Should My Child Swim Alone?

How much do you enjoy going to the pool as a family? I often wish I could stay home and watch a show instead of overseeing my children at the neighborhood pool, but kids want t swim and off to the pool I go. I recently found out that my daughter can go to the pool on her own when she turns ten.  She is excited, but I am a bit concerned—is she REALLY ok being in the water without me watching her every move? Kristie, the general manager of…

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Travelling with a Toddler? Don’t Forget These!!

Every time we pack for a family travel I feel like I am getting ready for a significant move. Between my stuff, my husband’s, and three kids—forgetting something is becoming the norm. Sometimes I have to stop and think of a few super important things not to forget because other things we can always buy. My usual list includes a driver license, credit cards, and medication. However, when it comes to a summer road trip with a toddler, packing the right things sometimes is a difference between a comfortable drive…

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Gluten-Free on the Road

Following a gluten-free diet at home can feel like a challenge in and of itself, but hitting the road on a gluten-free diet can seem downright intimidating, especially when you are new to the gluten-free lifestyle. A little advanced planning and a few simple tips will allow you to conquer the roads with ease and confidence. Learning to live gluten free? Here is our Guide to Gluten-Free Living for beginners: Make a Plan. Just like you research the accommodations and attractions of the places you visit, spend a little time before…

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#RealityMom Road Trip Guide

Traveling with kids shouldn’t be something that is dreaded. It can be fun, and it is all about how you spin your exciting trip. Going on a trip can be an adventure. Oh, all the wonderful things you are going to see! A great trip with your kids requires a bit of planning, some organization and lots of creativity. Here are some tips on how to make traveling with kids seem like a breeze. Be Prepared. Start your trip off by making sure you have everything you need in case…

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What To Do When Your Baby Hates Water

One would think that after spending a whole nine months being immersed in the amniotic fluid that they would naturally love being in the water. But sometimes that is just not the case. You may find yourself with a baby that hates the water. This can not only make bath time not very relaxing but cooling off in a pool during those warm summer months not very fun either. So what do you do when your baby hates the water? Here are some tips and tricks that will help your…

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