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Travel-Friendly Baby, Toddler, & Kid Snacks

We’ve been on a few roadtrips and vacations this summer with two kids. We are planning on going on at least three more. I have found that having snacks packed and ready to go in an easy-to-consume manner has made traveling much easier. Below you find a list of  travel-friendly baby, toddler, and kid snacks.

A Common Side Effect Women May Experience Post Pregnancy

Shortly after having my son (my first baby), I started to get an intense pain in the middle of my back at random times. The pain would come and go, but it was extremely uncomfortable. About a month and a half later, the pain became unbearable. I tried using an ice pack, and since I

How to Deal with Toddler Screaming and Crying

I love being a mother. But it can get downright tough. I always looked at toddlers that were having huge major meltdowns and thought to myself, ‘man I hope that my kid isn’t like that’. Well now I have one who is exactly like that. Of course I love him to pieces but man can

7 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp When You Aren’t in School

It’s really important to exercise our mind. If we don’t, it’s weakened. For example, after graduating with my Bachelors at age 20, I traveled and learned a new language. Because of this, I was studying often. When I got back to the US, I stopped studying and took a few years off from anything academic.

Sunscreen Tips You May Not Know About

My family loves to go to the lake. We all waterski, swim, tube, wakeboard, wakesurf, and play in the sand. The kid cousins have a riot playing together and the time always goes by way too fast! Going to the lake is one of the funnest things to do for us. Growing up my family

How to Protect Your Kids from the Sun While Enjoying the Great Outdoors

We love to be outside, hike, bike, play in the yard, at the play ground, go boating, and camp. We recently had our backyard remodeled. We put in an in-ground trampoline, re-sod the lawn, put in a small sand box area, installed a new fence/gate, and I’m working on new patio furniture. My kids’ friends

How to Cure Cancer without Chemotherapy or Surgery

About two years ago when I heard the news, that my aunt Kristin had an advanced stage of lung cancer, I was devastated. Everyone who knows her was too. My family immediately started praying for her and offered to help in anyway we could. When she announced that she was going to try some alternative

My Favorite Recipe to Teach Children How to Use Kitchen Tools

Today I’m over at MyMommyStyle.com sharing my favorite recipe that teaches kids how to use kitchen tools. Check it out here.  

17 Ways to Save Big on Your Engagement and Wedding Rings

There are a ton of ways to save money on a wedding/engagement ring. Here are 17… 1- The way you’ll save the absolute most and score the best deal is kind of tricky because you both have to know you are getting married and both have to be on board with it is to buy

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream for Really Bad Rashes

  Both of my kids have really bad diaper rashes right now. When Desitin wasn’t working for my son a few months back and he had an extremely bad rash I looked all over online. I read multiple forums of people who had been told by their pediatrician to use the following formula. After reading

The Harsh and Unforgiving Observation Point of My Son’s Alaskan Animals

My son has an amazing imagination. Today he was playing with his Alaskan animals that we bought him as a souvenir when we went on our Alaskan cruise. He was making the eagle fly, the orca and seal swim, and the bears, lynx, wolf, and moose run around. I love watching him make toys come

The Top 5 Tips for Parenting An Introverted Child To Bring Out The Best In Him/Her

A child who is not outgoing and who does not seem to be keen on making friends can be a source of concern for his or her parents. Some parents react by labeling this sort of behavior as abnormal. This vocal labeling can alienate their child and even push them into depression. It is perfectly

The Sad Plight of Painter Rabbit and Understudy Duckling

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quilted Northern for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m a big fan of dry humor, sarcastic humor, and witty humor (as long as I can understand it). Basically, I like to laugh at clean jokes. When I saw Quilted Northern’s new short TV

How to Keep Your Baby Cool in Their Rear-Facing Car Seat

UPDATE- I have received both criticism and praise for this project on social media. I just have to say that the vent is made of a tin foil type substance that is very thin and light weight. I truly believe it poses no threat to my baby—even if we were to get in an accident

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