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Tropical Inspired Art Project for Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#BringTheTropicsHome #CollectiveBias My morning ...
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Building a Gardening Potting Bench

Building a pottingĀ bench (a hightop table that’s perfect for storing your gardening materials and to use to plant) is a ...
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Head Lice Prevention and Treatment

Head Lice Prevention and Treatment I vividly remember having head lice as a child. I know how I got it. ...
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Miami Indoor Birthday Party Space

Happy Birthday to You! We sang the song at the top of our lungs to my daughter and her friend last ...
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Hosting a Crab Feast Preakness Party

Hosting a Crab Feast Preakness Party It’s great fun hosting a Crab FeastĀ Preakness Party! The Preakness Stakes, held at Pimlico ...
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What to Buy Cruise Travelers

Based on my experience cruising with our family, I want to share with you what to buy cruise travelers. Will ...
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Setting Goals with Kids

I sat in the Herbert Wertheim Performing Arts Center to watch this year’s TEDxFIU. The theme was Always Forward. Eight ...
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Hot Gifts for Kids that Hold Educational Value

STEM gifts are trending under the tree once again! On your mark, get set, go! It’s time to hit the ...
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How I Spruce Up My Home For Thanksgiving

Autumn is filled with family time and festivities. Not only do we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, but our family celebrates 3 ...
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A Phone for International Calling Moms

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Cricket Wireless blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here ...
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Pasta-ful Fun

Those days creep up on us. A day when the kids are home from school. It might be a holiday, ...
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Since its launch in 2008, Smarty Pants Mama readers have relied upon my candid advice on products, vacation destinations, recipes, ...
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How to Polish Penny Loafers

Problem: How do I polish penny loafers? Smart Mama Solution: Read my experience and follow the steps I’ve shared. We ...
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Share a Haircut at Back to School

It’s time to Share a Haircut at back to school! We’ve got paper, pencils, backpacks, and now haircuts! As part ...
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This summer has been full of just a handful of camp weeks. The girls have been active at home. Running ...
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Roominate Chateau Review

A toy that taps into the imagination and gets girls using STEM skills! Yes, the Roominate Chateau is all that, ...
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Shooting for the Stars, Reaching for the Dream

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and Coca-Cola. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Her Dream ...
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More Dental Tips for Kids

Did you know that as soon as your little one has two teeth that touch, that they need to be ...
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Make a Backyard Scavenger Hunt

We have been playing scavenger hunts since our preschool days. We are given a list of objects to find and ...
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Dental Tips for Summer Sports Injuries

Ouchie! It’s going to happen! Someone on the summer baseball team or sports camp is going to get knocked by ...
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Remember that game show where you could win 100s of dollars if you happened to have some random object in ...
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Ordering First Communion Invitations

Planning a First Holy Communion can be a daunting task. This very special occasion deserves all the special trimmings. From ...
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Make a Local Spring Break

No need to get plane or train tickets! Just gas up the car or even get aboard your local public ...
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Make Shopping an Education Activity

Yes, we often need to bring the kids with us to the stores. We dread it and they like it ...
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How I Support Champions for Kids

I was recently invited to support a new campaign that was being brought to our local Walmart, Champions for Kids. ...