Kids Korner :: Stop + Smell the Roses, Lady!

The weekend started out like every other, but after an epiphany, it ended mush differently.  Our weekends are typically scheduled out with play dates, sports, birthday parties and errands, I decided to try something a little different this weekend and I was thrilled with the results. Why sometimes it's beneficial, for everyone, to just stop and smell the roses.

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Kids Korner :: *Me Time* …. Moms, don’t feel guilty!

Kid contributor Whitney Flickinger shares her *me* time experience.  Initially, there was some guilt from taking time away from the kids, but she realized that taking care of yourself is equally important! Take it away Whitney ...

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The Birthday Fairy

As a fan of birthdays, I wanted to create a new tradition, a fun memory for the kids, and pass along my love for their once a year special celebration.  After my husband and I separated, I knew the kid were going through a lot of changes and I wanted to do something special for them. Hence, the birthday fairy was born.

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Beating the Winter Blues

My posts are typically about things I do with the kids, but this is a little different.  I am not sure where everyone lives, but on the northern east coast it is FREEZING!  I am a big advocate on working out and I love/prefer to run outside.  Recently with the temps below the teens and if you factor the wind into it, temps dip into the negative numbers.   I am not going outside.  I  would rather sleep in, sit on the couch with my kids, play games, etc.  -- By: Whitney Flickinger

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Kids Korner: Bingo, Monster Trucks and Mary Poppins

This weekend was busy and it was all about the kid's activities.  From Friday until early Sunday evening we were on the go -- from here to there, Baltimore to DC, but at the end of the weekend, I looked back and realized just how diverse our fun weekend really was.

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