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The Afternoon High Five

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Do you have an afternoon routine for your family to wind down from school and work? Give them an afternoon high five to make it easy. What do your kids do when school’s done for the day? Is it a free-for all? Do folks scatter for their rooms and individual devices? Or do you have […]

5 Reasons to Exercise that You Should Pay Attention To

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There are many excuses we can make not to be fit, but there are plenty of reasons to exercise, all of which will do our bodies good. Disclosure: I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV. The following is a result of my own research. Please confirm everything I say with […]

How I Updated Our Emergency Supplies this Month

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Having emergency supplies on hand can be an important life-saving technique. It can help you and your family weather a difficult time. After years of worrying about earthquakes and other natural disasters, I finally established an emergency supply kit in our garage and created 24-hour go bags for the kids. While we haven’t had to use any […]

Mom Hacks to Help You Feel Healthy This Fall

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Fall is full of activity: school, play, and loads of holidays. Be prepared to help your family feel healthy through it all with these simple mom hacks.  This post is sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. If you took a look at our homeschool calendar, you might faint. I almost did. With […]

Help Your Family Eat Less Sugar & Feel Healthier

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider providing naturally-sweetened and unsweetened treats to help your family eat less sugar. One of the things that the FishKids love about a visit to Trader Joe’s is the chance to hunt for the stuffed animal and earn a treat. In case you didn’t know, each location has its own little […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

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Want to improve your family’s diet?  Instead of buying the mediocre commercial products, make junk food yourself — at home, for cheaper. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase […]

How to Get Your Family to Eat More Whole Grains

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Help your family eat more whole grains by giving them a bigger piece of the pie. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. See that? That sweet, […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Make fresh produce a little easier to swallow. Follow these tips to get your kids to eat more vegetables. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but […]