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This Holiday Season – All You Need Is…..Play!

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Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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In today’s world we’ve been taken over by our smartphones. I’m the first to admit – I have an addition.

For Family Home Travel

Planning A Camping Trip Just Became So Much Easier…

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Holly Rust

Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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Perfect timing to hear about this awesome new booking site! My family and I have been talking about camping forever – but my how things have changed since I was a kid.

For Family Style

Why We Should Care About What Our Children Wear – Guest Post

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SuperMom_RJ is an app enthusiast and avid follower of tech giants. She’s always interested in development, small business and mobile working. Her free time is taken up exploring her passion for playing guitar and writing for Techiedoodlers.com. You can always find her on Twitter (@r_am_jones) and Google Plus.
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We would do anything to make our children look their best. While an extreme example, you only have to look at the celebrities that splurge a thousand dollars on a single outfit for their children.

For Family Momlife

The Ultimate Mom Hack For Summer Shopping

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Holly Rust

Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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Recently the fabulous team at Swap.

Everyday For Family In The Kitchen Kid Friendly

Chicago Pizza Just Got A Facelift

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Holly Rust

Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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I’m a foodie and a Chicagoan – luckily those compliment each other well. Chicago is known for their food innovation, the hottest trends, the incredible chefs and of course, our pizza.

Balance For Family

5 Benefits of Giving Your Kids a Smartphone

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SuperMom_RJ

SuperMom_RJ is an app enthusiast and avid follower of tech giants. She’s always interested in development, small business and mobile working. Her free time is taken up exploring her passion for playing guitar and writing for Techiedoodlers.com. You can always find her on Twitter (@r_am_jones) and Google Plus.
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Smartphones were once considered a luxury exclusively for adults.

Balance For Family Momlife

10 Essential Tips for a Successful Holiday Season

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Jennifer Landis

Jennifer Landis is a twenty-something healthy living blogger, mother, wife, distance runner, yogi, and tea junkie. She enjoys eating all the peanut butter and watching all the Doctor Who. She writes about mindfulness, parenting, and clean eating on her blog, Mindfulness Mama.
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The holiday season heralds a time to connect with family and friends, get back to your roots and give generously to others.

For Family Home

Upcoming Chicago Winter Family Activities – Mark Your Calendars

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Holly Rust

Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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It’s no secret I’m in love with Chicago. It’s by far my favorite city in the U.S. I knew I wanted to eventually move here after seeing Adventures In Babysitting in the 80s.

For Family Random

Guest Post – FIVE Ways To Celebrate Earth Day With Your Kids

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Holly Rust

Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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Thank you to Jennifer Willoughby, pediatric dietitian at Cleveland Clinic Children’s for her guest post.

For Family Travel

Fort Lauderdale Spring Breakin’ – Family Style

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Holly Rust

Holly Rust is a native Texan currently living in the great city of Chicago with her husband and two sons. Aside from chasing around two lunatic toddlers all day, she is a writer and author. Her humor blog, Mother’s Guide To Sanity, was featured on The TODAY Show’s List of Funniest Parents on Facebook. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post, Hearst Digital Media, Scary Mommy, GenYize, Dot Complicated, Women's Prospects, The TODAY Parenting Team and many more. You can also find her essays published in several anthologies. Follow her random thoughts on Facebook and Twitter – but no judging.
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Spring Break looks a little different these days. Long gone are the days of parties, day-drinking on the beach, and pulling all-nighters dancing on bars and stealing kisses from strangers.