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6 Simple Ways to Help Kids Eat a Balanced Diet

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for L’il Critters. I received product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. It can be really difficult to teach kids to eat well.  Kids often start out their foray into solid foods with reluctance and suspicion.  If you've been a parent of a picky eater then you know how stressful this can be; the whining, the complaining, the complete and utter rejection of anything that ... [read more]

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Blickenstaffs Toy Store – Where You Can #BringTraditionHome

Thanks to Blickenstaff's for sponsoring this post! It is a pleasure to write about a place my family loves! Stepping in the door of Blickenstaff's is like revisiting my childhood. There are a few stops that are a must when we visit our family in Provo, Utah.  One of these stops is Blickenstaff's, a wonderful toy and candy shop.   ... [read more]

Why I chose to homeschool

I Never Thought I Could Homeschool, But…

I can't believe I'm actually saying this, but I have officially decided to homeschool.  I never thought I'd be a homeschooling mom.  In fact, I am pretty sure that I've said more than once, "I could NEVER do that" in regards to homeschooling.  And yet, here I am. The biggest question in your mind must be, "WHY would you homeschool?".  That is ... [read more]

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L'il Critters gummy vitamins

6 Simple Ways to Help Kids Eat a Balanced Diet

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for L’il Critters. I received product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. It can be really difficult to teach kids to eat well.  Kids often start out their foray into solid foods with reluctance and suspicion.  If you've been a ... [read more]

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FODMAPs May Be Responsible for Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Yesterday I wrote a post about the recent news headlines claiming that a recent study shows that gluten sensitivity does not exist.  Indeed, to poke at the swelling balloon of tense emotions on this subject, I titled my own post, "Have You Heard the News? Gluten Intolerance May Not Exist". Now, just because I titled my post this does not ... [read more]

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Not So Wordless Wednesday: DixieMaze Farms

Having only lived here four short weeks, if there is one thing I can say about northern Louisiana, it is beautiful! On Monday we had a “Family Home Evening” outing with our church at DixieMaze Farms in Shreveport.  It was a BLAST!!! I’ve never been to a place quite like it.  I had a terrible cold… [read more]

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#LetsTalkBums, Shall We? Clean Bum 101

Thanks to Cottonelle for sponsoring this bums discussion. Having been a mom for almost 7 years, I’m no stranger to talking about bums. After changing hundreds of diapers, wiping bums hundreds of times, and talking to your friends about the various types of poop your child is having, most of the taboo factor wears off…. [read more]

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L'il Critters gummy vitamins

6 Simple Ways to Help Kids Eat a Balanced Diet

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for L’il Critters. I received product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. It can be really difficult to teach kids to eat well.  Kids often start out their foray into solid foods with reluctance and suspicion.  If you've been a ... [read more]

Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch Review

Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch Review and Giveaway!

Vtech has long been on the front lines of innovation when it comes to fun and educational technology for kids.  My kids still love their Vtech Kidizoom Camera that we reviewed last September.  When asked if I wanted to do a Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch review, I knew I had to say yes! Kidizoom Smartwatch Review There are plenty of different ... [read more]

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Back to School Giveaway! $400 in Prizes!

It is with just the slightest bit of sadness that I say goodbye to our summer break. But I have to admit that I'm really excited for my boys to be in school again. I know you're probably thinking I'm excited to have them out of my hair for a little bit while they are at school. Alas, school is at home this year so I'll be seeing much more of ... [read more]

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Stylish Modest Womens Clothing at Sweet Salt Clothing – Giveaway

I can't tell you how many times I'm out shopping and find myself thinking "this skirt would be perfect if it were a little longer".  Or "this shirt would be so cute if it had a little higher neckline".  This is a problem that I encounter probably every shopping trip.  I like to find items that are modest and stylish, but sometimes that proves to be ... [read more]

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