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9 healthy habits for families who want to be more active

9 healthy habits for families who want to be more active

I get it, being healthy is hard – but during the holidays especially? Forget it! There are three months of the year dedicated to delicious pies, homemade candy and sweets and tasty cakes. Let’s not even mention all of the extra carbs and holiday food. […]

Easy ways to make family movie night awesome

Easy ways to make family movie night awesome

Today’s post is sponsored by FLIPZ® Chocolate Covered Pretzels. Life is never boring with FLIPZ in the mix! We take family time pretty seriously around here. From vacations and holidays, to weekends and even the time spent together each day after school. Any time our […]

How to get started riding bikes as a family

How to get started riding bikes as a family

Today’s post is sponsored by Febreze In-Wash Odor Eliminator. Thank you for supporting the brands that help keep KSW going. Care to try it? Use this coupon on your next purchase of Febreze In-Wash Odor Eliminator. I’ve dreamed of having a family that rode bikes together […]

11 Ways to Encourage Young Writers

11 Ways to Encourage Young Writers

I’ve always wanted to be a writer. In my mind, I never believed I had what it took. I wasn’t smart enough. Funny enough. Dedicated enough. My handwriting is awful. I lack the confidence to put it all out there for others to see. I […]

Summer in Your Own Backyard: The Power of Staying Home

Summer in Your Own Backyard: The Power of Staying Home

I made a promise to myself at the beginning of last summer, much like the promises I’ve made dozens of times before. This summer, while all three of my kids are home, I will be more present. We will do less, but enjoy more. We will spend […]

Simple Tips for Hosting the Perfect Playdate

Simple Tips for Hosting the Perfect Playdate

My playdate days are sadly drawing to a close. My baby graduated kindergarten this year and my oldest is almost 10! I have no idea where the time went, but I have hosted my fair share of playdates and would consider myself to be pretty […]

10 Ways to Help Your Family Fight Allergy Symptoms

10 Ways to Help Your Family Fight Allergy Symptoms

More than 50 million Americans* suffer from allergies and the numbers are steadily increasing. Children are experiencing symptoms earlier and earlier and doctors predict this year’s allergy season will be a particularly long and intense one. If you’re family is already suffering or feeling the […]

Life Lessons Learned Through Tinkering

Life Lessons Learned Through Tinkering

My daughter opened up a GoldieBlox and the Builder’s Survivor Kit a few days ago and her eyes lit up instantly. It’s no secret she loves to build and create or that she’s a huge fan of Goldie and an actual Master Builder so this […]

22 Kid-Approved Acts of Kindness You Can Do THIS Week

22 Kid-Approved Acts of Kindness You Can Do THIS Week

Has anyone else noticed how crazy easy it is to get overwhelmed with all of the things we want to teach and work on with our kids? We see their struggles and insecurities, and we want to take each one head on. But for me at least, […]

How to make cinnamon ornaments that look good enough to eat (but please don’t!)

How to make cinnamon ornaments that look good enough to eat (but please don’t!)

If you’ve been keeping up with us on Facebook, then you know we made homemade cinnamon ornaments for the first time this week. Post by Kids Stuff World. And apparently, we did such a great job … that both my husband and my dog can’t […]