MOM Tip: 15 Hot School Lunch Ideas for Kids


MOM Tip: Need some ideas for hot school lunch food to put in a thermos? Chicken nuggets. Corn on the cob. Pizza – Cut it into strips so it will fit inside a thermos. Bacon and scrambled eggs. Ravioli with butter. Rice and beans. Grilled cheese sandwich. Cut into strips. Spaghetti. Left over Chinese food. […]

Free Back 2 School Getting to Know You Printable


2 ~ Back 2 School printables for you to get to know your child better. The first one is a general get to know your child. The second is a questionnaire for after the first day of school. This is a great way to find out about their first day. Click here to get these FREE Back 2 […]

4 Back to School Extravaganza Giveaways Ending Saturday at Midnight


SnackWell’s Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites Prize Package WIN: 24/7 Moms and SnackWell’s are giving away a prize package including 3 Boxes of SnackWell’s Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites. Click here to enter. Panty Prop’s PropTween Discreet Period Underwear WIN: 24/7 Moms and Panty Prop are giving away one pair of PropTween, discreet period underwear. Click here to enter. […]

Table Talk

Tonight’s Table Talk ….to create conversation Q: If you could change one thing about school, what would it be? Riddle: Q: What’s a penguin’s favorite salad? A: Iceburg lettuce!

Buying Extra School Supplies for Beyond the Classroom

Amy Hannold, When stores lower prices to beat out the competition, there comes an opportunity to stock up on school supplies. Buy what is on your child’s required list and then buy a small inventory to keep your student in school supplies for later in the year (don’t forget those car travel bags, where […]

Back to School Tip: The After School Schedule Board


Back to School Tip: The After School Schedule Board Help your kids to have after school organization by using a  framed chalk board or white board. Write out their daily after school schedule and begin teaching them to be responsible to follow-it. Hang this in a place where they can view it easily.  ( Kitchen, […]

Back to School Extravaganza ~ WIN: Learn with Homer 1 Year Subscription


Learn With Homer, the #1 Learn-to-Read program for children ages two to eight, is teaching the world’s children to read. Learn With Homer has the vision is to transform the academic trajectory of every child that uses the Learn With Homer program by cultivating a love for reading with a fun, easy to use program that boosts early reading scores. Learn With Homer is also nurturing, supportive and fun! Reading […]

MOM Tip: Birthday Lunchbox Surprise


MOM Tip: Surprise your birthday girl or boy by giving them a surprise lunch they have to unwrap. Click here for this tip from Happy Home Fairy.

Free Kids Routine Chart Printables


Simple day routines to help keep your kids on track this school year. Click here to get these FREE Kids Routine Chart Printables from Saving Dollars & Sense.

Helping Your Child in the Early Stages of Development

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From learning to move and interact with his or her environment, to grasping, crawling, toddling and talking, your child learns so much in the first few years of life. In fact, here’s a child development fact for you: by the time your child reaches the age of four years old, it’s likely that they will […]

Should Your Child Attend the Funeral of a Loved One?

If it is your family’s first experience with the passing of a loved one, you may be wondering whether or not it as a wise idea to include your children in the funeral. The rituals of mourning and grief for somebody who has died are often something that many parents want to keep their child […]

How to Detect a Leak in Your Home

In the majority of cases, the water line which runs through your home is often metered for billing and accountability purposes. Since you pay for the amount of water that you use, having a leak in your home which is going undetected can turn out to be a lot more expensive than you may actually […]