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Zone Defense Check-in: Your Personal Space

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids. Okay, team, it’s time for the monthly Zone Defense check-in. If […]

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Enjoy 50 Books with Kids

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Stuck inside for these blustery days? Looking to expand your family’s repertoire of picture books beyond Goodnight, Moon? Want some help and direction in how to have meaningful activities and discussions with your little ones? Written by Veronica Getskow, PhD (aka my mom, aka Nanna), this reading guide includes a list of 50 must-read books […]

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DIY Elsa Costume from Disney’s Frozen

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Thrill the little girl in your life with a DIY Elsa Costume. Life as MOM contributor Janel shows you how. Be sure to check out the Anna costume tutorial as well. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising […]

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The Day Google Reader Died

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I remember it well. It came with warning, but I didn’t really heed it. I was in denial for a long time. I still am. I still wish for it to come back. Google Reader, why did you have to leave us? I’ve tried bloglovin. I’ve tried following my favorite blogs on Facebook. I’ve tried […]

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DIY Anna Costume from Disney’s Frozen

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Thrill the little girl in your life with a DIY Anna Costume. Life as MOM contributor Janel shows you how. Looking for Elsa? Here’s the Elsa Costume tutorial. 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 […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

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Want to improve your family’s diet? Make vegetables and fruits a little easier to swallow. 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 indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! […]

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January Booking It: Guernsey, Neither Here Nor There, & People Before Profit

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Booking It is an online book club where we share the good reads we’ve found in the previous month. We’ve found that over the years we’ve discovered some great new books thanks to this monthly book share. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #37

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Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with brats, beef sandwiches, tostadas, broccoli & cheddar soup, and pancakes. So, my poor Chargers will not be playing next weekend. Sigh. Next year perhaps. If you hadn’t guessed, this week’s meal plan is designed to be game-day friendly in addition […]

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