Preparing for Kindergarten with Brain Quest Alphabet Cards (VIDEO)

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It is true, my baby is headed to kindergarten in the fall. *sniff sniff* This is a big deal and through all the tears that I’m shedding in preparation for this big day, I’m trying to get him ready. Do I want him to be ready to leave mama and go off to the big […]

Tantrums and Dramas at the Sandbox

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About the author: When asked her job title, “Zookeeper” is what immediately comes to mind to Laura El Alam, homeschooling mother of four. The daily drama of raising two toddlers and two teens keeps Laura perpetually on her toes . . . and frequently on her last nerve. In her nonexistent free time, she is […]

Whole30 Recipes

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I just recently completed Whole30 and have decided to adapt to this way of eating as a lifestyle change. It was really challenging for me to come up with things to eat when I first started, but now I like to think of myself as somewhat as a pro. Whether you’re doing Whole30 or not, […]

Give a Book – Get a Book

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While at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference at Disneyland this past weekend, we were lucky enough to be part of the announcement that Disney Jr. is looking to donate 1 million books to U.S. communities in need, as well as present families with free digital books from Disney Publishing Worldwide through their new program, Give […]

How to Take a Good Driver’s License Photo (VIDEO)

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Welcome to “How to” Monday! If you have been following our how-to videos for the past few months, you would know that some are serious and others are just plain fun. Sure, we want to help everyone with different tips, but sometimes, we just can’t take ourselves too seriously. We are goofy, we are silly […]

StrollAir CosmoS Stroller Spotlight Review (VIDEO)

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StrollAir has added a new addition to their full-featured line of strollers and it’s pretty cool. This lighter-weight, single stroller comes fully loaded with things like a matching diaper bag, rain cover, mosquito net, and foot muff so parents don’t have to buy everything separately. The CosmoS comes with a roomy, deep reclining, reversible seat, […]

Building a House with Pinterest – Laundry Room Edition

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Welcome to week 4 of our Building a House with Pinterest series. Last week was all about the playroom and this week we are focusing on the laundry room. I have to say that the laundry room is my least favorite room to hang out in because nothing fun is going on in there. With […]

DIY Golden Easter Egg

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This Easter morning I would love to come downstairs and find the Easter Bunny left a nice, soothing, color palate of Easter goodies in our house. I left him a note last year that, while the kids appreciated 50,000 pieces of brightly colored plastic strewn all about the house, it was a bit jarring for […]

The Boston Marathon

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  Natasha is a proud mom of Gabriel (who she also calls G), a 5 year old hero (who is a patient at the Dana Farber Jimmy Fund Clinic and so far winning his tough fight against leukemia), and Mary, his 1 year old adorable sidekick. Her days are filled with ups and downs, but […]

Dear Minecraft…

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Dear Minecraft, I’m sorry to have to write this letter, especially after my note to the Claw Machine a few years ago, but a few things need to be said. After months and months, I cannot ignore it any longer. I’m a mother and I’m concerned with your overpowering influence over my kids. They are […]