Back to School Dorm Room Needs

by Chrystal Johnson July 27, 2014

Going off to college is an exciting, liberating, empowering and EXPENSIVE time in any young adult’s life.  However, funding this transition from High School to University life can be done on a budget if planned. In addition to textbooks and typical school supplies, incoming freshmen will need things to make their dorm room personal, comfortable […]

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15 Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas

by Chrystal Johnson July 26, 2014

Check out Healthy School Lunch Ideas by Chrystal at This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of All opinions are my own. Can you believe that school is already starting next month? It’s so hard for me to believe! This summer has really flown by – I can’t believe my baby […]

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Discounted Sciences Resources to Get Excited for Back to School

by Chrystal Johnson July 24, 2014

As a parent, I am constantly looking for toys and products that promote creativity, challenge thinking, and provide an opportunity to expand the minds of my children during the summer break. With back to school quickly approaching, there’s no better time to get your child excited about science and the upcoming school year! Amazon is the […]

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12 Summer Activities & Games for Kids

by Chrystal Johnson July 23, 2014

Can you believe we’re already halfway through summer? Are you running out of ideas on what to do to keep your kids busy and happy? Summertime is meant to be filled with fun and games, but it can be difficult to make the fun last for long. Kids get bored with doing the same thing […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Child from Saying “I’m Bored” This Summer

by Chrystal Johnson July 3, 2014

Bored kids and summer vacation seem to go hand in hand no matter how hard we prepare. Kids can have a boatload of toys and still find a way to be bored when mid-summer rolls around. How do we, as parents, prevent this boredom? Here are five ways to keep your child from saying those […]

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Celebrating a Summer Full of Firsts

by Chrystal Johnson June 30, 2014

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation. I received one 4 oz. spray bottle of Puracyn® OTC Wound & Skin Care and a branded first aid kit. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. Can you believe it’s already summer? I still have a hard time believing it. I always look forward to the summer, […]

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3 Ways To Keep Kids Safe From Falls

by Chrystal Johnson June 28, 2014

Sponsored Article As any parent knows, a growing child will toddle, tip and tumble as they get their bearing on the world around them. There is no way around this, and unless a parent plans to literally hold their child’s hand their whole life, kids will fall down from time to time – it’s simply […]

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Summer Reading Tips for Parents of Kindergartners

by Chrystal Johnson June 26, 2014

Is your kindergartner ready to move on to first grader? The summer between kindergarten and first grade is a vital one for your little one. Some students may barely be reading and other kindergartners will take off like a car at a race track. Check out these summer reading tips for parents of kindergartners. With […]

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Potty Training 3 Days – Best Approach Recommended For Results

by Chrystal Johnson June 26, 2014

Sponsored Article Have you been looking at potty training methods but are unsure which one is best? Don’t worry, you are not alone. Would you like to have your child undergo a 3 day proven system? Sound too good to be true? You may believe so but I’d like to ask you this, if something is […]

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My Beautiful Girl Graduated Kindergarten!

by Chrystal Johnson June 25, 2014

This time last year, we were debating whether we should homeschool, or send Zoë to the small, private school in town for Kindergarten. After a lot of thought and soul searching, we decided to send her to Kindergarten at the private school, which is what she wanted. She really loved it, and being a part of […]

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