Chores for kids ages 3 to 10

How to help kids be more responsible?

I always say: I am one confused mama. I constantly struggle between letting kids be “kids” and using life lessons to teach responsibility. I find that just like many things in life, these two don’t have to be mutually exclusive.

We can do both but all in due time.

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Flip-Phone Parenting trend

You may be just as shocked as I am but flip-phone parenting is a trend to watch in 2019!

Now…the chances of this actually sticking around are slim but you have to admit, it makes sense.

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Snow day & indoor activities

In most cases when the school calls for a SNOW DAY, that just means an extra day for the kids to do some sledding, snowboarding and/ or skiing. But not this time around. This time we are strongly advised not to leave the house. Not to expose our skin to these brutal negative temperatures and FOR TWO STRAIGHT DAYS! #goodtimes

So what do we do with kids who have the energy of a hurricane?

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Am I raising independent or needy kids?!

Good morning!

Let’s jump right in! I am that mom.

The mom who is conflicted! On one hand I want my kids to grow and be independent so they don’t end up needy. But on another hand I want to help them with everything because soon enough they won’t need me.

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How can you give back this holiday season?!

#GivingTuesday isn’t until November 27th but you do not need to wait for a specific day to do something nice for someone.

I personally love to do random little things in the community to spread kindness and give back. As someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, I really appreciate the medium and try my hardest to support mom entrepreneurs and small businesses in general.

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As soon as I see a friend or a neighbor start a new adventure, I will buy it – share it – support it in any way that I can. It means a lot to them and to me. Even if it isn’t always reciprocated, I will try! Why?! Because I refuse to change who I am because of a select few. So now I encourage YOU to do something nice for a friend – even a stranger and come back here to tell me what you did!

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Yumble | Meals your kids will actually want to eat!

Get ready for one of my many BACK TO SCHOOL blog posts that are coming your way. But this one might be the easiest and the most fun!

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had a personal chef? Someone who would strictly focus on preparing your kids meals so you wouldn’t have to worry so much? Well, I do. Maybe not every day but some school days are crazy buys and that is where YUMBLE comes to the rescue.

What is YUMBLE?

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Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session

Why You Should Book A Vacation Portrait Session according to www.pineappleportraits.com

As a mom and a former photographer, I know how much emotion and love family portraits can bring. The pure enjoyment of time spent together and freezing a moment of time, can be so rewarding. Sometimes it is so easy to forget milestones and memories but with the right photographer, you can relive those moments and create timeless treasures that you will never ever regret. Just like family vacations.

Family vacations are all about creating memories together. Building and capturing that bond and excitement in a photograph is eternal. That is why Daytona Beach Photographers, Pineapple Portraits love documenting family beach vacations.

White sandy beaches and the theme park capital of the world make Florida a hot spot for family vacations and elopements.

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And the best souvenir? A vacation photography session.
Here’s why:

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Introduction to PlusCBD Oil / Hemp-derived Cannabidiol

I don’t know about you but if you are anything like me, being a mom sometimes feels like a circus act. But not just any circus act – the one where the poor mama bear is trying to balance on one foot, while juggling balls, smiling and listening to the trainer all at the same time. Between morning routines, school, projects, cooking, cleaning, party planning and whatnot – I was the overwhelmed and exhausted circus bear. My internal balance was a wreck and I needed this summer break more than the kids.

Thanks to a wonderful collaboration with MomsMeet, I was introduced to Hemp-derived CBD oil and my homeostasis, once again, feels regulated. It is perfect for busy moms like myself. Here is my story!

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