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5 easy grab-and-go snacks for kids when you are on the run

5 easy travel kid snacks to grab when you are on the run


My three-year-old ZJ doesn’t always know when he is hungry. In fact, it can get to the point of what is now known as hangry: he is frustrated, irritable and frankly not very pleasant to be around. I don’t immediately recognize the cues but then it hits me. We’ve been rushing around all morning and he didn’t have a proper snack. That’s…

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How you can support a healthy family, inside and out #WOWSummit

How you can support a healthy family, inside and out #WOWSummit


Raising a healthy family is important to me. I am sure many moms would say the same. But what we want and what happens can be two different things. With a busy or chaotic schedule, we don’t always make the healthiest of choices. Sometimes it’s enough that we make it to bedtime with all our limbs intact. This summer, I…

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Simple and beautiful gender neutral baby shower ideas

The art of throwing a simple gender neutral baby shower


I recently looked at my dear friend’s rounded belly and I didn’t just see a pregnant woman. I saw infinite possibilities. Will he be funny or serious? Will she be a musician or an astrophysicist? Will this new life be a boy or a girl? So many pregnant women today do not know the gender of their baby, only to…

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Advice, tips and hacks for working moms everywhere! These tips are great for any busy parent!

66 proven ways for working moms to balance life like a superhero


As a working mom, this is the blog post I’ve always wanted to read. It’s no secret that it takes tremendous effort to balance family, work, cleaning, cooking and your own interests. The reason it’s difficult? Balance doesn’t exist. Some days your work will take over, and other days your kids will need so much attention that you can’t do anything else.…

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Traveling with an 18-month-old or toddler? Here are some tricks I found to survive!

How do you fly with an 18-month old?


Inside: Travel with an 18-month-old can be scary. Here are three simple tips that make travel with toddlers a little easier. This post contains affiliate links. Every day I am growing into a more fearless mother. Except for when I travel with my young son. I have no idea how my toddler will react when he is confined to an…

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You CAN have a full and engaged life with your family, without going crazy. I have found these three very simple steps can make a difference.

How you can quit being a busy mom in three life-changing steps


On your mark. Get set. Go! Every weeknight after I get home from work, we have less than three hours to get everything done before bedtime. I race to get dinner on the table, convince my son to eat, clean the house and kitchen, push my son in the bath, drag him out of the bath, dripping, and then coax him to bed…

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Here's the key ingredient to a stress-free road trip with kids.

How to have a no-stress road trip with kids


We were not prepared for our first road trip with our then-toddler boy. He was a newbie walker and just mobile enough to be dangerous. One of us had to watch him while the other  packed the car, which made everything terribly inefficient. On top of it all, we had to pack half our house — a pack and play, toys, diapers…

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