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DIY Monogrammed Hair Clips are back!
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Last year some of our most popular posts took an unexpected sabbatical. We finally tracked them down at various artist retreats in Upstate New York and hippie communes in New Mexico. They have “found themselves” and are back feeling refreshed and inspired to do great work here at Pretty Prudent. First up we have an […]

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Road tripping with toddlers – and other scary tales
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Since having kids, we haven’t really been able to take any trips as a family. Finances, work and the like have precluded us from the few trips a year we used to take. So, when one of my best friends informed me that she was getting married this year, I immediately started planning our trip. […]

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Numbers of children approved for adoption continues to fall
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The number of children being approved for adoption has fallen compared to last year. The Adoption Leadership Board has released new statistics that find an 11.5% decrease in adoption placement orders between January and March this year and October and December last year. 

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Parents take over management of threatened children’s centres
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It has emerged that a group of parents have taken over the management of two children’s centres threatened with closure. 

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The Best Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe
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I love what spinach artichoke dip represents. Which, to me, is extreme creamy deliciousness with a lovely guise of healthiness. OH IT HAS VEGETABLES. I AM MAKING A HEALTHY CHOICE. Nevermind all the cheese. Don’t look behind the curtain. The good news is, you can easily skinny-up this dish by choosing the low-fat versions of […]

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Things to do with Kids in Magical Mesa, Arizona
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Scarlet and I took a little road trip this summer. Well, when I say little I mean long. It was long, and hot! We drove to New Mexico to see my new sister and my nieces and meet my nephews for the first time. The drive is about 15 hours from Los Angeles so to […]

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Potty Training Twins
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As you might’ve guessed by the title of this blog, life in our house has been a bit chaotic this month. The twins are now two-and-a-half (seriously, where has the time gone?!) so we figured it was worth a shot to give this potty training thing a go. I decided on the 3 day potty […]

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10 Ways to Make After School Matter
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This post is sponsored by The Children’s Courtyard. Visit childrenscourtyard.com to schedule your tour today.  I’ve always felt fortunate that my job allowed me to pick my kids up from school at 3 and the rest of day was ours to enjoy but in second grade my daughter started asking why she couldn’t go to after-school […]

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