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20 Great Tips For Dropping Off…

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Dropping your child off at college is one of the biggest milestones of your child’s life and a parent’s day of reckoning –having to let your child go. It’s a day filled with great anticipation, … [Read More...]


10 Inexpensive Ways to Say I…


It is fun to find ways to encourage your husband and many times, the little things are what add up to show your feelings for him. Remember, gifts don’t have to be costly in order to convey one’s … [Read More...]


5 YA Books You Need to Get for…

our 5 favorite YA books right now

It's a known fact... parents who read have kids who read. And if you're like us, you probably grab a few of the books your teens and tweens are reading (hello, Hunger Games?!) so we've got a list of 5 … [Read More...]


Do Opposites Really Attract?…

do opposites attract?

“Birds of a feather flock together.” Maybe that just means you should marry someone who also owns a parakeet. In honor of February and the clearance aisle full of Valentine's Day candy, I’m trying to … [Read More...]


Teens and PDAs: Pretty Darn…


Many people ask me about Public Displays of Affection. First, let’s agree that the world can always use more affection. But, as the saying goes, there’s a time and a place for everything. And many … [Read More...]


Is It Love Or Just A Crush –…

Is it love or just a crush - Social media and your teen

Does Your Teen Love Social Media? With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air. You can feel it, see it and even taste it! How do you celebrate? Are you swayed by commercialism, … [Read More...]


Charlotte’s Closet…

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Too Many Parties and Not Enough Dime? If you've got teen and tween daughters, you have parties to contend with. Whether she's going to Bat Mitzvahs or homecoming or sweet 16's or even if she's … [Read More...]


5 Quick & Easy Dinners For…

quick and easy dinners for busy familes

It's 7:30 and you still have to make dinner. Who hasn't been there... meeting ran late, traffic was a joke or the game went into overtime. Unless you've got the Rockefeller's budget, you can't eat … [Read More...]

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Life With Lupus – An…

If you didn't read the first part of MarlaJan's story, make sure you read it now.  Part of me hates airing out my dirty laundry like this, and I feel like I'm throwing him under the bus. My husband … [Read More...]