Have Yourself A Simpler Little Christmas

Are you prone to over-complicating things? A perfectionist who thinks everything needs to be just so? This Christmas give yourself the gift of keeping it simple – and remember the reason for season.  It’s not about crazy spending, cooking the consummate turkey dinner or finding the ultimate present for that oh-so-difficult person who has everything. […]

How to Create Last Minute Christmas Vouchers

Stuck for what to get your kids for Christmas this year? Do they already have the latest gadgets and ‘must have’s’? Or maybe money’s a bit tight and you need to find something great for not a lot of cash. Last Christmas I didn’t have a clue what to give my teen and tween boys. When they […]

7 Things Teens Need to Know About ALL Relationships

Teens and Relationships Relationships get really interesting during the teen years. And I’m not just talking about boy-girl relationships (although, those get REALLY interesting) I’m talking about ALL relationships from friends to parents to siblings to teachers. But the one thing that is consistent about relationships is that they’re typically between two people and rely […]

Win the December Box from The Boodle Box!!

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If you’re a mom who gets Birchbox, then you’ll LOVE The Boodle Box for your tween and young teen. Same concept in that each month that special girl in your life gets a new box full of the latest  trendy products for teens and tweens from some of the top manufacturers in the beauty and […]

Win this Zumer Sport Sports Gift Pack!

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Up next in our Holiday Giveaway extravaganza is a sports gift pack from Zumer Sport!! This is a perfect gift for the guy in the family!! If you haven’t checked out Zumer Sport, you’re in for a treat! Their products are made from REAL sports material.. football, baseball, soccer and many other sports. And they’re […]

Managing the Expectations of Teens

Running the shuttle yesterday, my oldest and I drove thru one of the older neighborhoods in our area. You know the ones – with the big, old, huge estates that the people who built the towns used to live in. The houses that are enviable even to those who know the secrets that often live […]

Gift Guide Giveaway: Poketti Plushies

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Poketti Plushie Giveaway Here we go!! To go along with our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide, we have our first holiday giveaway to help YOU get a head start on your holiday shopping!! Enter to win a complete Series 1 Collection of Poketti Plushies: Sydney the Penguin, Toni the Bunny, Roxi the Kitty and Baxter the […]

So They’re Double-Ds Muscle-Wise?

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We’re having dinner last night and my daughter is telling us about a girl at school who is really muscular.  The following exchange occurred: Daughter (13 years old, seventh grade): “So, like this girl bends over to tie her shoes, and like, her muscles bulge out.  They’re like, huge!  And this boy, he like looks […]

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