On raising a three-child family

Raising three kids is not simply raising two kids plus one more. A three-kid family has a different dynamic, and it’s not the default dynamic of most family situations. Event tickets are sold in packs of four. If you’ve just had your third kid, you might not be able to fit your kids’ car seats (read more…)

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7 ideas for screen-free travel with kids

As the summer season kicks into high gear, families are making plans, packing bags, and hitting the road for a time-honored tradition – the family road trip. A few years ago, we bought a portable DVD player to keep our kids entertained while we traveled.  And you know what?  It worked great!  But it broke, (read more…)

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10 Tips for Successful Camping with Young Children

Written by contributor Katie Kimball of Kitchen Stewardship. Bugs. Dirt. Sticks. More dirt. If your child is at an age when everything goes right to the mouth, you may not feel inspired to take said child out into the wilderness where the list above is all you can find as far as the eye can (read more…)

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Tips To Saving More Water

Water is the only liquid that is vital for all forms of life on the planet. More than seventy percent of the surface of the Earth is covered by water. In order to prevent water pollution, extend the life expectancy of septic systems, conserve the seas and oceans of the planet, and even save more (read more…)

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The issue we all face: “mom guilt”

In talking to moms, like myself, I’ve realized that we all struggle with feelings of guilt from time to time. Although it’s a positive sign that we’re trying to do our best, we need to learn to let it go so that we can be our best. A guilty conscience can bring you down mentally, (read more…)

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