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Coloring Tips to Help You Create Lifelong Memories With Your Kids

When I was a child I colored, sketched and painted every day. It was a certainty. One other certainty in my heart at that time was that I'd one day be a "mom."Much time has passed. I've been so many different things along the way, and my path was often winding. But here I am today; all grown up...

Enjoy Spring with Your Child: Tips on Getting Your Family Outside & Active

Spring is here and it’s a great time for families with children to spend time outdoors and together. The Episcopal Center for Children (ECC), a nonprofit organization providing mental health and special education services to children ages 5-14 in the greater Washington, DC area, offers tips to help families.Being active as a family can benefit everyone. Adults need at...

Help VISINE® Get Screens into the Hands of Teachers #ScreenOn

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., the makers of VISINE®. I received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions are my own.Fall is here. The kids are back at school and fall sports have started. It’s the season...

10 Classic Family Movies to Watch Together

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Classic Family Movies Finding a movie everyone in the family can watch and enjoy can be exhausting. Some movies are too mature for little ones; other ones are too babyish for “big kids”; others are just not interesting for parents, trust me, I’ve fallen asleep during plenty of those.Classic Family Movies But for every bad movie, there’s a great one to...

Giving My Kids The Silent Treatment

I’m teaching my children about gratitude by giving them the silent treatment.This has not been easy.Practicing gratitude during a season when they are constantly bombarded with messages telling them to ask for more has been challenging. Actually, that’s putting it mildly…it’s been downright impossible.There, I said it.I couldn’t quite nail it at first. It felt like my words sailed...

Prepping a Perfect Family Movie Night

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Family Movie Night! A fantastic way to get everyone in the same room, doing the same thing right? Less so if you can't find a movie for everyone to enjoy (including yourself!)  or, god forbid, burn the popcorn and stink up the whole house.With only a little advanced planning and research you can create a fun evening and avoid...