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Facts About Your Farts [infographic]

March 29, 2014 Living

This week’s infographic was inspired by a great post I read yesterday from Janet, Humorous Things All Boy Moms Must Know. If you are the parent of a boy you already know that farts had to be on her list of things to know, and it was. Having raised a son it is indeed very […]

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Is he warm enough? Throwback Thursday

March 20, 2014 Living

For Throwback Thursday I thought I would share a family photo that makes me laugh and cringe all at once. It is hard to believe that this picture is over 19 years old! This is my son, T, all bundled up to go out and about on one of the first times since he had […]

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10 Good Things When Your Child Leaves the Nest

February 10, 2014 Living

My son has been out on his own since this summer. There are a lot of things I miss about not having a child at home but today I am focusing on ten of the good things that happen when your son moves out of the house. Hubby and I are officially “empty nesters” which […]

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Protecting Your Kids’ Hearing #ETYkids Twitter Party

December 1, 2013 Reviews & Giveaways

Our children have earphones in so much more than any other generation before and unfortunately hearing loss is increasing because of this. Etymotic’s ETY-Kids line of earphones (disclosure: the brand is sponsoring this post and Twitter party, opinions are my own) are safe-listening earphones for kids ages 4+ to protect their hearing. The earphones are […]

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Do You and Your Teen or Adult Child Agree on Money?

September 13, 2013 Living

We are into September and the college kids are getting into the swing of things at school. Those kids that graduated high school last summer but opted not for college are hopefully working on their goals and jobs and maybe even living on their own as well (like my son). Just like in any relationship […]

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Your Teen’s First Place of Their Own

August 27, 2013 Living

This time of year there are a lot of teens and young adults moving out of their parents’ homes. Some are headed to college to live in a dorm, some are going to live off campus while at college, and others are taking the plunge and going out on their own into the real world! […]

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Back To School and Life with Bluebird

July 31, 2013 Living

Disclosure: I am being compensated for this Bluebird project. Opinions are my own. Have you heard of Bluebird? It is an alternative to traditional checking and debit cards that you get from a bank. The service is provided by American Express and Walmart, an interesting combo. I have been asked to get a Bluebird account […]

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Not Graduating…YET

May 20, 2013 Living

Today I am feeling a little sad because my son, T, will not be graduating this month like we had originally planned. He will still graduate, but he does not have enough hours in for the work study part of his program just yet. Sigh. I try very hard not to focus on what T […]

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Melancholy at Walt Disney World

May 11, 2013 Living

Walt Disney World is a magical place and tons of fun. I truly mean that. However, my story today is a little bit different. I am here for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference (also fabulous) and at the moment I am writing this I am feeling more melancholy than anything. I came to this […]

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Link up to give every child a shot@life

April 29, 2013 Living

In case you were unaware, this week is World Immunization week, the perfect time to talk about the importance of global vaccinations. Nicole of Sisters From Another Mister, together with shot@life and the United Nations Foundation are very happy to announce a link up to share our stories about motherhood. A Mothers day meme link […]

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