Let’s Go See – Visionworks To Give Away Thousands of Eye Exams to Children

Do your kids need an eye exam?  Visionworks is prepared to give away thousands of eye exams and glasses through their Let’s Go See initiative on #GivingTuesday, November 29th. Let’s Go See is a national movement to raise awareness of the importance of annual eye exams...
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Top Ten Signs You Might Have a Toddler

Being a mom is messy business, no matter what age or phase your children are in.  Living with a toddler, especially one with hurricane force winds destroying everything in her path, well... that can bring a mom to her knees.  To her knees... with a roll of paper...
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I Gave My Kids a Hammer & a Saw For Some Serious Backyard Fun

Finding your kiddo with a screwdriver in their hand will either make you proud or send you into a total panic depending on your parenting style.  Plastic tool kits just don't seem to cut it -- kids want the real deal!  You know this is true if you've ever found your...
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Finish Summer on an Upbeat with these TV-free Activities!

Here's our list of TV-free activities that foster creativity & keep kids moving! Go to the playground!  Do kids ever get tired of the playground?  Mix it up and try a new playground and plan to head out in the morning before the sun has had a chance...
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Mega List of Ideas for a Cardboard Box

As parents of young children, we all know that there's something pretty special about an empty cardboard box.  Its sturdy corrugation holds the promise of a derby car, rocket ship, or the beginnings of an elaborate dollhouse.  So, before you tear down your latest...
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Getting Kids to Do Chores Without Losing Your Mind

Chores.  No one likes them, but they've got to get done.  I will be the first to admit that I have been extremely lax in creating routines for my children that help our family manage our household better.  It's tiring picking the same items up over & over &...
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Hi, we're Sara & Andrew -- raising our blended family in the Poconos of Pennsylvania. Follow along with us as we redecorate the house, bang out those Pinterest projects, & keep the kids fed and entertained.

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Top Ten Signs You Might Have a Toddler

Being a mom is messy business, no matter what age or phase your children are in.  Living with a toddler, especially one with hurricane force winds destroying everything in her path, well... that can bring a mom to her knees.  To her knees... with a roll of paper...

I Gave My Kids a Hammer & a Saw For Some Serious Backyard Fun

Finding your kiddo with a screwdriver in their hand will either make you proud or send you into a total panic depending on your parenting style.  Plastic tool kits just don't seem to cut it -- kids want the real deal!  You know this is true if you've ever found your...

Mega List of Ideas for a Cardboard Box

As parents of young children, we all know that there's something pretty special about an empty cardboard box.  Its sturdy corrugation holds the promise of a derby car, rocket ship, or the beginnings of an elaborate dollhouse.  So, before you tear down your latest...

Getting Kids to Do Chores Without Losing Your Mind

Chores.  No one likes them, but they've got to get done.  I will be the first to admit that I have been extremely lax in creating routines for my children that help our family manage our household better.  It's tiring picking the same items up over & over &...

How to Make Slime with Glue & Borax

Ready for some chemistry in the kitchen?  Using just a few household products, you can make a fun slime that the kids will play with for days {if properly stored, of course!}. Store shelves are filled with back-to-school supplies and with Elmer's School Glue just $.50...