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My daughter, 7 (and quickly approaching 8) is at that age where she needs a bit more from a book.  This week I spent some time sorting through her over-flowing bookshelf, pulling out books that are suddenly too babyish for her (and tucking them away for her little brother).  She

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We’re talking fall fashion and trendy eyewear in this post sponsored by VSP Direct. I was in third grade when I first learned I needed glasses… but it took me awhile to actually embrace wearing the glasses.  I’d hide them in my backpack, refusing to wear them and, in turn,

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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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masala baby clothing
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Back to school shopping is an ongoing process for little fashionistas.  This fall my daughter is all about bold and bright patterns and comfortable fabrics… okay, me too!  Masala Baby is absolutey killing it with their Indian-inspired prints this fall, both dresses and new organic pajamas.  How hot is ikat

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I participated in this #JuicyFruitFunSide sponsored campaign on behalf of One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. With one more weekend left, it’s time to cram in some final dog-days-of-summer activities!  This Labor Day weekend, cannonball into the pool, grill big fat steaks and fill up the water balloons —

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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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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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Keeping kids in clothes that are well-fitting and seasonally appropriate can be difficult. The little buggers grow so quickly, often wearing some items only a handful of times. This can get really expensive. I try to buy off season clothes at a discount, guessing at what size my child will

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