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7 Summer Safety Rules You’ve Forgotten Since Last Year

By Erin Oltmanns

This is a sponsored post by Nationwide. All opinions are my own. Every hour, nearly 50 children will visit the ER with an injury related to bikes, scooter, skates, or skateboards. 11% of those are for serious head injuries. And if you're thinking that those stats don't apply to you and yours b... Read More

Diary of a Wimpy Kid in Theaters + a Giveaway

By Melanie Donahoo

This is a sponsored post, the words and opinions are all mine.  Family road trips are a childhood rite of passage most kids miss out on today. I grew up in New Mexico, and every summer my family would pile in our van for a road trip. I think it was a 12-16 hour trek each way to Utah and Idah... Read More

11 Ways To Give Your Kids Experiences, NOT Stuff

By Kalli Verbecky

The idea had been percolating around in my head for a while, the older our kids got the more STUFF they'd accumulated and I kind of hated it. I wanted to give our kids experiences over stuff but that's always easier said than done, right?  I think it started for me at Christmas this last... Read More

Keeping Kids Safe With These Basic Tips

By Kalli Verbecky

Hey, let's talk about keeping kids safe.  A broad topic, I know, but one that's at the forefront of every parent's mind, am I right?  When it comes to keeping kids safe we always have the best intentions as parents, but maybe our methods have been all wrong. Stranger danger is a ... Read More

Royal Caribbean Cruise Excursions: Allure of the Seas Review

By cassmiller

Ever been on Royal Caribbean cruise excursions? We went on board Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas and we've got the lowdown on our favorite excursions. Royal Caribbean Cruise Excursions This was my very first cruise, so I was excited to find out what the Royal Caribbean cruise excursio... Read More

If Mom Gets a Nap for Mother’s Day I’m Going to SCREAM

By Erin Oltmanns

*climbs onto soapbox” I’ve noticed something over the last few years. Every Mother’s Day I see moms posting messages on Facebook or Instagram sharing messages of gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for the fact that they…. Wait for it… Got to take a nap. A nap. Now, let... Read More

Best Way To Prevent Teen Drug Abuse? Iceland Has The Answer

By Anna Shirley

Iceland may have the key to preventing teen drug abuse but other countries aren't following their lead. Over the past 20 years, Iceland has taken an unconventional approach to reducing drug teen abuse - not just giving kids alternatives to drug use but to prevent even starting in the first place. Wh... Read More

Michael Bublé’s Son Cancer Free!

By Kalli Verbecky

I posted previously last year about Michael Bublé's 3 year old son Noah's cancer diagnosis and how the entertainer and his wife Luisana were taking time off from their careers to focus on his treatment and care. You know, as most good parents would  Happily, Noah has now been de... Read More

Parenting ADHD: 6 Things I Wish I Had Known

By Debbie Gisle

My oldest has ADHD.  We hit eight years old and man did I need help parenting a child with ADHD.  I reached out to other moms but all shared a resounding “I'm just trying to survive” mentality. Parenting ADHD is difficult. Four years later, here are six things (from one struggling mom to anoth... Read More

It’s Time To Get Your Epic SchoolKids Pass! {For FREE}

By Rachael Herrscher

What is the Epic SchoolKids Pass? The Epic SchoolKids Utah Pack is a free program for Utah Kindergarten through 5th graders that provides five days of skiing and riding at Park City Mountain. No purchase necessary! It includes one free first-timer ski or ride lesson with equipment rental. In s... Read More