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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...

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...

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...

Reduce Youth Football Concussion Risks…WIN a HALO 3 Protective Headband ($49.95...

The words Texas and Football go hand in hand. And as a mom raising three boys in the Lone Star State, I spend a...

2018 Summer Movie Deals

Take a break from the heat this summer in a cool, dark movie theater. And save some cash, too! Check out this roundup of Summer Movie...
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How to Have a Digital-Free Summer

Our kids are addicted to technology. And let's admit it, WE'RE addicted, too. We tend to live and breath with tiny, electronic devices always...