Jessica Whittaker

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'Orange Is the New Black' Scores Third Season

<i>Editor's Note: "Orange Is the New Black" continues to enthrall audiences as evidenced by the announcement of a third season and more in our daily</i> …

Great Back to School Ideas

I can’t wait for you to see these fun ideas that were linked up to the party yesterday.<p>Before I show you though let me sincerely thank you for being …

Crazy Calm Down Jar

More than just glass jars full of glitter, these calm down jars by <b>Momma Owl’s Lab</b> are a meditation tool and a way to help over-excited kids calm down.<p>…

36 Things You Obviously Need In Your New Home

I saw this article on BuzzFeed and felt it was <b>definitely</b> worth re-blogging. Enjoy 🙂<p>1. A Fire Pit IN THE POOL<p>2. A Door That Turns into a Ping-Pong …

Unique ways to get your child reading

<b>Running out of ways to encourage your child to practice reading? Try these unique ways to get in reading time. Don’t get mired in the expectation</b> …

be happier in your home

Found this list on apartmenttherapy.com and was inspired! Hopefully it will inspire you t00!<p><b>1. Make your bed.</b><p>The book <i>The Happiness Project,</i> explains …

8 Crafts From Household Items

Tap into your kids' creative side with these easy projects that can be assembled from everyday items.<p>With some glue, yarn, and maybe even a cereal box, your regular household items are transformed into these 8 creative crafts for kids.

40 Awesome Crafts for Kids!

Are you looking for some cute crafts to do with kids? I have gathered 40 of my favorite kid projects ideas for you to craft with you kiddos!<p>30. …

47 Ways YOU Can Be A Fun Mom! - Kids Activities

Tips and Tricks for Tired Moms

Since I am officially the worst mother on earth (you can read more about that here), I was surprised when I got an email from a reader asking me for …

20 After-School Activities That Are Actually Fun

Because your kids are always in the pursuit of happiness. And hey, they might learn from these too (but don't tell them that)!

Make your home a hangout for your kids and their friends

Is your home their favorite place to be?<p>When my kids were young I often encountered moms with older kids who would say, "Enjoy them while they are …

18 Things Everyone Should Start Making Time For Again

1. Writing things by hand. Letters to friends, lists for the store, goals for the week, notes for lovers, thank you cards and memos to coworkers. …

Distractify

Child taken from womb by caesarean then put into care

Exclusive: a court order was obtained against a woman that allowed her to be forcibly sedated and for her child to be taken from her womb by caesarean section<p>A pregnant woman has had her baby forcibly removed by caesarean section prior to the child being taken into care.<p>Mid-Essex NHS Trust obtained …

Glow in the Dark Bedroom Decoration

Glow in the dark paint can be a great tool for adding some fresh designs to the kids rooms in your house. They can make for fantastic finishing …

Parenting Like There's a Repairman in the Basement

A few days ago we had a drywall repair guy in the house fixing up a few things. The boys and I spent the morning building train tracks in the living room, hanging out in our pajamas, being calm, being well-behaved. I found myself taking extra care in talking to the boys, using my soothing voice to …

10 Fantastic Ideas for Disney-Inspired Children’s Rooms

From princesses to pirates and from talking animals to toys that come to life, Disney has fascinated children of the world for almost a century. …

Killing Off SuperMom - Why You Don't Have To Be A Perfect Mom

I’ll be honest with you. In my house, the beds are rarely made unless someone is coming to visit. Sometimes I yell. My closet is a disaster and I …

Anger Management Skills for Kids

Shares 30K<p>“I had that first! I want it now!” my youngest yelled after dinner one evening. His little fists clenched, his face reddened, his eyebrows …

Cleaning Tips You Might Not Expect

When was the last time you had a glass of Coke or a piece of bread? Most likely, it hasn’t been very long. Have you recycled a newspaper this week, …

10 Decorative Organization Crafts - Rustic Crafts & Chic Decor

There is something about the start of a new year that makes everyone want to get organized. A new beginning can mean a fresh start or out with the …

Crafting

13 Foods You Can Buy Once & Regrow Forever

Every day we throw heaps of leftovers and scraps out which could actually be used to regrow fruits, vegetables, and herbs completely free of charge. …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

12 Birthday Party Craft Activities for Kids

Looking for easy, simple, cheap and low mess craft activities for your child’s birthday party? That is a tall order. My friend asked me for ideas …

Bunk Bed Design Ideas For Him And Her

There is something about bunk beds that makes children go crazy! Some say it is because of children’s innate energetic characteristics, but others …