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The Quickest Way to Raise a Happy Child

Every parent wants their child to be happy all the time. If it were possible, their lives would be an endless string of laughter and joy, but of course real life doesn’t work that...

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10 Goals we've got for April

Spring is finally here, and so is a desire to get outside, breathe in some fresh air and see the flowers start to bloom! With that in mind, here are 10 things we’re determined to...

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How to Reach Peak Happiness as a Parent

There are a million and one books, blogs and articles dedicated to raising happy, healthy children, but far fewer focus on how to find happiness as a parent. As joyful and rewarding as parenting...

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5 Unexpected Ways to Unleash Your Creativity

Creativity makes the world go round. It’s behind the greatest innovations, inventions and works of art that we know. But where does creativity come from? Lots of people think that you’re either born creative...

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A Reminder to Always be Yourself

Take a second and look around. What do you see? Somebody who seems happier, smarter or more confident than you? It’s so easy to compare yourself to other people every single day. Imagining what life...

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10 Goals we’ve got for 2017

Normally, we’re all about setting short-term goals for the month or things we want to accomplish in the next few days (see here, here and here), but since it’s the start of a whole...

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10 Goals we've got for December

The festive season is finally upon us… did that year go fast or what? As 2016 winds down, it’s time for us to look back on our year and celebrate amongst family and friends....

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22 Unexpected Things We’re Thankful For

Thanksgiving is almost upon us and, of course, we’re beyond thankful for our health, friends and family, but sometimes it’s the little things that we forget to be thankful for… things that often have...

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10 Goals we’ve got for November

We can’t believe it’s already November… holiday season is almost here! We’ve got Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Black Friday and much more to look forward to this month. Plus, it’s our last chance to soak...

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Inspiring Quotes to Live Your Life By

It’s a fact of life that some days, weeks, months, even years are better than others. It also feels like there are some times when you just can’t catch a break and the tough...

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10 Goals we’ve got for October

We don’t want to say that October is our favorite month (that would be unfair to the other months) but let’s just say it’s one of the very best. The weather starts to cool...

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10 Reasons Fall is our Favorite Season

Sure, we love summer, spring's pretty great and there’s a lot to love about winter, but there’s something about fall that we can’t get enough of. With October just around the corner, we pulled...

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The 15 Best Fall Movies for Kids

Maybe it’s the cooler weather or the darker evenings but there’s something about fall that just makes us want to stay inside, curl up on the couch and watch a good movie. So, if...

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10 Goals We’ve Got for September

A new month and a new season are just around the corner, signaling the start of all things Fall! While it might be back-to-school season, there are still plenty of exciting activities we want...

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Find Your Funoogles by Horoscope

Today is the first day of a new zodiac sign—Virgo—and it inspired us to pick out our favorite Funoogles combo for each sign! Based on the personality traits associated with each, here are the...

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6 Unavoidable Back-to-School Truths

Back-to-school season is almost upon us… why does summer always fly by so fast? Whether you’re the one whose vacation is winding down or you’re preparing for your kids to get back into the...

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5 Ways to Care for Your Eyes in the Summer

We all know the importance of protecting our skin from the sun, especially during the summer months, but it's just as important to protect your eyes! Other than wearing your Funoogles sunnies as often as...

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10 Goals we've got for August

August has arrived! Traditionally the month of vacations and getaways before the back-to-school rush, there are plenty of summer activities still left to experience! Here are 10 that we want to try ASAP...1. Take...

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5 Hilarious Things all Parents Deal With

If you’re lucky enough to have little ones (or even older kids), you’ll know that every day is an emotional rollercoaster. Being a parent is scary, exhausting, challenging, inspiring and often downright hilarious. Here...

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Find Your Funoogles by Eye Color

Your eye color is just one of a million different things that make you unique (and that should be celebrated)! While everyone’s eyes are totally individual, there are certain colors that work better with...

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10 Goals We've Got For July

July has arrived! It's the month of celebrating all things American (Independence Day), Canadian (Canada Day), enjoying Ice Cream (National Ice Cream Month) and the warm weather (July is historically the hottest month of...

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Summer Crafts we Can't Wait to Try

The sunshine season is officially here with endless outdoor activities and adventures to enjoy, but if you’re burnt out on sun, sea and surf (or just looking for something to do indoors) here are...

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Why Sunglasses are so Important

We all know they look cool... ok, super cool, but there are some even more important reasons why you should never skimp on sunglasses. Here are the top 5 reasons why we always carry...

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The 10 Best Books for Kids with Glasses

Learning that they have to get (or living with) glasses isn't always easy for little ones to understand, especially if they don't have any role models—real-life or fictional—to look up to. With that in...

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10 Goals We've Got For June

Happy June 1! With each new month, week (and let's face it, day) we set more and more goals for ourselves, but these are often about achieving more, maximizing our time and getting results...

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7 Genius Glasses Hacks You Need to Know Now

Living with glasses—especially when you're a kid—isn't always easy: they get misplaced easily (especially when you can't see well enough to find them again), steam up when you eat or drink something warm, smudge...

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Looking Back: A Brief History of Glasses

It’s almost impossible to imagine a time when glasses didn’t exist, yet, with all the incredible technological advancements that have taken place in the last few years, it’s easy to see how something we...

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Eye-to-Eye: Jessica Butler of Eye Power Kids

Eye-to-Eye is a series of interviews with the individuals who inspire us every day. This week, we chatted with Jessica Butler about her incredible brand Eye Power Kids, the importance of building a support...

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How it Feels to Find out Your Child Needs Glasses

So, you’ve just learned that your child needs glasses and you’re probably feeling sad, anxious, angry, disappointed or any combination of intense emotions. First, take a deep breath and understand that it’s totally normal...

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The Funoogles Story

It was a typical morning in our house: kids running around, eating a quick breakfast and trying to get out the door to make it to school. It seems like an easy enough task...

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Your Child's First Eye Exam

Ella Jane in her first pair of glasses. Universal truth #1: Nobody likes exams—not academic exams, not medical exams—that’s why the thought of your child’s first eye exam can be just as daunting for...

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Sights on Dominican Republic

In early 2015, funoogles teamed up with the Volunteer Health Program on a social mission to the Dominican Republic. In a remote village in Santiago, we met dozens of children with impaired vision who...

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