Category: Family

Help Your Baby or Toddler Learn to Sleep with Tips from The Baby Sleep Site

Help Your Baby or Toddler Learn to Sleep with Tips from The Baby Sleep Site

Thanks to The Baby Sleep Site for sponsoring this conversation and providing helpful tips!   When you have a brand new baby, you expect sleep to become non-existent. Newborns are not born knowing how to sleep; they eat often and sleep for short periods. But as your baby gets older, you start being able to get longer stretches between wakings. Older babies can learn to fall asleep on their own, but they do go through periods of sleep regression and may continue to have sleep problems. I have been a subscriber to The Baby Sleep Site since becoming a Mom and […]

Posted July 19, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, / 1 Comment
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Surviving a Summer Road Trip with a Toddler

Surviving a Summer Road Trip with a Toddler

Inside: Summer is about family travel, including long car rides. Read on for tips on how to survive a summer road trip with a toddler. This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Tree Top     Summertime is all about family time, whether you work full time or not. Most of us tend to take our families on a fun summer adventure to take advantage of the longer days and bright skies. But adventures usually include quite a bit of travel, and long car rides with children can get a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips for keeping car […]

Posted July 12, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, TopPosts, , / 3 Comments
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Summer Programs for Kids that Won’t Break Your Budget

Summer Programs for Kids that Won’t Break Your Budget

  Summer Programs for Kids that Won’t Cost Much While children are busy counting down the days until summer finally gets here, many parents are worrying about how to keep their children busy over the break without breaking the bank. It’s important that children don’t become too complacent over the summer. While downtime is certainly needed, children need stimulation to actively engage their brains and keep them busy and thriving. Although there are countless pricey alternatives available, it’s not necessary to spend a fortune sending your kids to a different camp or program every week. Here are some free and […]

Posted June 21, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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5 Tips for Making Reading Exciting For Your Child

5 Tips for Making Reading Exciting For Your Child

    There is no doubt that reading brings multiple benefits to your child in both the short and long term. Reading helps with your child’s concentration ability, language development, their critical thinking, their imagination, and understanding of the world.     via GIPHY   Almost every parent wants their child to be an avid page turner. Unfortunately, while some children are naturally born bookworms, others look at books like another boring chore. As a parent, your job is to make reading time fun and exciting for your child. If you’re looking for ideas to nurture the love of books […]

Posted June 14, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 2 Comments
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10 Lessons Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

10 Lessons Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

My husband and I have now been married for 10 years. Wow! I can hardly believe we are already celebrating our 10-year anniversary, though the time we actually spent together is much less than 10 years.  But nevermind that, that’s just military wife life. Last year I reminisced about our wedding journey and shared our story.  This year I thought I’d share a few lessons. Lessons I Learned in our 10 Years of Marriage Rely on each other. Especially if you, like us, move far away from any family. For a very long time, we had no family in Texas, […]

Posted June 12, 2017 by Julie in Bridal, Family, / 6 Comments
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Photo Prints make great gifts! Prime users, get yours from Amazon Prints

Photo Prints make great gifts! Prime users, get yours from Amazon Prints

Thanks to Amazon for sponsoring this post and providing prizes for the giveaway! Opinions are my own. Whenever I need to come up with a gift idea for my husband for Father’s Day or my mom for Mother’s Day, Grandparent’s Day or even her birthday, the first thing I think to do is print up a lovely something with a recent photo. Photo prints are an instant treasure and make wonderful gifts for any occasion.   Did you know that you can now get your photos printed using Amazon Prints? Amazon Prime users – I have already you about the Amazon […]

Posted June 2, 2017 by Julie in Family, Gift Guides, Sponsored, / 2 Comments
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Tips for Family Fun this Summer

Tips for Family Fun this Summer

Summer is coming! Well, for those of us in Texas, summer has already arrived. But for many others, temperatures are just starting to get comfortable and allow for fun time in the sun. Kids might be out of school (not mine, he’s in daycare no matter the time of year, but you know, other people’s kids) and parents might be looking for activities and ideas. Fear not, my friends, I have collected some amazing posts to share with you so gather your list-making-tools and start perusing these posts. Beach Time and Outside Play Summer time is time to be outside! […]

Posted May 31, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, Family, / 0 Comments
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8 Tips To Keep A Baby Safe At Home

8 Tips To Keep A Baby Safe At Home

    Having a baby in your home can be the most exciting experience. If you are a mother for the first time, the anxiety is certainly overwhelming. They bring tremendous joy but they have to be taken care of because, like a treasure, their importance cannot be overlooked. How do you make sure that no harm comes to your baby at home? You cannot afford to ignore even the smallest details, anything can go wrong and you don’t need to take that risk. Source: Shutterstock How To Keep Your Baby Safe At Home Babies are curious human beings and […]

Posted May 30, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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Fantastic Ideas For Playful Parenting

Fantastic Ideas For Playful Parenting

Fantastic Ideas For More Playful Parenting   Being a parent is tough. You are suddenly drowned in the responsibilities of work, home and caring for your child. It’s easy for new parents to become tired, stressed and worn out, because you hardly find time for yourself anymore, let alone play with your child. But the play is vital for a child’s development because that’s how children learn about the world around them. It also helps them develop physically and emotionally. That’s why you should spend as much time as you can to play with your child, which not only strengthens […]

Posted May 22, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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How To Manage Your Child’s Fever

How To Manage Your Child’s Fever

How To Manage Your Child’s Fever: Things To Do   You wake up one day seeing your child down, looking soggy and tired. It’s all too familiar with most parents – they raised their hands to check the temperature of their child. Most adults dread seeing their kid down with the flu, but what do you think they can do? Normally, when parents suspected their child with a fever, they’ll have that little panic attack for being unsure on what to do. Here’s how to manage your child’s fever and a little more on about it. What causes your child’s […]

Posted May 8, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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