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How Do You Get a Toddler to Sleep? Solutions for Those Bedtime Battles

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Quick Kale Meatballs

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Every Day I'm Reminded of Why I Chose Him

Every Day I'm Reminded of Why I Chose Him

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When my Youngest Went from Little to Middle

When my Youngest Went from Little to Middle

You, my littlest boy. My happy, cheerful soul. You looked so small to me then, your sunny smile...

Tips for Travelling with Kids from Globetrotting Mama, Heather Greenwood Davis

Tips for Travelling with Kids from Globetrotting Mama, Heather Greenwood Davis

Family travel is one of those rare things that can both fill a parent’s heart with excitement...

Witnessing Verbal Abuse at the Mall: What Would You Do?

Witnessing Verbal Abuse at the Mall: What Would You Do?

I recently had an upsetting encounter at the local shopping mall.

Simple Acts of Kindness: The Importance of a Good Neighbor

Simple Acts of Kindness: The Importance of a Good Neighbor

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3 Books to Help Inspire Kindness in Kids

3 Books to Help Inspire Kindness in Kids

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6 Things That Are More Relaxing Than a Vacation With Kids

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How to Throw the Perfect Galentine's Day Party

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Love Bug Puppet Craft for Kids

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Books to Belly: Heart-Shaped Chicken Parm Pops

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I'm So Pregnant: Update #10

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Let's Make Valentine's Day Kid-Free

Let's Make Valentine's Day Kid-Free

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Whole Wheat Maple Banana Flax Muffins

Whole Wheat Maple Banana Flax Muffins

It is almost Valentine’s Day! This past weekend, my daughters and I sat down and wrote out some...

6 Tips for Traveling with a Big Family

6 Tips for Traveling with a Big Family

You’d think that with six kids, we’d just avoid going anywhere. Overseas travel sounds out of...

Broken Screens, Broken Dreams

Broken Screens, Broken Dreams

Kids have gadgets. It’s just the way things go now. They bring their “i-Things” to school to do...

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5 Easy & Delicious Superbowl Recipes

I'm going to be honest - The only reason I ever attend a Superbowl party is so I can eat all of...

Kid's Craft: DIY Tissue Paper Pom Poms for the Superbowl

Kid's Craft: DIY Tissue Paper Pom Poms for the Superbowl

The Super Bowl is only a few days away and my family is getting ready to cheer on the teams!...

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Crispy Lentil, Spinach and Feta Fritters

Crispy Lentil, Spinach and Feta Fritters

Last year, my family and I made an effort to eat less meat. We started with “Meatless Mondays”...

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