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I was really surprised by some of the questions my kids asked when we talked about underage drinking! Here’s how I handled it! Check out 5 tough questions your kids may ask about alcohol and find out where to get more help!

5 Tough Questions Your Kids Have About Underage Drinking That May Surprise You

Thank you Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for sponsoring this post. Learn more about how you can prevent underage drinking at KnowWhenKnowHow.org.  A few weeks ago, I shared with you a few tips for talking to your kids about underage drinking. Today, I want to share with you some of the questions that came up from my son …

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Looking for a super simple Christmas dessert recipe that kids an help make? These reindeer brownies are easy to whip up yet oh-so-delightful for kids of all ages! Check them out!

Easy Reindeer Brownies Christmas Dessert Recipe That Kids Will Go Nuts Over

Looking for a super simple Christmas dessert recipe that kids an help make? These reindeer brownies are easy to whip up yet oh-so-delightful for kids of all ages! Check them out! Guess what? Christmas is officially only two months away! I’m like Buddy in Elf, one of my favorite holiday movies. I start counting down …

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How cute are these Turkey Doughnuts sweet treats? Aren’t they the perfect Thanksgiving dessert recipe? Check them out!

Kids Will Go Crazy For This “Turkey” Doughnuts Thanksgiving Sweet Treat!

Looking for a creative Thanksgiving dessert recipe that the kids will go crazy over? These Turkey Doughnuts are insanely adorable, yet crazy easy to make! My son LOVES Thanksgiving. He’s one of the pickiest eaters I’ve ever met, but he adores every single dish that my mom makes for the holiday. Stuffing, corn casserole, even …

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Think your kids have some strange questions? Check out these hilarious parenting tweets with the funniest questions kids have ever asked!

Hilarious Parenting Tweets: Top 10 Funniest Questions Kids Have Ever Asked

Think your kids have some strange questions? Check out these hilarious parenting tweets with the funniest questions kids have ever asked!   Children are inquisitive creatures. They are always learning and are always observing something new. Once the basic  “why” questions wear off, kids go into overdrive mode. They ask about things we as parents …

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Need a fast, easy and delicious after school snack for the kiddos? Try our cheddar cornbread dogs recipe! It's the carnival food your kids love without all the extra fat and calories!

The Easy & Delicious Cheddar Cornbread Dogs School Snack Recipe Kids Are Craving

Need a fast, easy and delicious after school snack for the kiddos? Try our cheddar cornbread dogs recipe! It’s the carnival food your kids love, but since it’s baked it doesn’t have all those extra calories and fat! Coming up with after school snack ideas is definitely a challenge when you have a picky eater …

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Enter for a chance to win a $150 kids' travel essential prize pack! Open to US residents age 18+, ends 8/10/17!

Ultimate Travel Hacks for Traveling with Kids + Giveaway (2 Winners!)

Whenever wanderlust calls, if you are traveling with kids you need to keep things simple and be prepared with must-haves to keep them entertained. Less is more with this amazing roundup of kid-approved travel hacks! Check them out, then read on for a chance to win ALL of the items pictured below! We’re giving away TWO prize packs! Travel Hacks for …

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With back to school season right around the corner, it’s time to plan some easy lunch recipes! Kids will go crazy for this adorable Moana-inspired turtle bagel sandwich recipe!

The Most Delicious Moana-Inspired Bagel Sandwich Recipe Your Kids are Craving

With back to school season right around the corner, it’s time to plan some easy lunch recipes! Kids will go crazy for this adorable Moana-inspired turtle bagel sandwich recipe! I know what you’re thinking: back to school already? It seems like summer just started, right? Yet here we are, mid-July and getting ready to start …

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Having a hard time keeping the spark alive after having kids? Check out 4 tips to make it easier to reconnect with your partner!

4 Must-Read Tips for Keeping The Spark Alive After Having Kids

Having a hard time keeping the spark alive after having kids? Don’t worry, we can help! We’re sharing our top four relationship tips for reconnecting with your significant other! Let’s be real for a minute: having kids will inevitably change your relationship with your partner.  I say it’s inevitable because when you consider the enormous …

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Kids have this amazing way of completely obliterating even our best-laid parenting plans. Check out 5 ways they do it and why it's totally okay!

5 Ways Kids Obliterate Our Best-Laid Parenting Plans (and Why That’s Totally Okay!)

This is a sponsored post for which I’ve received free product and/or compensation, but the opinions are 100% my own. Let’s get real for a moment, shall we? Kids have this amazing way of completely obliterating even our best-laid parenting plans. I want you to play a game with me. Think back to your pregnancy. …

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Positive reinforcement charts for kids are a fabulous parenting tool when you use them right! Check out four tips to get the most out of them!

4 Important Tips for Using Positive Reinforcement Charts for Kids

Positive reinforcement charts, or reward charts, are common tools when it comes to positive parenting. They’re also frequently used in schools and child care facilities to motivate kids and encourage good behavior. The chart keeps track of how often kids engage in good behavior. Every time a child successfully completes whatever task is listed on …

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Want to teach kids about money, but not exactly a wiz yourself? Check out the parenting book, Make Your Kids a Money Genius (even when you're not)!

How To Teach Kids About Money When You’re Not a Financial Wiz Yourself #moneygenius

This post is sponsored by  Make Your Kid a Money Genius (even when you’re not). All opinions are our own. How do you teach your kids about money management when you’re not exactly a financial wizard yourself? That’s a question I think a lot of us ask ourselves. As parents, we all want one thing for our …

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Planning a vacation with tiny tots? Get a jump on your planning with these six spring break travel essentials for babies & kids!

Start Preparing Now for Spring Break Travel With Babies & Kids!

The holiday travel season is officially behind us and believe it or not, Spring Break travel is just around the corner!  Whether you plan on flying somewhere tropical for your vacation or just staying fairly local and seeing the sites of your home state, travel with babies and kiddos can be touch on any parent. Luckily, we have the list of the top toys and products that will help make your next trip …

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Dealing with feelings of fear and anxiousness when you’re a child isn’t easy. Check out these five great books to read for kids to help cope with anxiety.

5 Fantastic Books to Read to Help Kids Cope with Anxiety

We often think of anxiety as something that only afflicts adults.  However, many children may experience anxiety as well.  Kids worry about all kinds of things, such as starting school; bullying; making friends; difficult familial relationships; and so much more. It’s important to note that anxiety in children is completely normal, and can be alleviated …

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Keep kids busy during the holiday travel season with 7 amazing activity books that will keep them from asking "are we there yet?"

7 Amazing Activity Books That Will Keep Your Kids From Saying “Are We There Yet” + Giveaway

This post is brought to you by Dover Publications. All opinions are my own. If you are looking for fun activity books, easy holiday gifts, or even books to keep the kids busy on the way to Grandma’s this holiday season, then you need to check out all the great offerings from Dover Publications! My daughter …

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Looking for great holiday gift ideas? Check out these 4 must-read picture books for kids! They make perfect stocking stuffers!

4 Must-Read Picture Books for Kids That Make Great Holiday Gifts

Looking for some really cute books that make the perfect holiday gift ideas? Check out four must-read picture books for kids from Sky Pony Publishing! From seasonal favorites like snow friends discovering a winter wonderland to year-round silly stories about a man so involved in writing that he doesn’t notice his beard has grown insanely …

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This DIY Googly Eye Finger Puppet craft for kids isn’t just a fun rainy day craft idea, it’s also a great parenting tool to help your kids deal with emotions. Kids are often more willing to discuss their feelings through a “proxy” than directly. Check out how easy it is to make this cute kids’ craft, then read our parenting tips for how to use it to talk about anger, sadness and other feelings.

This Fun Googly Eye Finger Puppet Craft for Kids Helps Deal with Emotions

Today we have a super simple yet fun open-ended craft for kids that really lets your children unleash their creativity. I’ve always loved puppet crafts because they serve three purposes. First, the craft itself gives children something fun to do on a rainy day. Second, when they’re done, they actually have something that they can play with! …

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Finding great nature documentaries that kids actually love watching isn't hard these days! Check out 13 of our top picks for your family!

13 Nature Documentaries That Kids Will Actually Love Watching [with Trailers]

Finding nature documentaries that kids will actually love watching isn’t as hard as it seems. Over the last few years, studios like Disneynature have really turned nature documentaries into good family movies that everyone enjoys. There is no question that kids are fascinated by animals and nature, making  documentaries an ideal way to get kids educated on all …

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Surviving spring break with kids is a whole lot easier when you're prepared with indoor games for the rainy season! Check out our favorites!

Survive Spring Break With Kids – Indoor Games for the Rainy Season

Surviving spring break with kids is a whole lot easier when you’re prepared with indoor games for the rainy season! Trust me, even if you’re planning on jetting away to paradise over the break, when it comes to spring, it’s almost guaranteed to rain on your carefully planned parade! Whether you’re off to an all-inclusive …

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Throw an Awesome Jungle Themed Movie Night with our Coconut Punch Drink for Kids!

  We’re so excited about the upcoming release of Disney’s The Jungle Book that we decided to put together a fun Coconut Punch virgin drink for kids to celebrate! If you haven’t heard the buzz about the latest live-action rendition of Rudyard Kipling’s classic, you’re in for a treat. Disney’s The Jungle Book brings all our …

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Give Kids a Special Treat with Our Love Bug Punch Valentine’s Day Drink Recipe!

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day drink for kids? You’re going to adore our Love Bug Punch! It’s just perfect for surprising your children after school or for all those fun Valentine’s Day parties! Valentine’s day is my daughter’s favorite celebration. She is only 8, but she is very conscientious about love and the ways to show …

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Busy Moms & Picky Kids Both Agree: EMERGEN-C® Kidz® is Awesome!

I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Emergen-C. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about EMERGEN-C Kidz as a product or its effectiveness. I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by EMERGEN-C®. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions …

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Grab the Cauldron & Bubble Up a Witches Brew Halloween Drink For Kids

Get out the cauldrons, it’s time to bubble up a delicious witches brew Halloween drink for kids! We promise, it’s easy! No toil and trouble here! Actually, you don’t even need to “fire” up anything. Okay, I totally blew that Macbeth reference!  Anyway, this is such a fun Halloween drink for kids because it takes so …

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Impress your kids with fun character trivia and character profiles from Hotel Transylvania 2! They'll love that you know all about their favorite monsters!

Impress Your Kids With Cool Character Profiles & Trivia From Hotel Transylvania 2!

We’ve gone a little crazy for Hotel Transylvania! Crazy like the wolf! Or is that supposed to be hungry like the wolf? We’re mixing metaphors (and, apparently, old 80s hairband songs!). Today, we’re sharing character profiles for all the coolest monsters in what’s sure to be one of the biggest hit family movies of the …

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Looking for a fun way to include your older children in the announcement of your big news? Check out these great pregnancy announcement ideas for siblings!

Fun Ways to Include Your Older Kids in Pregnancy Announcements

Check out these awesome Pregnancy Announcement Ideas With Siblings!  These are super cute and fun ways to share your good news while including the older sibling(s) in the process.  Grandparents, aunts and uncles will all enjoy the cute messages that make your newest addition to the family even more exciting! Great Free Pregnancy Announcement Cards …

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Spring Family Fitness Activities for Gamers & Technology-Loving Kids    #TruMoo

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo Milk   for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This winter was brutal on us here in the Poconos, so I’m definitely looking forward to getting outdoors for some spring family fitness activities! I’ll admit, I slacked on keeping my son active during the …

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PediaCare

PediaCare® Celebrates 30 Years of Easing Your Child’s Colds & Pain #keepkidshealthy

We’re excited to work with PediaCare® to help them celebrate 30 years of dedication to easing children’s pain and cold symptoms! All opinions, of course, are our own. Ever since my son was a baby, he’s been almost impossible to medicate. I mean, this child has gone to extreme measures to avoid taking medicine! Fortunately, …

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Safe Drive System

Safe Drive System Helps Keep Kids Safe When You’re Driving While Mommy!

This post is brought to you by Safe Drive Systems. All opinions are mine. We all know that driving while intoxicated or distracted by text messages can have fatal consequences, but did you know that “driving while mommy” is often just as dangerous? Think about it: what is more distracting than worrying about your baby …

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Kids Artwork Fights Bullying

Kids Artwork Fights Bullying

As advocates against bullying, we are always excited to hear of children and youth involvement in prevention. A recent program in Maryland proved that Kids Artwork Fights Bullying. With involvement from various schools, the Diverse Expressions project has become a great way for victims of bullying to speak out in art or poetry to share …

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Prevent Childhood Obesity Holidays

Prevent Childhood Obesity: Keep Kids from Overeating During the Holidays

Cookies, candies, cakes and more! Plum pudding, roast turkey and treats galore! Trying to prevent childhood obesity during the holidays becomes quite a chore! Okay, bad poetry aside, this is by far the roughest time of the year to prevent childhood obesity. Some would say Halloween is the hardest, but honestly, that’s just one day. …

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Imaginext gift for kids

Gift for Kids: Imaginext Rescue City Centre Takes Kids on Amazing Adventures! #ImaginextAdventures

Disclosure: I am part of the Fisher-Price Imaginext Blogger Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. Looking for an awesome gift for kids for the holidays? Read on to discover the magic of Imaginext! Of all …

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SkylandersBossTank Gift for Kids

Mega Bloks Skylander Swap-Force Boss Tank Show Down: An Unstoppable Gift for Kids!

Looking for a great gift for kids? Check out this awesome Mega Bloks set! We received a Mega Bloks Skylanders Swap Force™ Boss Tank Showdown set to facilitate this review. All opinions are our own. Skylander Swap-Force is pretty much the number one gift for kids this year, at least as far as my son …

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Teachers Crossing Boundaries: How Much Say Should a Teacher Have in Kids’ Home Lives?

During school hours, teachers are the leaders of our children. Their word is pretty much rule. They decide how each minute of the day will be structured (based on guidelines from the school, of course). They determine when your child gets to go to recess, whether they earn accolades for a job well done and …

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Explore Wonders Nature

Get Kids Excited About Science with The Young Scientists Club

OurFamilyWorld received the product mentioned in exchange for an honest review. Our opinions are our own.  The Young Scientists Club was created to engage young boys and girls by offering quality products that help them learn about many scientific topics. All of their products are designed by Harvard graduates, scientists, parents and educators to create …

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Super-powered Lego Super Heroes Sets Fire Up Kids Imaginations

Biff! Bang! Zap! Super heroes are super popular at the moment, with video games, comics, TV shows and recent blockbuster movies, such as the Avengers and Dark Knight films dominating the entertainment scene. Combine this with the enduring children’s favourite toy, Lego and you’ve got a dream partnership, like Batman and Robin. Now Lego have …

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Safe Kids Worldwide Sanus Report: 31% Increase in Injuries from Television Tip-Overs

Every parent wants to know everything they can about kid safety. Toppling TV’s have increased 31% over the past decade, which amounts to 13,000 children being injured every year in the US. To break that up in easier terms, that means that every 45 minutes, a child is rushed to the hospital for injuries from a …

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Coping with the Connecticut School Shooting

Helping Kids Cope with Tragedy After the Connecticut School Shooting

On Friday, December 15th, 2012, a horrible tragedy struck the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. A 20-year-old man entered the building and shot and killed 20 children and six adults. While the details regarding Adam Lanza’s rampage are still sketchy, the one thing that isn’t so sketchy is the fact that this shooting had an …

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Christmas Crafts for kids: Candy Cane

Crafty Canes: DIY Cereal Candy Canes Make Great Christmas Crafts for Kids

Doesn’t it seem like there is always something to do during the holidays? Whether it be addressing Christmas cards, wrapping gifts, or just checking off your lists, the small tasks can really add up. What you need is  fun and child friendly Christmas crafts for kids to keep your own little elves occupied while you get …

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Teach Kids Valuable Skills With Snug as a Bug in a Rug by Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceble Kingdom is a company that was created in 1983 to inspire, educate and create fun items for children! The company has a mission of “make good, do good and be good.” They certainly do just that! They are extremely charitable by giving frequently to charitable organizations for children, and they also use high quality, …

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