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Talking to kids featured
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It's the elephant in the room that no parent is dying to talk about.  I for one would rather hand clean my trash receptacle with its layers of diaper slime, rancid residues, and a mashed spaghetti strand that has been there since last September.  But we have to, and I'll tell you why: because the topic of sex will come up with our kids soon,...
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make these adorable pendant necklaces for your valentine (featured)
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 Just in time for a last-minute valentine project this week is this tutorial on how to make adorable pendant necklaces- for your galentine OR your valentine! Did you know that Galentine's day is Feb 13th?  It's a day to celebrate your best girl friends!  Whether you decide to throw a classy brunch or just meet up for a crafty morning, this...
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Maraschino Cherry Cheesecake Brownies (featured)
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With this being Valentine's Day season I'm seeing pink everywhere.  Pink, pink, pink, pink.  It's unavoidable.  I was trying to think of something to take to a little party this week and obviously it had to be something chocolate.  Calories for chocolate don't count in February.  It's a universal law.  This dessert popped into my head...
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Kids Questions featured
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Kids say the darnedest things and everyday I marvel and laugh at the things that come out of my kids' mouths.  If you haven't started keeping a quote journal of everything your kids say...you should!  So with all of your cute kiddos in mind, we set out on a little experiment.  Why not ask kids some of life's toughest questions and see if they...
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romatic updo - perfect for valentine's day (featured image)
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How To Achieve The Perfect Romantic Updo! Hi, I am Savanah! I'll be sharing hair and beauty tutorials and tips with you every month.  I thought with Valentine's Day right around the corner, I would start by showing you how to achieve the perfect hair for a romantic night out!  This style works well with any length of hair, which is why it...
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Free pritnable Valentine's banner (featured)
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My kids love to help decorate the house for every holiday. I see picture perfect homes in all their beautiful holiday splendor and I think how wonderful it would be if my house looked like any one of the thousands of pictures I come across. But that would mean taking the decorating out of the hands of my kids and they would be devastated. They...
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Confident mamas featured
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You know those women who walk with a pep in every step?  Who seem to have this whole mom thing down and always have a smile on their face?  You're probably that type of hot mama, but just as a friendly reminder, we've observed all kinds of confident mamas and there are some things they all have in common.  So, without further ado, here are 5...
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Great Heart Attack Decor for Valentine's Day! (featured)
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  Great Heart Attack Decor for Valentine's Day!  The easiest decoration you will put up all year (and cheapest, too, probably) are these Valentine hearts. Tell your kids you've been heart attacked :) The hearts are found at your local party supply store if you want to go the easy route and have them pre-cut.  I have also cut...
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To the Parents of HARD Kids-4 BIG DON'TS (featured)
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This marks my 7th year being a parent.  I know, I know, I'm a baby compared to many of you.  But...measured in doggy years, I've actually been at this 50 years now--and yes, parenting ages you that fast.  No pro, but I've taken the the Harley around the block a few times.  (I'm sure I just butchered that expression.) Some of you are...
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Some of my favorite memories as a child are centered around family vacations. Some of them were very simple, and some were a little more extravagant. I am so grateful my parents worked hard and saved so that we could spend that time together; whether it be floating the river in a neighboring town or going to the white beaches of Gulf Shores,...
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