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Mini Thanksgiving Feast For Kids

Well, technically it was a tea party/Thanksgiving feast/snack time rolled into one, but it definitely reminded me of a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. For the past week, I have had three little boys (Harrison and 2 daycare boys) begging me to...Read More
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  • Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Let Go Of The Day

    Once I became a mom, I discovered that my brain never shuts itself off. Thoughts, to do lists, guilt, worry, happiness, fear, sadness, endless joy, check lists, all consume my head from the moment I wake up to the moment sleep comes.  S...

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    Soccer Mom’s Gettin Down Tonight

    This mom takes embarrassing her children to a whole ‘nother level. And we love it. Your kids will think twice before they disobey you again!...

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    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    The Simple Craft That Doubles As A Thanksgiving Teaching Tool!

    The kids made Thankful Trees to help them understand Thanksgiving.

    First, we spent our week talking about what Thanksgiving is and what being thankful means.Very few of the kids understood what I meant when I asked “what are you thankful for?” So I had to pose the question like this: “what are things or people you love? Like? Make you happy?” This got the kids talking and their answers were fantastic: READ MORE

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  • Christina Antus

    Why I Drink Cold Coffee

    7:30 am - I get coffee ready…grind beans, find filters, fill water, add vodka etc. 8:30 am - I feed kids and pets (not vodka). 8:45 am - I take my coffee mug out of the cabinet....

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Health and Giving

    As 2013 is starting up, I am thinking about New Year’s resolutions and wanted to have a few about improving my family’s health and improving our “giving back.” Here are my ideas for improving my family’s health: Two days a week th...

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    DIY Vintage Circus Baby Shower

    My best friend Lisa asked me to host her shower! “At my place,” she said. UGH. Her place is beautiful, but it’s like a museum—filled with expensive things always arranged just so. I almost feel like I’m messing it up just by...Read More
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  • Shannon Noel

    A Mother’s Prayer

    Dear Lord in Heaven, You have to help me out here. I am this close to an anonymous drop off at Cedar Sinai. How do people do it? I see other mommies that look like they have no problem, but I’m a wreck Lord, I don’t know what to do? I d...

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  • Elle Davis

    Iced Lemon Ricotta Cookies

    I really wanted to make something different than chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies so I went on Pinterest and found a recipe for lemon cookies. I thought it sounded great but wasn’t quite sure about the addition of ricotta cheese....

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 27 Fall Activities and Crafts For Kids That Are Actually Doable
    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    27 Fall Activities and Crafts For Kids That Are Actually Doable

    I love scouring Pinterest, looking at all of the beautiful, time consuming crafts and activities for kids.

    Yeah, my kids aren’t about to last 30 minutes while I continuously stir homemade play dough on the stove. I need quick, cute, fun, not too messy, easy clean up, good for kids all of ages, and things that the kids will actually enjoy. Looking for that too? READ MORE

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  • Lauren Parker-Gill

    Holiday Hump Day Cocktail: Flicka Berry Sparkler

    We’re getting fancy for the Holiday Hump Day Cocktail this week. This one is called the Flicka Berry Sparkler and is just perfect for your holiday gatherings. Before you begin, be sure to have all of your ingredients well chilled....

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    Better Than Walking

    It may be impossible to watch this video without laughing....

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    The Case for a Preemptive Pinkalicious Costume

    Smalls wanted to be Pinkalicious for Halloween. You know, the protagonist from the book where the kid eats too many cupcakes, turns pink and the only way to remedy the problem is to eat green foods? I was really hoping she’d choose...Read More
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  • Jennifer Lizza

    10 Things That Will Change After You Have Kids

    Kids change everything.  No, really. They change everything.  There are many things they change for the better. So before you get all bent out of shape and say I don’t appreciate my beautiful children read this: A Letter to My Boys a...

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  • Felicity Huffman

    Leftovers: Tater Tots Recipe

    We recently made an easy, delicious Monte Cristo sandwich with just a few ingredients in your fridge left over from the holidays! Today, my friend Stuart O’Keefe and I are back with another simple way to use left over turkey, ham, and ma...

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