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Holidays to Celebrate with Kids

If you are searching for a fun new activity to share with your children, here are some unique holidays to celebrate this year—unofficial holidays that you may not know about.

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Tips

for Adding Pets to the Family

Adding a pet to your family should not be a quick decision. Here are a few things to consider when deciding whether adding a pet to your family is right for you.

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Road Trip

Food Ideas

An essential part of making a road trip successful is the food you take along. Here are a few great recipe suggestions to make sure your family is well fed on the road.

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Lunch

Meat Enchiladas

Creating a batch of enchiladas can be quite time consuming. Not anymore! Discover one timesaving strategy that'll have your family fed in no time

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Unique Holidays to Celebrate with Kids

If you are searching for a fun new activity to share with your children, here are some unique holidays to celebrate this year—unofficial holidays that you may not know about.

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Tips for Adding Pets to the Family

Adding a pet to your family should not be a quick decision. Here are a few things to consider when deciding whether adding a pet to your family is right for you.

View Full Article

Road Trip Food Ideas

An essential part of making a road trip successful is the food you take along. Here are a few great recipe suggestions to make sure your family is well fed on the road.

View Full Article

Lunch Meat Enchiladas

Creating a batch of enchiladas can be quite time consuming. Not anymore! Discover one timesaving strategy that'll have your family fed in no time

View Full Article

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Kids & Sports: How Much Is Too Much…or Not Enough? | Land O'Moms

Kids & Sports: How Much Is Too Much…or Not Enough?

It wasn’t my proudest time as a youth sports parent. I broke one of my cardinal rules by allowing one of my sons to not only be overscheduled, but way overscheduled. For a period of about six weeks, he played on a select baseball team, an AAU basketball team and competed with a track and field club. One Sunday in May, he had an early morning track meet, an afternoon baseball game and an evening basketball game. Oh yeah, and the track meet was two hours away. Our day went… View Full Article
Kids Playing Outside: The Line Between Safety & Being Overprotective | Land O'Moms

Kids Playing Outside: The Line Between Safety & Being Overprotective

I grew up in a small town where children played outside all day long riding bikes, walking to friends’ houses, buying ice cream at the local convenience store and more. It was a picturesque time of my life where my only concern was getting back home for dinner before the street lights came on. As a mom of four kids, I often long for the era when kids could play outside and the world was safe enough for them to do so freely. I know that things will never be… View Full Article
Pros & Cons of Incentivizing Chores | Land O'Moms

The Pros & Cons of Incentivizing Chores

When I was a kid, my parents attempted offering allowances to me and my siblings. For an allowance to work though, both parents have to be consistent with issuing the chores and the funds while the kids have to be consistent about actually doing those chores. As you can imagine, in our house, it worked when we were excited about it—and then we weren’t. The same scenario happened in my own home, until I reached my breaking point with both bad behavior and lazy kids. As parents, the debate about… View Full Article