Christy Roberts-Sowell

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How to Make a Bored Box and 85 Activites to Go Inside!

How many times have you encountered your child coming up to you while you are doing the dishes or cleaning the bathroom saying, “I’m bored” with a …

How to Be a Mom and Still Feel Sexy

How to recapture that lovin' feeling<p>The unsexiest day of my life came three days after I became a mom, when my husband caught me trying to express …

Parenting

Raise a Kid Who Gets Invited Back

How to teach your child good manners and why being a good guest still matters<p>Whenever I send my 7-year-old to a friend's house, I hold my breath a …

3 Secrets to a Happy Kid

Easy ways to keep your child smiling<p>Here's a bug you'll <i>want</i> your kid to catch: happiness! New research suggests that if a child's parents (that's …

8 Discipline Mistakes Parents Make

Big discipline mistakes you might be making (and how to fix them)<p>You know the drill: You give your child an ultimatum—"Get dressed or we're staying …

Parenting

Safe Baby Teething Remedies

Not sure how to ease your baby’s teething pain after the recall of Hyland’s Teething Tablets, and FDA warnings about benzocaine in Anbesol Baby and …

Best Birthday Cupcake Recipes

Easy, cute birthday cupcake ideas for kids.<p><b>Applesauce Cupcakes</b><br>Cute, decorative applesauce cupcakes perfect for your kid's birthday party treat or …

Dessert

Why I Wrote the Baby & Toddler on the Go Cookbook

Cookbook author and mom Kim Laidlaw on why she wrote the <i>Baby & Toddler On the Go</i> cookbook.<p><i>Cookbook author and mom Kim Laidlaw on why she wrote the</i> …

14 Ideas for Camping Out In Your Backyard

Games, treats, goodies and fun at-home activities for the easiest (cheapest) staycation you and kids will ever have<p>Elliston Lutz<p>Nothing says summer …

Positive Reinforcement: 9 Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Child

Learn what phrases to banish from your vocabulary and how to talk so your kids will really listen<p>Shutterstock Image<p>I was trying to do two things at …

Parenting

How to Raise a Man

Yes, boys wrestle, get muddy and play with trucks. But shifting gender roles are shaping a new 21st-century man. Here's how to raise sons to be …

Parenting

Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions.<p>Shutterstock<p>I've made a lot of bad rules in the decade I've been a mom, from …

Parenting

The Best Coupon Sites For Mom

Check out the steals and deals we found online!<p>Why wait for the Sunday paper? With an internet connection and a printer, you can get coupons for …

FDA

Royal Icing Recipe | Sweetopia

Y'all loved the liquid conversion chart so much I knew you would also love this amazing illustrated recipe for royal icing! Sweetopia is one of my favourite cooking blogs, if you haven’t already, please check it out!

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Drive-In Movie Snacks

Shares 12<p>A fun way to use old tin containers and cupcake liners to serve your movie or party snacks! Great for make believe play time or family movie …