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3 Tips on Parenting Teens During a Crisis

Parenting isn’t an easy task. Parenting teens during a crisis feels overwhelming. Here are some reminders for parenting teens during a crisis without losing your sanity. The year 2020 has thrown us all into something in every area of life. And while nothing about parenting a teen is easy, parenting during a crisis, takes it …

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15 Outdoor Summer Activities For Kids That Are Free and Cheap

Summer days are for being outside and spending time together as a family. Here are 15 free and cheap outdoor summer activities for kids. Summer means more playtime and less screen time. It means more family time and less running around. The kids are out of school having all the time in the world to …

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Help Kids Learn About The Chicken Life Cycle in 4 Steps

Not only will this chicken life cycle book teach your kids about chickens and how they grow but it will also help them practice writing skills, fine motor skills, and other key developmental skills! Baby chicks are a fun theme for spring learning (and even fall fun!) and our free printable science mini coloring book …

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25 Date Night Bucket List Ideas and Free Printable

Are you out of date night ideas? Try this Date Night Bucket List Ideas Bingo free printable to help you out! Think outside of the box and have fun together! Planning date nights are hard. First, you have to find a babysitter, which is a feat in and of itself. But then you have to …

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17 Fun Virtual Playdate Ideas for Kids

Looking for indoor activities for kids? These virtual playdate ideas will keep your kids occupied and safe with their friends while you get a chance to rest that read that book or listen to that podcast you’ve been wanting to catch up on. When you kids are missing their friends but can’t see them in …

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5 Simple Self Care Ideas for Moms to Reduce Stress

Let’s commit to trying at least 3 of these self care ideas for moms who have no time for themselves. One of my biggest regrets, when my kids were babies, is that I didn’t take time for myself. I felt guilty for even thinking about leaving them with a babysitter. Thinking that I needed to …

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20 Two-Player Board Games for Date Night You Will Love

Staying at home can be extra fun with these two-player board games for date night. Dust off the games and have fun again! In 14-years of marriage I’ve learned that making date nights happen is hard, but making date nights a priority is even harder. Mainly because of one thing. Do you know what that one …

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How to Make a Moana Paper Doll in 8 Easy Steps

Create your own Moana Paper Doll with this Moana paper doll printable that is sure to inspire creativity for your little prince or princess. There’s just no telling how far they will go in their at-home adventures. I’m sure it comes as no surprise that we are huge Disney fans. While I grew up watching …

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7+ Summer Safety Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

School’s out for the SUMMER! Stay safe this summer with these summer safety tips that are easy to overlook. Summer is a time to relax and have fun. But that fun can stop in a hot second when something bad happens to a family member or friend. Don’t let anything ruin your summer fun by …

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