A Simple Technique to Build a Girl’s Self Esteem

Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper, but opinions are 100% my own. As a mom to three boys, many times I find myself ignoring all those messages...
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Saving Their Innocence

This post has nothing to do with saving money, but rather saving the innocence of young children. To give you a little background, at...

Video: “Parents vs. Bottle Flipping”

  Parents across America are going INSANE with the constant thuds and thumps echoing through their houses caused by BOTTLE FLIPPING. Here are some suggestions for...

Inexpensive DIY Halloween Mummy Jars!

I'm not super-crafty.  And not because I can't. I just don't want to drag out all the materials, take the time to instruct my...

Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Buyback Program (Kids Get Cash for Candy!)

Ever wonder what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy your kids collected while trick-or-treating?!? Of course, AFTER you carefully pick out all...
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Hot Summer. Cool Camps! (15 Unique Day Camps in Dallas/Ft. Worth)

Summer will be here before we know it...and that means NOW is the time to start planning. Registration for many camps and activities fills up fast. ...

Summer Activities For Kids

Summer is coming and parents will be busy trying to keep the kids busy! Here's a list of FREE and cheap summer activities for...
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Raising Entrepreneurial Kids: Why My Boys Love Pink Plastic Flamingos!

Our three boys have known from an early age we will NOT be giving them cars on their 16th birthdays. We believe teaching our...

Texting Phrases and Acronyms Every Parent Should Know

With this new world of technology and cyberspace communication, it’s tough for parents to keep up with what their children are really doing and saying...

Shopkick: An Indoor Scavenger Hunt for your Kids

Do you have to take your kiddos with you to the store? If so, it can hard to knock out your grocery list with...

Ways to Celebrate a 1/2 Birthday + WIN a $100 Jason’s...

This weekend was my youngest son's "half birthday." Now, we've NEVER made a big deal about celebrating half birthdays in the past, but because...
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FREE Summer Reading Programs!

As part of our annual sumer tradition, we always hit the local libraries and join their summer reading clubs. Not only do these programs encourage...
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Make a Summer Bucket List With Your Kiddos

Most of us are looking forward to summer and spending more time with our kids, but the lack of schedule can sometimes make it...