Ways To Save Water

Ways To Save Water

We all know how important it is to save and conserve water.  Fresh, clean water is becoming harder and harder for many to gain access to, and we need water to survive.  Even if recycling has become part of your everyday life, many do not think about the ramifications of wasting water.  Conserving water, even…

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How to Know You Have a Minecraft Addict in 30 Unsettling Phrases

How to Know You Have a Minecraft Addict in 30 Unsettling Phrases

Minecraft and I, we have a love-hate relationship. It’s the game that teaches my son how to use his creative mind yet has also introduced zombies and creepers into his life. It’s an awesome babysitter when I need a shower, or 30 minutes to myself, but also consumes his time when I prefer he do…

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How To Get Your Kids To Exercise

How To Get Your Kids To Exercise

Do you wonder how to get your kids to exercise? In today’s technology driven world, kids spend more time inside utilizing that technology – video games, smart phones, tablets and more.  While technology is great and an important part of life today, exercise is still just as important as it was years ago, maybe more…

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Zucchini Noodles with Meatballs

Sneak some extra veggies into your childrens' diet by swapping their usual pasta for zucchini noodles! Try this Zucchini Noodles with Meatball recipe!

Hello! It’s Ciara here again from My Fussy Eater and I’m back with another recipe showing how you can sneak some extra vegetables into your children’s diet. Last month was all about swapping regular french fries for the sweet potato kind and this month we’re talking zucchini noodles! If there’s one meal that almost every child is guaranteed…

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When Your Child Hurts You

When Your Child Hurts You

No parent likes to hear hateful things from their child. It’s like a dagger to the heart to hear your child say, “I hate you!” or “Why can’t you be like Jimmy’s mom?” Your instinctive response may be to say, “How dare you speak to me that way!” While thinking to yourself, “After everything I’ve…

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Skin On Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Hi, it’s Ciara here again from My Fussy Eater. I’m excited to be back on Less Than Perfect Parents sharing my tips on how to sneak some extra vegetables into your children’s diet. Last month I posted a recipe for a delicious Blueberry Smoothie with some sneaky hidden spinach and this month I’ll be showing you…

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Gardening Activities for Kids

Gardening Activities For Kids

There is no better way to introduce green living to your children than gardening.  Gardening can foster many special family memories, and instill a deep appreciation for the environment.  Caring for a garden will not only provide fresh food, but will provide exercise and a wealth of new information that will stay with your children…

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