Gifts for Creative Kids – Bunchems Alive

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With two daughters and a love for arts and crafts, everyday there is a messy project covering our kitchen table. Glue, paint and glitter spills are common so you can imagine my excitement to find a project for creative kids that doesn't make a mess. A toy that allows creativity to happen over and over again without the need to purchase additional supplies is the perfect gift for creative kids! Bunchems Alive, the 2016 Toy of the Year for Activities, takes a whole new spin on creativity Read More... {Read More...}

Double Lovey Baby Gift

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareABear #CollectiveBias  When you finally find a way to get your sweet new baby to love their own space and sleep somewhere other than in your arms, it's a magical moment. For me, that magical moment came when my oldest daughter was six months old. I had six months of snuggling her soft newborn goodness all day long. Every nap was done while either sleeping on top of me or in a Read More... {Read More...}

Easy Lunch Box Organization

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HorizonLunch #CollectiveBias Our morning routine feels quite chaotic and I've been making an effort to add organization to help the process of getting everyone ready for work and school. Easy lunch box organization with Horizon™ products purchased at Walmart have helped our morning routine immensely. My daughters are off to school everyday with a great packed lunch and I'm off to Read More... {Read More...}

Tips for one stop back to school shopping

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This year back to school season came quickly. But it always feels that way, right? Each year I make big plans to be well ahead of schedule and have back to school shopping done early. And every year I find myself frantically trying to get everything purchased the week before school starts. This year our seven year old daughter is starting second grade at a new school. That means she is much more aware of the items on her back to school shopping list and has a very specific idea of what she Read More... {Read More...}

Smart Snack Choices for Kids

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Getting my seven year old daughter to choose to eat fruits with meals has been a challenge since she was eating solid foods as a toddler. While she has always loved vegetables, she never showed an interest in fruits. Until we started making snacking fun and getting her involved in the prep, she wouldn't choose a fruit if there were other options available. Determined to give her balanced meals, we've spent the last few years involving her in the kitchen preparing snacks and meals. She thinks she Read More... {Read More...}

Make a difference with Breakfast in the Classroom

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Teaching our children to make healthy food choices is challenging in a fast paced world full of affordable and quick options promoting fast food drive-thrus. With the inability to guide your child's decisions once they start venturing out on their own with independence and time spent away from you at school, it's important we are teaching good habits and the ability to make smart decisions. Sadly not all children have the opportunity to make a choice when it comes to food. Sometimes parents only Read More... {Read More...}