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10 tips for moms with babies

I love babies (and kids… I mean, obviously since we have four of them). I also love to share my favorite tips for moms of babies, because babies are so sweet and they don’t stay babies forever… so above all else, remember to soak up these baby moments… they grow up faster than we know it!

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Popsicles for Breakfast: Strawberry Kiwi Yogurt Popsicles

These Strawberry Kiwi Yogurt Popsicles are the perfect mid-day pick me up or after dinner treat!  As the weather warms up, so does the desire for ice cream and lots of other sweet frozen treats. As much as we want to give into our sweet kids and give them that huge milkshake or bowl of…

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Fun FREE summer ideas to keep your kids busy for hours

Well, friends, the weather is upon us and our kids are looking for things to do! My husband and I have four kids, so I am always in search of some fun, low-cost activities to keep our little ones busy, engaged, learning and having fun! Spending one-on-one time with your kids is important, but family time is equally important. Lets think of some ways that we can enjoy spending time together. Having free activities for your kids can be a great way to spend your days. Don’t turn on the TV today- you have 12 fun activities to pick from! Enjoy!

how many kids should we have

How many kids should I have?

We have four (adorable) kids and I hear on a DAILY basis… “So, are you done or do you want more?”   You might be thinking the same thing: How many kids should I have?   Well- today we are diving into that very question (who knew it could be so easy, right?   hahaha!) Our…

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When our kids say I’m Bored (activities to help)

The kids say “I’m bored, Mom”… how many times do we hear that? Especially during the summertime. It can be challenging beating the boredom that school free days brings. I have found that no matter what I plan out, there will always be boredom and it is helpful to have some answers ahead of time….

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Kids scared of the water? Try these tips!

Are your kids scared of water … or even just a little nervous to get in?   These 5 ways to help your kids get over the fear of water and into the pool  are practical and something that you can try today.  This is what we had to do with our kids and they worked….

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5 Netflix shows for kids

Oh how I love Netflix.  The best Netflix shows for kids are ones that I know they can watch without me hovering over them.   I love these shows because they offer a distraction to our kids on long road trips in the car and on long rides in the grocery shopping cart (our 2 & 4 year old…

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