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Hiking with Kids: 10 Tips For Success & Safety Every Parent Should Know
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Hiking with Kids: 10 Tips For Success & Safety Every Parent Should Know

It started in the fall of 2020. We needed to GET OUT. We needed to GET OUTSIDE. We needed to see something other than our living room. That’s when I became mildly obsessed with weekend hiking with kids. Where we live near the mountains of North Carolina, the hiking opportunities are almost endless. It’s an…

7 Sun ‘N Fun Fly-in Adventures For Moms With Kids

7 Sun ‘N Fun Fly-in Adventures For Moms With Kids

Imagine a vacation destination that excites every member of your family.¬† One where your husband races your kids to the entrance gate. Not only does this destination entertain, excite and create wonder- but it‚Äôs education cloaked in fun.¬† That kind of vacation starts at SUN ‚ÄėN Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, Florida. My…

Save Money on High Quality Christmas Shoe Box Gifts

Save Money on High Quality Christmas Shoe Box Gifts

Yes, I know it’s August. ¬†Yes, believe me, I’m with you. ¬†I too gasp in disbelief¬†when I walk into Hobby Lobby to see Christmas is in full swing in their crafty world of peppermint wreaths and cheerful snowmen while it’s a broiling 90 degrees outside. Why am I talking about Christmas shoe-box projects now? ¬†If…

6 Thrifty Ways To Get Out of the House This Summer
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6 Thrifty Ways To Get Out of the House This Summer

Summer is here and your kids are home 24/7. ¬†If your a home school mom, not much has probably changed for you. ¬†Except that the weather is predictably warmer and you may be looking for thrifty ways to get out of the house and escape all the cabin fever of this past winter. ¬†With your…

Building a Super Thrifty Backyard Play Zone
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Building a Super Thrifty Backyard Play Zone

“Outside Momma? Outside?”. ¬†My toddler asks this everyday. ¬†As the weather warms up I look forward to being able to take him outside more, but I’ve always felt like our backyard was kind of boring. ¬†This is our first child so we haven’t had to have a kid-friendly backyard set up. ¬†There are piles of…

How To Make Tooth Brushing The Best 2 Minutes of Your Kid’s Day

How To Make Tooth Brushing The Best 2 Minutes of Your Kid’s Day

This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. I don’t know about your house, but at mine simple things become huge battles when it comes to kids. ¬†Things like eating green vegetables, taking naps and saying “no” can cause…

How To Find Free & Thrifty DIY, Art & Craft Classes

How To Find Free & Thrifty DIY, Art & Craft Classes

Have you ever thought about taking an art class or specific craft class? ¬†Maybe even cake decorating? Is there something crafty you have always wanted to learn? ¬†Maybe you saw something on a home fix-it TV show that you really wanted to try at your house. Most people think they have to take ¬†private lessons…