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Black Friday is NOT a Holiday

Black Friday is NOT a holiday. It is the day after Thanksgiving. Which is a holiday. A holiday in which we celebrate the things we are grateful for. We encourage our sweet, greedy little monsters to move away from being grateful for all the stuff and instead notice, and then be grateful, that they have […]

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Cook Thanksgiving Dinner? No Thanks

I am that member of the family. The one who asks her husband to cook the turkey. I am looking forward to Thanksgiving this year. My mama is coming, we are going to my sister’s home, and my oldest daughter is already considering the menu and decorations. Did I mention she is nine? She did […]

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Mom’s Holiday Survival Guide

The sugar high isn’t even gone from Halloween and the stores are hanging the stockings, pushing the candy canes, the gift guides and toy magazines have landed in the mail box and Costco looks like Santa Land. As soon as November 1 hits there’s a quick slide into the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. And ready or […]

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10 Picture Books To Give New Moms

Though I’ve always had a love for books, reading for fun lost its place in my life for quite a while. Spending countless hours reading for classes in college and reading books for my job as a book publicist (to clarify: I’m not complaining!), I didn’t have the extra time or desire to read for […]

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