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Adulting is hard enough. Add kids to the equation and sometimes you feel like a crazy person. But we've got you covered with hacks for your home and life, which means less hair pulling and more quality time with your family.

How to Declutter Your Kitchen in 10 Minutes

We know: with kids, pets and husbands, it’s near impossible to keep a clean house. And that’s OK. But with a little planning inspiration, you…

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5 Staycation Ideas to Try This Weekend

Big vacations are great, but not everyone has the time—or the moolah!—to get away. Here’s the good news: small budgets and limited free time don’t…

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13 Things You Need to Survive Weekend Sports Tournaments

As parents, nothing brings us greater joy than watching our kids participate in an activity they not only excel at, but also enjoy—even golf. My…

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6 Kid-Friendly Chores That’ll Get Them Cleaning

Keeping a clean house is a group effort—at least, it should be. My husband and I tried to do it all ourselves for a while,…

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6 Brilliant Play Date Ideas Fun for Kid and Mom, too

Social time is crucial for the whole family – and not just for your kids’ development, but also for your sanity! The only thing is…

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How to Start Cleaning Without Crying

Pull back the curtains and open those windows — spring is finally here! But before you head outside to enjoy the warm weather, you might…

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5 Steps to Choosing the Right Summer Camps for Kids

You’re just trying to get through the rest of the school year and a summer schedule barely has crossed your mind yet. But remember last year,…

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16 April Fool’s Pranks to Pull on Your Kids

Last winter, in the midst of “Snowzilla” (a huge snowstorm that engulfed my area in almost three feet of snow), my children decided to put…

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5 Simple Ideas to Play Outside in Nature

You’ve been cooped up all winter long with those crazy monkeys you call your children. But the weather is finally warming up and you’re ready…

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Spring Goal: No Lost Coats (or Sanity)

Here we are, poised on the edge of spring; that magical time of the year when most mornings require a jacket of some sort, and…

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5 Spring Resolutions We All Should Make

The days are getting longer and warmer, and my family’s just emerged from our cave of a house with squinty, sleepy eyes. It’s like we’ve…

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Refresh Your Spring Space for Less

There’s nothing more exciting than that first glance at our long lost friend, Spring, there on our doorstep. It’s time to wipe the dust off…

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Easy Ways to Declutter Every Room Without Guilt

De-cluttering isn’t just time consuming. It’s emotionally stressful too. Like that kind of emotional where you end up ugly crying in a pile of memorabilia….

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6 Super Kid-Friendly Hiking Tips

Hiking always sounds like a good idea at the time – exercise, fresh air and quality time together, right? But then you actually get out…

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Winter Play: Can You Leave Your Kids Out in the Cold?

The kids are scratching at the windows and doors. The holiday gifts have long been played. Outdoor adventure is calling their names. Cabin fever is…

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Turn Down the Kid Party Crazy

I think we all have Pinterest to thank for the current level of kid party mania. Know any moms who have lost their ever lovin’…

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Valentines Day: No Sitter? No Problem!

Some people dismiss it as just another day – after all, we should be showering our loved ones with love every day, not just Valentine’s Day,…

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Homework Tips for Young Athletes

Is your kid about to be sidelined for slipping grades? It’s not uncommon. If you’re not facing it now, you may later. If your child…

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