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Curiosity

Children Learn from Curious Parents

After a horrible decision on my part of letting my kids watch Captain Underpants and then the second worst idea, checking out all the Captain Underpants books from the library, potty talk in our house is becoming as prevalent as every trip to the bathroom. I have had many not-so-proud parenting moments of telling my […]

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tips for moving with kids

10 Tips for Moving With Kids

Your Trusted Columbus Residential Mover helps you prepare your kids and reduce the stress of your family’s move. Moving is stressful for everyone.  However, moving with a family can be even more so.  You may be concerned about how to deal with your kids when you move, especially young kids.  Moving with toddlers can be especially difficult, […]

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Mompreneur So Hard (1)

Mompreneur So Hard

Thanks to our partner Krista at Evolve Capital for providing this content.   If it’s not enough meeting the demands of staying home, educating your children, cleaning the house, grocery shopping, and preparing three squares a day, there is a new phenomenon trending with today’s stay at home mom. The Momprenuer. You may already be […]

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Your Children and Money

Your Children & Money

A big thank you to Krista Cavalieri from Evolve Capital for sponsoring this post and sharing her expertise in activities you can do with young children to start the conversation about money. Take A Guess If you had to guess how long you had to instill in your children good money habits, what would you […]

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local produce

Columbus Farmers’ Market Guide 2017

The flowers are in bloom and the fresh produce is being loaded and transported to one of the fabulous Farmers’ Markets around the city! The smells, the sights, the relaxation, and the completion of a fresh meal on the grill brings a smile to our faces. On top of it, you know where your food […]

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Our Kids and Technology: Two Perspectives

Two Columbus Moms Blog contributors, Malini Swank and Aaron Taylor, discussed the role of technology in the lives of their families. The following is a portion of their discussion: Question: What technology is available for your children? Malini: My 4-year-old owns her very own LeapPad.  This was strategically purchased for two reasons. Number 1, because […]

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Popular Chapter Books

Pick up a Book: Chapter Books for Children that Encourage the Love of Reading

Leslie Catlett and Liz Renneker have co-created this list and would love to have your additional suggestions and recommendations! It is often hard to find books that engage the “reluctant” reader, beginner reader or finding books that the “bookworm” hasn’t yet read. Having a list of age-appropriate book ideas can help. This list of books […]

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7 Mom-Approved Reasons to Send your Kids to Cooking Camp at Young Chefs Academy (2)

7 Mom-Approved Reasons to Send your Kids to Cooking Camp at Young Chefs Academy

Thanks to our friends at Young Chefs Academy of Gahanna for sponsoring this post and sharing more about their cooking camps!Conveniently located off Hamilton road in Gahanna, Young Chefs Academy teaches your kiddo valuable life skills in a fun, hands-on setting.  At Cooking Camp your kids will learn the basics of cooking and baking, independence, […]

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