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How to Set Kids Up for Homework Success

Photo Credit: Alexandra Blair Photography   Homework isn’t most kids’ favorite part of the day—and it can be painful for parents, too. Rather than turn homework time into a power struggle, simple strategies can help you both work together to get it done without...

LesserEvil: 5 Reasons We Love This Snack Brand For Our Families

As moms, feeding our kids can take up a lot of our time and brain power. If you have picky eaters or constant snackers, it can feel like half of your bandwidth is taken up by monitoring what your kids are (or aren’t) eating. That’s why we love LesserEvil, a company on...

Slow Cooker Banana Bread Oatmeal from Kat with a K

  Slow cooker meals are a lifesaver for busy nights – but we also are beginning to use them on busy mornings. Before school during the week or before early sports games on the weekends, meals like this hearty Banana Bread Oatmeal from recipe creator and Tik...

Meet a Mom: Sahar Wahbeh of Dumye Dolls!

This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with Sahar Wahbeh, founder of Dumyé, a line of hand-crafted dolls “with a purpose”. This designer, entrepreneur and mother lives in Dubai as an American Expat with her husband and 12-year-old daughter, 5-year-old...

Apple Cider Margarita!

  It’s almost Fall, y’all! If you’re mourning the end of summer marg season, you’ll love this tasty transitional cocktail from Alston and Leigh, the talented duo behind Habitual Hostess. Start with a high quality apple cider you can grab when you’re...

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