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We’re going “classic” with today’s Toy Tuesday post… Not that we don’t love screens and techie toys and all sorts of fancy gadgets and gizmos here at The Shopping Mama. But, sometimes, it’s the good old-fashioned fun finds that keep … READ MORE »

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My son is super tentative at the playground. He lets other kids pass him when he hesitates at the top of the slide and starts screaming if my husband pushes him just a hair too high on the swings. He … READ MORE »

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We have a new bedtime routine in our house… and it involves a game! That’s right, we’re playin’ our way to snoozeville—and, yes, it means my son actually asks to go to go up to bed every night. (Hashtag Winning–in … READ MORE »

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Have I drilled it home yet that I’m totally all about water play? (Did you read last week’s Toy Tuesday post about our family’s wet-and-wild obstacle-course adventure?) Yeah, we like our water fun around these parts. What can I say? … READ MORE »

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During the summer, my kiddos and I always head back East to Georgia or North Carolina to visit family. Being on the road with children is a different kind of family bonding, that’s for sure. Shoving everyone in a small space—whether it … READ MORE »