Easter Candy-Counting Activity for Kids

Easter Candy-Counting Activity for Kids

Easter is almost here! Between the large amount of eggs and candy we find ourselves with, as well as spring break, we can easily find…

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Creating a Vision Board for Kids: Inspiration and Creativity

Creating a Vision Board for Kids: Inspiration and Creativity

A new year is upon us and I welcome 2017 with open arms. This year, finding ways to really inspire my kids is what I’m…

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Why I Won’t Pay It Forward at Starbucks Again

Why I Won’t Pay It Forward at Starbucks Again

More and more people are paying it forward. You hear about it a lot these days. Kind random gestures are happening all over. People are…

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Video: How to Make Bendable Candy Canes

Video: How to Make Bendable Candy Canes

Want a fun activity for the kids during the holidays? Check out my simple video on how to make bendable candy canes🎅

Video: How to Make Your Own Snow

Video: How to Make Your Own Snow

It’s the first day of winter but there’s no snow in sight! That didn’t stop us from playing in the “snow,” however. Check out my…

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Featured Post: A Preeclampsia Birth Story

Featured Post: A Preeclampsia Birth Story

I remember it like it was yesterday. The day I went in for what I thought was a routine prenatal checkup turned out to be…

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Video: Fun with Science! Create Your Own Frost

Video: Fun with Science! Create Your Own Frost

Have fun with science and check out my video on how to create your own frost indoors❄️

Motherhood: When You No Longer Care What People Think

Motherhood: When You No Longer Care What People Think

It’s good to care what people think. It helps to keep you in check. But caring too much isn’t good. It holds you back from being…

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The BIG 4-0: How to Surprise Your Husband with 40 Gifts on his 40th

The BIG 4-0: How to Surprise Your Husband with 40 Gifts on his 40th

Although my husband turns 41 today, he still talks about what I did for his birthday last year. He was really impressed. If you want…

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Christmas Trees on Parade

Christmas Trees on Parade

If you enjoy looking at Christmas trees, you’re in luck! Not only will you get to see mine, you’ll also get to see other fabulous…

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How to Make Soap Your Kids Will Love in Four Simple Steps

How to Make Soap Your Kids Will Love in Four Simple Steps

Who would have thought making soap was so easy? If I had known, I would have started years ago. I saw so many others making…

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The Santa Myth: A Beautiful Way to Respond When Your Child Discovers the Truth

The Santa Myth: A Beautiful Way to Respond When Your Child Discovers the Truth

As of right now, my oldest who is 8 stills believes in Santa. I can only imagine this belief is short-lived. He’s a bright boy…

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Sugar-Cone Candy-Filled Cornucopia: The Perfect Thanksgiving Day Favor

Sugar-Cone Candy-Filled Cornucopia: The Perfect Thanksgiving Day Favor

As I’m preparing for Thanksgiving and making the favors, I thought I’d write a post about which favors I chose and how to make them….

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How to Turn an Egg into a Squishy Bouncy Ball: Fun with Science

How to Turn an Egg into a Squishy Bouncy Ball: Fun with Science

Have you ever seen a bouncy egg? Not often, right? Whether your kids are big science fans, or not, you should definitely try out this…

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Homemade Thanksgiving Day Desserts

Homemade Thanksgiving Day Desserts

With only one week left until Thanksgiving Day, it’s time to get serious about desserts. We have Thanksgiving at my house each year. While we never…

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Why We Started Holding Family Meetings & Reasons They May Benefit You Too

Why We Started Holding Family Meetings & Reasons They May Benefit You Too

I like to think that I always have things in order and under control in the household, but I know I don’t. It’s difficult to…

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Curlee Girlee by Atara Twersky: Book Review, Launch Event and Curly-Hair Resources

Curlee Girlee by Atara Twersky: Book Review, Launch Event and Curly-Hair Resources

When I first heard about this book and its theme, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a copy. Curlee Girlee is written by Atara…

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25 Acts of Kindness for Kids Throughout the Holidays

25 Acts of Kindness for Kids Throughout the Holidays

Imagine if everyone was kind to one another every day. What a better world it would be.  Being kind to others doesn’t take extraordinary effort….

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Gratitude: The Best Gift You Can Give Your Children This Holiday Season

Gratitude: The Best Gift You Can Give Your Children This Holiday Season

{My article below appeared in the November/December 2016 issue of South Jersey MOM. You can find it on page 8 of the magazine.} The holiday…

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Dutch Walnut Cinnamon Squares: Food and Recipes of the 13 Colonies

Dutch Walnut Cinnamon Squares: Food and Recipes of the 13 Colonies

When I came across the book “Food and Recipes of the Thirteen Colonies: Cooking Throughout American History” at a book sale, I was thrilled. (I…

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