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Check two things off your back to school to-do list at once with Boston Market's $1.99 whole rotisserie chicken deal! Check it out!

10 School Lunches You Can Make with Boston Market’s ($1.99) Rotisserie Chicken

This post is brought to you by Boston Market. All opinions are our own.   Is anyone else totally overwhelmed by their massive back-to-school to-do list? Between shopping for new wardrobes (why do kids have to grow SO fast?), tackling massive supply lists and trying to get everyone back into some sort of routine, I …

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The Best Meatless Taco Chili

Nothing beats a crockpot meal on a cool day! Especially when it’s quick to prep and plentiful enough to share. Which is why this meatless taco chili is a go-to recipe for meals at my house, especially for Wintery Sunday afternoons when we invite people over for lunch after church. There’s something comforting about slow …

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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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What makes NeuroStar® Advanced Therapy so innovative? Check out 5 things you really need to know about this incredible depression treatment option!

5 Things You Need to Know about NeuroStar Advanced Therapy for Depression

We are proud to partner with NeuroStar® Advanced Therapy to talk about their innovative approach to treating Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). All opinions are our own. Depression affects more than 300 million people around the world, nearly 16 million of whom live in the United States. The World Health Organization lists it as THE leading …

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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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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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Ever heard the term “Threenage?” If you have a particularly trying 3-year-old, chances are you have! Check out our parenting tips for this challenging year!

The Threenager Years Are Real: Parenting Tips for Making It Out Alive!

Did you know that “Threenager” is a word? That it refers to the difficult phase some children go through when they’re three? It’s a phase when three-year-olds display all of the attitude, mood swings and stubbornness of a teenager, while still only being around three feet tall! Sounds fun, right?!? Well, I’m here to tell …

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Tennessee is filled with so many family-friendly things to do Nashville on a family vacation. Check out our favorite must-see attractions!

9 Exciting Things to Do in Nashville on a Family Vacation

Tennessee is filled with so many family-friendly things to do Nashville on a family vacation. The city is a culture-packed paradise that offers memory-making adventures your children will love. From music to historic parks, Nashville is a must-visit destination for your family. Check out a few of our favorite must-see attractions and start planning your …

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Enjoy a budget-friendly European family vacation without crossing the Atlantic by heading to Quebec! Check out our favorite things to do in Quebec City!

7 Ways to Have a A Budget-Friendly European Experience in Quebec City

Want to take a family vacation that gives you the European experience without the trans-continental price tag? Head to Quebec! There are so many awesome family-friendly things to do in Quebec City. You can take my word for it, it’s my home!  It’s often been compared to Europe without the sky-high prices. The charm of the province …

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True or False? Cutting Way Back on Sugar Can Improve Your Child’s Health Drastically in Just Days!

  If you’ve been reading the news lately, you’ve likely seen the headlines: cutting way back on sugar can improve your child’s health drastically in just days! A study proves it! But is the news reporting the full story? Is the study really all that valid to begin with? Before you throw the Sugar Babies out with …

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3 Strategies To Have A Healthier Teenage Pregnancy Through Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the biggest documented facts that affects teens ability to have a healthy pregnancy. According to a nutrition reference for pregnant teenagers produced by the University of Minnesota, pregnant teens unsurprisingly have many of the same challenges with eating as any other teen. This includes habits such as frequent snacking especially on high …

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BBQ Hacks & Juicy Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe with Hoisin Sauce #Bluedragon #BBQ

  Today I’m sharing some great BBQ hacks for amazing grilled chicken breast! You know what I love about chicken breast? It is a lean cut of meat, affordable and filling. Eating a delicious chicken breast recipe for lunch or dinner will fill you for a long time and you won’t have cravings after. And you know …

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Get Glam in 5 Minutes During Shoppers Drug Mart’s 30 Days of Beauty! #30DaysofBeauty

Think you’re too crazy busy to kick back, relax and get a makeover? Think again! If you have 5 minutes, then you have plenty of time! Shoppers Drug Mart is back with their 30 Days of Beauty campaign for the 4th year. You know what that means, right? Tons of opportunities to score great savings, …

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Lions, Alligators, and Bears Oh My! Planning a Family Vacation to the Everglades

If you’re thinking about planning a family vacation to Florida, consider a visit to the Everglades! If Disney World is your first thought when someone says “Florida” you’re not alone. But, there’s much more to do in the sunshine state than visit amusement parks. Florida’s largest wildlife preserve is the Everglades National Park and for …

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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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Easy Healthy Dinner Recipe

Ratatouille Bake: An Easy Healthy Dinner Recipe

When I was a child, my mother used to prepare ratatouille every week! Ratatouile is French Vegetable dish that contains Eggplants, tomatoes and several other vegetables! It is similar to this easy healthy dinner recipe I made a while ago: Eggplant in the oven!

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Read Labels to Prevent Childhood Obesity During Back to School Season

Guess what? Reading labels can help prevent childhood obesity! Shocked? I didn’t think so. It seems completely obvious, doesn’t it? Yet it took a team of scientists from two separate universities to validate what we already knew. Sarcasm aside, reading labels really is a great way to help prevent childhood obesity, especially during the back …

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Should You Stay at Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas?

Disclosure: OurFamilyWorld was not compensated for this post. We simply wanted to share! I had the opportunity to stay at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine (Dallas) for 4 nights. It was in late April, during the Blissdom Conference!  I have never visited the resort, as I’ve never been to Dallas. I …

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Alzheimer’s Disease—Decrease Your Risk Factors by Making Simple Lifestyle Changes Now

The symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease are much more than forgetting where you left your keys or the inability to remember an important date.  Alzheimer’s is a degenerate brain disorder and is the most common form of dementia.  As the disease worsens the ability to perform daily tasks is significantly affected.  It is the 6th leading cause of …

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Enjoy Tomato Season

Cooks (and gardeners) know that it is fresh tomato season. There’s nothing like a fresh tomato straight from the garden. Whether you’ve grown it yourself or picked it up at the farmer’s market, these delicious tomatoes easily appear in main dishes and appetizers galore. They are eaten both hot and cold – and gobbled up …

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Sorry Kids, it’s expensive!! We need to stick to the budget

As parents of two, we found ourselves wrestling for financial discipline when it comes to our children. We set up a monthly budget, we try to stick to it but when it comes to our kids, we ignore our common sense and we say yes to the expensive juice at the hockey arena, or to the unhealthy snack at the supermarket. We find it hard to say always No to our kid’s endless lists.