How to Get Some “Me Time” This Summer

How to get Me time

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, Real Simple®, InStyle®, Cooking Light® and Sunset®. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer is here, the kids are home, which means "Me Time" has to be planned now! I love having the kids home, and I have a lot of fun things planned for them this Summer. I need Me Time though because if not, let's just face it I will go crazy! I love to read and plan, so I will share how I can unwind and take back some Me ...

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How to Plan the Best Summer

How to Plan the Best Summer

Do you want to know how to plan the best summer? Dear Friends- I give in I am not sure how parents homeschool and try to work. I am unable to work while my three kids are home for Spring break. That makes me wonder what I am going to do this summer. I believe that working in your closet with a laptop although effective is a band-aid to the problem of I need quiet to write. I then had this fantastic idea on how to get my work done and still provide my children with the summer they want. I'm ...

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How to Apply Sunscreen

How to Apply Sunscreen

Disclosure: "This post was sponsored by Neutrogena as part of an influencer activation for The Motherhood. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review." How to Apply Sunscreen It wasn't that long ago that I was little. Well, yes it was. There is something I remember from my teenage years that has stuck with me for a lifetime. I ...

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Money Saving Tips on Summer Reading for Kids

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Summer Reading for Kids Summer is almost upon us. School is letting out. Mothers are trying to figure out how to keep children occupied, thus calm(er). Schools assign summer reading for kids recommendations and many schools have followup activities and quizzes in the fall. As a public and private school teacher turned homeschool mom reading is a daily must for my children. The problem comes in determining how to keep enough books around so they always have something new and different to ...

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FREE “I’m Bored” Jar Printable For Kids

I'm Bord Jar Printable

FREE "I'm Bored" Jar Printable For Kids Today was the last full week of school for my kids. That means only 3 more days until summer starts. YAY right? The kids are so excited they could burst. But as a mom I know that that excitment will quickly wear away by week two, day 3, 9am. It happens the same time each year without fail. And when it does, the kids will let you know. They will come up to you dragging their feet, and sour faces and exclaim with a sigh, "MOM, I'm SO bored!" and ...

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Easy Beach Scene Summer Snack #SnackPackMixins

snackpack summer snack

Easy Beach Scene Summer Snack #SnackPackMixins This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixins #CollectiveBias Summer time is officially here! For me that means getting to spend 3 glorious months at home with my daughter! We like to spend time outdoors, having dance parties, visiting new places, and coming up with new fun snacks. No one likes to have the same thing every day right!? Well this week we were both ...

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Summer Pool Fun Survival Kit

Summer Pool Fun

Thanks to Dollar General my family is ready for the pool this summer. All opinions are 100% mine. I am a swim mom. Much like a soccer mom just add water! Beginning in two weeks I will be spending every morning and most afternoons at the pool. My children will have swim team practice every day. I know spending your days at the pool does not seem like such a hardship and really it isn’t. However, it does require a little preparation and planning so that everyone has a great time and enjoys the ...

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No More Bored Kids with the Summer Savings at Dollar General

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   No More Bored Kids with the Summer Savings at Dollar General         At Dollar General all of your summer needs are answered. I was given a challenge and that was to have my kids spend $35 to get as many things as they could find to stop the age old cry of I am bored. I think they did a super job. I was frankly surprised by the ...

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Puracyn® a Must Have in Every Summer First Aid Box #PuracynFirst

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Disclaimer: "This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received one 4 oz. spray bottle of Puracyn® OTC Wound & Skin Care and a branded first aid kit. All opinions, text and experiences are my own." Summer First Aid Must Have If you told me how fast your kids grow up I would have never believed you. I can remember yesterday when my little guy was barely able to hold his head up. He started swimming this summer. He is currently taking lessons ...

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