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How to Help You Kids Adjust to Wearing Eyeglasses

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 7, 2017 | Categories: Children, Family and Health
How to help your kids adjust to wearing eyeglasses

Getting your kids interested in wearing eyeglasses isn’t the easiest of tasks. Kids are often worried about what their friends and classmates will think of them. Yet, if your child needs to wear glasses, then you have to figure out a way to get them to enjoy it. It can be similar to getting them […]

Lil’ Fishys – More Than Just Pool Fun This Summer

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 28, 2017 | Categories: Children, Reviews
Lil Fishys motorized water pets for the pool and summer fun

While looking for fun things to do this summer, one of our go-to activities is the pool. Kids can spend all day swimming, splashing, and playing in a pool. I remember spending time at the pool as one of my all-time favorite things to do in the summer when I was younger. Thanks to brands […]

Tips on Hiring Your Child to Work For You

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: August 26, 2016 | Categories: Children, Family
Tips on hiring your child to work for you...

Many entrepreneurs and/or work from home moms and dads with children that are tweens or teens debate whether or not hiring their children to work from them is a good thing or not. As you work towards the internal debate over whether to hire your child or not, I wanted to express my thoughts and […]

Every Young Athlete Can Reach Their Full Potential

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 21, 2016 | Categories: Children, Family
We're all just a kid Powerade

This is a sponsored post with SheSpeaks and Powerade. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. We gave our son every opportunity we could when he was younger to try different […]

How do you spell the “F” word?

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 23, 2015 | Categories: Children, Friday Funnies, Funny, Humor

We all know kids say the darnedest things. There’s been TV shows revolved around just that. I know my son has cracked me up more times than I can count. And usually it’s when he’s just being so matter-of-fact. I do wish I had written down all the zingers he comes up with (and do […]

DC Kids Super Hero Creator and Enter to Win a Toy Gift Basket

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 11, 2015 | Categories: Children, Entertainment, Giveaways

This is a sponsored post and Warner Bros. giveaway. Who doesn’t love super heroes? From the young to the young at heart, we all love them and we all have our favorites. With the DC Kids Super Hero Creator your kids (and you) can create your own super heroes. Your super hero can have their […]

Create a Personal Yearbook, Turn a Photo Book into a Memory Book

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 30, 2015 | Categories: Children, Parenting
personal yearbook

I have so many childhood memories that I think so fondly of, like my first best friend, my first crush, my favorite teacher, when I won my class spelling bee, and I could go on and on. The one thing they all have in common is… school. So much of our early lives revolves around […]

The Most Popular Toys Of The Last Century

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 21, 2015 | Categories: Children, Pop Culture

With each new generation of children comes a fresh batch of toys designed to delight and entertain. Looking back on your own childhood, you can probably remember the toy craze of the time. Perhaps it was the Rubik’s Cube, and you spent hours frantically trying to solve it. Or maybe you played with a Barbie, […]

Buy a Backpack, Give a Backpack to Charity with Carri Backpacks #ICarriOneToGiveOne

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: March 6, 2015 | Categories: Causes, Charities, Children, Education, Reviews

I received a product for review purposes but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. We’ve been hit by the worst winter I’ve ever experienced since living in Knoxville (moved here […]

Treatment Options for Athlete’s Foot

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 12, 2015 | Categories: Children, Family and Health, Health and Fitness

Guest Post A parent may feel shocked when they learn that their child has athlete’s foot. However, while the athlete’s foot, also known as tinea, may be temporarily annoying, athlete’s foot is a lot more common than most people think, and it is often very easy to treat. Once it is treated, simple preventative measures […]