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The Great Screen Time Debate

The Great Screen Time Debate

The temptation to interact with screens on a daily basis is inescapable. They are everywhere; in...

How to Design Your Landscape With Kids in Mind

Play is at the heart of childhood, and an inspiring outdoor play area can give children many hours...

Family Movie Night (with Kid Flicks that Don’t Suck)

Family Movie Night (with Kid Flicks that Don’t Suck)

Family movie night is a staple activity in our house. In the summer, we use it when everyone’s...

Simple Summer Quinoa Salad

Simple Summer Quinoa Salad

Summer time is here! Lazy days at the park, pool or in your backyard call for some simple...

9 Steps for Keeping the Fridge Organized

Whether you’re in a rush to get a lunchbox packed or get dinner on the table, an overstuffed fridge...

Meatloaf Muffin Recipe

Meatloaf Muffin Recipe

I’m not what most would call a “cook”. I mean, I cook meals for my family on a regular basis and...

How to Turn Chores Into Valuable Family Time

Years and years ago, one Saturday morning in spring, my husband, Paul, and I had an impromptu...

Summer Slide

Summer Slide

Have you heard of the summer slide? We're not talking about that kid-favorite playground...

Screen Free Summer (Sort of)

Screen Free Summer (Sort of)

When you envision summer vacation with your kids, I bet it involves beach days, backyard...

Before I was a Mom

Before I was a Mom

We all know that becoming a mom is a huge, life-altering event, but it has changed me in other...

How To Beat Summer Boredom

How To Beat Summer Boredom

The sign of a good summer…….lots of bandaids!

Do Picky Eaters Get Better?

Do Picky Eaters Get Better?

It started young. The picky eating. He would look at certain foods we put in front of him and...

Broken Dishes

Broken Dishes

My husband broke a plate yesterday.

Simple Summer Weekends

Simple Summer Weekends

Remember those summer weekends when you were a kid? You know, the ones where you would spend...

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