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How to Age-Proof Your Kid’s Bedroom Décor

June 06, 2016

Nearly a quarter of a million dollars. That’s how much the United States Department of Agriculture estimates parents will shell out on each of their little love nuggets before their 18th birthday. It’s a staggering amount that will surprise absolutely no one who has a child. After all, a few years into paying for diapers,…

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Gear Up for an Amazing Mother’s Day Meal

May 04, 2016

Have you seen Master Chef Jr.? Those kids put most adults to shame with their mad prep and plating skills. Their parents must be crazy proud—and plump, probably (we’d be). Most kids, however, need a little help to get cooking. Here’s how you can help little ones make Mom a meal to remember. Plan & Prep Together…

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4 Ways to Adjust (More Easily!) to Daylight Saving Time

March 02, 2016

Every year we hear the same arguments: “Why do we need daylight saving time? It’s a pain!” “Because it will give us more useful daylight hours—we’ll have more daylight in the evenings!” “But we lose it in the mornings when we’re trying to sleep!” “But we’ll use less electricity because we’re using less artificial lighting!”…

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Secrets to a More Organized Kid’s Closet

January 11, 2016

Beat the battle of the morning’s wake-up-and-dress routine with a neater, more streamlined closet. Here are a few organizing tips to get started. Make It Extra Kid-Friendly Get your children more involved in the getting-ready process by making the closet easier to access for their smaller selves. Help them reach hanging clothes by installing a…

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Six Essentials for Traveling with Small Children

August 01, 2014

For many years I worked as a nanny for a family that traveled internationally on a fairly consistent basis. While getting the chance to see the world was a definite perk, I quickly realized that there are several must-haves to survive hours on a plane with small children. I’m not referring to diapers, wipes, and…

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