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  • freshMelted Bead Suncatcher On The Grill
    A melted bead suncatcher is such a fun way to celebrate the return of lots of sunshine and warm weather. Any other sunshine fans out there? It will make a great addition to any outdoor ornaments to make with kids that you have already. You know you w…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 May 19, 5:00pm -
  • fresh30+ Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities for Kids
    Today, we are thrilled to share our favorite very hungry caterpillar activities! From egg, to caterpillar, to cocoon, this playful Eric Carle book (affiliate) follows the life of a caterpillar as he munches and crunches his way to becoming a butterfl…
    - 15 hours ago, 23 May 19, 11:00am -
  • Pokemon Aerodactyl Magnet Clip
    This Pokemon Aerodactyl Magnet Clip is a fun DIY craft kids will love to make. Plus, it doubles as a clip they can use to display all of their newest art projects and achievements on! While you’re here, if you’re looking for more fun Pokemon craf…
    - 1 day ago, 23 May 19, 1:08am -
  • 45+ Active Indoor Games
    During rainy or cold times of the year, there’s nothing more important than active indoor games for kids. In my experience, kids don’t slow down for weather. So, my go-to list of active indoor games has to be ready at all times! You know the days…
    - 1 day ago, 22 May 19, 5:00pm -
  • Experts Say, Babies Should NOT Sleep In Car Seats Unless Traveling
    We’ve all been there – having our baby fall asleep right before we arrive home and then we contemplate whether or not to disturb them by removing them from their car seat. But now, there is some pretty heavy evidence surrounding why that is not a…
    - 1 day ago, 22 May 19, 3:43pm -
  • My Summer Plan to Entice My Son to Love Reading
      This article is sponsored by Disney Book Group.  All opinions expressed are my own. Keep reading for your chance to win! When I was a tween/teen, I got lost in books. I loved to read! It would start with a trip to the library.  There were some s…
    - 1 day ago, 22 May 19, 3:00pm -
  • 10 Things Only the Parent of a Threenager Would Understand
    Today we are sharing these things only the parent of a Threenager would understand (maybe you can relate). What is a threenager?   A three year old possessing the attitude and demeanor of a teenager. 10 Things Only the Parent of a Threenager Would…
    - 2 days ago, 22 May 19, 11:00am -
  • 5 Appetizing, Foil-Wrapped Campfire Recipes
    The best thing about warmer weather is that it means a lot more time outdoors! It also means family time, and weekends spent camping. These 5 Appetizing, Foil-Wrapped Campfire Recipes are a must-try this camping season!    5 Appetizing, Foil-Wrappe…
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 19, 5:00pm -
  • Blaze Monster Truck Craft
    Do you have a little one who is a fan of Blaze and the Monster Machines? If so, he or she will ADORE this easy Blaze Monster Truck Craft. Bonus? It also teaches preschoolers to recognize basic shapes in their surroundings.   Blaze Monster Truck Cra…
    - 3 days ago, 21 May 19, 11:00am -
  • How to sleep better (when you have kids!)
    Do you ever wonder how to sleep better when you have kids?   It’s been said parents won’t get a good night’s sleep for six years after their baby is born… and I say it’s completely true.  Banish tossing, turning and insomnia from the bed…
    - 3 days ago, 20 May 19, 10:57pm -

The Artful Parent

  • Healthy Eating Tips for Summer 2019!
    As summer approaches you may be motivated to start eating cleaner. If you’re looking to consume a healthier, summer friendly diet, simply continue reading to discover a few handy eating tips for summer 2019! Healthy eating tips for summer 2019: 1.…
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 19, 8:26pm -
  • Business Roundup: What Makes iAdvanceNow Different? (2019)
    If you are looking to start your own business and don’t have the capital, iAdvance Now can help. We will help your small businesses prosper by giving you the financial tools you need to succeed. Below are a few common questions we get from potentia…
    - 9 days ago, 15 May 19, 11:42am -
  • Interview: Chatting With Jacques Poujade, Managing Partner at LendPlus (2019)
    Getting money that is needed for buying a home can be difficult. Nobody knows that better than Jacques Poujade, a managing partner at LendPlus. His company, LendPlus helps people from different backgrounds get money that can be used to help purchase…
    - 9 days ago, 15 May 19, 11:40am -
  • Reasons Why an Open Office Setup Does Not Work
    Many business leaders follow the open office setup in the hope that it will increase productivity among employees. It is a design where there are no cubicles or dividers that set employees apart. It is where everyone can see one another and know what…
    - 13 days ago, 10 May 19, 9:12pm -
  • What Makes IAdvanceNow Different?
    If you are looking to start your own business and don’t have the capital, iAdvance Now can help. We will help your small businesses prosper by giving you the financial tools you need to succeed. Below are a few common questions we get from potentia…
    - 14 days ago, 9 May 19, 8:51pm -
  • Arshad Madhani – Inside The Mind Of This Digital Marketer And Entrepreneur
    Arshad Madhani has been in the digital marketing industry for well over a decade. Working with a variety of companies, as well as himself, he has certainly seen a lot. That is why we were very happy to have him sit down for a short interview with us…
    - 28 days ago, 25 Apr 19, 11:02pm -
  • Ways to Avoid Marketing Disasters That are Difficult to Recover From
    You cannot expect that all your marketing efforts will become fruitful. Some of them might fail. Worse, some failures are difficult to recover from. It is understandable if some of these campaigns do not work to attract people to buy your products. J…
    - 30 days ago, 24 Apr 19, 1:05am -
  • Different Ways of Promoting a Business
    If you are a business owner, you should know by now that you don’t get customers without doing any form of advertising for your products and services. Customers don’t just come from all directions to your store without any prompting. You need to…
    - 31 days ago, 22 Apr 19, 10:04pm -
  • 10 Common Problems in Old Homes (and how to fix them)
    If you live in a charming old home which has plenty of character and you’re interested in fixing some of the issues that your older home may have, it’s well worth continuing reading to discover a handy guide to repairing your old home. 10 Common…
    - 36 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 7:34pm -
  • Building Customer Loyalty in an Online World
    There’s a huge difference between the successful running of a business in this current digital age and the 1990s. Then, the relationships we had with our customers were built on constant face-to-face interactions for every transaction, going from c…
    - 39 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 2:47pm -

Rookie Moms

  • freshUnique Middle Names For Boys; 150 Options We LOVE
    Picking out the first name can cause enough stress, and then once you find one you have got to find a middle name that goes along with it. And sure, no one will judge your name choice as harshly as if you were naming a royal baby but it’s still a h…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 May 19, 6:48pm -
  • What to Know About 6 Week Ultrasound
    At six weeks pregnant the whole situation can seem a little surreal still. Everything about becoming a mom is new and exciting, and of course a bit scary too. Many moms cannot wait to go in for their 6 week ultrasound because it offers them some peac…
    - 1 day ago, 22 May 19, 4:34pm -
  • Mom Hacks – The Best Baby Lotions to Keep your Baby’s Skin Perfect!
    Finding the best baby lotion for your little one can turn out to be pretty tricky. We know you have probably heard that baby’s skin is magically smooth and soft, and that’s no lie! However, babies still do need lotion from time to time to help th…
    - 2 days ago, 21 May 19, 2:39pm -
  • Power Pumping – A Quick Way to Increase Milk Supply
    Hopefully this headline caught your attention because power pumping sounds badass and that is exactly what a nursing mama is! There are natural ways to encourage a strong or steady milk supply such as a diet that includes oatmeal, plenty of water, or…
    - 3 days ago, 20 May 19, 2:37pm -
  • Best Toys for 3 Year Old Boys [15 They Won’t Put Down!]
    Parenting a 3-year-old is so much fun. I loved transitioning from the baby stage to having a little person! They’re growing, on the move, and communicating more than ever. However it can be hard to keep toddlers entertained. Because of this, when…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 19, 6:42pm -
  • The Best Flat Head Pillows for Babies to Prevent or Treat Flat Head Syndrome
    There are so many things you don’t ever think about before becoming a parent, like the fact that a baby’s skull bones don’t fuse until they’re 9-18 months old. Because of this, Flat Head Syndrome is quite common in babies. Luckily, if your li…
    - 7 days ago, 16 May 19, 8:35pm -
  • 10 [Best Compression Socks] for Pregnancy Leg Swelling!
    A common side effect of pregnancy is swelling of the legs and feet. One way to reduce swelling in the legs throughout your pregnancy is to wear compression socks. These are especially helpful in the second and third trimesters. Compression socks for…
    - 8 days ago, 15 May 19, 2:44pm -
  • Pool Safety for Toddlers [Important Tips to Know this Summer!]
    One of the most important things you can do as the parent of a toddler is to learn about pool safety. Drowning is responsible for more deaths among children ages 1-4 than any other cause except for congenital anomalies (birth defects). While yo…
    - 9 days ago, 14 May 19, 4:24pm -
  • Here are the Best Travel System Strollers & Why You Need to Have One!
    While travel stroller system sounds a bit complex, this is actually something that is going to make your life way easier when you find the best fit for your family. It really just means a stroller and car seat duo. A travel system stroller is a strol…
    - 10 days ago, 13 May 19, 9:24pm -
  • Best Baby Cereal [Oats, Barley & Quinoa, Oh My!]
    There are many different methods to transfer your baby into eating solid foods but finding the best baby cereal is a good place to start. It is so exciting to make this transition with your baby! However, we know it is not one that comes easily to ma…
    - 13 days ago, 10 May 19, 9:36pm -