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A Little Dirt Doesn’t Hurt: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Spring has finally sprung, the skies are filled with the sunshine, everything is finally green again. It is time to get outside! From bike rides to spring sports, get out and enjoy this beautiful weather. One of our favorite things to do is to work on our vegetable garden! My son and I have grown, (or […]

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7 Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Great teachers educate, innovate, support, and encourage their students to explore their own minds.  They touch the lives of millions of children every day and the impact they have extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom. My son has encountered such wonderful teachers in his ten-year-old life. I don’t think we can ever do too […]

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The Benefits of Exercising {While Pregnant}

Note: Aubrey Moon is a certified Pre/Post-Natal Corrective Exercise Specialist through Fit For Birth and while she shares this information willingly, you should always consult with your health care provider before participating in any physical activity. So you just found out you’re pregnant and are unsure if you should continue working out. You’ve Googled too […]

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My Kids Tried 200 New Foods in 90 Days: Yours Can Too

My kids, ages 3 and 5, had fallen into that horrible rut where the foods they would eat were limited to chicken nuggets, mac and cheese, ham sandwiches, carrots, apples and berry yogurt. And of course, goldfish. Those darn fish. I was so sick of stressing out over what they would eat, especially at holiday […]

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I Want to do Allthethings, I Just Don’t Have Allthetime!

Lately, I’ve really felt the weight of allthethings bearing down on me. Like I don’t have time to catch my breath before one activity starts and the next begins. That it’s impossible to complete one single task before being interrupted by someone or something. Honestly, my life seems to be in a constant state of chaos, […]

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I Can’t Wait for my Kids to Stop Napping!

Call me crazy, but I can’t wait for naps to be done! As my daughter grows tougher and tougher to put down for both naptime and bedtime, I can’t help but look forward to the day when my kids are done with napping forever. If you know me, this may amaze you, because I LOVE […]

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April is for Autism Awareness!

In honor of April’s Autism Awareness Month, I wanted to share some basic facts about autism, local resources, and upcoming Michigan events. Simply put, Autism is a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication, and behavioral difficulties. Autism occurs on a spectrum, which means it affects individuals differently, and in different degrees. […]

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Save It For A Rainy Day: 75 Fun Indoor Activities

In my pre-mom life, there was something comforting about a rainy day at home. Brew a cup of tea, listen to calming music, curl up with a good book. Now, add children into the equation, and inclement weather can leave us feeling more like we’re under house arrest.  Save this post for a rainy day […]

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