Category Family - Page 5

How to raise independent children: 5 tips that work!

Like most moms I know, I had very specific ideas on how I wanted to raise my daughter when I first learned I was pregnant with her. My mother was not the type to baby my sister and me when we were children – she preferred to raise strong, independent women who could handle whatever life threw at t...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-23 18:23:40

How to rock a school bake sale

The Christmas after my husband and I got married, one of the gals I worked with decided it would be fun if we started hosting an annual cookie exchange. The idea was that everyone would make a dozen cookies, and that we'd each go home with an assortment of treats for the holidays.Now, I'm not really...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-23 17:23:40

How to survive grocery shopping with kids: 8 tips that work!

A few years ago, on a blissful Sunday afternoon when my husband was at home with our daughter and I got to enjoy grocery shopping by myself, I watched in awe as a 3-year-old helped her mother fill their cart with a week's worth of food. I must've run into them a dozen times while I navigated my way ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-23 12:23:40

How to Build Self Esteem in Kids: 8 Tips That Work!

I had coffee with a good friend last week, and as is often the case when I get together with one of my mom friends, we spent most of our time discussing our experiences with pregnancy, childbirth, and the first year of motherhood, and comparing notes about all of the things we would do differently i...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-22 12:23:40

How To Handle Bedtime Battles and Summertime Stalling

Summer is almost here! But while summertime can be fun, those long, lazy days of summer may seriously mess with your baby or toddler's internal sleep clock. The combination of relaxed schedules and extended hours of sunlight can spell disaster for your child's usual sleep schedule.Today, we'll take ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-21 12:23:40

5 genius tips to de-stress your morning routine with your kids

If you're in need of some practical tips to help de-stress your morning routine with your kids, I've got you covered.You see, I have never been much of a morning person, and motherhood did nothing but amplify those feelings. After years of sleep deprivation, my patience isn't what it used to be, and...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-21 07:23:40

10 awesome Valentine’s Day activities for kids

Looking for some awesome Valentine's Day activities to keep you and your little ones busy so you can steal a few minutes to do something important…like Pin crafts you'll never do on Pinterest or check your Facebook feed?Yes?I've got you covered.You see, my daughter HATES to do typical crafts (colo...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-21 02:23:40

What to Do When Your Child Won’t Poop on the Potty: 8 Tips that Work

One of the most common complaints that you will hear from parents of toddlers is their frustration with the entire idea of potty training. Whether it's because they want to save money on diapers or the child needs to be toilet trained for school or daycare, parents have their own reasons for startin...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-21 01:23:40

Cute & fun DIY Christmas gift wrapping ideas

We went to a Christmas party last weekend and, for the first time in my entire life, I felt totally prepared.I had homemade Christmas ornaments my daughter and I made together to give to everyone as a cute little keepsake.I had delicious homemade Christmas cookies to take with us to wow the other gu...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 23:23:40

DIY Clay Conversation Hearts

I have a confession. I cannot use a rolling pin to save my life. For some reason I have an inability to roll out mixture so that it is an even thickness. I typically end up with one thin end and one thick end. This means that I avoid any craft or cooking recipes if it requires me to use a rolling pi...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 17:23:40

Boredom Busters We Love: 100 Indoor Activities For Kids

March has (finally!) arrived, and while I'm ridiculously excited warmer weather will soon be upon us, I'm not always a fan of this time of year.Now, please don't get me wrong.I didn't say I hate this time of year.It's just that experience has proven to me time and time again that spring is often fil...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 15:23:40

Best toys for airplane travel: 17 ideas to keep kids entertained!

Airplane travel is stressful at the best of times, but when it comes to flying with small children, it can be downright miserable. From flight delays and lost baggage, to turbulent weather and sore ears, family vacations aren't always what we dream they will be, but with a little planning and prepar...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 14:23:40

Fun with Slime: Easter Sensory Activity

One advantage of suffering from constipation whilst I was pregnant (nice hey!) is that I have a large supply of left over fybogel. Fybogel contains ispaghula husk, which is a bulk-forming laxative. Unlike some slime recipes that contain Borax, Fybogel slime is taste safe (although you certainly woul...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 12:23:40

End Dinnertime Battles: 7 Tips To End Picky Eating!

While I often found myself craving routine during the summer months when sleep schedules slipped and temper tantrums were a daily (and sometimes hourly) occurrence, the excitement of back-to-school didn't interest me as much as most of the moms I know. Sure, I was excited to see old friends and make...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 07:23:40

Having kids kills your sex life

There are people out there who claim their sex lives never changed after they had kids, and still others who say they started having sex more once their little ones were born.I'm calling BS.Now don't get me wrong – I like a good roll between the sheets. But I'm hard pressed to believe anyone's sex...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-20 04:23:40

DIY Mason Jar Halloween Decorations

My daughter loves helping Laurie and I when we are working on projects for our blog. (I have a feeling someday we will need to change our blog name to Two and a Half Sisters Crafting.) She's only five years old, so help is a loose term, but whenever we can, we let her lend a hand.When we started thi...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-19 11:23:40

The End of Daylight Savings Time and Kids: 3 Tips To Get Back on Track

You've survived back to school, possibly back to work; you've gotten your family back on a consistent routine, and those long, lazy days of summer are starting to feel like a distant memory. It's back to business and you are running a tight ship again! But just around the corner is another challenge...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-19 08:23:40

Cleaning tips for kids: 5 ways to get them involved!

When I was growing up, my mother took every opportunity she could to put me to work around the house. From a very young age, I was responsible for keeping my room clean, making my bed, doing the dishes, and helping with dinner preparation, and shortly after my eleventh birthday, my mother added laun...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-19 02:23:40

Fun with Science: 15 Egg Experiments For Kids

When my daughter came running off the bus a couple of weeks ago, she was BEYOND EXCITED to tell me about the ‘whacky' science experiment they'd done at camp earlier that day. She's always had a thing for science, which is why I'm forever searching for experiments we can try together using basic ho...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-18 23:23:40

Back-To-School Gifts For Teachers: 20 DIY Ideas We Love

With only one day of junior kindergarten left, I feel like I'm coming down from a crazy 9-month high. We've experienced so much in such a short time, the most exciting being the move to a new school with only 6 weeks left in the school year, and while I worried that would be all kinds of stressful, ...Read More

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Dated : 2021-03-18 20:23:40