Learning To Control Your Child’s Worry With GoZen

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Learning To Control Your Child's Worry With GoZen Today and I want to tell you about something that affects my daughters life, it's a disorder she was recently diagnosed with. It's called Sensory Processing Disorder. What is it? It is is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. My daughter is what they call an "avoider". She stays away from situations that she may get hurt (running, ...

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Teaching My Daughter About Money With Kids Wealth #kidslearnmoney

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Teaching My Daughter About Money With Kids Wealth #kidslearnmoney *Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Kids Wealth, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own :)   As a parent teaching our kids the ways of the world is one of our most important jobs. And learning finical responsibility is a big part of the world. You know the saying, "Money make's the world go round"? It's so true. You might not think that talking to your kids about money at a young ...

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4 Free Valentine’s Day Printables

Valentine's Day Printables

4 Free Valentine's Day Printables Happy Valentine's Week everyone! Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays! Who doesn't love love right!? Love and candy, roses, and parties are all the fun things about Valentine's Day. My daughter is having a Valentine's Day party at school at the end of the week and all the parents were asked to think of something fun for the kids to do. I thought I would make some fun Valentine's Day Printables for her class and share them with you guys! ...

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Christmas Party Ideas For Kids

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Christmas Party Ideas For Kids   Can you believe that Christmas is in 17 days!? I don't know where this year went, I swear I was just grilling for 4th of July like two weeks ago, ha! So this year we are throwing our first Christmas party this year and we are planning on having quite a few kids running around our house which is something new for us. So while searching the web for some great Christmas Party Ideas for Kids to implement during our party I had a thought that there were ...

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Healthy Recipes for Kids

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Healthy Recipes for Kids   Getting our kids to eat healthy can sometimes be difficult. Sometimes we have long days and don't want to cook, sometimes to easier to to drive to a fast food joint and grab a kids meal. But as parents it's our job to do the best we can for our kids and that includes making sure they have a balanced meals so I wanted to make it a little easier with these healthy Recipes for kids! These recipes are kid tested and approved (by the awesome kids of the Madame ...

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Kids Halloween Party Ideas

Great Kids Halloween Party Ideas

Kids Halloween Party Ideas   Are your kids excited about Halloween this year? I know mine are, it's one of our favorite holidays! We love to host fun themed parties, but we of course have to keep in kid friendly, so with that in mind I thought some of you might be looking for some fun Kids Halloween Party Ideas for the upcoming holiday. I searched the internet and found some really fun Kids Halloween Party Ideas for you to incorporate in your party this year!  ...

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10 Things My Daughter Taught Me

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10 Things My Daughter Taught Me Today someone asked me what the most important thing that I have taught my daughter was. I could think of quite a few things that I deemed pretty important, but I decided the most important thing that I have taught her so far was to be kind to everyone, no matter how different they are. (Easy to teach when your parent is covered in tattoos and crazy hair color huh?). But it got me thinking, people are always so consumed with what they have taught their ...

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Easy Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

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Easy Tater Tot Casserole Recipe   If there is one thing kids all seem to love, it's tater tots. I know my little girl can eat tater tots any day of the week so we always seem to have them in the house. So when we were deciding what to have for dinner last night, my daughter said she wanted tater tots, and I told her she couldn't just eat them by themselves! That is when I remembered my easy tater tot casserole recipe and knew it would be perfect! It's nice and easy to make, filling, ...

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Stop Being a Wimp Learn How to Say NO

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How to Say NO How to Say No I wrote a post about saying Why We Said No to Disney. I realized it hit a nerve with people. The purpose wasn't to debate whether you should go to Disney or not. The purpose was to help people understand that saying "No" can lead to saying  yes to more important things. I am often faced with decisions as we all are. Decisions that I have to give an answer to and the answer reaches far more than the immediate implications. I wish to say "Yes" but saying "Yes" means ...

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Get Kids to Save Money: Jobs Kids Can Do

Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money Once children are old enough to understand the concept of money, they are old enough to learn ways to make money. There are always jobs kids can do, particularly jobs around the house. In our family, each child is assigned age-appropriate chores to complete each week.  They are not provided an allowance for doing these chores.  Here are some ideas for toddler chores and school age kid chores. If our kids would like to earn some money, we keep a list of ...

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