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 […]

Mother’s Nightmare aka The Homecoming Dress

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I love 15. I truly do. And I trust her to make good choices as she grows. She’s a great kid, she’s smart, she’s funny as hell, she’s drop dead gorgeous and to paraphrase her favorite boy band, One Delusion (or something like that) she doesn’t know she’s beautiful. (here’s where I wait for her […]

2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Teens and Tweens

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Oh those precious teens and tweens. They are such complex creatures with so many interests and so many  wants but yet, when you ask them “what do you want for Christmas/Hanukkah/Birthday” you’re often met with blank stares, “I don’t care/know”, or the dreaded response of cash and/or gift cards. And while those are fine, it’s […]

The Bloggers 2014 Holiday Gift Guide – Be a Part!

We’re getting ready for the holidays and will be participating in the Bloggers 2014 Holiday Gift Guide!! Is your site also hosting a gift guide? Sign up today to get listed on the “2014 Holiday Gift Guide” that will roll out full force Oct 25 thru Dec 25, 2014 . Many bloggers will be participating […]

When You Have a Sliding Door Moment

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A favorite time of day for me is when my family has gone to bed. The children are all tucked in, I crawl into bed, and get to chose from my stack of great reads. One recent evening, my 13-year old son came into our room. Just as I was settling into cozy contemplation, about to […]

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