UrbanSitter’s 2016 Unsung Heroes Giveaway: Results & Quotes!

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In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked parents and sitters to share some of their favorite stories and most heartfelt moments with us as part of our 2016 Unsung Heroes Giveaway. We’re happy to announce the winners: the Cook Family and babysitter Julie Anna! Sitter Camilla had this to say about the Cook Family: “They are […]

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Give Thanks

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Giving thanks and helping others isn’t just for Thanksgiving Day. You can incorporate simple, daily ways to instill and cultivate in your kids a sense of gratitude and a readiness to help others throughout the year. Before the holidays throw you into a frenzy, adopt these 5 everyday ways to practice thankfulness in your house. 1. Make […]

Last Minute Tips for Creating a Fantastic Kids’ Table for Thanksgiving

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The secret to keeping kids entertained and avoiding mid-meal meltdowns at this year’s Thanksgiving table is to give them one heck of a kids’ table. No blood, sweat or tears required to pull off some of these cool ideas. We’ve deemed them this week’s Five Favorite Pins for Parents. For more helpful ideas, check out […]

6 Festive Kids’ Crafts That Are Good Enough to Eat

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For busy parents and babysitters, what could be better than a delightful kid’s craft and a snack wrapped into one? Edible art projects keep kids entertained, engaged and fed without much fuss. This is incredibly helpful especially when you are preparing holiday meals and entertaining guests. These are also great projects to have grandparents or guests […]

30 Days of Gratitude: Mom-Style

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Need more happiness in your day-to-day routine? Several studies demonstrate the positive results of a little gratitude. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we have so much to be grateful for. Here’s one mom’s list of 30 things you can be thankful for every day this month. 30 Things Moms Can Be Grateful For Your children – […]