Family

By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Apr 17th, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about 5 Tips for Moms Who Want to Keep Their Child Safe in the Car. As a mom, you might sometimes feel like being a chauffeur is part of your job. Your kids might want you to drive them around constantly, whether you’re taking them […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Jan 28th, 2021
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered blog post about 5 Ways to Keep Family Members Safe at Home. 1 – Protect from falls and cuts. I remember when our kids were little and I would always worry about them bumping their heads on the corners of the coffee tables. I don’t know if […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Dec 9th, 2020
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Today, on Redhead Mom, I’m sharing a partnered guest post about Tips for Involving Grandparents in Your Child’s Life. It’s true that dealing with grandparents can sometimes be a pain, but research has shown that there are many benefits when grandparents are an active part of your child’s life. Just a few benefits include: Children […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Army Mom
Aug 23rd, 2019
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Yes…you read that right! I have joined the ranks of Army Moms and am excited to share about the process of having a daughter in the military! I come from a long line of soldiers in my family, including my Grandpa who served in the US Navy, my Dad who served in the US Marines […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Feb 8th, 2019
18 Comments
2154 Views
Today’s blog post on Redhead Mom is about understanding term vs. whole life insurance policies as part of a sponsored post with Mason Finance. From the minute our children come into our lives, we are looking for ways in which we can protect them. Something that I personally don’t like to think about is death […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Feb 5th, 2019
39 Comments
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Today, February 5th, is Safer Internet Day and I’ll be sharing 25 Tips on How to Protect Our Families on the Internet. This post is sponsored in partnership with Google and the Forward Influencer Network. As a tech driven family, I find that we try to stay up to date on the latest technology. I also find that […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 10th, 2018
42 Comments
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Margarita Adventures hosted our family so that we could experience and share about the Zipline Tour. Each weekend we have all the kids together, we try to plan something fun. Whether it’s camping, going to an amusement park, heading to the movies, or bowling, we try to get out and do something together as a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Nov 4th, 2018
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In our family, we love to celebrate the different holidays throughout the year. One of those that’s lot of fun for us is Halloween In our family, we have a lot of family traditions and that includes carving pumpkins together. This year, our kids had a great time carving freestyle and with templates. They did […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Apr 19th, 2018
13 Comments
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On the weekends, we are always on the lookout for fun things to do with our kids. This past weekend, we learned about the 9th Annual Free Family Kite Festival that was hosted by the Santa Maria Valley Discovery Museum. Santa Maria Valley is home to delicious restaurants, beautiful wineries with vineyards, beaches and a […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Mar 24th, 2017
28 Comments
4115 Views
One of the many things I love about my husband is his shared love for cruising and traveling. While we don’t travel as often as some bloggers out there, we do enjoy our yearly getaway (usually lasting about a week or so). Last year, we took a cruise via the Carnival Conquest to the Western […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Caribbean
Feb 15th, 2017
33 Comments
5504 Views
On our most recent cruises (last summer), Frank and I cruised on the Carnival Conquest. It was a really nice ship and we had a lot of fun, as well as relaxed a bunch on our trip. One of the ports we stopped in was Cozumel, Mexico. While I took Geography in high school, I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Oct 31st, 2016
4 Comments
3094 Views
This post includes affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Happy Halloween! I hope you all have a Happy Halloween! I love this day because I have great memories as a kid dressing up and trick-or-treating. Our kids I hope have great memories as well. My husband did an awesome job ordering all of their […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Oct 5th, 2016
2 Comments
3865 Views
We love to go RV camping in our family! In our RV, we can travel to different places and feel really comfortable while doing it.  The kids love traveling in the RV because it has a bathroom, a kitchen, TVs and fun places to sleep and hang out! I love traveling in the RV because it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Bullying
Oct 3rd, 2016
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When I was in elementary school, I was the source of a lot of teasing. Not only did I have red hair, but I also had freckles, crooked teeth, very fair skin and was tall and skinny and didn’t shave my leg until I was in 6th grade (so I was hairy too)! I came […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cleaning
Mar 26th, 2016
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It’s that time of year again – time for Spring cleaning! We’ve set our clocks back, opened our windows, and begun to think about what needs cleaning (or getting rid of) in our homes. With kids, it can be a big challenge trying to get them to help out with Spring cleaning. Here are 5 […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Mar 25th, 2016
16 Comments
3231 Views
This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/POWERADE. #spon When our boys were younger, they loved to participate in soccer. As an active soccer mom, I loved to help with their games and practice with them for fun. I was a team mom a few times (organizing snacks, planning parties, and calling parents with announcements) and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Family
Dec 1st, 2015
18 Comments
3653 Views
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. Not only does it include delicious dishes and a juicy turkey, but it also includes laughter, stories and thankfulness with our family and friends. This year, we enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at my sister and brother-in-law’s home. In attendance were my dad and stepmom, mother- and […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Education
Sep 25th, 2015
21 Comments
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School is back in session! That means early mornings, schoolwork during the day and no more late nights during the week. However, just because school is in session doesn’t mean kids can’t still have fun! In fact, we as parents can make learning fun for our kids! Our kids love to swim, go bowling, play games, cook and more! […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Back-to-School
Sep 23rd, 2015
18 Comments
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It’s hard to believe that school is already in session, right? With 6 kids, you can just imagine how crazy busy it got shopping for shoes, clothes and supplies! I’m so glad that there are sites like Zappos that make shopping for the back-to-school season easy and fun! As one of the largest online retailers […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Sep 13th, 2015
26 Comments
6029 Views
This summer, we took our kids to both the Santa Barbara County Fair (located in Santa Maria, California) and the California Mid-State Fair (located in Paso Robles, California). This blog post is going to be all about the Santa Barbara County Fair! While our four older kids went on a camping trip with their grandpa, Frank […]...
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