Month: July 2017

Other Sites for Dads
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Other Sites for Dads

These sites have great ideas for dads but they aren’t parenting sites. A Beautiful Bookshelf: A blog about good books for young readers. Allergy Free Afternoon Tea (Pea Fritters): Navigating food allergies can be hard. This mom aims to make it easier for other parents with lots of allergen-free recipes and tips. The Anxiety Adventure: […]

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Every Quality Dad Blog We Can Find
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Every Quality Dad Blog We Can Find

This is a website for fathers, and websites for dads can be hard to find. When we started looking, we found some great-looking lists of daddy blogs only to be disappointed when many turned out to be no longer maintained, rarely posted to, lacking useful advice, or excessively political. The last two groups contain some […]

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Handling A Lice Outbreak Like a Boss
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Preschool
School
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Handling A Lice Outbreak Like a Boss

Lice are gross. We can all agree on that. And, like most gross things, they happen and there really isn’t a heck of a lot we can do about it. Sure, you can use shampoo to repel them and reduce the risk, but gross still happens. So how do you handle a lice outbreak like […]

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Why Scouting is Great for Kids
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Why Scouting is Great for Your Kid

I am a Scout. I was just at Scout camp last week. I have been one since first grade, and I will be until I die. Literally. When I turned 21, I paid for my lifetime membership in Girl Scouts. Naturally, we only have sons. So, my personal experience as a youth is in Girl […]

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How To Have Cheap, Fast, Easy Romantic Staycation
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How To Have Cheap, Fast, Easy Romantic Staycation

It’s no secret, getting away with kids can be so much work (and luggage) that it’s easier to just stay home, and getting away for a romantic weekend with your beloved can be twice that much work. The simple (and affordable) answer is a romantic staycation. You won’t even need a babysitter. Getting Ready Do […]

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Gift Guide: Adult Coloring Books and Colored Pencils
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Gift Guide: Adult Coloring Books and Colored Pencils

From baby’s first scribbles to DaVinci’s sculptures, there is a huge continuum in what is art. Most of us don’t progress very far on that continuum, but the new generation of adult coloring books and colored pencils let us feel like we have. The thing I love about it is that no matter what your […]

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Five Great Book Series' that Grow with the Kids
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Five Great Book Series’ that Grow with the Kids

Kids outgrow everything so fast! Books are no exception. We have chosen five great book series’ that grow with the kids. Overall, they tend to be more reference or educational, but in a fun and interactive way. Think comic books, not textbooks. These books have lots of illustrations and are intended to make you think […]

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