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The 7 Types of Moms I’m Grateful For


We need all kinds to make the world go round. And I need all kinds of different moms in my world to help me be better at this big crazy job of motherhood.

The one that I was pregnant with.

Remember that one time I showed up...

Free Batman Mask and Activity Printables


Do you know that Saturday, September 26 marks the return of BATMAN DAY, the celebration of the world’s most popular Super Hero. In honor of the Caped Crusader, thousands of comic book shops, bookstores, schools, libraries and other retail partners will be featuring all things Batman from comics to video games galore.

Disney’s New “The Jungle Book” Trailer!


It looks amazing!

Let’s just talk about the voice talent:

Bill Murray as the voice of Baloo Scarlett Johansson as the voice of Kaa Christopher Walken as the voice of King Louie Lupita Nyong’o as the voice of the mother wolf Raksha

We’re in!

From Disney:

Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s...

4 Organic (and affordable) Lunch Snacks


We’re working with O Organics to bring you some quick, healthy, organic, good-for-you snacks to pack in your school lunches this year!

I love how many options for buying organic are out there and I especially appreciate the brands making it easier and more affordable to buy better food for my family.

A little bit about

Dad’s Adorable Optical Illusion Photo Series


Polish dad Michal Zawar has an adorable daughter, and a photo series to match.

Husband and wife Michal Zawer and Ania Waluda told the Huffington Post:

“The main idea behind this photo shoot was our daughter’s safety,” the parents told The Huffington Post, adding, “We didn’t want to use any extraordinary props.” Instead, they created images by simply laying baby...

Healthy Apple Berry Crisp


Trying to sneak in some extra nutrition for your picky eaters? We’re working with PediaSure to bring you quick and easy ways to get your kids more of what they need: fruits and vegetables.

These individual Apple Berry Crisps are delish! Just add 1 scoop of PediaSure Sidekicks Smoothie Mix and you’ve added a full serving of combined fruits and veggies!

The smoothie mix is...

This New App Can Save You Some Serious Cash


I’m not a couponer. I’m not a deal seeker. I’m the laziest shopper you’ve ever met.

The truth is, I hate shopping and it makes me angry. The only thing that make me hate shopping more is hassling with coupons (and searching through sale racks).

Our friend, Heather Wheeler from may have just changed my mind about deal seeking...

7 of Our Favorite Healthy Food Hacks for Kids Eat Right Month


August is Kids Eat Right Month and we’re working together with PediaSure Sidekicks to bring you quick and easy ideas to help your kids eat more of the good stuff.

Sneak in Some Extras

Check out PediaSure Sidekicks Smoothie Mix. You can see the ingredients and nutritional information here.

The smoothie mix is made from real dried strawberries, bananas, apples...

You Don’t Have to Talk About Your Miscarriage


Listen. I simply didn’t want to talk about it. And that’s OK.

Lately there’s been a lot of talk about why we don’t talk about miscarriages. Miscarriage is a complicated thing full of expectations and shifting perspective. For some it’s not easy to sum up or share with someone else.

I tend to think that most things work out in life. We’ve...

5 Tips to Avoid Summer Brain Drain from Scholastic


We’ve worked together with Scholastic this summer to bring you tips and tricks to keep your kids reading!

With summer in the home stretch we’ve got a few more tips to keep your kids reading until the first morning bell rings!

5 Tips to Avoid the Summer Brain Drain

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