symptoms At Home 5 Ways to Soothe A Child's Cold Symptoms At Home:  After 81 months of pregnancy, roughly 72 months of nursing babies, nine children, 5 hrs average sleep on the good nights, countless sack lunches,  and (what feels like) a billion runny noses- I consider myself a seasoned parent. Not seasoned...
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Leap Day featured
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Can you believe it is a leap year this year?  A lot has changed in four years!  A leap year means 366 days this year...one extra day to PAR-TAY!!!  So here are 21 fun leap day activities to make that extra day extra fun! (P.S.  Did you know frogs are the unofficial leap day mascot?  It's true!) 21 Fun Leap Day Activities! 1. Throw a...
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nicolette time capsule featured image
by  |  posted under Babies, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, New Years, Parenting, Traditions, Uncategorized
  {2004} Ten years ago, I left my small Idaho town to enter the much larger fish bowl of university life.  I was starting fresh, in a new state, with nothing but big dreams in my pocket.  My $6 an hour dream job at the movie theatre gave me free popcorn, soda, and movies.  How could life possibly get better?  My most frustrating...
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easy handmade foosball table (featured)
by  |  posted under Anti Boredom Busters, Boys, Crafting, Do It Yourself, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Girls
What do you do to entertain your kids on holiday breaks, cold rainy days, or any day you're stuck at home? Do you ever run out of activities and it's not even dinnertime yet? Well, I have put together a tutorial for a super fun foosball table and checkerboard to keep the kiddos busy! Here is what you will need: 1. Spray paint 2. Clear glaze...
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6 new christmas eve traditions for a magical holiday (featured)
by  |  posted under Babies, Christmas, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Gift Giving, Holiday, Traditions, Uncategorized
Each family has traditions- some are keepers for eternity (like acting out the nativity and caroling) but sometimes a few of them need a kick in the pants.  This list of new traditions will give you ideas to infuse your Christmas Eve with new life- and will certainly bring smiles to you and yours like it has to ours for...
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bird feeder 2
by  |  posted under Family Time, Fun With Kids, Video
  Bird Feeders Kids Can Make Even our feathered friends need a little love! Put your kids to work with this oh so fun bird feeder! From start to finish this quick video will show you how it's done! Enjoy!   After your bird feeder is complete, have some fun with this toddler busy can! Just a few supplies and you've got a...
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