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Easy Handmade Valentines

Easy Handmade Valentines

Celebrate friendship with these easy handmade valentines that work for both boys and girls. Valentine’s Day is a fun opportunity to do a little crafting with your kids. Skip the Valentine’s aisle at the store and make something on your own instead. Whether or not you’d like to give candy with your cards, we’ve got […]

Planning Quality Time with Each Child

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Planning quality time with each child, particularly in a large family, can be tricky. But, it’s not impossible. And it’s SO worth the effort! We were driving home from Santa Barbara this weekend. FishChick napped most of the way thanks to the Dramamine that saves us from vomit along the way. She woke when we […]

Video Games Are Not the Devil

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Video games get a bad rap, to the point that moms think their children should never play them. I’m going on record to say: Video games are not the devil. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

4 Great Ways to Help Kids Get Fit

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The new year is a time for everyone to think about good habits, including how we can help kids get fit! The following post is sponsored by Blue Goji. I have received complimentary product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. All opinions are my own. It’s that time of year when everyone is […]

10 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Eve with Kids

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New Year’s Eve with kids can be a total blast, especially when you plan a few activities to do together. Check out these fun things to do on New Year’s Eve — with kids! FishPapa and I have always been homebodies. We love to stay home way more than we like to go out, so […]

A Get Well Kit for When Sick Gets Real

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Packing a Get Well Kit for home or travel is one great way to make it easier when sick gets real. Include these items to make it easy to nurse your sick child. This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. One never plans to get sick, right? We don’t say, “Hey, […]

How to be a More Patient Mom

How to be a More Patient Mom

Do you want to be a more patient mom? Here are five habits to cultivate that will bless you and your family. This post is written by Life as MOM contributor, Prerna: It seemed to take forever. I sighed audibly, shook my head, checked my wrist watch, tossed my bag with a thud on the […]

Christmas Ornaments You Can Make

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Adding a new ornament to your collection every year is a fun holiday tradition. You can make a memory at the same time with these Christmas ornaments you can make yourself. I mentioned earlier this week how our Christmas ornaments are a time capsule of the goodness of God in our lives. They are memories […]