Can You Do Legoland on a Budget?

Want to visit Legoland in San Diego? Not wanting to spend a lot of money? Check out these tried and true tips for enjoying Legoland on a budget.

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What to Take for Team Snack Day that’s a Little Bit Healthier

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Little league season is rife with adventure — weekly practices and games […]

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Ready for Spring Break? I’ve got a shortcut.

Are you ready for Spring Break? While a welcome respite from the same old, same old daily routine, figuring out what to do with the kids can be intimidating. Especially if you don’t have an unlimited budget to hit the road. I’ve got a cool solution to your Spring Break conundrums. Traditionally the spring semester […]

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Time Management Tips for Moms Who Want to Get With It

Kids’ school and extracurricular schedules, new babies coming into the family, changes in the work place — they can all put a stress on our time management skills. Here are some tips to help you manage your time and enjoy your life as Mom. Oh. my. word. The day starts, and I think I’ve got […]

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5 Ways to Have a Great Date Night When You’re a Parent

Date night can be the highlight of your week as a parent. IF you make it a priority and plan accordingly. Here are five ways to have a great date night when you’ve still got kids at home. Date Night is a term thrown around a lot in pre-marital counseling and marriage seminars. In some circles […]

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Easy Overnight Oats for Mom

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. I have received product as well as compensation for my time spent writing. As always, all opinions expressed here are mine alone. As a mom it’s easy for you to put other people, particularly your children, before yourself. It’s what moms do. We love, we […]

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How to Vacation with Children Without Losing Your Mind

The very idea of traveling with children can intimidate the most intrepid parent. However, if you plan well and adjust your attitude, you can vacation with children without losing your mind. C’mon, it’ll be fun! Our family has traveled cross-country as well as across the pond, but this is not something that we’ve done for […]

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Planning a Great Staycation, a True Vacation at Home

Planning a great staycation takes some forethought. There’s just too much busyness at home to really take a break and rest. Plan for your best vacation at home with these great tips from Amy Gross, founder of Mom’s Toolbox. Have you booked your plans for vacation yet? Wanna go see something fun and different with the kids […]

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