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6 Daycare Activities You Can Do At Home

6 Daycare Activities You Can Do At Home
May 18, 2019
Learning is a lifelong experience, and one which doesn’t end outside of a formal school. Particularly if you’re a toddler. Your brain is still digesting new information. New experiences. New sights. New challenges. None of which should necessari... Read More

5 Ways To Improve Toddler Behavior

5 Ways To Improve Toddler Behavior
May 18, 2019
Being a parent to a toddler is never an easy task. No matter how many other tasks you might have to take on during the course of your day, the health and well being of your child is your top priority. And you manage it gracefully. Seamlessly. Pe... Read More

5 Secrets Of Raising A Smart Child

5 Secrets Of Raising A Smart Child
May 18, 2019
We all like to think of our kids as being among the best and brightest. And there’s no doubt yours is. But while talent and intelligence are natural traits, they can be developed. Nurtured. Supported. And that takes both effort and time. Recent r... Read More

Healthy Living

Lifting Weights Like a Pro – How to Boost Testosterone Levels

Lifting Weights Like a Pro – How to Boost Testosterone Levels
March 6, 2019
Have you ever looked at pros lifting weights and wished you could lift weights like them? Sometimes you see someone lift a set of weights and then when you try to lift the same weight it looks like they are cemented to the floor. Situations such... Read More

Holiday Gifts: ASICS Fitness Gear

Holiday Gifts: ASICS Fitness Gear
October 16, 2018
Most people who know me know I absolutely love ASICS and all their fitness gear. I first fell in love with the brand solely on their shoes and then realized they had you know actual gear too! Their workout pants are amazingly soft and I can't get... Read More

Perfect Dance Bag – Thirty-One Gifts All Packed Duffle

Perfect Dance Bag – Thirty-One Gifts All Packed Duffle
September 23, 2017
Fall Sports are underway, from Football, Tennis, Soccer and for us Dance! Sarah is moving up in dance classes and also in a lot more so we knew it was time to upgrade her dance bag to fit her growing needs. She instantly was in love with the A... Read More

CLICK Coffee Protein Drink *Giveaway closed*

CLICK Coffee Protein Drink *Giveaway closed*
June 4, 2017
This year I had some major set backs in my fitness goals, so much going on that I let everything I had worked hard on slide. We moved to Texas from California and I am slowly getting back into my routine and on track. I am turning to CLICK Protei... Read More

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic
March 2, 2017
After a fun and food-filled holiday season, we’re ready for a fresh start. The new year is the perfect time to refocus your energy, let go of old habits and embrace new ones – such as prioritizing an organic lifestyle. Santa Cruz Organic 100% Jui... Read More

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
August 23, 2016
For those of you who are using any BeachBody program and the portion control containers have you been wanting a treat too?I have a bad sweet tooth so trying to stay completely on track has been very hard! I need to be able to treat myself with... Read More

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody
August 22, 2016
Autumn Calabrese (Fitness trainer) recently launched FIXATE; a cooking series exclusively presented on Beachbody On Demand featuring delicious recipes prepared to conform to the colored coded portion control container system made famous by Autumn C... Read More

Product Reviews

5 Effective Ways To Stop Toddler Bad Behavior At Daycare

5 Effective Ways To Stop Toddler Bad Behavior At Daycare
May 18, 2019
We’ve all been there. The times when those terrible twos turn into the trying threes. Then the fear... Read More

5 Tips To Prepare Your Child For Preschool

5 Tips To Prepare Your Child For Preschool
May 18, 2019
It’s almost here. Preschool. It seems like just yesterday that your child took their first step... Read More

4 Bad Habits For Parents To Avoid

4 Bad Habits For Parents To Avoid
May 18, 2019
There’s nothing truer than the statement, “parenting is not easy.” However, it’s also true that... Read More

How to Make Family Fitness Fun

How to Make Family Fitness Fun
May 15, 2019
You have two types of family which are the one you’re born with and the one you may choose to c... Read More

Proactive Health Tips To Help Prevent Heart Disease in Women

Proactive Health Tips To Help Prevent Heart Disease in Women
May 14, 2019
More women than men die from heart issues each year. Better research and statistics are being p... Read More

Giveaways

Celebrate Little Bites’ 20th Birthday! *Giveaway ends Feb. 25th*

Celebrate Little Bites’ 20th Birthday! *Giveaway ends Feb. 25th*
February 8, 2019
Can you believe that Entenmann’s® Little Bites® is celebrating their 20th Birthday??!! To s... Read More

Entenmann’s Little Bites Churro Muffins *Giveaway ends Feb. 24th* #LoveLittleBites #LBChurro

Entenmann’s Little Bites Churro Muffins *Giveaway ends Feb. 24th* #LoveLittleBites #LBChurro
February 1, 2019
Disclosure:“The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by ... Read More

Disney DCappella CD *Giveaway ends Dec. 31st*

Disney DCappella CD *Giveaway ends Dec. 31st*
December 17, 2018
DCappella, Disney Music Group’s new a cappella group featuring 7 world class vocalists, will embar... Read More

BUMBLEBEE In Theaters December 21st – Save with Entenmann’s *Giveaway ends Dec. 27th* #Entenmanns #BumblebeeMovie

BUMBLEBEE In Theaters December 21st – Save with Entenmann’s *Giveaway ends Dec. 27th* #Entenmanns #BumblebeeMovie
December 11, 2018
In partnership with BUMBLEBEE, Entenmann’s® is launching a fun offer to celebrate the theatrical re... Read More

Holiday Gifts: National Geographic Kids Books *Giveaway ends Dec. 26th*

Holiday Gifts: National Geographic Kids Books *Giveaway ends Dec. 26th*
December 7, 2018
Books make the best gifts -- a thoughtfully selected book will hold a child's interest long afte... Read More

DIY Home Projects

Back to School: DIY (WALL)POP Family Organization Chart

Back to School: DIY (WALL)POP Family Organization Chart
July 27, 2015
*A product was provided. We are dead in the middle of summer right now with about 3.5 weeks left before School starts. My kids are having a wonderful summer yet are alrea... Read More

DIY Photo Plaque with Wall Decals #ptghomedecor

DIY Photo Plaque with Wall Decals #ptghomedecor
October 24, 2014
*A product was provided. I have worked with  Pear Tree Greetings before in the past and have loved every item I have ordered. I was excited to partner with them again ad ... Read More

DIY Chalkboard for Toddlers

DIY Chalkboard for Toddlers
October 15, 2014
With Shelby being two and a half now I have been brainstorming ideas on basic pre-school activities for her. She loves to count, draw, sing her ABCs and recite her colors.... Read More