How to Create An Amazing Indoor Summer Picnic

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How I Power My Kids Day

Summer is in full swing at our house! And where we live it gets HOT!! So you better believe we spend a lot of time inside, at the pool, splash pad, or outside in the SHADE. We have to come up with different ways to keep my kids busy and entertained since going outside isn’t always an option.

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A Guide For: The Perfect “Parents’ Night In”

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A guide to the perfect "parents night in"

We have two kids under 5. As you can imagine, and as most of you know, we don’t get out as much as we used to. What used to be movie nights, eating out, or fun activities have turned into quiet evenings at home for my husband and I. Kids have bedtimes, busy schedules, and by the end of the day we are all wiped out.

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Natural Childbirth

Natural Childbirth
 
 
 
 Natural Childbirth 
The Ultimate DIY
 
So you are considering natural childbirth!?! Awesome! Are you freaking out? I was too! I hope reading this will give you some peace, and, calm your nerves. The goal is to deliver without looking like someone off of “The Exorcist”.  So, before your first contraction hits, and you start crawling up the stairs backwards. Read these tips to keep you calm and cool as a cucumber during childbirth.
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Sassy Sauce

A great alternative to washing your kids mouth out with soap

My sister told me about this ingenious parenting hack a few years ago. She has three little girls. You can imagine, things can get pretty sassy around her house. When her daughters start whining, fighting, back talking, or cursing, she gives them a little squirt of sassy sauce! The best part of this devilishly good parenting tip is that sassy sauce is simply vinegar! Which is disgusting, but has tons of positive health benefits! The days of washing your kids mouths out with soap are long gone! Hooray!

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