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The Best Tennis Shoes for Active Kids

Plae Shoes

I love buying shoes for my kids. Sometimes I wonder if they actually have more shoes than me. But, they are just so cute, and they all serve a different purpose. I love super trendy, cute tennis shoes; however, I’ve found that a lot of these tennis shoes just don’t hold up. Have you ever caught yourself saying, “Don’t get your tennis shoes dirty, I don’t want them ruined!” I have, and I always think this is a funny statement,…

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10 Rainy Day Toddler Activities

Rainy day kids activities

We have been getting a lot of rain in Charlotte lately (at least it feels like we have).  This past week, while I was thinking of things to do with Graham on a cold, rainy day, I had the thought –  this topic would make for a good blog post! On some rainy days, it’s fun to stay home and embrace it. Keep your pajamas on all day, make some hot cocoa, watch a movie and be lazy.  On other…

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12 Ways to Confront Mom Guilt

12 Ways to Confront Mom Guilt

When I worked full time outside of the home, I always had the thought – If I could just be a stay at home mom, all of this mom guilt would go away.  Well, now I am on the other side of it.  I’ve been a stay at home mom for 2 ½ years, and the mom guilt hasn’t gone away, it has simply taken on a new form.  No matter what stage of mom life you are in – …

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How A Pantry Staple Cured My Son’s Skin Condition

Coconut Oil Benefits for the Skin

I have always been a strong believer in coconut oil, and the natural, powerful properties it contains.  For years, I have used it off and on as a face cleanser, makeup remover, and body moisturizer.  So, when my son, Graham, broke out in the skin virus, Molluscum Contagiosum, I was curious to see if coconut oil would dry it up. I had done so much research on natural ways to cure the virus and while there are some other remedies…

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Kids Fitness: Finding The Best Fit For Your Family

Kids Fitness: Finding the Best Fit for Your Family

Our daughter recently turned five and for her birthday we bought her a gymnastics bar and mat.  One day she said to me, “Hey mom, I have an idea. Why don’t you blog about my gymnastics bar, since you know, your blog is about fitness, and gymnastics is fitness.”  Her comment to me went much deeper than she knows. Not only is she actually giving me valuable feedback and ideas for my blog (at 5 years old), but she’s connecting…

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