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10 essential apps for your tablet

The thing that makes tablets really useful is the apps. Unfortunately, there are literally millions of apps available. Fear not! I've done the research for you, and am bringing you the apps that every tablet owner needs to install. By the way, these apps are also great for your smartphone.<p><b>1. Don't</b> …

When To Replace Common Household Items

{Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder}<p>Have your allergies been bothering you more than usual? Are you having trouble getting rid of that …

How To Organize A Small Closet

Many of us have at least one small closet in our house and they can seem like a complete mess or waste of space. The following are a few changes you …

Natural Home Fragrance

<i>{Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast}</i><p>Oh, have we got something exciting for you today! A DIY natural home fragrance made with an item that is already …

Spices

10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

Interior Design

How to Organize a Garage

01 of 05<p>Garage organization presents some unique challenges: how to pull together cars with toys, tools, sporting equipment, beach chairs and …

Stitchtagram: Your Baby's Photo on a Pillow

{Photo credit: Life Unexpected}<p><b>If you’re anything like the moms at Daily Mom, then you might have a slight addiction to</b> <b>Instagram</b><p>and taking pictures …

Posters

5 Garages That Went From Trash To Treasure

I'm going to be straight-forward and tell you that most garages get neglected. They become the place where we store, collect, and often hide items …

Spring Cleaning: Getting Started and Staying Motivated

Spring Cleaning: You probably either love it or hate it. Either way, it can be a daunting item on your busy to-do list. The hardest part can be …

Life Storage Blog

Create easy and hassle-free access to your belongings with these quick tips to make your storage unit organized.<p>Life Storage<p>Melissa Michaels from The …

Project Organize Your ENTIRE Life: Principles of An Organized Playroom

<i>Now that Christmas is over, the inevitable question lingers – what to do with all those new toys? Never fear, our in-house professional organizer</i> …

Baby's 1st Year: Creative Monthly Baby Photo Ideas

There’s a fun trend nowadays of taking a celebratory photo of your baby each month throughout their first year of life. It’s a fantastic way to …

Fall Tradition Bucket List

As we creep further into the fall season, many of us who are newer families are yearning to start fun traditions with our children that will leave a …

Happy Family Habit #8: Get Your Kids to Talk with a Chatting Spot

<i>We’re back with another Happy Family Habit today and it’s a really good one. Kristin has a lot of really useful tips not only on the when and where</i> …

Helping Children Learn to Write + 8 Activities to Get Them Writing

I love seeing Immy turn to writing again and again as a means of communicating. As her confidence as a beginning writer grows so do the number of …

New Age Parenting Books to Inspire You

<b>Buy It:</b><p>Encouraging Your Child’s Spiritual Intelligence, by Mollie Painton, Psy.D., defines and discusses seven branches of <i>spiritual intelligence</i> on …

How to encourage developing fine motor skills

Maybe you’ve heard the term “fine motor skills.” Knee deep in breastfeeding and diapers, you probably didn’t have too much time to think about what …

Creating The Ultimate Travel Activity Kit for Kids

<i>Are we there yet?</i> Oh the joys of traveling with kids! Guess what? It doesn’t have to be painful. A little planning and prep can go a long way in …

Preventing Entitlement: A Gratitude Chore Game

Bet you didn’t think the words “gratitude” “chore” and “game” really went together did you? With all the holiday stuff I’ve been doing lately, I’ve …

Fun Travel Games for Kids

<i>“Are we there yet?”</i> If you’ve ever traveled with children, chances are you’ve heard that phrase a time or two. On your next family vacation decrease …

How to encourage an attitude of gratitude

Thanksgiving will be celebrated and gone, but how do you encourage an “attitude of gratitude” <i>all year long</i> in your child? Saying “thank you” is …

Setting the Kids' Table

Don’t leave the kids out of the decor loop this holiday season! While you don’t want your nieces and nephews destroying your fine china, you don’t …

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Family Tradition: Thankful Jar

Family Traditions are a wonderful way to create lasting memories for your little ones to always look back to once they grow. Does your family take …

Teaching Children Gratitude During the Holidays - Family + Kids

Every year around the holidays I attempt the impossible. I want to gift my children generously but not overindulge. I want to get them exactly what I …

How to Create an Upcycled Inventor's Box for Hours of Open-Ended Play

Have you ever noticed that <b>no matter how many toys your kids have, they are always drawn to things like cardboard boxes and paper towel rolls</b>? It …

6 ways to encourage creativity in your kids

For the longest time my kids wanted nothing to do with anything creative.<p>If ever I suggested they sit and color a page in a book, they would look at …

Kids

Why I Took My Kids' Toys Away | What to Do with Too Many Toys

LOVE YOUR LIFE!<p><b>Ready to face your fears, overcome adversity, and create a life you LOVE? Listen to the Do It Scared® Podcast with Ruth Soukup on</b> …

Mom Sets the Tone {5 Ways to Reset Your Mood When Anger Strikes}