Reduce screen time without increasing scream time

Screen time. Those are two hot button words that kids hate to hear and parents love to stress about. Expert opinions may vary on how much screen time is appropriate for children, but almost all parents are happy to see screen time in the home reduced, especially if it can be done without a fight.…

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Add some storage to your stroller

It seems like you have two choices when it comes to strollers. You have your lightweight stroller that is easy to pack around and deal with in crowds and tight spaces, and you also have your rolling tank that can store three weeks of food and double as a rolling emergency shelter should disaster strike.…

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Parents need time for themselves too

The other day the kids were bouncing wildly off every bit of furniture in the home, off of each other, and off the walls themselves. That day wasn’t exactly unique, either, as the kids have been especially energetic lately and have been struggling to find the best ways to release that energy. My wife, whose…

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Keeping snacks off the minivan floor

Labor Day is nearly here and it’s one of the biggest driving days of the year. The entire holiday weekend sees families packing their cars, SUVs, and minivans full of snacks, toys, electronics, and luggage as they head off to give summer one final hurrah. To get where we want to go in a reasonable…

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Art Therapy for Managing Stress During the School Year

School is back in session and that means earlier mornings, longer days, homework, deadlines, increased pressures of all kinds, and a general increase in stress levels for both kids and parents. As our kids do their best to learn and to adapt to all the changes that the school year brings, stress can slow down…

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Save Money, Time, and the Environment with One Product

It’s rare that convenience, conservation, and money saving all come together at once and we’re often forced into choosing only one or two of the three. As parents, all three things are important to us, so it’s great when a product comes along that allows us to save time, money, and the environment all at…

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Changing the Tone of, “Are We There Yet?”

Over the last weekend we loaded our three kids up into the SUV and headed for a popular road trip destination and an Airbnb tucked away in a little canyon retreat. With three boys, 10, 6, and 15 months, any drive longer than five minutes has a high probability of spiraling into a series of…

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Add Some Safety and Convenience to Your Stroller

When out with babies or toddlers, a stroller often acts as a lot more than just rolling seat for your little one. A good stroller gets packed up with snacks, diapers, toys, spare clothes, that random sock that you always swear you’re going to take out, and whatever else you might need for the day.…

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Packing Lunch for Work Made Easy

One of the best ways to save money while eating healthier is to pack your own lunch rather than eating out during the work day. It’s estimated that one person can save, on average, about $1500 per year by packing their own lunch during the work week. But let’s be honest, far too often we…

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With ModFamily, You Won’t Survive Summer…You’ll Thrive

Let’s be honest, summer can be pretty challenging for parents. Some days, the crazy rush to get kids ready for the bus with adequately combed hair and questionably brushed teeth feels like easy mode compared to figuring out how to entertain cooped up kids in hot weather. It can’t be all Fortnite and Netflix, so…

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