Category Archives: Parenting

Free Easter Printables {Notes From The Easter Bunny}

What could be cuter than a note from the Easter Bunny to go along side a basket filled with goodies?!  Grab one (or all) of these FREE Easter Printables to make your Easter baskets a little extra special and give … Continue reading

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I Will Never… And Then I Did

When it comes to parenting, there will never be more famous words than “I will never let my child…”  You can finish that sentence.  It can be anything from “wear clothes like that” to “act like that in public”.  We … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Brush Longer { Disney Magic Timer App } #ProHealthKids #Ad

This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. Some kids are bears when it comes to brushing their teeth.  Oral-B and Crest have teamed … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Taking Better Pictures of Your Kids

5 Tips for Taking Better Pictures of Your Kids Taking pictures of your children, pictures that look a little more put together than a quick snapshot, can seem nearly impossible.  By using a few simple tips and tricks, you can … Continue reading

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Making Time To Date…Your Kids

Making Time To Date…Your Kids Parenting is Hard This parenting gig is hard.  It’s a trial and error process to some degree, learning what works and what doesn’t for your family as you navigate the waters of well-intended advice, peer … Continue reading

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Everyone Deserves Some Recognition {Free Certificate of Accomplishment Printable}

Everyone Deserves Some Recognition Even as an adult, it’s nice to be recognized when we’ve met a goal or done something that was important to us – even if it wasn’t to anyone else.  My kids – their lives are … Continue reading

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You Break It, You Buy It {Tough Love and Consequences}

You Break It, You Buy It Just The Norm Most of today was rather inconsequential. The morning started with the boy crawling in my bed at an ungodly hour, the girl asking if it was ok for her to play … Continue reading

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Dear School: Please Take My Kids Back #snOMG

Dear School: Please Take My Kids Back Maybe I Sound Like A Bad Parent I love my kids, but please – please let them go to school tomorrow. Let’s back up a bit… Holiday break started back in December. Their … Continue reading

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You’re Committed, Except When I’m Not {A Parenting Quandary}

You’re Committed, Except When I’m Not {A Parenting Quandary} Role Models I try to be a good role model for my kids.  Note: I say that I try, I do not say that I am.  I fail at it on … Continue reading

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Making a Difference {Today is National “I’m a Mentor” Day} #NationalMentoringMonth #BBBSNMM

Making a Difference {Today is National “I’m a Mentor” Day} About year ago, I added something to my already packed plate.   I joined a few of my colleagues and stepped up as a school based mentor through the Big Brothers … Continue reading

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