Spending Quality Time With The Kids During The Holidays

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The holiday vacation brings family, joy and fun. But it also can bring too much idle time for the kids. We talked to parenting expert, Meredith Sinclair, about ways to spend quality time with your kids during the holidays. Many parents feel that they don’t spend enough quality time with their kids.  What are some ways […]

7 Most Popular New Year’s Resolutions

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While most people don’t always manage to stick to their New Year’s resolutions, I am all for making goals and trying to reach them. What’s wrong with striving to improve your imperfections or change some bad habits?With that said, here are some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions I’ve come across and some advice on how to actually achieve them:

Healthy Cranberry Holiday Cookies You Can Make with the Kids

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Some of our best memories as kids were the times spent in the kitchen baking holiday cookies with our mom.  And now, with our own kids, this is still one of our favorite things to do.  The difference is that now with the hectic holiday season we don’t have to stress over finding a full […]

How to Make New Year’s Eve Kid-Friendly

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If New Year’s Eve means staying at home with the kids this year, making it a kid-friendly festivity is easier than you might think. Parents can still have lots of fun, ringing in the new year with their little ones. New Year’s Eve isn’t exclusively for grownups anymore, and you really don’t have to go out somewhere to make it a great celebration. With family friendly New Year’s Eve parties becoming more popular, the ideas for planning a fun event are endless:

Holiday Candied Pecans Recipe

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These candied pecans make the sweetest gift scooped into small jars with a bow. You could also make the candied pecans ahead of time, and put them out on your holiday table in festive small bowls. They are a delicious way to add to the décor. Candied pecans are also great for amping up your […]

Tis the Season of Manic Mommies!

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Is it the tryptophan in turkey that leads to holiday exhaustion? It certainly couldnt be the reason I tend to feel tired until New Year’s. Stay awake until midnight on purpose? Youve got to be kidding. Maybe its estrogen-related because most women I know experience the same seasonal symptoms.