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Peep Show: 4 Quick & Easy Easter Projects

I love the holidays – all of them! Any chance to decorate, do fun crafts, make yummy treats, and exchange gifts is fine by me. And with all of its fun, cheerful colors, Easter is probably one of my favorites....Read More
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  • Alyson Herzig

    The Ten Stages of a Family Vacation

    So you’ve booked a family vacation! Undoubtedly you are excited about escaping reality for a little bit, maybe unplugging and recharging the family-time battery. Your mind is racing with thoughts of how awesome it will be. The wonderful t...

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  • Jennifer Taormina

    Resolve Not To Resolve

    Resolutions. I don’t remember the last time I made a New Year’s resolution. It’s like dieting. If I say I’m on a diet, I end up not sticking to it. How many of y’all have made resolutions, started them on New Year’s Day, and the...

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    Jenny Hills

    The Genius Way To Sneak Healthy Food Into Your Kids’ Diets

    My son, Bug, is a snackaholic.

    No matter how much food I give him, he’s always on the prowl for more. He’s also very picky and likes variety. If he eats a cheese stick before lunch, he’ll want something crunchy in the afternoon. This is not a fight I’m going to win so I usually comply with his demands.

    One night Bug had already devoured one of every snack in the house and I had no idea what to give him. Scanning the pantry I saw Cheerios, fruit snacks, cheese balls, animal crackers, Wheat Thins, and raisins. “Hmm,” I thought, “what would happen if I mix these all up in a bowl, would it pass the test?” READ MORE

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  • Linda Wolff

    The Messiness of Parenting

    Parenting is a messy job. Definitely not for the faint of heart. So instead of making a list of New Year’s Resolutions, I decided to make a list of when I really shined or didn’t shine as a parent last year. However, in an effort to pro...

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  • What The Flicka

    17 Awesome Feminist Costume Ideas For Little Grrrrls

    Make Halloween a teaching moment. Subject: Badassery....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 27 Tips For Stress-Free School Lunches
    What The Flicka

    27 School Lunch Hacks That Will Keep You Sane

    At the end of the day, if they don’t starve or get scurvy, you’re doing fine. READ MORE

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  • Julia Arnold

    The Pull of Motherhood

    Let’s face it: Once you have a baby, your entire life changes and things will never be the same. One of the changes that I experience regularly is what I’ll call the Pull of Motherhood. Once I became a parent, I have never been ...

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  • Erin K Moffat

    Things Children Do That Would Be Weird If Adults Did Them

    Wait, everyone doesn’t still color on the table and try to paint their face to look like lions?...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka? - Recipe: Veggie Nuts

    Recipe: Veggie Nuggets

    Pst. Your kids won’t even know how healthy they are! READ MORE

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    Toddlers are Terrifying and We Have This “Thriller” Parody To Prove It

    Nothing says Halloween like an amazing “Thriller” parody video! Are you a mombie? Chances are, if you’ve ever had a toddler, you are! It’s ok, there may not be a cure for you yet but at least you have this video to c...

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  • Amy Hamilton

    Practical Tips To Limiting Tech Time

    As a follow up to my research regarding technology and the family and my blog, A Delicate Balance: Tech Time & Family Time, I decided to look at my own family’s use of technology. I then began brainstorming ideas on how to decrease te...

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  • Lil' Picky Eaters

    RECIPE: Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups For Kids

    Who doesn’t love a recipe that you whip up in 5 minutes, throw in the oven and forget about for a few hours? READ MORE

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  • Expressing Motherhood

    The Top 5 Things I Learned From The Mother On “A Christmas Story.”

    I don’t know it all. Ouch, that hurts a little confessing....

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  • What The Flicka

    Potty Talk

    A 3-year-old expresses regret as he sits in the bathroom and mulls over his last meal…which was apparently a little too big for him to handle. We’re pretty sure he’ll never touch another pickle chip again!...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

    RECIPE: Super Simple Cinco de Mayo Crock Pot Chicken Tacos

    My kids love taco night! It is one of the few meals I make that pleases everyone. Except, sometimes, me. I typically prefer chicken, so when I saw this recipe for crock pot chicken tacos, I knew I had to...Read More
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  • Felicity Huffman

    Summer Playcation

    I always look forward to summertime. We don't have the daily grind of school routines, and we can all just relax and be a family together. But, after about 2 weeks of vacation, the panic sets in of: "WHAT AM I GOING TO DO WITH MY KIDS?!" Th...

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  • DIY String Cheese

    Parents, are you like me and feel that cheese strings are an overly-processed waste of money? Then have I got a solution for you. Read on to learn my incredibly easy way to make wholesome, 100% Real Canadian Cheese strings that fit any budg...

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