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  • We're All a Little Mad Here

    We're All a Little Mad Here

    My Katiecat: Can I just say this? The best thing about my family are the people in it, and I want us all to live and love well.

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  • Pillow Talk

    Pillow Talk

    It WILL be a Magical and Happy Disney Vacation (with coffee!) I realized that for some, the thought of planning a WDW trip was incredibly overwhelming, so I thought I'd share some of my planning process.

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  • Practical Pantry

    Practical Pantry

    Save More by Shopping Less! Doing larger, less frequent shopping trips is admittedly not for everyone and can seem unrealistic at first, but it has so many benefits, and can be tweaked and customized for each family’s needs.

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  • Childhood is Calling

    Childhood is Calling

    Summer Days on the Farm: We are fortunate to live in a community where agriculture is prevalent… and makes learning fun.

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  • My Stomping Grounds

    My Stomping Grounds

    Confession Of A Fat Mom FAQ's! If I could reach inside the internet, grab all of our hands and sing a long chorus of We Are Family, I would. You ladies are a gift.

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articles from june

  • Money-Saving Apps That May Save You Money

    Not so long ago, the Sunday paper, Valpak and printable online coupons seemed to be the only way to get grocery, entertainment and dining coupons. Fast forward. As we are fully immersed in the digital age, most people use their Read More
  • Better Balance Screen Time

    Simple Tips for a Happier Family With mobile devices readily available anywhere and everywhere, striking a healthy balance between online and in-person interaction is difficult for today's families. How do we find a happy medium between quality family time and Read More
  • Family Favorites: KD’z Kidz World

    If you have little ones at home, you know that places to play indoors are a must for rainy days or summer afternoons when it’s too hot to be outside. These places also tend to be perfect locations for children’s Read More
  • The Future’s So Bright: Summer Sun Safety for Baby

    Beaches, parks and backyard play: Summer is about fun in the sun. But there’s nothing fun about a sunburned baby. Little ones are especially vulnerable to the sun’s burning rays. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, a single blistering sunburn Read More
  • 11 Things Every Child Should Do This Summer

    The lure of slowing down over summer sounded idyllic in the whir of hectic school schedules, but what do you do if your child is already singing the summertime boredom blues? Try filling his dance card with this head-spinning assortment Read More
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articles from june

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How Good is Your Childcare Program with Art? Virginia Quality Weighs In Does your child’s piece of artwork look different from all the other kids?... Read More...
IMAGE Rebecca Argueta: Engineering for Kids Mentor of the Year
Riverbend High School senior Rebecca Argueta remembers how tinkering with things around her home as a child piqued her curiosity for engineering.... Read More...
IMAGE The Future’s So Bright: Summer Sun Safety for Baby
Beaches, parks and backyard play: Summer is about fun in the sun. But there’s nothing fun about a sunburned baby. Little ones are especially... Read More...
IMAGE Fun in the Sun: Safely!
Melanoma is the most common skin cancer in children. About 7 percent of cancers in 15 to 19 year olds are melanomas, according to St Jude’s... Read More...
IMAGE Letter to the Readers: On Fatherhood
I’m eager to see my children grow. My wife doesn’t share this sentiment. She didn’t want Hayden to walk. I got him going and excitedly texted... Read More...
IMAGE Money-Saving Apps That May Save You Money
Not so long ago, the Sunday paper, Valpak and printable online coupons seemed to be the only way to get grocery, entertainment and dining coupons.... Read More...
IMAGE We Did the Monster Mashup
Once upon a time, animosity existed between children and monsters—a creak in the floor, a scream, and a parent on all fours checking under the bed.... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: KD’z Kidz World
If you have little ones at home, you know that places to play indoors are a must for rainy days or summer afternoons when it’s too hot to be... Read More...
IMAGE Venturing Out
Muldrow family bonds over a love of the outdoors Web developer and online marketing specialist Chris Muldrow and his wife, Tamara, a biochemist,... Read More...
IMAGE 11 Things Every Child Should Do This Summer
The lure of slowing down over summer sounded idyllic in the whir of hectic school schedules, but what do you do if your child is already singing the... Read More...
IMAGE Better Balance Screen Time
Simple Tips for a Happier Family With mobile devices readily available anywhere and everywhere, striking a healthy balance between online and... Read More...
IMAGE Supporting your PTO!
It often feels as if everyone wants a piece of us—our time, our talents and our money. In this age of social media, the needs that exist not just... Read More...

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It often feels as if everyone wants a piece of us—our time, our talents and our money. In this age of social media, the needs that exist not just locally, but globally, impact us every time we scroll through our newsfeeds. So how do we decide where to best dedicate our time?

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