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Get 30% Off Dream Team Pets: the innovative child sleep training toy

Dream Team Pets is much more than a bedtime toy-it’s an innovative kid’s sleep aid that helps end the bedtime battles of trying to keep your child in bed. Developed with the help of a pediatrician, Dream Team Pets bedtime … Continue reading

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Draw your own puzzle

Keep your children entertained with their own artwork by allowing them to draw their own puzzle. This craft is great for any age child and can be enjoyed over and over again. It enhances your child’s creativity while also requiring … Continue reading

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Make a supply container from recycled items around your house

Do you have empty containers such as formula containers or oat containers laying around? Have you seen the awesome duct tape available now?  Make one of these storage containers with what you have around your house. Go to the full … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh, PA: Register for Fall Programs through Jump Start Sports

LEARN. DEVELOP. SUCCEED!  Jump Start Sports provides children with a foundation for growth and nurture their love of sports.  Through sports we teach character and life skills that lead to happiness and success. Our recreational based camps, leagues, and programs … Continue reading

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DIY Father’s Day T-Shirts

Whether planned or last minute, these t-shirts are perfect for Daddy for Father’s Day. Let your child create a one-of-a-kind t-shirt that their father will love to wear! See the full article here.

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Monthly Meal Planner (FREE downloadable and customizable document)

So now that we are finally settled into our new home and know what our expenses are like, we decided to get back to our monthly meal planning which will help us track our food and lessen those “extras” that … Continue reading

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Create a New Year’s Eve time capsule with your child

Start a new tradition and capture your child’s personality each year. On each New Year’s Eve, have your child fill out this printable questionnaire. Try to have them write as much as they can or if they are too young … Continue reading

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Elf on the Shelf: Our Ziggy in 2013

Ziggy is our Elf on the Shelf. Our kids definitely now understand his purpose.  They know he reports back to Santa every night and returns in a different place each morning. They know that sometimes he can cause trouble. Most … Continue reading

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Paint the walls!

Do you want to find a way to capture the moment of your children’s youth and creativity? We found a way to do this in one of our extra rooms that we appropriately call the toy room. We decided that … Continue reading

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