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Skin Allergies and Laundry: Hacks for Kids with Sensitive Skin and Allergies

Eczema, itching, rashes; we’ve seen it all. It seems like allergies, both to foods and the products we use, are getting more prevalent every year. (If you’ve taken part in a school bake sale, you already know the struggle.) It’s frustrating and even heartbreaking to watch your kid itch and scratch, feeling like you can’t […]

5 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes the Whole Family Will Love

The holidays are finally over, and while we’re half-heartedly on a New Year’s health kick, we’re mostly just tired. Tired of cooking, tired of cleaning, and dare we say it, even tired of all the rich, hearty holiday food we gleefully shoved into our faces all season. It’s not you, baked brie, it’s me. Me […]

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Be In the Know With the Best Nanny Cams

When do you need a nanny cam? Looking for a bit of added peace of mind when you leave your children home with your nanny? Since we know that whole “eyes in the back of your head” thing isn’t a reality (though that would be nice!), a nanny cam may be your second-best option. But…

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Help! My Nanny Quit! How to Find a Nanny Quickly

When you arrived at work this morning, it was just another Wednesday. But when you arrived home this evening and your nanny gave her notice effective immediately, it became the Wednesday when everything was turned upside down. You graciously accepted your nanny’s resignation, because, well, that’s what you do as an employer. But your mind…

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How to Set Yourself Apart as a Sitter

Are you a babysitter? Do you want recurring and frequent jobs?  Do you want to come recommended by the parents you sit for? Then you need to learn how to set yourself apart as a sitter, because here’s the terrible truth: babysitters are a dime a dozen.  Just in my neighborhood alone, there are teenagers…

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3 Fun Soap Recipes for Kids

Help squash finger-licking with these soap recipes for kids “He’s still at the age where he thinks licking his hands is a good way to clean them,” a father recently told me about his 7-year-old son. Now I’m not one to judge, especially because of how many full-grown adults I have seen do this in […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

2019 goals that will benefit your family, your partner, and yourself This will not be a post about losing weight or bullet journaling. We’re not concerned about Meatless Mondays, and we gave up on keeping a perfectly tidy house years ago. No, our New Year’s Resolutions for moms are small, tangible steps to creating a […]

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12 Creative Date Ideas for Parents

A positive relationship can be a strong foundation for a happy family, but after a while, “dating” just isn’t what it used to be. Often, we fall in love with our partners over the new exciting experiences that we shared together. Maybe we were learning about their interesting hobbies, or maybe we just had the […]

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What’s the right age to buy your kid a cell phone?

An age-old question! Okay, maybe a decade-old question…what is the right age to buy your kid a cell phone? Of course, there is never really a “right” age, only what’s right for your family. Nevertheless, it’s a complicated subject and unfortunately one of the few things you can’t really beg your mom for advice about. […]

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