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The Salt and Ice Challenge – Kids Are Using Table Salt and Ice to Cause Painful Burns to Their Skin

Yesterday afternoon when my son got into the car, he was asking his sister if she ever put salt on ice.  I didn’t realize that he was talking about putting the salt and ice combination on his skin.  I just assumed that his science teacher was teaching them about temperature changes using salt and ice.  Then this afternoon, I noticed a huge red spot…

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Added by Christy Garrett on January 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Christmas Gift Ideas – RAVPower Battery Charger Extends the Life of Your Cell Phone Battery

As a mom, I constantly rely on my cell phone to stay in connected with my older children especially when they stay at home alone, with their friends, or while they are participating in their own activities alone.  While out in about, I am always worried that my battery on my cell phone will die leaving my children without a way to be able to…

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Added by Christy Garrett on November 23, 2013 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

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** I may or may not know something about the lack of Kit Kat's in our Halloween candy stash.

** Costumes should really be a part of every day.

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 1, 2013 at 10:53am — 3 Comments

Use Your Local Library as a Resource for Preschool Teaching Tools

Today I took my son to visit the local library for the very first time.  I wasn’t sure what to expect because the library close to our house is fairly small.  When we went into the library, I was amazed by the amount of books and activities that our local library has to offer the children.  Every week our library has a scheduled…

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Added by Christy Garrett on September 13, 2013 at 9:13pm — No Comments

How to Turn Laundry Into a Learning Opportunity

As a mom, I know how quickly laundry can pile up especially if you have children in your house.  This morning I asked toddler to help me pick up the laundry so that I could start a load of laundry today.  After we completed got the laundry sorted and a load of laundry started, I had a fantastic idea popped into my head and I wanted to share my…

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Added by Christy Garrett on September 11, 2013 at 10:47pm — No Comments

Miley Cyrus VMA Performance is Inappropriate For Prime Time Television When Children Are Likely Watching TV

Miley Cyrus Seeks The Wrong Attention

I didn’t get a chance to watch the VMA award shows on T.V. a few nights ago but I have seen clips of Miley Cyrus’s big performance.  As a mom, I am outraged and feel as if this type of content shouldn’t be on prime time television.  After all, many families…

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Added by Christy Garrett on August 28, 2013 at 5:51pm — No Comments

10 Tips to Successfully Potty Train Your Toddler

A few months ago we purchased a potty seat for my son, he was starting to show interest in potty training.  He has been watching other kids and following us to the restroom for a few months now.  After I purchased the potty seat a few months ago, I tried putting my son on the potty.  I knew that it was still a bit early and didn’t quite show all of the…

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Added by Christy Garrett on August 5, 2013 at 6:57pm — No Comments

15 Ways to Protect Your Home and Family from Burglary

Do crime rates decrease during the summertime?  Most people would assume that crime rates would decrease during the summer since families are more active, plan vacations, and aren’t always at home.  You might be surprised but …

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 21, 2013 at 5:31pm — No Comments

Is Your Toddler Attached to a Lovey, Security Object, or Blanket?

Is your child attached to a certain stuffed animal, lovey, or a blanket?  Do they love to carry it around every where they go?  Most toddlers go through a phase where they are attached to a a stuffed animal, lovey, or blanket.  They want to take their security object with them everywhere that they go.  When my son was born he was given several of those new…

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Added by Christy Garrett on June 7, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Born Organic Skincare Collection Review & Giveaway

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Born Organic Skincare Collection Review & Giveaway

Product and information was provided free of charge in exchange for this review and giveaway and does not affect my views or feedback of the product or service. This review is based solely on my personal opinion and experience and…

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Added by Justine Caraway on June 2, 2013 at 11:08pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Keep Your Child Entertained While Sick

Yesterday I didn’t get the opportunity to write a new blog post.  My baby normally goes to daycare during the day because it is hard for me to care for him by myself due to my current medical problems.  Tuesday late afternoon I got the dreaded call from the daycare that my baby boy was running a fever and…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 29, 2013 at 11:21am — No Comments

Paddy, Not Patty

La Fhéile Pádraig Shona Daoibh!
 
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Added by Ingrid.O'Brien on March 17, 2013 at 1:22pm — No Comments

What Can I Do To Keep My Child or Teenager from Lying to Me Constantly?

Teenagers begin exerting their own voices and want to begin making their own choices.  Their choices may not be the choice that you agree with and they may cover up their actions to avoid getting caught.  If they are caught, they may attempt to cover up what they did and begin telling their parents a stream…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 26, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

When Should I Transition My Toddler to A Big Bed?

Many parents wonder when is the perfect time to transition their baby from their crib into a toddler bed or regular bed.  As a mom, I can’t give you a perfect answer because each child is different and is ready to move into a regular bed at different ages.  You know your child best and can gauge when you…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 21, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Learn How to Keep Your Toddler’s Artwork off of the Walls and Furniture

A few weeks ago, my husband asked me if I needed anything from the store.  I asked him if he would pick up my youngest son a coloring book because he kept grabbing my pen from me when I wasn’t watching and kept telling me that he wanted to draw.  I took the pen away from him and he was devastated, even though…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 20, 2013 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Weekend Highlights: Trick-or-Treat & Snow

Hey friends,

How are you?  No really.  How are you?  Do you ever get into the fake “How are you’s” too?  Seems like these days, Brian and I get so busy and our ‘how are you’s’ come out so fake and quick and fast and then we really aren’t listening to what the other is saying.  Like when he came home from work one night last week and I was getting dinner on the table.  I said,

“Hey babe, how are you?” – getting dinner on all 4 plates…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on November 5, 2012 at 3:49pm — No Comments

When Sandy gives you rain...

Hurricane Sandy left us cold and wet on Halloween. Normally we would hold Trunk or Treat in our church parking lot but the storm made us make some changes to our tradition.  Because we have a large lobby and gym, our leader - Fred - decided we would be holding what…
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Added by Ingrid.O'Brien on November 1, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Pregnancy Myths and Old Wives’ Tales

Since I fell pregnant about seven months ago, I have heard and pretty much collected lots of pregnancy myths and old wives’ tales, wrapped in the form of advices, from my family, relatives and friends. They meant well by telling me all those advices but somehow I don't exactly follow or believe most of them as I understand that their claims are not medically or scientifically proven. If they were true, to some degree, my Gynae herself would have informed me those advices…

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Added by Christine Shuy on July 17, 2012 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Halloween 2011 Recap

 

Once again one of my very favorite holidays has passed me by faster than I could say, "Boo!"  Yes, Halloween has come and gone and left me with a massive candy overdose.  I seriously don't think I'll be able to look at a Twix bar the same without puking ever again (at least not until next week anyway).  The festive weekend was certainly chalked full of all kinds of fun while it lasted though.

 

It all started with our annual adults-only costume party, which…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 2, 2011 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Beauty Sleep…Myth Or Must?

{by} Sasha | Crows' Feet, Cupcakes, and Cellulite

Like most women, I usually wake up tired. The kind of tired that makes you want to crawl back in bed and sleep for 24 straight hours. The kind of tired that causes you to bump into…

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Added by Sasha on November 1, 2011 at 3:28pm — No Comments

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