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Signs Your Child Might Have Anxiety

My child has anxiety and I didn’t know. The signs were there, but I was oblivious. I just didn’t know the clues to look for. I’m hoping that by sharing our story, it might help other families. The first sign that something was wrong was when my son was diagnosed with ADHD. He was emotional, and […]

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10 Things I Wish You Knew About My Kid with ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD is hard. Unless you’ve dealt with the constant worry, judgement of others, and fear that you aren’t doing the right thing for your child, it’s hard to understand our world. Today, I want to give you a glimpse. Here are 10 things I wish you knew about my kid with ADHD. He was born […]

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Andrew with mask

The worst part of winter is the coughing. Does he have strep throat? Is it allergies? Maybe it’s just a cold. What if it’s the flu? From the first cough, my worries begin. Should I take him to the doctor now? It is probably too early to test for anything. I should wait. But what […]

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Harry Potter Edible Wizard Wands

Even Muggles will enjoy making Harry Potter Edible Wizard Wands. This super-simple recipe is perfect for kids because they can sculpt their own wand and then decorate it! When I set out to write my book, Awesome Edible Kids Crafts: 75 Super-Fun All-Natural Recipes for Kids to Make and Eat, I was instantly drawn to the […]

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The Story Behind “Stinky Booty” in John Legend’s Super Bowl Commercial Will Make You Cry

Everyone is talking about the super sweet Super Bowl commercial featuring John Legend and Adam Levine on diaper duty with papers. It’s a moment that all parents can relate to so I wondered… was there a special story behind the ad? Turns out, there was. “I’ve been singing that “Stinky Booty” song to Luna since she […]

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The Story Behind This Viral Super Bowl Commercial Is Everything

Everyone is talking about the super sweet Super Bowl commercial featuring John Legend and Adam Levine on diaper duty with papers. It’s a moment that all parents can relate to so I wondered… was there a special story behind the ad? Turns out, there was. “I’ve been singing that “Stinky Booty” song to Luna since she […]

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Handmade Valentines: Heart Shaped Crayons

My son’s favorite way to color is with these heart shaped crayons. Since he has started school, he has become obsessed with coloring. We have so many crayons laying around, that I was excited to try to make some Heart Shaped Crayons by melting some of the extra ones from our supplies. Andrew was so excited […]

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Valentine Slime

We *love* making homemade slime — and this Valentine Slime couldn’t be easier! Add some cute heart confetti for a fun treat that would be perfect paired with homemade Valentine cards for school. It seems like everyone has a recipe for homemade slime, but I thought it would be fun to add some shapes into the slime using confetti. […]

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Valentines Popcorn

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by the Hallmark Channel.  This Valentines Popcorn is a salty, sweet snack perfect for a romantic movie marathon. I can’t wait to share it with my hubby while we watch the premier of Anything for Love on Feb. 14 at 8 pm CST on the Hallmark Channel. The Hallmark Channel has been […]

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Easy Handmade Valentines Cards

Are you getting ready for your child’s classroom Valentine’s Day party next week? I’ve got some easy handmade Valentines cards that you can print out at home and send to school. “Color Your Heart Out” Heart-Shaped Crayon Valentines   These Valentines are perfect for toddlers who love to color. Use broken crayons from around your […]

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