Are you encouraging your child to dream BIG?

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Our children are given to us to love, to build up and then go out and become world changers. They may not become front page features but if they're a blessing to their families, the people around them and the circles they move around in, then... they've become world changers. As parents it's important we encourage our children to live their lives to their full potential. Are you encouraging your child to dream big? 1. Help your … [Read more...]

5 ways to stimulate a baby.

5 ways to stimulate a baby- Mommy Snippets

My youngest just turned 5 months old and is such a treat to watch. The smallest of things intrigue her. Music calms her. Colors excite her. Certain foods bring out the raspberries with full blown force, so yes, this Mama is always prepared! I recognize the need to stimulate her... to encourage her to continue to want to explore, learn, absorb and take in all that is around her. It doesn't take a lot of effort but just a … [Read more...]

How to untangle matted hair on a doll. (Best hack ever!)

How to untangle matted hair on a doll   Best Hack Ever!

It all began last evening when my daughter moaned that she couldn't find a doll with manageable hair to practice braiding on. With all the years of playing, her dolls somehow forgot the importance of managing hair and all sat in a pail with happily matted hair. How to untangle matted hair on a doll: Best Hack Ever!   Thanks to the power of Google, there are more than just a handful of suggestions, solutions and tips out there to solve … [Read more...]

A Parents’ Back-To-School Checklist

A Parents' Back-To-School Checklist with Mommy Snippets

August is just a few days away and I'm not ready for my kids to go back to school in less than a month's time. Is it just me or do you feel like summer whizzed by way too quickly this year? It's time for me to get into prep-for-the-new-school-year mode! In case you need a little checklist to help you stay on track, here's one I put together. We can do this, y'all!  A Parents' Back-To-School Checklist   1. Schedule in a … [Read more...]

10 ways to save money on clothes

10 ways to save money on clothes

Shopping for clothes can be a strain on ones budget especially when you feel you need to keep adding to that wardrobe. Well, here are a few suggestions on how you can trim costs especially if clothes shopping is a priority on your must-do list each month. 10 ways to save money on clothes   1. Buy separates that can be mixed and matched to create various looks. 2. Shop off season to get the best prices on brand apparel. And … [Read more...]

20 old-school ways for kids to enjoy summer

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Summer's here and not everyone has plans to travel to a new city or popular theme park perhaps because of work commitments, financial constraints or family situations. As a parent/care-giver you need to remember your child doesn't need to travel miles away to have a memory-filled summer. If we just take it back old-school, I promise you they will have a summer packed with good, old fashioned fun. And no, electronic entertainment of any sort … [Read more...]

5 ways to make a road trip easy on kids.{#NetflixKids}

5 ways to make a  road trip easy on kids-Mommy Snippets

My husband and I love to travel. We honestly believe travel opens up one's mind in so many ways and provides a person with a lifetime of memory rich experiences! I believe it's important for us, as parents, to pass on that love for travel to our kids. One way to do that is to make travel easy and not stressful, uncomfortable or chaotic for a young traveler. 5 ways to make a road trip easy on kids:    1. Pack a travel bag of … [Read more...]