Welcome to Crafty Frugal Mom

Welcome to Crafty Frugal Mom, where I share anything related to parenting, as well as a number of other topics you may enjoy. While the main topic is parenting, you’ll find a little of everything from health and safety to fitness and nutrition, education, do it yourself, and a variety of other topics. I hope…
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Six Reasons Humans Are Not True Meat Eaters

For hundreds, if not thousands of years, humans have called themselves omnivores, consuming both meat and plant products to survive. This is not how we were made naturally, however, and if you look at humanity objectively, you can easily see the proof that humans are solely herbivorous by their intended nature. Take these six points…
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Preschooler Lies: Innocent or Deliberate?

I recently read this post from Babycenter.com about preschoolers lying, which advises that preschooler lies should be humored, and are not deliberate acts. I do not entirely agree with this assessment. If a child says they saw a live elephant in their classroom at school, that may be entirely innocent and they may simply be…
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How pets benefit child development

This is a guest post from Melissa Stevens. I hope that you enjoy it. If you are a parent, you have probably already noticed children’s fascination with animals of all shapes and sizes. Children love looking at cartoons with animals, reading books about them, seeing their pictures, playing with them and drawing them all over….
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Restaurant Review: San Antonio’s Incredible Pizza Company

I recently received a gift card to San Antonio’s Incredible Pizza Company, the local branch of America’s Incredible Pizza Company, in exchange for this review. My thoughts and opinions are my own and my reviews are always as objective as possible. San Antonio’s Incredible Pizza Company is a restaurant with an all-you-can-eat buffet, arcade, and…
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Data Privacy Month: Are You Safe On Social Media?

Social media has become a huge hit over the past several years with people the world over. Many people use them to some degree, whether it’s just corresponding with friends and family, meeting new people, blogging, or running a business. However, are you aware of the level of privacy and protection you really have with…
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An Analysis of Spanking: Discipline or Abuse?

Spanking is one of the most highly controversial subjects, particularly among parents, but even discussed by non-parents. It only takes a five second Google search to see just how widespread the spanking debate is. This debate can get pretty heated, and even sometimes a little hostile. However, I’d like to take a look at the…
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Joseph’s Light Sugar-Free Cookies Review

A while back ago, I wrote a book review of Madness, Miracles, Millions, by Joseph and Larry Semprevivo. After reading the book, I expressed an interest in trying Joseph’s sugar free cookies, which have earned him many awards and have benefited diabetics and dieters time and time again. The company sent me a package including…
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Harlem Globetrotters 2015 World Tour Review

I recently obtained free tickets for myself and my family to attend the 2015 World Tour of the Harlem Globetrotters. This is the only compensation I received for the review and all of my thoughts and opinions are my own. When I first received the tickets, I wasn’t sure whether I personally would like it…
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Should We Enforce Gender Roles On Our Children?

This post was inspired by a post I read a few days ago in a Facebook group that I am in. One mother was appalled because her husband took their young toddler daughter to Wal-Mart to get some new underwear, and came home with Mickey Mouse, trains, and other themes typically associated with boys. The…
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Bedtime Routine for Babies

This is a guest post written by Edna Thompson. I hope you enjoy her post and find it useful. Almost every parent has experienced problems when establishing a bedtime routine for their babies. There have been suggested many approaches, more or less effective, but it still remains strongly individual which is the best way for…
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Review of Bulu Box Samples by Subscription

I received a free three month subscription to Bulu Box in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own and are entirely honest. I try to be as unbiased as possible in my reviews. I recently received my first Bulu Box in the mail. For those who are unaware, Bulu Box is a subscription…
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I’ve Been Nominated for a Liebster Award

I would like to thank Jessie from Doppelganger Life for nominating me for my first ever Liebster award. After you read this post, feel free to pop over and give her some love for her recognition and her great site. For those who are unfamiliar with this award, it is a way for bloggers to…
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Toys that boost your child’s development

This is a guest post by Melissa Stevens. I hope you all enjoy reading it. It’s playtime! If your children love playing with a ball, that’s great, but what about a ton of other popular toys lying around the house? Are all of them really necessary? Why waste lots of money buying toys which cannot even help…
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