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Confession: Our Christmas Eve Tradition

Confession: Our Christmas Eve Tradition

I have a confession to make. We have a non-traditional Christmas Eve tradition. Well, not normal for anyone I know at least! It all started when we lived in Los Angeles. Anyone who has moved away from family for a job, college, marriage or ...

A Trivia Game for the iPad Generation

If you’re a regular reader of our game articles, you might have noticed there is one type of game we usually avoid. We’ve had plenty of strategy, abstract, puzzle and card games, but absolutely nothing from one of the most succe ...
When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

When Bloggers Converge, They Bash

I’ve been to my share of conferences and conventions including one-day educational activities or large-scale industry specific events. Multi-day conferences specific to the blogging industry that incorporate expo aspects, private gath ...
My Battle Against Long Hair Continues

My Battle Against Long Hair Continues

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CleaningUntangled #CollectiveBias There is a war I’ve been waging ever since my girls have gotten older and let their hair grow ...
Incontinence is No Joke

Incontinence is No Joke

The kids are into jokes these days. Not practical jokes, they leave that to their dad. We’re talking riddles, knock-knock and logic jokes. They’ve been sharing ones they read in books or heard at school while Scott and I have be ...
Glamorous Locks in 3 Seconds

Glamorous Locks in 3 Seconds

I did it. I committed. Last week when I made my next hair appointment, I told her we’re cutting it much shorter. I love my long hair but I love my curls even more. Over the years, there’s one thing I heard more than anything els ...
Back to School for the Mobile Generation

Back to School for the Mobile Generation

When I was a kid, it sure seemed like summer just flew by. Giving up the freedom to be out and about, playing and enjoying the great outdoors wasn’t something any kid looked forward to. Memorial Day to Labor Day was pretty much the be ...
Cell Phone Contracts for Kids

Cell Phone Contracts for Kids

When Miss M celebrated her 8th birthday in second grade, we let her have a sleepover with a handful of friends. We knew most of the kids from extra curricular activities or from volunteering in the classroom. There are a few that we didn ...
Building Confidence and Empowerment

Building Confidence and Empowerment

It is the job of every parent to prepare their child for life. That comes in all shapes and forms for their entire life – teaching them manners when they are young, sharing the importance of healthy eating, helping them with their sch ...
Silicone – Best Invention Ever!

Silicone – Best Invention Ever!

I’m a huge fan of silicone. We saw it everywhere when we lived in Los Angeles and it seemed like nearly every household had sprung for the upgrade or was planning to in the near future! The price kept coming down as it became more pop ...