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It is really hard to believe that I will dropping my baby off at preschool in just a matter of weeks.  I know, every mom has a difficult time coming to terms with this momentous occasion.  I have to face facts, though – Gabriel isn’t my little baby anyone, he’s of

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DIY reusable upright snack bag #ThisisWholesome
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Before I had kids, I never thought much about on-the-go snacking. Granola bar, water, good to go. Once kids hit, it became a serious daily concern. Every little excursion, I’m packing snacks for both kids like their lives depend on it. Then that day happens when your child goes to

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natural sports drink bodyarmor
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This post about a natural sports drink for kids is sponsored by BODYARMOR. With school back in full swing, we also have kids back in fall sports.  Keeping them hydrated is always a top priority and I’m constantly looking for “kid-friendly” (and by that I mean human-friendly) sports drink options. 

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dr cocoa review
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This post about chocolate flavored kids cough & cold medicine is sponsored by Dr. Cocoa™ for Children. School’s back in session and the germs are already spreading like wildfire. They’re attaching to our children who then bring them home to our other children. I’m seeing it already with my daughter,

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new york pop-up book
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We’ve got a passion for books in this house and I love to add fuel to the fire!  My oldest has just begun 2nd grade today (yeay!) and as a congratulations, I handed her a bundle of educational yet fun new books from Candlewick Press, one being a Pop-Up New

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mamma chia review #mammachiamagic
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This review and giveaway of Mamma Chia was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Mamma Chia. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. I remember when I first heard about the amazing benefits of chia seeds, the richest source of Omega-3s in the plant

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autumnhealthy snackkidsschool

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS” Summer is coming to an end, and while to many of you that is depressing, it’s really exciting for us here in

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fabkids review in_the-know_mom
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Back to school means back to the department store because kids need new clothes to start the year in style.  With cooler weather clipping our heels, its time to seriously think about some fall apparel.   Not totally cool with my wallet being emptied, I’m looking to Fabkids for current design

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curried tuna salad #bumblebeeb2s
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Every Sunday I make up at least one giant batch of food for the week.  This will be my go-to on busy nights or afternoons. If it works in a lunchbox, bonus points.  A favorite around this house is tuna salad, curried tuna salad in specific.  It transitions well for

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autumnhealth and nutritionhealthy snackkidsschool

In a time like 2014 the pressure is on to eat healthy and, even more importantly, to feed our children well.  Teaching our kids to eat clean early is one of the best gifts we can give.  Setting them up for success is our job and I’m not just talking

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