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When it comes to giving and receiving a parenting pointer it can be tough water to tread. It's important to keep the intentions in mind! I've found that the best thing to do is live and learn from experience and then share that info with all of the great readers here at Best of Life Magazine!

Gifts For A New Mom That She May Not Know She...

It can be tough to find the perfect gifts for a new mom. You don't want to seem too pushy or overly involved but...

Activities for Kids Before Electronics | Printable Checklist

When summer vacation rolls around kids have a habit of heading right for their screens. After spending all of their time in school during...

DIY Room Decor Ideas for Teens Girls will Love

//content.jwplatform.com/players/Vp8E6GCf-8B90REsF.js Decorating a room is hard enough. Factor in that the room is for a teenage girl and it’s near impossible to get right. There...

Printable Instagram Contract for Teens | Instagram Parental Monitoring Tips

The time has come. As much as I have resisted our son’s desires to have an Instagram account, he is ready. Just like we...

Chalkboard Cookies with Edible Chalk

//content.jwplatform.com/players/Vp8E6GCf-8B90REsF.js Getting the kids involved with these chalkboard cookies with edible chalk is perfect! It's not only fun to make this recipe with the kids,...

Newborn Sleep Training Tips | Baby Sleep Importance

Having children is one of life's greatest gifts, but as any parent will tell you - being a parent takes a lot of work....

Easy Snacks for Kids: 50+ Quick, Healthy, & Fun Recipes

Many adults are worried about snacking too much, but kids are a very different story. Having snacks for children is very important. Snacks help...

60+ Elf on The Shelf Ideas on Pinterest

Getting creative with Elf on The Shelf isn't always easy. Sometimes, life gets in the way and we just can't think straight. While Elf...

Helpful Tips for Parenting Teens

There is now a second teenager in the house.  Well, my youngest son is now 13. Like most younger siblings though there is a tendency...

DIY Halloween Costumes For Kids

//content.jwplatform.com/players/Vp8E6GCf-8B90REsF.js There once was a time when Halloween was filled with costumes made by hand. Over time, costumes became more elaborate and complicated to make...

Jacky Ha-Ha by James Patterson Captures Young Readers

With the long list of things that we should do as parents, there is nothing more important that teaching your children to love books. ...

35 Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Kids

Everyone knows that sometimes Santa needs a little help with stocking stuffer ideas. Filling the empty spaces that sometimes get left behind in a...

10 Stillbirth Quotes to Help you Cope

Today marks ten years. Ten years since our second son went to be with God when he was a perfect, beautiful, full term little...

Thule Urban Glide Stroller: Where Safety and Style Meet

Whether becoming a new parent or adding a new member to the family, every parent needs and wants the best gear. They help us get...

YouTube for Kids: How to Keep your Child Safe

Home entertainment. No longer is it only available through a television and no longer is it only available at home. One of the most...

5 Comforting College Care Package Ideas

Kids of all ages are heading back to school at this time of year.  From our babies starting kindergarten to our big babies heading...

4 Back to School Lunch Tips to Keep Everyone Happy

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson®. The opinions and text are all mine. The school year is fast approaching...

Why Everyone Needs to See Tomorrowland

We took our children to see Tomorrowland this weekend.  They have been so excited to see the movie but after seeing the movie as...

3 Reasons your Family Needs a Paddington Movie Night

We love family movie nights and try to set at least one weekend evening a week aside to bond as a family while we...