How to Fill a Perfectly Fun NO CANDY Easter Basket

Looking for Easter basket ideas that don't involve candy? Here's how to fill a perfectly fun NO CANDY Easter basket! My kids aren't into candy much. I should consider it a good thing, I guess, but I usually still buy the chocolate bunnies and jelly beans. Guess who ends up eating them? Can you relate? My kids prefer small toys and other items they can play with. That's why this year I'm goin...
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Mommy Chauffeur: How to Take the Stress Off of Everyday Travels

Your children demand much of your time, and a large amount of that time with them can be spent behind the wheel taking them to and from their many activities. You've done everything to make it a quality time with your kids, but sometimes it can be overwhelming. Today's guest post includes some simple suggestions to make your short trips a little easier and take the stress off of everyday travels. ...
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Toddler Girl on Spring Break – You’ll Be Happy You Packed This!

Are you taking your toddler girl on Spring Break this year? I am! I am so excited to be heading out with the family on Spring Break vacation in just a few weeks! And Baby Girl, she loves the beach just like her mama. :) Needless to say, packing for an entire family isn't always easy, especially when traveling with little ones. This year we're traveling to the Caribbean and I'm really tryin...
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Enter to Win $100 – How Many Chocolate Easter Bunnies Will You Buy?

It’s time for another giveaway here on the blog! Here's your chance to enter to win $100. Once again I’ve teamed up with an amazing group of blogger friends to put a little extra cash in your pocket. Who doesn’t like a little extra cash, right? Rules and how to enter is posted at the end of this post. And just in time for Spring Break too! We've already started packing for Spring Brea...
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Toy Fair 2017: Classic Meets Tech & Makes This the Best Year to Play

Today I want to share with you a pretty cool toy trend I noticed emerging at this year's Toy Fair -- let's call it 'classic meets tech'. Thanks Toy Industry Association for providing me with a Press Pass to attend Toy Fair 2017.  As always, all views and opinions are entirely my own. If you follow my blog you know that I'm all about the tech toys. However, I was happy to see that technology ...
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How To Get Your Family Talking About Finances

How prepared is your family to talk about money? Here's 5 tips to get your family talking about finances #ad #FamilyMoneyMatters
Thank you to TIAA for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own. Today I'll share with you 5 tips on how to get your family talking about finances. Once your family starts talking finances your intentions and next steps towards a brighter financial future will become much clearer! However, you’ll have to keep these conversations going as you prepare for your family's financial future....
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Toy Fair 2017: Cool New Toys Make This the Best Year to Play!

I'm so excited to share my My Toy Fair 2017 Recap with you today! These COOL NEW TOYS make this the best year to play! I know what you may be thinking... Toy Fair was weeks ago. But you know, #momlife happens! With the kids off from school during the week after the show, I'm just now digging myself out (so many photos and notes to go through). Things are just getting back to normal so we...
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Talking Finances with Your Family Doesn’t Have to be Scary!

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Thank you to TIAA for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own. Talking finances with your family doesn't have to be scary! TIAA recently invited families, including our own to sit down and have a conversation about money to show that it doesn’t have to be uncomfortable or stressful. Today I'll share with you my family's experiences talking finances. But before I share with you a...
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Dr. Seuss Quote – Celebrate Dr. Seuss on March 2nd

It's Dr. Seuss' birthday and although this year I didn't write any fun posts dedicated to our favorite children's author, I do have a pretty fun Dr. Seuss quote for you -- one that we try to live by!   We did, also celebrate today with some fun Cat in the Hat fruit kabobs for breakfast. They were a big hit! :) It's breakfast time and today we got cute little Cat in the Hat fr...
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Stay Connected with Those You Love Most and DieHappy

Life gets busy! Many times I get caught up with things and I'm not as intentional as I want to be in doing the things that make me most happy, like finding the time to spend with the people I love. I know you can relate! But what if I told you could you could stay connected with those you love most through your very own personal social network? Well, there's an app for that! It's called DieHappy. ...
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Challenge Your Kid Inventor with these Competitions!

Are you the parent a curious kid? One that's always exploring the world around them and coming up with creative ideas for getting things done? Maybe he or she dreams of becoming a kid inventor? Today I'll tell you about two very cool kid inventor competitions. Take this as a chance to encourage and challenge your kid inventor! Or maybe you're an educator and have one of those little dreamers si...
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Car Seat/Stroller Combo: Traveling with Baby & What You Need to Know

Traveling with baby can be a real experience! When you head out on a trip with your kid in tow, you’re going to need courage, confidence and, of course, a travel system for your child that is safe and easy to manage. * This is a guest post by Sophia Nguyen * Traveling With Baby? Tips for Traveling with A Car Seat/Stroller Combo When it comes to your child’s safety, you don’t want to cut corn...
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