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Read On Book Club

I literally cannot get enough of books! Cracking open a new story makes my heart skip a beat and begins a wave of excitement through my veins. Thankfully, my little family shares my joy for reading, too! That’s why we are so pumped that book clubs aren’t just for parents anymore! (more…)

In the Big Kid’s Room with House of Hire Designs

Lauren Hire, of House of Hire Designs, is graciously letting us into her home today to tour this amazing solar system boy’s room she designed for her son. Every detail is just perfect—each time I look at the pictures I find something new that I love. There are plenty of big boy room ideas here if you are looking for inspiration for your own space. We love Lauren’s philosophy on how to make sure you are designing for your child and not for yourself. She has some great tips. We’ll let her take it from here. Thanks, Lauren! (more…)

We’re Not Trading! Kid-Approved Customizable School Lunch Ideas

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Your little one won’t be trading the contents of their lunchbox with classmates this year! We’ve rounded up some unique and delicious school lunch ideas that are easily packable and super delectable. But don’t think you’ll be stuck in the kitchen late at night, these ideas are super simple because we always keep mom in mind! Bon appetite little ones, you’re going to love these customizable lunchbox ideas. (more…)

Ready, Set, Back to School!

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Hey back to schoolers! Ready or not, it’s time to settle back into those school schedules. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tips and ideas to get you inspired and energized to take on your best year yet! (more…)

Head Back to School with $600 in Back-to-School Goodies!

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Okay, let’s be honest… If you’re a mom, there is nothing lazy about summer. It’s filled with activities, snacks and kids. I would be lying if I didn’t admit that part of me is excited about getting back to our regularly scheduled program with all its familiar routines. But as we all know, with back to school comes a large to-do list of its own. We’re giving you a look at some of our favorite back-to-school must-haves to help, and we’re giving away over $600 worth of essentials in our back-to-school prize package. (more…)

Back To School is as Easy as 1-2-3 with Kudo Banz

With back-to-school time upon us, the grind of getting our children ready and out the door returns. From eating their breakfast to putting on their shoes—sometimes it seems like everything is a struggle. Kudo Banz is here to help. It is an amazingly interactive positive reinforcement system for children. Instead of a traditional sticker chart on the wall, Kudo Banz allows kids to earn charms and wear them on their wrists. The fun accessory pairs with an app to allow for even more encouragement. (more…)

Turn Those Papers into a “Wall of Fame” Display

Our fabulous contributor Emily, of Entertaining with Emily, isn’t the only mom out there to loathe that mountain of artwork and papers that comes home with the kids every week. Of course, as parents we want to proudly display all their efforts and successes, but isn’t there a way to do it so it doesn’t look like a tornado hit the fridge? Why yes, there is! (more…)

Create a Back-to-School DIY Snack & Play Station for Your Kids!

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This post has been sponsored by ZonePerfect. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

It’s back to school time! No matter the age of your child, as summertime dwindles away, the fall beckons a more scheduled life. We get back into old routines, create new ones and try desperately to get the kiddos to follow along! Let’s get prepared for those little lull times of boredom by creating a dedicated station for solo play, crafts and snacks. Because seriously, all they care about is the snacks. (more…)

Up Your #BTS Game with KidsShoes.com

I hate to break it to you, but back-to-school season is here. Oh, cringe! How could it be? Didn’t summer just begin? Don’t stress just yet—lazy mornings, afternoon swims and neighborhood BBQs don’t have to end for a couple more weeks for most of us, BUT it is time to start gearing up (literally) for school to be back in session. (more…)