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Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

9 Ways To Keep Your House Illness-Free During Cold & Flu Season

My children seem to be welcoming cold and flu season in with open arms. So far we’ve got chest colds, sinus infections, coughs, croup, pneumonia, and ear infections. Yay…..please note my lack of enthusiasm. With young kids around each other daily, eager to share their germs and not much else, the illness spreads pretty quickly. It doesn’t really matter how much I wash, clean, disinfect, and whatnot, I know those germs are going to spread regardless, but it’s good to know that everything is squeaky clean (besides the kid themselves). READ MORE

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    As seen on The Today Show this adorable tot, who’s breaking IQ records for her age, shows us that no matter the IQ, when you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go! Do you have any funny videos of you and/or  your children? Subm...

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  • Leaning In and Out: My View From Both Sides

    First, let me say that I am always one to do something because my feelings compel me to, not because I am an expert or that my opinion is so important, and writing this article is no different. So bear with me, and know that I understand th...

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    Watch as this genius toddler scales and then flips (yes, seriously) over his baby gate to escape. ...

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  • Today I Judged Another Mother (But It Was Kinda Warranted)

    Today my mom went with me to take my two kids to a really cool local play studio that offers all sorts of tactile, sensory and natural play things like a tub of cornmeal with miniature tigers and scoops, homemade yummy smelling play-doh, hu...

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    Lisa Witherspoon

    10 Parenting Skills I Would Like To Learn

    We are constantly learning, aren’t we? At least, we should be. We may not have some enormous revelation each and every day, but we pick up little tidbits all the time through television, social media, and the people we encounter. It’s what we are all sending our kids back to school right now or setting up shop to home school – we want them to learn. READ MORE

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    If this girl’s adorable laughter isn’t enough for you, just wait for what she says at the end!...

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  • How To Avoid Cooking & Cleaning When You’re Allergic To It

    When it comes to being a stay at home mom, I know I can do better, but there are times I can be so burnt out and exhausted when it comes to doing the same thing every day; giving the little hummingbird her breakfast, cleaning her up afterwa...

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    True Exhaustion From My Singleton

    One of the best parts of being part of this whole blogosphere is the sense of community.  I know that some can’t understand how I would want to give and receive suggestions from total strangers, but…it doesn’t feel like that. ...Read More
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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Advice From A Parenting Veteran
    Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

    Dear Mommies And Daddies: Advice From A Parenting Veteran

    Dear Mommies and Daddies, Mommies and Daddies To Be, and Future Mommies and Daddies,

    After having three kids, I DO in fact have much knowledge to share with you. I have lived, learned, and still learning. I still struggle and have my highs and lows in parenting. I make mistakes that I hope will not screw up my child or more so that they’re too young to remember these mistakes. So, you want some insider secrets, please let me give them to you. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 5 Things Boot Camp and Motherhood Have In Common

    5 Things Motherhood and Boot Camp Have in Common

    Since I have had my daughter, there have been many moments and situations where I have found myself reflecting on my time in boot camp. Some of the situations I encountered are so relevant to motherhood that I have to share them with you. Without further ado… READ MORE

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