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Grow Your Own Avocado Tree With the Kids

Grow Your Own Avocado Tree With the Kids

Have you ever wondered how to grow your own avocado tree? I know I love growing plants outside in the garden. We have several fruit trees as well as vegetable and flower gardens. Watching things grow is so rewarding. When the kids were little, they had fun helping me out as well. But, we had …

Toddler Diaper Bags: Don’t Leave Home Without This

Toddler Diaper Bags: Don't Leave Home Without This

You may have thought that once your child was potty trained, you’d be leaving diaper bags behind. But, toddler diaper bags are definitely still a thing. As a parent of a toddler, there were so many things I wanted to have just in case. Preparedness is key when it comes to parenting. I received product …

Unique Popcorn Flavors for Movie Nights

Unique Popcorn Flavors for Family Movie Nights

Are you looking for unique popcorn flavors? While I love buttered and salted popcorn, sometimes my family wants to try something a little bit different. Since family movie night is a big thing in my home, I was thrilled to receive some new flavors of popcorn for this post. This post contains affiliate links, and I …

Back-to-School Tips for Divorced Parents

Back to school tips for divorced families

Transitions are always difficult for divorced families, as new schedules and obligations can disrupt mutually agreed-upon rules and practices. Just like summer break, the start of the school year can create issues and questions for parents who are separated or divorced. Below are some back-to-school tips for divorced parents to minimize the stress and confusion …

Global Hug Your Kid Day Ideas to Celebrate the Day

Global Hug Your Kid Day Ideas to Celebrate the Day

Here are a few Global Hug Your Kid Day ideas to celebrate with your family. Global Hug Your Kid Day is celebrated each year on the third Monday in July. This year (2017), it was celebrated on July 17th. If you didn’t realize, no worries, any day is a great day for hugs. The goal of Global Hug …

Octonauts Birthday Party Ideas & Calling All Sharks DVD

Octonauts Birthday Party Ideas & Calling All Sharks DVD

Are you looking for Octonauts birthday party ideas? If your child is a huge Octonauts fan, you know they’ll enjoy having a birthday party with an Octonauts theme. Since, the new Calling All Sharks DVD is now available, tying the two themes together just makes sense. I received a product for this post.  This post contains …

Fun Movie Night Ideas for Adults and Teens

Fun Movie Night Ideas for Adults and Teens #GHCretorsMovieNight

Are you looking for fun movie night ideas? If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that both of my kids (David 19 & Sarah 24) have moved back home with their significant others (Meredith 18 & Christoper 27). It’s a full house and putting together a fun movie night takes a bit …

How to Make Oral Care Fun for Everyone

How to Make Oral Care Fun with a TUNG Brush

Have you ever wondered how to make oral care fun for everyone? It can be a huge hassle to convince kids to pay attention to their oral care. They’d much rather just do a quick job and get back to playing video games. But, proper attention to oral care from a young age is an important …

How to Have a STEM Party for Your Kids

How to Have a STEM Party for Your Kids

Would you like to have a STEM party for your kids this year? First, what is STEM? STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math and is one of the cornerstones of education. Don’t worry though, STEM learning can be loads of fun especially when you use a few of these cool science party games. …

Seat Belt Safety Information From Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Seat Belt Safety Information From Diary of a Wimpy Kid

I have an important message today about seat belt safety information from Diary of a Wimpy Kid. As much as I love having fun with the kids, there are some serious things that need to be addressed as well. As parents, our children’s safety, whether it’s with their toys and games or something more serious, is our …