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Add Sparkle to Your Family Day Activity: Making Ravioli with Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AddSparkle #CollectiveBias Sometimes it’s good to get out of our everyday routine and add SPARKLE to our week. Our little familia does this on Family Day.  Family day is what adds pizzazz, connection, fun and laughter to our weekly mundane routine–allowing us […]

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9 Must Do’s to Instill Creativity In Your Child

9 Must Do’s to Instill Creativity In Your Child My toddler was in the living room quietly playing while I was in the kitchen hesitantly creating in my own way–dinner. After I put them to bed, I went down to the living room and noticed he had not cleaned up his toys. Usually this annoys me […]

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My Best Traveling With Kids Tips {From an Expat Mom}

We live the expat or a more trendy term that I like to use, we are “global nomads”. Our heart is divided into hundreds of pieces throughout the world.  We travel to and fro from our two homes (home is where the heart is, right) in the U.S. and in South America.  The fact that my kids […]

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Camping Hacks: Campfire Fire Bombs & Upside Down Campfire

We live high up in the mountains so when we go camping we have to take all of our fire starting kindling “ammo” to get our fire going.  I discovered this amazing time saving camping hack for starting your campfire, fire bombs. Note, as I mentioned before we use more than one type of fire […]

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Calm Down Kit for Kids & Activities with Duracell

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PrepWithPower  #CollectiveBias with Duracell You’re probably reading this because you have or know a child that needs help and encouragement to calm down or de-stress from a emotionally charged situation.  It’s good to keep in mind that these type of […]

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Homeschooling Changed My Relationship with My Son

Your personalities clash. You’re going to regret it. You’ll drive each other nuts. Those were the thoughts that were holding me back from moving forward with homeschooling.  I knew it was the best thing for my son, but I was afraid.  This haunting thought–our relationship will be ruined– kept me from moving forward. Our personalities are very […]

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Family Friendly Biking Adventures

If you haven’t gone biking as a family, I highly recommend it.  After our second child was born we decided to become a biking family! For Mother’s day my husband bought me a bike and we invested in a bike trailer since our little ones were still too young to keep up with us.  Since […]

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Ad: Hunger Hero Kids & No Sew Superhero T-Shirt Cape

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertisers. Hunger Hero Kids & No Sew Superhero T-Shirt Cape have my kids excited about doing acts of kindness for others this summer! Before I share how to make your own cool no sew superhero t-shirt cape, let me tell you about our experience this […]

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Father’s Day Card {Free Printable}

This Father’s Day Card {Free Printable} turned out really great!  The kids gave it to their daddy the other day because inside it explained his gift that we put together for him, a bike tour through the mountains and it ends in natural thermal pools at the bottom of the mountain, which he is on […]

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Simple & Inexpensive Summer Bucket List Ideas

It’s summer! Well we actually still in school with two weeks to go but we are so ready for it.  I’m sharing with you a list of fabulous and fun simple & inexpensive VISUAL summer bucket list ideas.  Who says fun has to have a big fat price tag on it?  I love that it’s a visual […]

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Don’t Just Be the Memory Maker…

Don’t just be the memory maker but be in their memories.  This is something that has been playing over and over in my head since the beginning of the year.  But I had no idea how hard it is for me to just play. Put the scrapbooks down. Put the camera down. Put your phone away. […]

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Ultimate Fun to Summer Guide

It’s Summertime and your children are bored. Don’t direct your kids to the TV! Mom’s Library has you covered with the best Summer Activities for Kids all in one place. New ideas will be added continually, bringing you the ULTIMATE resource for your summer vacation from your Mom’s Library host: True Aim Education ~ The […]

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3 Must Know Skills Your Child Should Learn by Age 6

There are so many things I want my kids to know that I feel are important in preparing them for being good citizens in our society.  Here are three things from our Mom’s Library link up from last week, that stood out to me as “must know skills” that kids should learn by the age […]

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Dear Mom, If I only knew…

Dear Mom, The other day, I was sitting in the small crowded room for our three year olds school presentation, when he came out onto the stage, I noticed he was looking for me.  He wanted to know if I was there.  In his own little three year old way he wanted to know if […]

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Mother’s Day Activity: 10 Things I Love About You Mom Printable

Mother’s are the best! At least mine is and for the most part my kids think I’m pretty cool (or at least that’s what I tell myself). I was at the library the other day and I ran across a group of school kids who were working on a Mother’s day project that had them […]

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Some Days All You Need to Hear is, “You’re Doing Okay, Mom.”

This is a compensated post in collaboration with JOHNSON’S® Baby and Latina Bloggers Connect. It was one of those days.  You know the kind you wished you could have stayed in your pj’s all day and not left the house.  Honestly, it wasn’t even that day . . . it had been one of those […]

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If My Husband Wasn’t the Principal…

If my husband wasn’t the principal at the school: My children would always be late, not on purpose. Because for the life of me I can’t manage to get out of the house in time when we only live 5 minutes away from the school. On Thanksgiving day, when we DO have a school day they […]

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Thief In the Night–It’s Not a Third World Problem

I walked into this building with huge stone walls, gates and then more gates. I had absolutely no idea what I was about to encounter. I had no idea that I would be left speechless, literally. I tried to smile but it was hard because inside I was fighting: My hatred of men–these thieves in […]

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