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Parenting

What is Flat Head Syndrome?

What exactly is flat head syndrome? Flat head syndrome or positional plagiocephaly happens when a flat spot begins to develop on the back or the side of a baby’s head. A common cause of flat head syndrome is lying an infant in the same position every time they go to sleep. What is Flat Head […]

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Screen-Free Activities to Keep Busy on a Road Trip

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have a problem with screens when you’re traveling with kids. Traveling is less painful now than it was when I was a kid (and suddenly I sound like a 70-year-old) with all the portable devices we can easily access for entertainment. Even with screens, a long trip can be […]

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Here’s everything you wanted to know about your child’s common cold.

I swear, from November until April, at least one of my children has a running nose, green boogers and a chesty cough that just won’t go away. My middle child seems to always have something going on and it started to kind of concern me. What is normal when it comes to the common cold? When […]

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Twin Cities

4 of the Best Parks in the Northwest Twin Cities

I’m consistently amazed by the vast amount of entertainment we have here in the Twin Cities. From a good old baseball game at Target Field to the Minnesota Children’s Museum in St. Paul, no one will ever complain of boredom in the Twin Cities. Not everything that glitters is located in Minneapolis and St. Paul, […]

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Entertainment

Baby Products and Toys You Need to Purchase on Amazon Prime Day

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Well, tonight is THE NIGHT. Amazon Prime Day begins at 8pm CST (9pm EST/6pm PST)! If you have no clue what I’m talking […]

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Recipes

15 Quick Clean Eating, Kid Friendly Dinner Ideas

I’m a clean eating kind of gal. I prefer to stay away carbohydrates but I’ve learned that since I have kids, it’s just as important to teach them to not fear carbs but understand the good ones from the kinds that you can and should consume sparingly. I am not your no carbs, 90’s Atkins […]

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Motherhood

BORED Free Printable: How to cure the summer break “I’m bored” virus

Perhaps you’ve seen this idea all over Facebook like I have or maybe you haven’t seen it. Either way it’s a great idea and definitely one that most us of parents need during the summer. Becky, the blogger from I Lift Heavy Things, did a post before last summer on her ideas to curve the “I’m […]

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Entertainment

How to Throw a Disney Party with Minimal Prep

I received free products in order to host a #DisneyKids Preschool Playdate. The opinions expressed here are my own. There are affiliate links in this blog post. I have loved Disney for as long as I can remember. Naturally, I’ve passed that love down to my children. When I found out that we had been […]

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Entertainment Green Living

10 of the Best Earth Day Activities for Preschoolers

Earth Day is coming up this week and if you’re semi-crunchy at the least this is a big deal. What is Earth Day? According to The History Channel, “Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a […]

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Motherhood

The 3 JOYS Project – Experiencing JOY in our present circumstances

I have to confess something and it’s been pulling on my heart longer than I’d like to admit. I have had the worst attitude toward and about my children and they’re picking up on it. My husband is an accountant and the closer we get to April 18th the longer his absence becomes. We parent […]