10 DIY Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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10 DIY Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids Ah November is here, can you believe it!? Is it just me or has this year just flown by! The day after Halloween I saw 6 Christmas commercials! I know everyone gets excited about Christmas but don't forget about Thanksgiving! I know it doesn't have the presents, but it does have great food, family, and a reason to be thankful! Let's celebrate this special holidays with 10 DIY Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids that you can do as a family and enjoy. Let's check ...

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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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Easy Halloween Make Up for Kids: Sugar Skull Make Up

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Easy Halloween Make Up for Kids: Sugar Skull Make Up   I'm back with another easy Halloween make up for kids this week! May I present to you my Sugar Skull Make Up! Let me start off by saying I am far from a make up artist, I am a mom and blogger, so this is not supposed to be "professional" It's supposed to be a fun and easy make up you can do for your kids (or yourself!) and you can achieve a look like this with a $3 Make Up kit from Walmart! Let's get started! ...

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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

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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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Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money

Get Kids to Save Money Saving money is the one thing we all agree on in our family.  Something we can do every day is to teach kids to save money.  No matter what we are purchasing, whether groceries, gas, clothes, toys, or services, there is always a discussion of how to save money on that purchase.  Our children know what the standard response from us is any time they ask if we can buy something:  “How much does cost, is it on sale, and is there a coupon for it?”  Many people might think ...

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Free Printable Tooth Fairy Letters

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Free Printable Tooth Fairy Letters   My little girl has gotten her first loose tooth, so it will only be a matter of time before the Tooth Fairy will be paying our house a visit to collect that loose tooth. So I thought I would go ahead and prepare by making some Free Printable Tooth Fairy Letters and share them with you guys! I've made two printables for you today, one for you to write to the Tooth Fairy, and one that the Tooth Fairy writes back! It's a really cute (and FREE!) ...

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