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After-School Snack Ideas for Kindergarteners

This post was sponsored by a2 Milk® as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central.  I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.

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Do you remember coming home from school as a kid feeling absolutely starved?  I remember just being mentally exhausted and so hungry after school, as if I hadn't eaten all day.  There's something about learning and playing all day that just takes it out of you.

Now that my daughter is starting Kindergarten (which I still can't believe), I've been trying to get as prepared as possible.  I even started a Pinterest board featuring food for kids because I am struggling to come up with new snack ideas for after school.

'Win Everything But The Baby' | Giveaway Event

Parenthood is quite a journey, isn't it?  Remember the days before you had kids when you thought you knew exactly what kind of parent you were going to be?  Those ideas have probably somewhat changed, haven't they?  The truth is, you don't really know what type of parent you will be until you actually have a child - and any preparation you have done leading up to that moment will never feel like enough.  How can you know what to prepare for if you have never been a parent before?

Parenting resources like The Naptime Reviewer, Simply Real Moms and BIBB Magazine work hard to keep you in-the-know with the latest and greatest products and happenings in the baby and kids world, and offer advice from moms and dads just like you.  From product reviews, freebies and giveaways, recall announcements to health advice, travel trips and beyond, these parenting sites cover it all.  As far as preparing emotionally, we try to help with that, too, with our social communities.

The Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double Stroller

This is a sponsored advertorial in collaboration with Baby Jogger.  As always, all opinions are my own and are based on my personal experience with the product.

Finding a stroller that meets your family's needs doesn't seem like it would be very difficult these days.  With so many strollers on the market it should be a breeze, but finding a stroller that has every feature that is important to you and falls within your budget is where the stress kicks in.

How To Design The Ideal Nursery For Your Home

Designing the perfect nursery for your home and little one will serve you for years to come. Having the perfect nursery will ensure your child has a great place to sleep, play, learn, and grow for the foreseeable future. The following tips will help you to get it right with minimal hassle:

5 Tricks You Must Know To Have A Perfect Smile

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Having a beautiful smile is something that most people aspire to, and rate very highly in the beauty world. The truth is, your smile is an important part of your looks and personality as it expresses your feelings with others and spreads happiness.

To quote Roald Dahl; “if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."

Walkkings Zip-On Baby Shoes | For Boys and Girls

This is a sponsored advertorial in collaboration with Walkkings.  All opinions are my own.

Baby feet are the cutest little things, ever!  They are so chubby and clammy - but parents know that it can be so hard to get their little stinky pickles into a pair of shoes.  And it's even harder when they are toddlers and wiggle around.  The struggle is real, my friends!

Helpful Tips For Getting A Garden Worth Partying In

There is nothing quite so sophisticated and stylish as a garden party. With all those finger sandwiches, tea and bone china. But before you get all your friends over, you need to make sure you garden is in tip top form. Follow my tips to ensure you garden is gorgeous and party worthy.

14 Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Romantic

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The bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your entire house. I mean, you spend a lot of time in there! If your bedroom is dull and lifeless, it’s safe to say that the romantic side of your relationship will be, too! You need a way to spruce up that space to make it stand out. So, we’re going to present you with fourteen design ideas to help you get the most out of it.

Obviously, you can’t solve all your relationship worries by simply changing the layout of your bedroom! However, if your marriage is on the rocks, you can make a real impression by making an effort like this. You’ve got to be willing to put the romance back into your relationship if you want to get the most out of it, so let’s get started!

Cutegirl Cosmetics Play Makeup + Dress-Up Games

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It's no secret that little kids love to get into their mom's makeup stash.  I can't even count how many lipsticks I've owned (and have loved), that my girls have ruined.  My youngest daughter, Kendall, has been into makeup, pretend play and dress-up since she was moving around on her own.  At just 21 months old, she understands that lipstick goes on the lips, eyeshadow goes on the eyes, etc., but she obviously isn't careful with my real makeup.

Beautiful Ways To Remember Your Loved Ones

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Life is full of wonderful people we grow to love. Sadly, we also must say goodbye to some of them. Even if your heart is full of grief at their passing, remembering them can still bring much joy. Many of us who have lost a loved one tend to spend a little time each year remembering those best bits of their life. It doesn’t matter whether they were a pet, a child, a parent, or a friend, they’ll always be in your heart.

Key Things To Consider When Planning A Home Renovation

Renovating a home can be a tough undertaking. There are two main reasons you'll be doing it - firstly if you've just moved in or have been living there a while and feel it needs updating. Secondly, you may be intending to sell it. Either way you need to have a plan and see it through to completion- but it can be tough to know where to start.

Expert Tips For Packing Fragile Items

From your favorite glass vase to treasured family heirlooms, our homes are filled with fragile items. They are often some of the most sentimental and expensive items we own. So the last thing you want is for them to get damaged during your house move. This can cause a great deal of upset, particularly if the item is one of a kind. It’s no secret that accidents can happen, and items can get damaged while being transported to your new home. But if you pack these fragile items correctly, you lower the risk of this happening significantly. So read through these expert tips to discover how you can keep your treasures safe.

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