If you are as ambitious as I am about the future of your children, you've probably already made a high school and even an university plan, a full-day schedule filled with elaborated activities and lots of goals for your little ones to achieve.
Although this kind of parenting can be partly questionable, statistics show the more teens are engaged in the…Continue
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Are you planning on traveling this Christmas? If so, you should make emergency plans in case of inclement weather derail your best laid out plan. Winter storms can make traveling dangerous especially in…Continue
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** It's not a road trip in our family unless it ends with a souvenir bag of puke.
** Thanksgiving without a nap is like Christmas without a Santa.
** You never…Continue
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I remember the day we changed my son's car seat to a forward-facing position: It was on his first birthday and he had reached the seat's height and weight limit (we actually got him a new seat and installed it on his birthday). He was so excited to see out the front windshield, and as we drove around, I could see him straining to see more of the road.…Continue
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We all know by now that stupid situations are drawn to me like white on rice. I honestly don't seek them out. They just somehow always find me. And this probably explains why my 2012 SUV accidentally found its way into an antique auto show over this past weekend. Only me, right??!…Continue
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1. Laundry Baskets – When we saw this idea, we thought it was brilliant! Keep one or two laundry baskets in the trunk of your car. We are sure you can find multiple uses for them, but the use that we were really excited about was grocery storage. Put your groceries in the laundry baskets to keep everything contained while you are driving. This prevents a bunch of grocery bags…Continue
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Sometimes it can be hard to come up with activities for any car ride, long or short. We have come up with some unique ideas as well as some classic car games to help cut down the number of times you hear, “Are we there yet!?!”…Continue
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Each summer I always cringe when I hear sad stories on the new about parents or daycare workers accidentally leaving a child inside of a hot car, in some cases the child was only left alone few minutes. As a mom, I always wondered how and why these kind of things happen to an infant or child. I know that I personally make sure that my kids are out of the car…Continue
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Ever make plans to go somewhere, and it doesn't pan out the way you expected? Yet, where you do end up ends up being some how, uh, better? Well, yesterday my sister and niece came over for a visit and our intent was to check out a car show, because car shows are cool, lol. I had no idea it was canceled, so after driving all the way there and seeing the location deserted, I had the bright idea to just go to the Marina and enjoy…Continue
Added by Ronda on May 27, 2013 at 7:07pm — No Comments
** Mother's Day should really be Mother's Weekend.
** My brain is on MAJOR end-of-the-school-year overload.
** Warm weather just makes ya wanna eat ice…Continue
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Does your car need some tender loving care? Have your kids helped trashed your car? If you have kids, you probably are already aware of how much stuff tends to accumulate in the car and if you are a new parent, here is what you can look forward to in the future. I know that if I went out to the car right…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 11, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments
** The lighting in fitting rooms is nothing short of cruel.
** My toes are sooooo ready for flip flops.
** A clean car is pretty awesome (even if only for five short minutes).
** I probably owe the car wash an apology note.
** The appetites of my children dramatically increase the moment school lets…Continue
In order to bring your child home from the hospital, you must have a car seat. This item should be on the top of your gift registry and installed in your car before your baby is born. Having the car seat installed around 35 weeks of pregnant, will ensure that you are prepared for the arrival of your baby. Learn what type of car seat is best for you and your budget.
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Car seat safety is very important. In fact, car crashes are the number one reason why young children are injured or even killed. Keeping your baby safe is easy with these few simple steps.
Find some great tips and tricks to ensure that you are installing your child's car seat properly at Uplifting…Continue
I swear my husband gets his jollies by trying to embarrass the crap out of me. He's always enjoyed putting the car windows down and driving around our neighborhood with the radio blaring full blast. And believe me, I've seen many an eye roll from our fellow neighbors whenever we go thumping by. It makes me wanna slump down in the seat and pretend like I'm not really there, even…Continue
One thing that really confused me was picking the right car seat. There were so many different types and all the descriptions I read said I really needed "this one" because its so great because blah blah blah. My eyes glazed over and I moved onto something more fun like baby dresses because I just didn't want to deal with picking a car seat. Then a friend of mine told me to register for two because blah blah blah... it was already hard picking one now I need two? So…Continue
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