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5 Tricks to Teach Kids How to Avoid Procrastination

Last year, kindergarten brought many firsts for our family. First alarm clock wake-ups. First tardy bells. First "official" attendance policy (we played hooky all the time in preschool). First best friends. And most significantly, first homework assignments.<p>Last year, kindergarten brought many …

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It's a doll's world! A candy cottage takes center stage, with a supporting cast of gumdrop treats, a dress-up doll craft, and personalized cups of tea.<p>1 of 6<p>Pinterest<p>Photograph by Dana Gallagher<p>Home, Sweet Home Cake<p>Candy shingles and fruit-slice shrubbery make an inviting abode for gumdrop dolls …

Dolls

19 Natural Baby Products That Moms Swear By

You’ve purchased the wooden rattles, the BPA-free bottles and the organic baby food handbook, but now it’s time to think about the things you put <i>on</i> your baby. When it comes to soaps, powders and butt balms, you want to make sure you’re using only the best for your little one. We get it, so we …

Skin Care

Healthy Pancakes? Yes, Please! Where Do I Sign Up?

Morning meals are traditionally packed with empty calories. But substitute a few ingredients and you can enjoy the same tastes and textures with fewer carbs, more protein, and just as many pancakes.<p>Morning meals are traditionally packed with empty calories. But substitute a few ingredients and you …

Pancakes

Rainbow Bubble Snakes

A New and colorful way to blow bubbles ~ Rainbow Bubble Snakes<p>Summer is here and our family is SO excited! The kids are planning and scheming about …

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You asked, we answered. We had real moms tell us which baby gear really got them through those first few roller-coaster months—behold the 13 lifesavers you need to register for.<p>1 of 16<p>Pinterest<p>Linda Farwell<p>Combi Pod Bouncer<p><b>Why We Love It:</b> A vibrating bouncy seat can be the difference between …

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When your kid screams for ice cream, hand him one of these easy-to-make icy treats.<p>1 of 7<p>Pinterest<p>Christopher Baker<p>Mint Tea and Cantaloupe Pops<p>These mint-tea pops (top) and melon pops are incredibly refreshing and low-cal.<p>2 of 7<p>Pinterest<p>Christopher Baker<p>Chocolate, Fruit, and Cupcake Pops<p>Hop on …

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Homemade Baby Wipes

When I had Zander this past winter, a friend brought over some homemade baby wipes.<p>I loved them!<p>How did I NOT know about homemade baby wipes before …

Pests, Be Gone! 10 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Critter-Free

No need to use chemicals—instead, use these herbal, fruity, or soap-laden solutions for problems with pests like ants, mice, and mosquitos.<p>Block …

DIY Wall Mounted Mason Jar Light

Today’s DIY feature is from the All Things Heart and Home blog! So excited to share their DIY mason jar light project with you today. I have seen …

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Loaf<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 45 mins<p><b>Total Time:</b> 45 mins<p><b>Yield:</b> 3 loaves<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups flour<br>• 1 t. baking soda<br>• 1 t. baking powder<br>• 1 t. salt<br>• 6 …

Creative Arts Area and Gallery for Kids

Make a creative art space and art gallery in your home or classroom for independent art explorations and for a place that the kids can call their own!<p>…