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How to talk to your kids about bullying

This post was inspired by true life events from the past few weeks that involved bullying… My oldest son started middle school this year which has been a HUGE adjustment for all of us. His new school is about 4x bigger than his old…

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November 30, 2017
Five reasons why you should smile more

Five reasons why you should smile more

Whether you’ve had a falling out with a loved one, had a hard day with the kids, you’ve run out of wine (gasp!) or seen something upsetting on the news, some days it can be pretty hard to find a reason to smile. Despite…

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November 1, 2017
mom jeans

The Best Mom Jeans…Ever!

Mom jeans. Whenever I hear the phrase “mom jeans” it conjures up images of high waisted, acid-washed, unflattering denim circa the 1980’s. Yes, exactly like that right?! I know mom jeans have gotten a bad rap over the years, but the one thing I…

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August 30, 2017

How to convert a vacuum skeptic

Call me a cordless vacuum sceptic. Ever since the days of the fairly useless cordless “dustbuster” that had all the sucking power of a 95 year old toothless grandma and battery life of approx 3 minutes, every time I hear the word “cordless vacuum”…

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August 16, 2017

25 things you might not know about me

So, I was wasting time on social media, I mean working hard this morning when I came across a post from a blogger that was simply “25 things you don’t know about her”. Funny thing is, I have never met her, nor really read…

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August 15, 2017
One Day at a time

Out with the new, and in with the old! #StreamTeam

They say that “everything old is new again”  and I couldn’t agree more. There is something about getting older that makes you feel nostalgic for the past. Sometimes we dig up old photos to reminisce about the good old days, or we visit our…

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May 31, 2017

5 tips for having a truly happy #MothersDay

For many of us, Mother’s Day means a bouquet of flowers, a heart-shaped box of chocolates, or—if we’re really lucky—a lovingly-and-slightly-burned breakfast in bed. And those things are all great! But parenthood is all about making memories, and that traditional trifecta (flowers, candy, toast),…

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May 11, 2017

4 shows we want to see more of in 2017 #Streamteam

One of the wonderful things about Netflix is the variety and quantity of shows to watch to satisfy  just about anyone’s taste. But, one of the frustrating things is watching a show that only has one season available which leaves you wanting more –…

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April 30, 2017