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by admin | August 21, 2014

How can you add more fun to your morning routine? No, it’s not drinking another cup of coffee. It’s listening to music! This playlist we compiled contains 11 kid-friendly (and parent-friendly) songs that will wake you up and make getting dressed, brushing teeth and cooking breakfast way more exciting for the fam. Bonus: if everyone [...]

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by admin | August 20, 2014

Let your kiddos get their creative juices flowing by having them make their teacher a thoughtful gift for the first day of school. After all, those teachers will be in charge of a classroom full of energetic children for the next ten months. Now there’s no need to go out and buy a full spa [...]

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by admin | August 19, 2014

Written by:  Tésa Nicolanti As a tech blogger, I have tried out hundreds of apps and many of those have been for children. My kids have a tablet and while we regulate how much time they spend playing on it, I make sure to keep them full of educational apps for when they do. There [...]

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by admin | August 18, 2014 | Uncategorized

Want to remind your little ones of how much they are loved? Or maybe you want to wish them a great school day. Whatever the message, we have an adorable note just for them: simply print out the PDF and cut out the note you want to leave. A sweet little message will put the [...]

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by admin | August 17, 2014

When health reasons dictated that our family would transition to a gluten free household, I thought our days of eating “tasty” foods were over. I remember what it had been like when my dad was first diagnosed with Celiac disease seven years ago and had to go completely gluten free. It was really tough finding [...]

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by admin | August 16, 2014

We know you have the best intentions when it comes to routines, bedtimes, and healthy eating. To help, here we have six ways to get your family on track for a successful new year of school. Of course, don’t be surprised if your kiddos have other ideas and if nothing actually goes according to plan. [...]

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by admin | August 15, 2014

The lazy days of summer are quickly slipping away, which means the hustle and bustle of school, early risings and homework are on the horizon. I’m certain there will be some grumbling as we get back into the routine. After all, I don’t know many kids who celebrate the task of powering through nightly math [...]

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by admin | August 14, 2014

With “back to school” season comes the smell of freshly sharpened pencils, crisp paper, neatly organized folders, and lots and lots of runny noses, coughs, and the occasional purge of stomach fluids due to that flu bug that your kid manages to catch every single year. To help avoid those situations, Dr. David Schindler, board [...]

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by admin | August 13, 2014

It’s a hard balance trying to hit the dinner trifecta: making sure they are pleasing to kids and adults alike, quick to pull together on a weeknight, and healthy to boot. But we have a few dinner recipes to the rescue that meet all three requirements.   Turkey Sloppy Joes with Slaw Here are sloppy [...]

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by admin | August 11, 2014

This back to school bookworm pencil topper is so simple to make that anyone can do it! We always make a few of these at the beginning of the school year and give them to our new teachers in a pencil holder.  It never hurts to come the first day bearing gifts! It is also [...]

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