Tattoos… Just No.
12 Sep
2016
By Natalie Rea

Tattoos… Just No. »

Believing my teen just needs an outlet for her self-expression, I let her dye her hair, and double-pierce her ears. But she keeps bringing up tattoos. No way!

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Fridge and Freezer Clear-Out: How To Use What You’ve Got
5 Sep
2016
By Natalie Rea

Fridge and Freezer Clear-Out: How To Use What You’ve Got »

This mom explores the idea of a pantry, fridge, and freezer clear-out! Using what she's got, she will attempt to feed her family without grocery shopping.

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Mom Hacks – Fun Fall Activities for Families
29 Aug
2016
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Fun Fall Activities for Families »

Here is a collection of fun, fall activities for families. Make cherished memories this season!

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Rethinking My Stance on Sports
22 Aug
2016
By Natalie Rea

Rethinking My Stance on Sports »

This mom wonders if she might be spoiling sports for her 12-year-old daughter altogether, by forcing her to stay in basketball when she clearly doesn't enjoy it.

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Do You Give Your Kids Allowance?
15 Aug
2016
By Natalie Rea

Do You Give Your Kids Allowance? »

Mom thoughts on paying kids to do chores, weekly allowances, and tying money to school grades.

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Back to School, Back to Routine!
8 Aug
2016
By Natalie Rea

Back to School, Back to Routine! »

Back to school means back to routines for many of us. I am very much looking forward to getting back into schedules, set supper and bed times, healthy eating.

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Mom Hacks – Kids Birthday Invitations
1 Aug
2016
By Natalie Rea

Mom Hacks – Kids Birthday Invitations »

My bad experiences can save you a lot of trouble if you follow these helpful tips when writing your child's birthday party invitations!

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My Experience with Overnight Camp
25 Jul
2016
By Natalie Rea

My Experience with Overnight Camp »

Each time I sent my daughters to camp, they came back happier, more independent, & buzzing with excitement as they share about all the new experiences they had.

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What Specialized Pediatric Care for Children Means to Me
18 Jul
2016
By Natalie Rea

What Specialized Pediatric Care for Children Means to Me »

Boston's Floating Hospital offers pediatric services in every field – from general pediatrics to the most complex children's cancers, heart diseases & traumas.

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Soothing Babies
11 Jul
2016
By Natalie Rea

Soothing Babies »

I am considered my family's "baby whisperer" only because Dr. Harvey Karp's method of soothing infants works! If your wee babe is fussy, give this method a try.

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Always the Bad Guy
4 Jul
2016
By Natalie Rea

Always the Bad Guy »

Although my kid views me as the "bad guy", I won't be a pushover parent who caves on character-building & development, in favor of being their kid's "friend".

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