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How to Keep Your House Clean with Kids

Are you caught in the eternal struggle that is keeping your house clean with kids at home? Do you get one room clean, move on, only to come back and see that your children have moved into the first room you cleaned and wrecked it? If any of that sounds familiar, then this is for

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Summer Bucket List | Things to Do with Your Kids

Looking for things to do with your kids? I don’t know about you, but I have a love-hate relationship with summer. By the time the end of the school year rolls around, I’m yearning for a break from being a slave to the business of my kid’s school schedules. Those first three weeks into summer

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101 Things to Do When You’re Bored | Kids Edition

Nothing makes me crazier than listening to my kids complain about a lack of things to do. So a few years ago, I came up with my own version of the boredom jar. I initially had an actual jar with slips of paper, but it didn’t work for my kids because they kept losing or

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How to Get Your Laundry off the Hot Mess Express

Laundry is no joke at my house. As a mother of three children, we are always doing laundry. If we don’t stay on top of it all, we end up at the end of the week with the Mount Everest of Laundry. Laundry is one of those chores that never end. Not a super encouraging thought, but

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What to Pack in Your Toddler’s Carry On

  Are you planning on taking a trip soon with your toddler soon? Are you wondering what you need to bring to manage your time on the flight? Here are some of my time-tested recommendations for what to pack in your toddler’s carry on to rock your next trip! Disclosure: We are a participant in the Amazon

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Kids Carry On | Must Have Packing List

So, you’re flying with your child and wondering what to pack in their carry on bag. You want something to keep them happy, quiet and busy. Am I right?! After close to 10 years of flying across the globe, here is my list of essentials! Disclosure: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC

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How to Help a Forgetful Child

The ability to stay organized and on task isn’t something that is intuitive to most children. This is definitely a learned skill– and if we are being completely honest, many adults still struggle with this very issue. So, how do we help a forgetful child? How do we teach them to become more organized? Check

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The 1 Trick You Need to Save Money and Stop Food Waste

Food waste is my nemesis for so many reasons. If I’m completely honest, cooking has never been something that I’m excited to do. I do it because the alternative is that my family starves. Dramatic? Maybe… So, yeah, the wasted food, I just can’t with it! Nothing pains me more than throwing food out. I

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How to Get Your Kids to Stop Running Off

How to Stop Kids from Running Off Kids have boundless amounts of energy and mine are no exception. As a mother of 3 kids I was constantly grabbing hands, cajoling, threatening and sometimes yelling- circumstance dependent- to keep my girls from running off or running too far ahead! Walking in Target, the grocery store, heading