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  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)
by  |  posted under Boys, Family, Family Time, Girls, Inspiration, Parenting, Uncategorized
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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by  |  posted under Appetizers, Christmas, Family Time, Holiday, Main Dishes, Soups, Uncategorized
Enjoy this post from our archives - perfect as autumn sneaks up on us! This week, Mother Nature decided it was time she brought snow for the Holidays, and right now is the perfect time to enjoy a lovely bowl of soup; to be more specific, the ubiquitous French Onion soup. I have, however, decided to give it a...
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by  |  posted under Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Inspiration, Organization, Parenting, Recipes, Shop, Time Management, Uncategorized
  Life with super-involved kids gets crazy...believe me, we know.  That's why we put together this really awesome guide to help you curb the crazy.  You know, those days when you have to run to pick the kids up from school, stuff a Pop Tart in their mouths, and then zip them over to soccer/football/dance/gymnastics...
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Quest for the Best Rockin Your Next Vacation (featured)
by  |  posted under Anti Boredom Busters, Family, Family Time, Fun With Kids, Holiday, Other Fun Holidays, Summer, Traditions, Uncategorized
  I recently got back from a big family trip to the Oregon Coast that included my parents, all of my siblings, their spouses, and seven grandchildren.  We caravanned in four car-loads with 24+ hours of total driving ahead of us.  Armed with travel snacks, DVDs, coloring books, and barf bags...we were ready to go. But not before a...
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by  |  posted under Family Time, Travel, Uncategorized
  If you have kids, chances are they want to go to Disneyland. If it’s your family’s first time making the trek to the Happiest Place on Earth, it can seem a little overwhelming. To help you plan the perfect trip, we’ve put together the ultimate Disneyland vacation planning checklist to make sure you get everything you need in the...
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Fighting Featured
by  |  posted under Anti Boredom Busters, Family, Family Time, Holiday, Parenting, Summer, Uncategorized
  I don't know if it's the ages my kids are right now, or the fact that we've been in close quarters together for way too long, but my four kids have been fighting like crazy!  As a mom, the fighting, bickering, and teasing drives me crazy.  So I turned to our HowDoesShe Facebook page to get a few friendly tips on how others handle...
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While you were hashtagging (featured)
by  |  posted under Family, Family Time, Inspiration, Parenting, Uncategorized
  I've noticed something lately that is alarming.  I've seen it in myself, my friends, my family, and complete strangers. Let's back up only eight years to when Apple first introduced the iPhone.  Before that, phones were dumb; they could call and text...that's about it.  When smartphones started cropping up like like moles in that...
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by  |  posted under Family Time, Fun With Kids, Summer
Your kids are adorable. They say the most hilarious things, they make you laugh, they're ridiculously cute, and it's so fun to hear them put things into their own words or watch them perform something they're proud of! You need those things on video! Years from now you'll be so glad you captured the funny little things they're doing...
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