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Luxurious Spa Day & 3-Free Nail Polish Brands

Luxurious Spa Day & 3-Free Nail Polish Brands

Do your kids love being pampered? Fill an afternoon with spa activities! Your kids will enjoy being included in an afternoon spa day; just mix up some homemade facials and masks, soak your feet, and paint your toes.

How to Encourage Kids to Love Art

How to Encourage Kids to Love Art

It’s easy to encourage kids to enjoy art by regularly planning kid-friendly creative projects. Make a beautiful butterfly sun catcher, mix play dough to create new colors, and let your kids design their own seasonal art projects!

Pros and Cons of Taking Your Kids On Vacation

Pros and Cons of Taking Your Kids On Vacation

Taking your kids on vacation can be one of the most positive things you can do to improve your bond as a family. No matter how tight-knit you and your gang are, a family vacation allows you to create lifelong memories and joy.

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Simple Pampering Tips for Moms-to-Be

Simple Pampering Tips for Moms-to-Be

Being pregnant is a joy as you anticipate bringing a new little bundle into the world! It can also be tiring and uncomfortable at times. These tips for pampering your changing body can help you enjoy the unique stage of pregnancy.

Gorgeous Little Girl Dresses & Scented Nail Polish

Gorgeous Little Girl Dresses & Scented Nail Polish

Snag some pretty little girl fashions and scented nail polish just in time for back to school, the holidays, or any occasion to dress up and look glamorous! Here are some of our latest little girl fashion finds!

Ready To Go Breakfast Ideas from Jimmy Dean

Ready To Go Breakfast Ideas from Jimmy Dean

Do you have trouble figuring out what to eat for breakfast? It may seem that breakfast is the easiest meal of the day to skip. As a busy mom, I often drink a cup of coffee, feed the kids, wipe up a few messes, and realize around 11 am that I forgot to eat breakfast. I’m sure moms with kids who need to get out the door for school or working moms who leave the house early find it even harder to eat breakfast. Eating a filling breakfast is an ideal way to start the day because food boosts your metabolism, helps you think better, and gives you more energy to accomplish your to-do list. A protein-packed breakfast combined with morning exercise is a perfect way to start any day. I’m excited to tell you about some easy breakfast solutions that you can whip up while you are hunting for your kid’s shoes and reminding the kids to brush their teeth.

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Fabulous Fall Fashion Tips for Moms

Fabulous Fall Fashion Tips for Moms

It’s almost fall! I love the changing seasons and opportunity to break out cozy weather accessories. A wardrobe change doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. You can achieve a fresh new look, new accessories and even new hair with these budget-friendly tips.

Mudpies ~ Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe

Mudpies ~ Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe

I am a firm believer in hands-on play time and letting kids get dirty. Around here we spend as much time outdoors as possible exploring and imagining. We also love making these healthier, easy no-bake cookies that we like to call “Mudpies” for a fun dirt-themed treat that is refined sugar-free and dairy-free!

10 Sensory Slime Recipes You Have to Try

10 Sensory Slime Recipes You Have to Try

DIY slime seems to be fairly popular for kid’s sensory activities. What’s not to love? It’s squishy and colorful, and you can mix it up using ingredients you have at home and watch the magical chemistry transformation take place. We’ve made our share of glitter slime combinations. Here are some fun glitter slime recipes to inspire your kids’ next science project.
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Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Water Safety Tips & Summer Gear

Summer can be filled with lots of fun and adventures. These water safety tips shared by a father and police officer can help parents keep kids safe during family water activities. Also don’t miss our summer gear family must-haves and review of DryFins chafe-free swim trunks below!

Colorful Afternoon Ideas for Kids

Colorful Afternoon Ideas for Kids

My girls love crafting, creating things and color. Here are some fun kid-friendly crafts and activities for creative afternoons and independent play time, featuring butterfly sun catchers, Lottie Dolls, and more!

5 Creative Outdoor Activities for Kids

5 Creative Outdoor Activities for Kids

All stay-at-home moms know it can be challenging to entertain kids during the summer, school breaks, and open afternoons and evening hours. My kids regularly ask me to play with them or immediately default to wanting to watch a show or play games on the tablet. We limit screen time to about 1 hour a day, which leaves a lot more hours to fill with interactive and engaging kids’ activities. Here are a few simple kids’ activities to encourage imaginative play, also featuring Jubilant balance bikes!

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2017 Summer Baby Shower Essentials

2017 Summer Baby Shower Essentials

Having a new baby this year? We know it can be challenging to figure out which baby essentials are needed and which are extra. We are excited to share our top picks for feeding, diapering, clothing, and setting up baby’s nursery!

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Did you know you can make ice cream without using an ice cream maker? These ice cream mixes from The Curious Creamery allow you to make all kinds of ice cream combinations using mix-ins you have in your kitchen!

Teach Toddlers New Skills Through Play

Teach Toddlers New Skills Through Play

Babies learn something new every day. They may not show evidence of their growing knowledge base until later, but every action and interaction teaches a baby something new. Babies and toddlers learn about color and textures every time they do a tactile or sensory activity. They learn new words and social interactions from their care takers. Teaching a baby or toddler new skills can be a lot of fun! Here are some interactive activities with pom poms to help babies and toddlers learn about color and size. Preschoolers can even do math with pom poms!

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