How To Teach Your Little Ones To Take Care Of Pets

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If you’ve got pets, it’s crucial to teach your kids how to take care of them. It also teaches them so many important lessons, most importantly, the importance of taking responsibility. While your children shouldn’t be the primary care givers of your animals, there are so many things they can do to help out with… Read More

8 Rompers For Your Little Ones

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Rompers, jumpers, one pieces, one suits, whatever you call them, today we’re talking about them. They not only look adorable, but are great for babies, toddlers, and little kids. Some of them even work on older children! They can easily be dressed down casually for park and play dates or dressed up for back to… Read More

10 Tips On Preparing Your Child For Kindergarten

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When your child is ready to enter kindergarten, this marks a huge transition in their life, but with the right tips and some planning, it can be effortless and easy! So we’re sharing ten tips with you on making this new stage a little easier for everyone.   1. Build social skills. Provide your child… Read More

Tips On Keeping The Kids Busy And Entertained During Summer

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Well, it’s still summer and the kids are still home from school. In case you’re all getting bored and cabin fever, I’m here to share some tips on keeping those kids busy and entertained until the school bells ring again!       -Connect with other friends and family members. Just because your kids aren’t… Read More

DIY 3D Glasses Parent Hack

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  Tonight, we took the kids to see a stage show on the Carnival Freedom cruise that we are sailing on this week. When we walked into the theater, there were loads of 3D glasses that my kids jumped all over. What kid doesn’t love those blue and red, funny glasses? I didn’t know it… Read More

Building a House with Pinterest – Playroom Edition

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Welcome to week 3 of our Building a House with Pinterest series! Last week was all about the family room and the week before was the kitchen. This week we are focusing on the playroom. Yes, my new house will have a dedicated playroom/bonus room and I’m super excited about it. We had a playroom… Read More

Trendy International Kids Clothing Lines

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I have recently discovered the awesomeness that is international kids clothing lines. Now, let me first say that I buy from small businesses 95% of the time, and about all of those are places are right here in the USA. But recently I have discovered some international brands that are just too good not to… Read More

Xbox Addiction

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Stacey is a pediatric occupational therapist who has worked with children with disabilities and their families for the past 14 years. She is a freelance writer and is the author of a children’s picture book scheduled to be released this year from Guardian Angel Publishing. She lives in a suburb outside Chicago with her husband… Read More

Fun Travel-Size Games For Children

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Today we’re talking all about fun travel games for kids! My family and I went on countless road trips when I was younger and I remember my mom always packing a bag full of games and treats for my sister and I to entertain us while we were cooped up in the backseat. Long car rides,… Read More

Fun Things To Do With The Whole Family In Pasadena

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My family and I moved to Pasadena 5 months ago and we love our new city so much. I was born and raised in Los Angeles so I was always familiar with this city and visited it many times, but had never lived here until now. What I love most about Pasadena is that we… Read More

Easy Dinner Recipes Your Kids Can Help You With

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Cooking is a passion of mine that I hope to be able to pass onto my children, but it won’t happen on its own. It will take me asking my kids to get involved with cooking our meals and helping out to see if they can discover a love for cooking like I did. So… Read More

15 Fun Kids Playroom Ideas From Pinterest

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We just recently moved and our new house is bigger than anything else we’ve ever had before. We are used to small space living and don’t quite know what to do with all the extra space we now have.  We have a playroom for my son in this new house and I have been trolling… Read More

Fun Things To Do With The Kids On Catalina Island

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Close to one million people travel to Catalina Island every year, and for good reason. The island is gorgeous and offers a wide range of activities for the whole family. Catalina is located about 22 miles south of Los Angeles, and you can get to the island by an hour long ferry trip from Newport… Read More

Cool Accessories For Little Boys

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I’ve always thought that accessories have the connotation of being a “girls thing” but since having a boy, I’ve learned that simply isn’t true. Accessories are for boys too, and there’s so many to choose from! From hats to belts to scarves, today I’ve gathered together some cool accessories for little boys. These items are… Read More

Fun Things To Do With The Kids In Sacramento

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Given that I’m a California girl, it’s only right that I share a list of fun things to do in my state’s beautiful capitol city of Sacramento. When I was pregnant with my son, my husband and I actually lived in Sacramento for six months while he finished school. Those six months gave me a… Read More

Thanksgiving Arts And Crafts For Kids

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Thanksgiving is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and spend some time doing arts and crafts with your kids. Whether it’s a simple coloring activity or an elaborate craft involving a ton of supplies, the point is that crafting is a great way to spend quality time with your little ones, to let… Read More

Support Small Business: 20 Rad, Up And Coming Kids Clothing Brands

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Although it’s great to shop at big box places like H&M and Baby Gap, I think it’s just as important to support small businesses whenever possible. So I’ve compiled a list of 20 up and coming kids clothing brands that I think you will love. All of these 20 places have a few things in… Read More

Children’s Movies To Look Forward To In 2014

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We recently took my two year old son to his first movie in the theater. We saw Despicable Me 2. To our surprise, he loved it. So much so that he sat through the entire thing without so much as making a peep. Unless quiet laughter counts as a peep. We were so excited that… Read More

15 Halloween Crafts For Kids

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I feel like Halloween is one of those holidays that you get to experience all over again once you have kids. Once I was too old for trick-or-treating I kind of forgot about Halloween. Then my son was born and it’s like it became my favorite holiday all over again. This will be my sons… Read More

Fun Places To Take The Kids In San Diego

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If you’re looking for somewhere to visit, San Diego is a great family destination. It’s got restaurants galore, theme parks, water parks, plenty of gorgeous hotels, and entertainment like you would not believe. The location is cool, breezy, and the perfect vacation spot no matter what time of the year it is. We live about… Read More