Pull-Ups Brand, parents’ potty training partner for nearly 25 years, is kicking off the New Year with a new high-tech tool to help the approximately 4 million moms who will start potty training this year make the process more fun and easy. The brand has launched a new and exciting app – the Pull-Ups® Big Kid App. It is a fun mobile tool that integrates imagination and reality via augmented reality technology to keep mom and child motivated throughout the potty training process. With 74 percent of Moms letting their children regularly play with their smart phone1, the Pull-Ups Big Kid App is the perfect tech-friendly tool that Moms can access and use as part of their highly mobile lives.

1. Board Games

Board games are great when you are feeling bored! Switch it up and play a new game each time to keep the fun flowing. Our current favorite: The Cupcake Race Board Game.

In this recipe, submitted by Everyday Food reader Deurie Barker of Sanford, North Carolina, dark-meat chicken makes the patties as savory and juicy as beef burgers. Saute the vegetables until they’re fully tender for the best flavor and texture.

All parents know that school mornings can be a real challenge.  You’re dealing with tired kids, trying to get everyone dressed without an argument, prepping a healthy breakfast and getting lunches and backpacks ready.  It can make you exhausted before the day even gets going.  Over the years I’ve had my fair share of rough mornings but if you stick to these tips you will be on the right track for a smooth transition for the entire family!

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Women no longer have to spend a lot of money to get the quality cosmetics they want and deserve. Today, Drew Barrymore, Walmart and Maesa announced the launch of FLOWER, an exclusive cosmetics line custom formulated with the same quality ingredients found in department store luxury brands, but sold for a fraction of the price. The portfolio consists of more than 181 eye, face, lip and nail products ranging from $4.98 to $13.98, and will be available in more than 1,500 Walmart stores and on Walmart.com by the end of January.

I would consider my daughter to be a picky eater. While it isn’t extreme, it’s bordering on a little bit annoying. At the sight of pepper on her food, she would avoid eating for the rest of the day and would choose to go to bed hungry or complain until something else magically appeared in front of her.