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New Report Finds Teens Feel Addicted to Their Phones, Causing Tension at Home

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A new report issued today by Common Sense Media finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to mobile devices, and 59 percent of their parents agree that their kids are addicted. Additionally, parents and children are concerned about the effects mobile device use has on their daily lives—from driving to the dinner table—with over one-third of the families in the Common Sense poll arguing about it daily. Read More »

Rain Rain Go Away…. 10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

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April showers that bring May’s flowers can make for some long days inside. If you’re not up for a few splashes in the puddles, try some of these indoor activities guaranteed to make those rainy spring days just as fun! Lorena Canals Washable Rugs offers these 10 rainy day activities for kids. Keep the kids entertained and you’ll beat the rainy-day blues! Read More »

Taking Back Your Home After Baby

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Before you had kids you never realized how much stuff one little baby can have. Next thing you know you need to proceed with caution as not to trip on baby gear in every room. There’s the diaper changing needs, toys, blankets and burp cloths, binkies strewn about, swing, booster seat and more. Sometimes in the throes of parenthood your home screams “Baby on Board.” Life is a balancing act and your home should be no different. With a few clever decorating hacks, you can take back your home so it appears like adults live there, too. And we’ve got just the tips you need to make the transition back. Read More »

5 Mom Hacks that Will Change Your Life

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You’ve heard the saying “Moms know everything.” And the truth is, you probably do know a lot. Between cooking, cleaning, working, and taking care of the kids, you’ve picked up a trick or two that makes getting the job done easier and faster. Learning something new never hurt anyone though, and you probably haven’t heard about these under-the-radar life hacks. From beauty tips to health tricks, these five pieces of advice are ones you’re going to want to write down, save on your computer, and share with your fellow moms. Read More »

Helpful Tips To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

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Cavities are the most common chronic childhood illness in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While tooth decay is largely preventable, many parents agree that getting a young child to practice good oral hygiene can be a big chore. The good news is that establishing healthy dental habits early is possible — and even fun — with a little extra time and effort. Read More »

Guilt-Free Parenting Shortcuts

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Regardless of whatever parenting style or parenting rules you thought you’d employ as a mom, sometimes you have to toss them out the window and rejoice in the fact that there is always a suitable alternative for you and your family. A mom wears many hats, and switching them out is pretty simple when it comes down to it. Here’s what we mean... Read More »