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How Our Family Discovered the Gift of Time

Photo: Jessica Rockowitz via Unsplash
I’m writing this as I watch the peach, purple and blue sunrise over the mountains and through a community of Aspen trees that envelope our little cabin in Fairplay, Colorado. Our faithful dog, Harry is…

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Oh Joy! Family command center

Family Command Centers & Organization Stations You Can DIY

Create an in-home nerve center with these easy DIY tips and never be late for an appointment, meeting or after-school activity, again.

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Wait a Minute, Mr. Postman! 6 Ways to Thank Your Mail Carrier

February 4 is National Thank a Mail Carrier Day. Here are five simple ideas for saying “thank you!”

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The Case for Handwritten Thank-You Notes

Grandparents, aunts and uncles love receiving a physical note of acknowledgement of the gifts they sent. It’s not as good as a hug or a phone call, but it is still personal.

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This Easy DIY Card Is the Next Best Thing to Giving an Actual Hug

Want to send a hug through the mail? We’ve got the cutest card that does just that.

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The USPS Letters to Santa Program You Need to Know About

It’s the time to let your littles write out their wishlists. This program will guarantee they’ll get a letter back from Ol’ St. Nick himself.

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The Letter That Rocked My House

“My anger was hot and quick—every neighbor turned into a suspect, and any peace that I had made with this house and its bedroom void of a crib was shattered.”

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Happy Family Organics Launches New Baby Food Line with a Mission

The baby food is made with ingredients grown using regenerative farming practices that can help to mitigate climate change.

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When Kids Stand Up for a Cause, Are We Listening?

“Young activists are grabbing headlines for standing up against issues like gun violence and climate change. They are the voices from the back seat urging grown-ups in the front seats to take notice and help them drive the change. But are we listening?”

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Everything You Need to Know about Candy Buy-Backs

Got enough leftover candy to feed an army? Perfect: you can send it to the troops!

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Oopsy-Daisy: Utah Toddler Shredded $1,000 of Parents’ Cash Stash & OMG

Sometimes kids get into things they shouldn’t and make a mess…a very expensive mess.

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The First and ONLY Kids Shoe Club

This new subscription service is downright awesome. Read on for the scoop!

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Lunar New Year Celebrations for the Entire Family

The Lunar New Year is here and we have the scoop on the parades, parties and cultural performances in its honor.

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DIY Reindeer Hot Chocolate Gift

Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season and not too overwhelmed with all the check lists of things to do. Although this time of year can tend to be a bit crazy and stressful, it is important to remember…

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Santa’s Hotline Is Officially Open!

Here’s how your child can easily get his or her wish list to Santa.

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The New Way to Make Sure Santa NEVER Forgets Where You Are

Traveling for the holidays? This sweet and simple strategy will help reassure kids that Santa can find them wherever they go.

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This Book Fair Lets Kids Get Physical!

Rather than money, kids pay for their books in exercises.

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This Travel Agency Will Send You on a Surprise Vacation

Take a trip without knowing where you’re going.

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A Secret Note in a Toy Store Honors a Young Boy by Giving to Another

You’ll never believe what this mom found taped to a shelf in Toys R Us.

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Mom’s Priceless Reaction to her Son’s Surprise Gift Will Make Your Day

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Any gift your child gives you is a priceless one, whether it’s an indecipherable drawing or necklace they knew you’d love. But for the mom featured in this video, her son’s gift is truly unforgettable.
Corey…

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This DIY Mailbox Wins Our Stamp of Approval

What’s better than a cardboard box? One you and your kiddos have turned into their own personal mailbox!

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Be My Galentine

Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
I heard from an old friend the other day. Tori was cleaning out her childhood bedroom and stumbled upon a note. After all these years, it was still expertly folded.  She and I spent a good chunk…

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I Found a Love Letter in My Husband’s Drawer

Over the holidays, I committed myself to cleaning out the house; kind of like a spring-cleaning in the winter. The New Year was approaching, and I wanted to start a lighter, fresher more unencumbered year. And since there were closets…

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Today Is National #ThankYouNote Day

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Today Is National #ThankYouNote Day

Thank you very, very much.

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You can write a note or you can push the envelope with these clever ideas.

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Merci, grazie, gracias. There’s more than one way to express your gratitude:…

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Merry Mailing: 11 Sources For Baby’s First Holiday Card

From apps that let you create a card quickly from your phone while holding your sleeping baby to beautiful and budget-friendly sites, we found the best ways to make your Baby’s first holiday greeting.

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No, Thank You!

Photo: allison stoutland
I rarely get excited when I go to the mailbox these days since it’s usually filled with mailers, bills and a seemingly friendly spider who’s taken up residence in the back corner! But some days I get…

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Making New (School) Year Resolutions

Photo: Kelli Matthews
New jeans, fresh kicks, a cool backpack, perfectly sharpened pencils and beautifully organized binders. Forget January 1, for me, the start of the school year is the perfect time to set new resolutions. Fall presents itself as a blank…

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Wear, Return, Repeat! Revamp Your Wardrobe With Le Tote

Spiffy up your closet without spending your little one’s future college tuition with the help of Le Tote, a service that ships clothes and accessories directly to your doorstep.

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Today Is National Thank a Mail Carrier Day

Today Is National Thank a Mail Carrier Day

The envelope, please.

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Wait a minute, wait a minute! Kick your day off by listening to this song.

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The next time your mail carrier arrives, try one of these thank-you…

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Holidays Disasters That Make You Laugh (In Time)

Come November, days get shorter and the holidays are in full force. In the blink of an eye Thanksgiving is over and before you can finish putting away your turkey leftovers, you find yourself frantically competing with your neighbors to…

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Greetings! Holiday Card Design & Delivery Services to Try

Sit down and click your way to the perfect holiday card. These sites do it all with style.

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Original Ways to Celebrate a First Father’s Day

Go, Daddy-O! From photo traditions to Go-Kart adventures, we have ideas on how you can make his big day special.

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Save a Stamp and Skip the Hassle: Sending Online Thank You Notes

Thank you notes are going digital and even though it might test some of the rules in Ms. Post’s big blue etiquette book, we’re willing to embrace the changing tides.

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