Every woman and even man desires to be the most fashionable person in their surrounding. And it is the…Continue
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“I’ll be up in the middle of the night and my brain says, 'Hey! let’s stay up for no good reason and think about random things…' that’s when I sometimes I think about college.” - Alex, age 13.
I asked my thirteen-year old son Alex, “Do you ever think about college?”
His response, “Not really. They don’t talk about college in middle school. But, randomly I will daydream about it, or I’ll be up in the middle of the night and my brain says, 'Hey!…
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“Do ya think the tooth fairy can make it tonight? It’s been three nights already. Just put the money in the case… “ - Stephen, age 9
The tooth fairy sucks. She does, simply because everytime she blows off my kid, I’m left holding the bag. Bad momma.
I replay our convo in my head, “Do ya think the tooth fairy can make it tonight? It’s…Continue
Added by sarah katopodis on July 29, 2015 at 9:44pm — No Comments
Self-published authors have a pretty steep learning curve if they want to joint the ranks of the bestsellers. And I'm not talking about the Amazon bestsellers, I'm talking about the New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Not an easy feat. It also doesn't happen for everyone. Authors can bust their tails for years and years, writing book after book and never make…Continue
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I got a sneak peek at Etsy's holiday preview collection. Christmas in July picks for her, for him, for the littles, and more!
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Reviewing the lovely Scent Trunk. A subscription fragrance package!
Added by Jenn Bairos on July 29, 2015 at 8:14pm — No Comments
We recently took a week-long trip to San Diego. Here are our favourite pictures!
Added by Jenn Bairos on July 29, 2015 at 8:12pm — No Comments
There are a plethora of products to keep baby happy, entertained, learning, feed, healthy, and safe. What about the items to help MOM feel sane, organized, clean, and healthy? Here is a list of things that help moms do things with one hand, quickly, efficiently, and in a manner that makes her look like she…Continue
Added by Shelby Simone on July 29, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Coffee and I have a LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, relationship; if I don’t start off my morning with that wonderful jolt of caffeine I don’t think my family would know how to handle me. Having my normal coffee with creamer gets a little boring though so I like to treat myself,…Continue
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My son came home from preschool one day and said a boy was mean to him. I tried to get some specifics -- what did he do? Did he say something? Take away a toy? My son didn't explain much. I tried not to worry.
He came home another day and another and said the same thing. Then, the following school day, he didn't want to go to school. "Because of the mean boy."
He always wanted to go to preschool. Now this. Does it really start this early? Before Kindergarten? My chest hurt. It…Continue
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One of the milestones I have been most looking forward to as a mother is watching my daughter devour cake at her first birthday party.
And the girl did not…Continue
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"My bedroom is beautiful! I love the furniture and the bedding but my night stands are cluttered and it really makes my room look messy. I need some help with my night stands - help me make them pretty, please!"
That's a common problem for most of us. Our bedside tables become an area for clutter - books, hand lotion, tissues, magazines, note pads, lip balm and more ....We still need these items , they…
Added by Kristi Blok on July 29, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
Every summer morning, my brother and I would look at the thermometer near the kitchen door. If the thermometer said it was 74 degrees outside, then we were allowed to wear shorts. It was a big deal.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on July 29, 2015 at 6:24am — No Comments
One of my guilty pleasures is cooking shows.
Although cooking is not my favorite thing to do, it turns out I’m a little bit of a foodie. I love trying new cuisine, pairing interesting food and wine, and fantasizing about going to dinner at Ina Garten’s house (see…Continue
Added by Katie Wiederholt on July 28, 2015 at 2:39pm — No Comments
Breast Feeding is not an easy feat and is definitely hard to get use to. There were so many times in the first month of Oliver's life that I wanted to quit breastfeeding. If it wasn't for my husband constantly helping me to not feel alone in the feeding process, I might have…Continue
We all know about those high priced bottles and cans of sweet tea you can buy in the store, but it's really not the same as drinking a nice fresh brewed glass at home. Not to mention that…Continue
A few weeks ago, I was perusing the Twitter world and stumbled upon an adoptive mother's profile. It read this:
“Hate my adopted kids. Please Help. Need hope.”
That was it. That was her profile. Out of all the things she could've said about herself, this was what she chose. Not that she's a coffee-drinker, that she loves yoga, that she has 3 kids and a collie. Not that she is an adoptive mom looking for other adoptive moms to connect with. Not…Continue
Kitchens and bathrooms do help sell houses, although they may not be the main deciding factor, they are strong contenders when buyers consider what property they will now call home.
Buyers consider these rooms when they are house hunting because of the difficulty of renovating them and the expense that would be required. If you have been diligent in the upkeep and upgrades of your home then this…
Added by Kristi Blok on July 28, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
I walked into a store today to pick up a picture frame and other nicknacks. After gathering my items and getting in line, an older lady looked down at my children (who were bouncing around like a couple of sugar-high human jumping jacks) and said, “I have two just like that. Well, my son has two just like that. I really think they should just have school all year round. Being out for the summer…Continue
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