Category Archives: Kid Time

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March 6, 2017 | No comments yet

Tips for Fighting the Never-Ending War Over Screen Time

in Activities, Kid Time, Parenting Advice

  My latest post on Pittsburgh Moms Blog. “It is a constant daily battle in my home. The constant requesting of the electronic tablet or a television show or a movie that ring through my ears. Screen time is ruining…

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February 22, 2017 | No comments yet

Why Tablets are a Must in the Classroom

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

Resources are always stretched thin in the classroom—teachers often have too many students, or students with different learning levels and styles. And while they might wish to do one on one teaching, that’s unrealistic for the whole day. So how…

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February 18, 2017 | No comments yet

Breaking the Cycle: When to Stop Bailing your Kids out of Trouble

in Kid Time, Parenting Advice

It happened again last week. My five-year-old forgot her “rest time item” for her pre-kindergarten class that day. She realized that she had forgotten a beloved stuffed animal that she had her heart set on bringing to school that day…

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January 27, 2017 | No comments yet

100 Days of School – The Worst Made-Up Holiday of the Year

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

I know that I’m going to get some hate for being a bad mom, but why and when did this 100 days of school thing become a thing? It’s just one more day in addition to Valentine’s Day (which is…

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December 7, 2016 | 12 comments

10 Reasons to Visit Legoland, Florida

in Family Travel, Kid Time

My family of four recently visited Legoland, Florida. We stayed Thursday through Saturday nights in the Legoland Resort Hotel in October 2016, and highly recommend it as a stand-alone trip or in combination with another vacation that you plan in…

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December 5, 2016 | No comments yet

#PghMomsGiveBack: Give Back to Pittsburgh Public Schools with Sydney Paige Backpacks

in Kid Products, Kid Time

We are crazy-busy this time of year. Everyone is telling us where to shop and why. I’d ask if you would please take a minute and read about Sydney Paige backpacks. For each one that you buy, one bag is…

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November 19, 2016 | No comments yet

Strider Balance Bikes Make the Perfect Holiday Gift (Sponsored)

in Kid Products, Kid Time

Does your child have energy to burn? Then you’re ready for a Strider balance bike. You’ve probably heard about balance, no-pedal bikes before. For toddlers, these bikes are known to help develop a child’s independence, sense of balance and prepare them…

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November 9, 2016 | No comments yet

Tweet, Text, and Teach: Classroom Management in the Digital Age

in Activities, Kid Time, Parenting Advice

Guest Educational Post Brought to you by Quill Kiersten Bush

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November 2, 2016 | No comments yet

The Number One Reason to Give Up The Afternoon Nap

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

Up again on the Pittsburgh Moms Blog today. Here’s a funny piece on afternoon play dates: “My youngest stopped napping,” my friend complained to me one day. She was worried about not having any time to herself during the day….

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October 18, 2016 | No comments yet

Birthday Party Madness

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time

The Birthday Party. Men… All that really matters is that the kids loved every second of it. Such is a mom’s life. Happy 7th Birthday, Tom! –Carissa Howard, Shopping for Time

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