Better Safe Than Sorry — Our Emergency Room Story

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When it comes to my kids there is no question about seeking emergency medical care. In a REAL emergency, time is precious. I can't second guess myself and wonder, "Is this REALLY an emergency?" There's just simply no time for that. And yes, I have paid for peace of mind, but you know what? It's worth every dollar to know that my child is healthy and safe. My first emergency room visit with one of my children happened when my oldest son was almost three years old. It all began on a fun Friday that was full of plans.I had lots of activities scheduled that day, but my son was complaining of a hurt tummy. I tucked him in my bed with his favorite stuffed animal and told him everything would be … [Continue reading...]

13 Tips to Make Traveling with Kids FUN!

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Did you know traveling with kids can actually be fun? Really, it can! However, many times it’s a nightmare. Why? Because during your vacation and holiday travels, your young kids are in cramped spaces for many hours. This not-so-fun situation leads to crying, fussing, whining, complaining and the most disturbing of sounds.Sigh. Over our 14 […]

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Simple Ways to Encourage Toddlers to Clean Without a Reward System or Chore Chart

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One kid is not too difficult to clean up after, but add three, four or more kids to the scene and things can get out of hand — fast! How can you encourage your toddlers to clean so things stay under control? Toddlers are super-cute, aren’t they? I seriously love the toddler age! It’s an […]

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25 Awesome Berry Recipes

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Cranberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries — and so many more berries are found in these fun and awesome berry recipes! I scoured the web to find the best of the best. Smoothies, cheesecakes, muffins and more! Don’t ever worry about what you’re going to do with all your favorite berries again. You’re sure to find at […]

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Easy Peeps® Paint Chip Puzzles

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Spring is in the air, so Peeps® are everywhere! Seriously! The popular, gooey marshmallow candies are flying off grocery store shelves and showing up in recipes and crafts all across the web. They are even the inspiration behind this fun puzzle activity for kids. It’s an activity that is as educational as it is cute! […]

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