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More Treats, Less Tricks

Putting on costumes and visiting houses to get candy and other treats is on most adults’ list of favorite childhood memories. Now that you’re a parent, safety concerns may make you think twice before sending your little ghosts and goblins out for a night of Halloween fun. But following some simple safety rules and preparing […]

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Cheap Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

Christmas really takes a big chunk out of our budgets. The little ones especially expect a lot of gifts. Aside from the usual gifts, you also need to think about that stocking hanging over the fireplace. For you to stay within budget, it’s ideal to get cheap stocking stuffers. Here are a few great ideas […]

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The Day my Son Got a Doll

The following article is an interesting one about boys and dolls, and I love that the author submitted it. Did you know that you could share your parenting stories on this blog? You can submit your stories anonymously or with your name attached – use this form here! **************************************** When my son Sam was 3, […]

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Get Your Kids Gardening

Gardening is a great hobby no matter how old you are, but it holds special benefits for children. It engages them on every level, from planning to planting, to maintenance, harvesting the food, and enjoying it. Planting a garden will help them learn about nutrition and science- without them even realizing it! Here are some […]

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My Future Mugshot

There have been a few instances over the last ten years during which I’ve seen, in my mind’s eye, what my mugshot might look like. Hair askew or in a greasy ponytail, dark circles under my eyes, no make-up, staring into space like a zombie. Or, pretty much how I look every other day. Because […]

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