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Become a Happier Parent

Kids Activities Blog 4/20 1:00P Birute Efe
There are a lot of tips, advice and even scientific research done about how to become a happier parent. You have probably read and heard most of those. But how many have your really tried and set a...

Holding Teenagers Accountable for their Behavior

North Texas Kids 4/20 7:52A NTKids
Do you enable your teenager s poor behavior? by Amy Egan A woman I know named Mary had a teen son with anxiety issues.  Things escalated with him and he began to refuse to go to school. Eventually, he...

Prepare for Play! How to Pack a Playground Survival Kit

Kids Activities Blog 4/20 5:05A Carla Wiking
Have you ever gotten to the park, only to realize your kids are the only ones without sand toys?  Or had an impromptu playground visit scuttled by wet slides?  Or your kid scrapes their knee and you...

Making Marzipan Critters

Kids Activities Blog 4/20 1:00A Trixi Symonds
Some craft activities seem to tick all the right boxes. I think making critters from marzipan , or almond paste as they call it in the States, is definitely one. Marzipan s really simple to make,...

Make Oobleck! A Non-Newtonian Fluid

Kids Activities Blog 4/19 3:10P Rachel
Oobleck is cool!  If your kids have not explored Non-Newtonian liquids yet they should make Oobleck ! A non-Newtonian liquid is one where the more force you apply to the fluid the harder it becomes,...

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7 Years of Proof That What Works Today Probably Won’t Tomorrow

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Homeschooling 4/20 12:00A Heather Sanders
By Heather Sanders The greatest but perhaps most humbling part about blogging here for nearly seven years is reading my contributor archives . Because people, I am like a switchback going up the side...

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Juicing for Beginners

In the Loop Kids (Health and Safety) 4/18 9:46A Saffie Farris
Go watch the documentary, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead by Joe Cross. It's on Netflix too! You will be sprinting out the door to buy a juicer. I have the second part on my list to...

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Breakfast Patty Melt

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 4/20 2:21A Ree
If this breakfast sandwich and this patty melt met at a bar, flirted, began dating, fell madly in love, became engaged, got married, and went on a 3-week honeymoon to the Grand Canyon, this is what...

Underground Indian Cuisine in Irving

Itty Bitty Foodies 4/19 3:45A Cheryl Collett, Itty Bitty Foodi
Beefcake and I love Indian food especially when we lived in Singapore. We d go to hawker stalls and gorge on roti and hot curries served on a banana leaf instead of plates. But since moving to Dallas,...

Juicing for Beginners

BubbleLife Recipe Box 4/18 12:45P Saffie Farris
Go watch the documentary, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead by Joe Cross. It's on Netflix too! You will be sprinting out the door to buy a juicer. I have the second part on my list to...

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

The Bakers Mann 4/15 4:29A (The Baker's
Happy Tax Day (or whatever else you might be celebrating today)!! A friend at work (same one who introduced me (and you!) to the new kale salad ) brought this quinoa salad to our recent pot luck. It...

Simple grilled lamb chops recipe

Itty Bitty Foodies 4/14 3:28A Cheryl Collett, Itty Bitty Foodi
It s cook out weather and we re enjoying every minute of it. This year, Dallas is actually having real spring weather which means the only thing sizzling is on our barbecue grill. We love entertaining...

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5 Natural Ways to Make Bedtime Easier

The Nerd's Wife 4/20 10:39A Jet Skidmore
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias These 5 Natural Ways to make Bedtime Easier are must haves at...

Telling Time Like a Boss

Carrie Elle 4/20 7:28A Carrie
I received a Jord watch to facilitate this Jord watch review. It s the first watch I ve owned in over ten years, and I m hoping it will help me put my phone down! Read on for more Back in the old days...

Easy Gigantic Bubbles

The Nerd's Wife 4/18 2:54P Arena Blake
We love playing outside, and these Easy Gigantic Bubbles are one of our favorite things to do! This activity is perfect for kids of any age little ones love splashing and playing in the bubble...

Win Big Eat Big at Aria in Las Vegas

Days of a Domestic Dad 4/18 7:07A Colby
This past march I was able to break away from the family for a few days and spend sometime with a few fellow men bloggers. So where did we go? Aria in Las Vegas! It was seven...

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ACM Awards… I went, I sang, it was awesome!

My Crazy Savings 4/20 8:28A Courtney Solstad
I have had a VERY busy weekend! Thanks to Women s Rogaine, I was invited to enjoy the weekend of country music at the ACM events in Arlington! I knew this would be an...

Register Now for Pine Cove Camp in the City!

My Crazy Savings 4/16 6:25P Courtney Solstad
Summer is coming quickly in like 6 weeks! Now is the time to register for camps! One of my favorite camps for my kids is Pine Cove s Camp in the City. My girls went last year...

Learning lots of #AntioxidantFacts

My Crazy Savings 4/15 5:15A Courtney Solstad
I was recently asked to partner in an interactive campaign with ConAgra to learn more about Antioxidant facts. All opinions are my own and are honest. Do you think about what...

I’m going to the ACM’s this weekend!!!

My Crazy Savings 4/13 5:42P Courtney Solstad
Thanks to #WomensRogaine and #Walmart I get to go to #ACMawards50 where #MoreIsBeautiful! As a blogger I get the opportunity to work with some pretty awesome brands. I am a...

FREE Chick-fil-A Breakfast for DFW Area

My Crazy Savings 4/13 5:31A Courtney Solstad
I am so excited about this FREEBIE! You can grab breakfast for FREE at Chick-fil-A in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Enjoy a FREE Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit or Chick-n-Minis...

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Calmly Parenting the Strong-Willed Child :: Kirk Martin {69}

God Centered Mom 4/20 1:41A God centered mom
He s BAAACCKKK!! Ya ll. The numbers don t lie, my interview with Kirk Martin  last month was a big hit. Which tells me parents are desperate for ways to calmly manage and connect with their children....

Slimming Detox Water.

The Wiegands 4/19 5:12P CaseyWiegand
I am excited to share with you yet another amazing post by my dear friend Abbey! You can check out her blog here . She has done a few other posts for me.... a few favorites are here , here here !...


The Wiegands 4/17 4:00P CaseyWiegand
Mary Beth Johnson is a wife and mum to four schooners, as she's dubbed her children. On a normal afternoon, you would find her in moccasins, skinny jeans and a comfortable tee, camera in hand....

Lily Jade Giveaway.

The Wiegands 4/15 4:40P CaseyWiegand
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be a mama. My babies are one of the things that have given me life. They make me want to be better, they make me want to grow and soar and be the best...

"Do You Want to Be Well?"

Rob Carmack Words 4/15 5:50A Rob Carmack
I need to tell you about our next guest speaker at Collective Church because I'm really excited about it. Dr. Chris Hawley, MD of the Romeo Clinic in Turlock, California will...

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Designer Insights- Featured on Terry's Fabrics

Crafty Texas Girls 4/19 10:30P Samantha Conner
I am so honored to be the featured 'designer' on Terry's Fabrics! I was contacted about the design work I have done in my home. The interview, featured on Terry's Fabrics, can be seen below. Be sure...

Ideas for Earth Day Hats- 2015

Crafty Texas Girls 4/17 3:41A Samantha Conner
Every year my daughter's school celebrates Earth Day with the making of a hat out of recycled materials. It's a fun way to be creative and think about recycling. Each class votes on a winner and small...

Pop Star Birthday Party

Crafty Texas Girls 4/14 10:30P Samantha Conner
It always starts out small---my ideas for birthday parties. But then I get really excited and my kids get really excited and all these ideas start popping up. So with that said, here is my Afton's 9th...
Related: DIY "Birthday Girl"l Shirt Crafty Texas Girls

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The Girls of Skateistan

Girls Gone Child 4/20 8:43A (GIRL'S GONE
Skater girls in Kabul via Skateistan My mom sent me this article over the weekend , introducing me to the non-profit, Skateistan, " a grassroots project that connects youth and education through...

April: Osage County

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Ree Drummond 4/20 6:50A Ree
What a beautiful time for Oklahoma skies! I had to stop and take photos of a brewing storm last Friday morning as the kids and I were headed to our co-op day in the city. It was eerie + beautiful +...

Boston & New York

Design Mom 4/20 5:48A Design Mom
By Gabrielle. Photo  by  Seth Smoot , styled by  Kendra Smoot  for Design Mom. Oh my goodness, our reading weekend was awesome! In fact, it was so good, that ideally, we will repeat this twice a year....

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