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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

Chuck E. Cheese's NEEDS YOU for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Chuck E. Cheese's is celebrating 40 years of fun this year! Can you believe it? Time flies when you're running around Chuck E. Cheese's with a fistful of tickets! To celebrate this special day, Chuck E. Cheese's is hosting a world-record breaking party with fun-filled actives and promotions. Have... 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

Chores For Teenagers: 5 Ways I Took My Sanity (And My Saturdays) BACK!

By Rachael Herrscher

Chores. My kids think it's a swear word. It's their kryptonite. My kids have been doing chores for a long time now and we've learned a few things along the way. It's not always perfect, but here are the things that make chores for teenagers less of a battle around our house.  H... 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

5 Steps for Raising Children That Other People Like to Be Around

By Guest Post

5 Steps for Raising Children That Other People Like to Be Around Believe in your EXAMPLE.  You don’t have to be a saint, but it’s important to realize that your child is watching everything you do and is going to reflect the behavior you teach… whether consciously or subconsciously.&nb... Read More

Book Recommendations: 12 Favorite Children's Books for Mothers

By Anna Shirley

Moms are all kinds of awesome and so is our list of favorite children's books for mothers. New moms, veteran moms and even grandmas will relate to these beautiful children's books all about motherhood. Read these books with your children for mommy bonding time or pick your favorite as a gift.  ... 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

Dear Lonely Mom Of Older Kids

By Guest Post

Remember when it was easy to post photos of your adorable baby, or messy toddler on Facebook? Remember how you could publicly bemoan sleepless nights, and kids pooping in the bathtub? How your fridge was full of magnets and fingerpaintings that were impossible to tell what they depicted? You cou... Read More

Stabbing Survivor Marries the Paramedic That Saved Her

By YourTango

This article originally appeared on YourTango. By Brittany White, Editor   Her ex stabbed her 32 times ... and he was the paramedic who rescued her. True love appears when you least expect it. And this was certainly the case for Melissa Dohme Hill who found the love o... Read More