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Happy Thanksgiving from SahmReviews

Happy Thanksgiving from SahmReviews

Thanksgiving is a day where many people stop and reflect on the blessings in their lives. Whether you are preparing a feast for others, gathering at the table hosted by someone else or spending time alone, we hope you take the time to be th ...
How to Host a Trivia Night

How to Host a Trivia Night

If you have a video game fanatic in your family, then hopefully you found some value in our tips on how to host an outdoor video game tournament. While we thought that using a projector to host movie night was awesome, the video tournament ...
Preparing to Attend A College Fair

Preparing to Attend A College Fair

It seems like just yesterday that I was waving as Madison boarded the bus for preschool. But it was far from yesterday… it was August 2007. So much of what we did back then was a first. I tried to start making a list of those early &# ...
How to See Friends’ Posts on Facebook

How to See Friends’ Posts on Facebook

Facebook is an ever-changing monster. Even for myself and people I know who work daily in a social media space, it offers frustration on a regular basis. Just when you think you’ve figured out how to navigate it, you realize that you ...
Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

In a time of such political divide, we encourage our readers to take a moment on this anniversary of our nation’s independence and recognize what our Founding Fathers created. Breath in the air of your freedoms to play games, watch mo ...
Want to Avoid Jury Duty? Read This.

Want to Avoid Jury Duty? Read This.

Nobody enjoys receiving that envelope in the mail that says “Jury Summons”. It’s about as welcoming as something from the IRS or a reminder from the doctor that says you need to get a colonoscopy or mammogram. I’ll a ...
On This Day We Reflect

On This Day We Reflect

As the girls get older, our schedule gets more chaotic and along with the end of the school year comes a whole host of activities. This year is extra-unusual since our school year doesn’t wrap up for another two weeks (thanks, Mother ...
The Fastest Way to Get Through the DMV

The Fastest Way to Get Through the DMV

During a recent trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles, I had a revelation. This was our third trip there over recent months, all for different reasons. First, we were there so Madison could get a license to drive to and from school, then ...
How Parents are Punished by Modern Discipline

How Parents are Punished by Modern Discipline

Last week I shared 15 ideas for family bonding. We have a close-knit family but as I said in that feature, we do have rules and rules sometimes get broken. My first job is to be a good parent and sometimes that means making difficult decisi ...