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Halloween Treats Kids Can Make
10/17/2014

Parents Magazine recently featured a roundup of great Halloween treats that kids can make, including marshmallow ghosts and Jack O'Lantern sandwiches. [caption id="attachment_1272" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by Greg Scheidemann[/caption]  You can see the whole roundup here.  For more family-friendly recipes, check out our Pinterest board.

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10 Easy Halloween Costumes for Girls
10/12/2014

Halloween is fast approaching!  Time to get working on your kids costumes.  Here's a group of ten easy to make Halloween Costumes for Girls.   Click here to see our Kiddie Academy roundup of Boys Halloween costume ideas.   Angel Wings via Thoughts From Alice  ; Cupcake via Today's Mama ; Jelly Bean Costumes…

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Trip of a lifetime
10/10/2014

What does “trip of a lifetime” mean to you? I’m taking my kids on a trip this month. It’s not just any trip though; it’s THE trip of a lifetime for me as a parent. You know, one that will be “magical” in every sense of the word. With all…

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10 Easy Halloween Costumes for Boys
10/06/2014

DIY Halloween costumes are fun to make, and easy on the wallet.  Here at Kiddie Academy's Family Essentials blog, we're hosting a month-long round up of Halloween costume ideas, and educational Halloween activities. First up, a group of Easy DIY costumes for boys - see below for links to costume…

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Being a mom is hard
10/02/2014

A colleague and fellow mother recently sent me a link to an article that really struck a chord. So often we forget what really matters to our kids. With the “do’s and don’ts” of parenthood being thrown in our face, it’s hard not to doubt whether we’re doing a good…

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