22 Jul, 2024
What a thoughtful husband…I just got an email from him, mentioning that I hadn’t posted today! How good is he!!! I’m often impressed that he actually takes the time to…
    Gingerbread is cake made with molasses and flavored with ginger. A spice with flavor and nutrition, ginger is a popular ingredient in many holiday treats such as gingerbread.…
Whatever the time of year, as moms we are always looking for ways to prepare healthy meals, often within limited time. When I have some hours to prep for the…
These are the Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC) recalls that have been issued from September 15 –21, 2010.As a reminder: In February 1996, CPSC issued guidelines (which were incorporated into…
You arrived on SmartyPantsMama and what did you read? According to Google Analytics, the following 10 pages were my most read in 2015.  How to Make a Photo Booth for…

7 Summer Activities for Kids

Summer Activities for Kids: Engaging, Creative and Fun Summer is a time for kids to recharge, explore, and have fun outside the confines of the classroom. It provides the perfect opportunity for children to engage in activities that are not only entertaining but also enriching. As parents, it’s crucial to encourage our kids to make […]

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7 Smart Ways to Make Family Travel Affordable

As Smart Mamas, you are looking for ways to make family travel affordable. You want to provide your children the opportunities to explore the world, see different cultures, and have fun. I get it. However, your bank account doesn’t. Using clever ways, family travel can be more affordable. Some ways work better than others. 7 […]

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6 Awesome Educational Games for Kids for Summer Learning

Keep Summer Learning with Awesome Educational Games for Kids Maximize the over 8 weeks of summer vacation with opportunities to have family fun and learn with educational games for kids.  According to the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC, students can lose 1 month of school year learning over the summer. […]

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Thanking the Teacher Mom

All day long she has 25 students wanting her undivided attention. She gives it to them. All day long she has students with runny noses and tissues falling out of their pockets. She picks them up. All day long she has wiggly teeth being shown to her with the request to see if it’s loose […]

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